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Chilean scientists study climate change at 'end of the world'

Chilean scientists studying organisms in one of the most remote places on Earth are urging regional leaders to step up efforts to tackle climate change

Fragments of ice float on the water of Fouque fjord at the Beagle Channel in Chile, on 30 November, 2021

Too many gorillas? The great apes' hunt for space in Rwanda

With hundreds of mountain gorillas in residence, the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is a conservation triumph. But this resurgence is not without consequences, as the majestic creatures now ...

A female adult mountain gorilla looks on at the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, on 29 October, 2021

Bangladesh bans air rifles to protect vulnerable birds

Bangladesh banned air rifles on Wednesday to stop poachers killing vulnerable wildlife, including flocks of migratory birds that fly all the way from Siberia seeking warmer winter climates.

Bangladesh bans air rifles to protect vulnerable birds

Singra Vulture Rescue Centre

Himalayan griffons rescued, rehabilitated and released

Known as the sweepers of nature, these scavengers are harmless to humans. By eating the carcasses of animal, the vultures effectively prevent the spread of germs and lower health risks of humans.

Himalayan griffons at the Vulture Rescue Centre in Singra, Dinajpur

Wild Asian elephant calf found dead near Sherpur border

A forest official said they recovered the male elephant calf’s carcass early Friday after being informed by locals

Body of an endangered Asian elephant killed by electrocution on 9 November in Sherpur

Fears for Bangladesh elephants after spate of killings

At least four Asian elephants have been killed in Bangladesh over the past week, officials said Sunday

Corpse of an elephant is rescued from a paddy field in Moittatali area of Stakania upazila in Chattogram on 6 November 2021.

Govt finalises the ‘Dolphin Conservation Action Plan’

The government has approved the ‘Dolphin Conservation Action Plan’ to protect the habitat of dolphins, said environment, forests and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin

The carcass of a dolphin washed up on the beach at Kuakata. 9 September

UN urges nations to spend more on species protection as new pact talks begin

Global pandemic had injected new urgency into biodiversity protection, but warned that this was not yet reflected in "business-as-usual" post-Covid-19 stimulus measures

UN urges nations to spend more on species protection as new pact talks begin

French luxury brand Saint Laurent says will stop using fur

French high-end fashion brand Saint Laurent will stop using fur in its collections from next year, its parent company Kering said on Friday, joining a growing list of global companies

A model presents a creation from the Saint Laurent fall collection during a fashion show at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, California February 10, 2016.

Injured rare fishing cat rescued from Cumilla

A rare fishing cat, locally known as ‘Mecho Bagh’, was rescued in an injured condition from Gokulnagar village in Cumilla

Injured rare fishing cat rescued from Cumilla
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