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Botswana officials deny 87 elephant carcasses found

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  Officials from Botswana’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks denied on Wednesday (September 19) a report from charity Elephants Without Borders (EWB) stating that they had recently found 87...

Manhattan-sized glacier breaks off into Greenland seas

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  A portion of the Helheim Glacier in Greenland broke off, creating multiple icebergs in footage taken by Reuters in June of 2018. The process of forming icebergs from glaciers...

Iloilo City pushes eco-friendly alternatives to plastic straws

Posted on: September 6th, 2018 | No Comments
Beginning October restaurants in Iloilo City are banned from using plastic straws. According to City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) head Engr. Noel Hechanova, the city will launch the...

Violent tornado touches down in north China, ravaging villages

Posted on: August 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  A rare tornado touched down in Jinghai District of north China’s Tianjin Municipality Monday afternoon, snapping utility poles in half and causing damage to local residences. The tornado was...

Meteor shower attracts thousands to Israel’s desert dark spots

Posted on: August 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  Thousands of star-gazers held a vigil in the early hours of Monday (August 13) at one of the darkest spots in Israel, hoping to catch sight of a “shooting...

Fire tornado develops from blaze in English village

Posted on: August 10th, 2018 | No Comments
English firefighters were met with a fire tornado on Tuesday (August 7) as they tackled a large blaze in the village of Woodville. Video uploaded by the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service...

Seahorse population in northern Greece thrills experts

Posted on: August 8th, 2018 | No Comments
Experts in the marine community are in fact fascinated by the accumulation of a large population of seahorses in a remote gulf in the Chalkidiki peninsula in north-eastern Greece, an unusual...

Australian farmers say drought eating away at land like ‘cancer’

Posted on: August 1st, 2018 | No Comments
  From ground level, Australia’s drought looks like a featureless, brown dustbowl, but from the air, it transforms into an artistry of color and texture as the land cracks open...

Environmentalists say salmon escape is worse than a plague of rats

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  A Chilean environmental court ordered the Norwegian-based Marine Harvest to cease operations for 30 days at their Punta Redonda Center in Chile after more than half a million salmon...

‘Habagat’ affects Western Luzon and Visayas

Posted on: July 4th, 2018 | No Comments
The provinces of Palawan, Mindoro, and Visayas will experience heavy rains due to ‘habagat’ or southwest monsoon. PAGASA said it can possibly trigger flooding and landslides in low-lying areas. Metro...