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US scrambles to save world’s biggest tree from wildfires

Los Angeles, United States: The United States expressed optimism on Friday that it could save the world's largest living tree from wildfires that are...

Komodo dragon, 2-in-5 shark species inch towards extinction

Kolkata, India: In a shocking new update to the Wildlife Red List, Indonesia's Komodo dragons were listed as "endangered" on Saturday. The wildlife Red List...

Rescuers race to save tortoises in France’s burnt biodiversity hotspot

Les Mayons, France: In a deadly silent and scorched landscape, French scientist Dominique Guicheteau lies on his front, plunges his hand under a rock,...

France outlaws more traditional bird hunting techniques

Paris, France: France's top administrative court on Friday banned more traditional techniques for hunting birds following the banning of glue hunting in June, in...

‘Problematic’ polar bear may be shot

Copenhagen, Denmark: A polar bear in Greenland may be shot dead next time it endangers people after several close encounters, including one where it...

Scientists create embryos to save northern white rhino

Nairobi, Kenya: Scientists working to bring back the functionally extinct northern white rhino announced they had successfully created three additional embryos of the subspecies,...

Earth’s oldest animals may be sponge structures

Paris, France: Fossilized structures discovered in northwestern Canada may be from sponges that lived in oceans as long as 890 million years ago, making...

Endangered Atlantic right whales killed by speeding ships

Washington, United States: Most vessels are breaching speed limits in areas designated to preserve critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, of which only roughly...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...

New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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