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Saturday, January 23, 2016
Dolphin circus sparks animal cruelty, abuse debate in Central Asia's Kyrgyzstan
Inside a traveling aquatic circus in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, whoops and cheers go up as a dolphin leaps out of a pool and slam-dunks a ball through a basketball net.
2016/1/23
Friday, January 22, 2016
Nearly 1,200 rhinos were killed by poachers in South Africa last year, officials said Thursday, a slight decrease on 2014, but another year of carnage fueled by Asian-led demand for their horn.
2016/1/22
Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record -- it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust.
2016/1/22
Disappearance of Bolivia's No. 2 lake a harbinger
Overturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned on the shores of what was Bolivia's second-largest lake. Beetles dine on bird carcasses and gulls fight for scraps under a glaring sun in what marshes remain.
2016/1/22
Hundreds of Latin American and Caribbean cities are being invited to vie for millions of U.S. dollars from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, as his charity extends an innovation competition to a new region.
2016/1/22
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Anger over Pamela Anderson's foie gras crusade
Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson set feathers flying in the French parliament on Tuesday when she turned up to support a ban on force-feeding ducks and geese to make foie gras.
2016/1/21
The global fisheries catch has been underestimated by more than half since 1950, with tens of millions of tonnes unreported every year, said a study Tuesday, warning that stocks may be running low.
2016/1/21
Plastic rubbish will outweigh fish in the oceans by 2050 unless the world takes drastic action to recycle the material, a report warned Tuesday on the opening day of the annual gathering of the rich and powerful in the snow-clad Swiss ski resort of Davos.
2016/1/21
"A sunburnt country ... with a pitiless blue sky," so the famous poem goes, but where once Australia could rely on "steady, soaking rain," a trend of hotter and drier weather as the climate warms is making it more vulnerable to severe bushfires.
2016/1/21
U.S. government scientists are widely expected to announce Wednesday that 2015 was the planet's hottest year in modern times, amid mounting concerns over the pace of climate change worldwide.
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