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‘Ethical, legal review of tracking needed’

Local bird experts say the time has come to review the ethics of willy-nilly bird-tracking experiments.

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Volcano erupts in Galapagos Islands

A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands has erupted, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.

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Warning: DIY doesn’t mean Do-it-YouTube

YouTube is an increasingly popular source for DIY help, but for many this also results even bigger bills.

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Loadshedding apps top downloads
May 21 2015 at 08:48

You'd be mistaken for thinking the most popular apps in the country would be Facebook, Instagram or BBM.

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Roll up! roll up! It’s wallpaper TV
May 21 2015 at 09:13

LG shows off millimeter thick television that can be attached by magnets to a wall.

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Dolphin die-off ‘spurred by BP spill’
May 21 2015 at 08:43

More than 1 200 cetacean marine mammals, mostly bottlenose dolphins, have been found beached or stranded since the spill, according to NOAA.

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Tower power in the Amazon
May 21 2015 at 08:43

A mast has been built deep in the heart of the Amazon to monitor chemical changes in the air that could shed new light on climate change.

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Finding hammers home breakthrough
May 21 2015 at 08:44

The oldest stone tools ever discovered, dating back 3.3 million years, have been unearthed in the Kenyan Rift Valley.

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Crop-loss farmers sell kids to survive
May 21 2015 at 08:44

Worsening crop failures in India, brought on by extreme weather, are leading to a rash of suicides and child trafficking, officials say.

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After failures, Russia presents reform space bill
May 21 2015 at 08:43

Russia's deputy prime minister has lambasted the country's beleaguered space industry as inefficient and corrupt.

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Spotify adds video to the mix
May 21 2015 at 08:06

Streaming company plans to add video and news content to its platform as it looks to move beyond music.

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Think twice before to tweet Obama
May 21 2015 at 07:26

That inappropriate joke you just tweeted to @POTUS will be stored by White House security, probably forever.

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SA on horn of a dilemma
May 20 2015 at 13:10

Government's proposal to be allowed to sell SA's stockpile of rhino horn would put the entire continent's rhino population at risk, warns an expert.

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