iol scitech may 13 antarctic ice shelf
AFP

10 000-year-old ice shelf fragmenting

Findings say Antarctic ice shelf could disappear by end of the decade.

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iol scitech may 22 Porbeagle shark
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The catch of a lifetime

After a dramatic 90-minute struggle, angler hooks three-metre shark off Cornish coast.

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iol scitech may 22 new species
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Cartwheeling spider among new species

About 18 000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, scientists said.

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10 000-year-old ice shelf fragmenting
May 22 2015 at 12:46

Findings say Antarctic ice shelf could disappear by end of the decade.

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Cartwheeling spider among new species
May 22 2015 at 09:40

About 18 000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, scientists said.

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The catch of a lifetime
May 22 2015 at 09:41

After a dramatic 90-minute struggle, angler hooks three-metre shark off Cornish coast.

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Cold-blooded species 'face wipeout'
May 21 2015 at 13:26

Climate change threatens to wreak havoc on cold-blooded animals because they cannot regulate their own body temperatures.

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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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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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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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‘Poisoned’ geese spark safety fears
May 20 2015 at 09:33

Hundreds of domestic and Egyptian geese were found dead on the banks of a dam in the Boland.

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Nellie's dislike for vehicles a costly affair
May 20 2015 at 09:33

Staff working close to the Knysna forest came to work to find an elephant had punctured one of the tyres on a vehicle - again.

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