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Environment
 

Crime ‘threatens nearly half the world’s pure heritage web sites’

Conservation charity WWF says nearly half of the world’s 200 designated pure heritage websites are “plagued” by wildlife criminals. These embrace the final refuges for critically endangered javan rhinos and wi...
 
Science
 

Nepal earthquake: How is nation faring one yr on?

What has Nepal finished for the reason that quake? The authorities has supplied 25,000 rupees ($250, £164) to households to purchase corrugated sheets and heat garments and paid out 40,000 rupees ($400) for the dying of every m...
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Conflict
 

Nepal earthquakes: How medics race to avert a properly being catastrophe

Three weeks, two earthquakes. More than eight,000 deaths and 17,000 accidents. Nearly three million displaced and greater than four million individuals affected. Nepal was introduced tumbling down via a sequence of disasters pa...
 
Conflict
 

About 500 Americans unaccounted for in wake of Nepal quake

Just as rescuers hit the essential 72-hour mark, the stream of desperately wanted support to earthquake-ravaged Nepal is being hindered by stormy climate, poor roads, and an absence of manpower. “The rain has arrived and ...
 
Disaster
 

Nepal earthquake anticipated, however infrastructure not prepared

Saturday’s lethal earthquake in Nepal was the “big one” consultants have been anticipating, primarily based on the area’s historical past and geology. The magnitude-7.eight earthquake centered lower than...

 
Environment
 

Economic success ‘drives language extinction’

A analysis has found that minority languages in in all probability probably the most developed parts of the world, along with North America, Europe and Australia, are most in danger. The evaluation is printed inside the Proceed...
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Science
 

Germany permits ‘indeterminate’ gender at supply

Germany has turn out to be Europe’s first nation to permit infants with traits of each sexes to be registered as neither male nor feminine. Parents are actually allowed to depart the gender clean on start certificates, in...

 
Science
 

British scientist ‘solves’ thriller of Himalayan yetis

DNA assessments on hair samples carried out by Oxford University genetics professor Bryan Sykes discovered that they matched these from an historical polar bear. He subjected the hairs to probably the most superior assessments ...
 
Science
 

Cornwall Council Cabinet approves BT firms enterprise plan

The authority has been pursuing a so-called BT-Lite choice after members threw out a wider three way partnership proposal earlier than Christmas. In February the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust (RCHT) pulled out of the plans. In ...
 
Science
 

Mystery surrounding the Finger of Yeti is solved

The stays have been saved within the Royal College of Surgeons museum in London for the reason that 1950s. A DNA pattern – a set of numbers that helps reveal someone’s true origins was taken and analysed by Edinburg...