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Skin-eating fungus imperils salamanders

A skin-eating fungus that infiltrated Europe through the global wildlife trade is threatening to inflict massive losses on the continent's native salamanders. Read Story

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Gray wolf spotted at Grand Canyon

The sighting comes as the Obama administration is weighing a proposal to lift Endangered Species Act protections for all wolves.

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Why legal ivory trade won’t work

The case against a legal ivory trade - it will lead to more killing, writes Mary Rice.

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Skin-eating fungus imperils salamanders
October 31 2014 at 08:15

A skin-eating fungus that infiltrated Europe through the global wildlife trade is threatening to inflict massive losses on the continent's native salamanders.

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Gray wolf spotted at Grand Canyon
October 31 2014 at 08:14

The sighting comes as the Obama administration is weighing a proposal to lift Endangered Species Act protections for all wolves.

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Why legal ivory trade won’t work
October 30 2014 at 14:11

The case against a legal ivory trade - it will lead to more killing, writes Mary Rice.

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Swartvlei: source of E.coli unknown
October 30 2014 at 08:22

SANParks will try to establish the source of E.coli at the Swartvlei estuary, the organisation said.

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China shipping delivers toxic cocktail
October 29 2014 at 14:18

The thousands of ships that ply China's waterways are delivering a toxic cocktail of pollution, says a new report.

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Giant tortoises saved from extinction
October 29 2014 at 08:35

Numbering just 15 just five decades ago, the tortoises, which can live as long as two centuries, now number about 1 000.

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EU on track to reach 2020 target
October 29 2014 at 08:35

The European Environment Agency estimated that in 2013 greenhouse gas emissions were down 19 percent compared to 1990 levels.

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Fracking could start by mid 2016
October 29 2014 at 08:35

The first exploratory drill head could be biting its way down through Karoo rock in search of shale gas by as early as mid-2016.

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UN: Keep up hope amid climate battle
October 28 2014 at 08:39

The UN has urged nations not to be overcome by hopelessness as they negotiate a new agreement to fight global warming.

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Japan, now you see it, now you don’t
October 27 2014 at 14:13

'It is not an overstatement to say that a colossal volcanic eruption would leave Japan extinct as a country', says expert.

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