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Cambodia to reintroduce tigers

The Cambodian Prime Minister has endorsed plans to reintroduce wild tigers to the north-east of the country.
from WWF on Aug 23, 2017.

Environmentalists are victors, not victims

White defend the environment is getting more dangerous, those who have died continue to inspire and important fights are being won.
from New Internationalist on Aug 21, 2017.

The world needs a rural revival

A rural revival is needed to counter urbanisation across the globe.
from Nature on Aug 17, 2017.

Gates gives away $4.6bn and unveils malaria initiative

Bill Gates, the world’s richest person, has given $4.6bn to his personal charity and promises a mosquito net for everyone who reads his latest blog and takes a subsequent quiz.
from Forbes on Aug 16, 2017.

More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

Fatmata Kamara had just stepped outside her house before dawn Monday when she saw the muddy hillside collapsing above her. The only thing she could do was run.
from WHIO on Aug 15, 2017.

Volunteers race to find survivors in Sierra Leone mudslides

At least 300 bodies have been recovered from the Sierra Leone mudslide but 600 people are still missing, and at least 3,000 have lost their homes.
from IFRC on Aug 15, 2017.

Nepal law sets penalties for forcing women Into menstrual sheds

Nepal has enacted a law aimed at ending the practice of forcing a woman who is menstruating or just given birth to sleep outside their home, in a hut or shed.
from NPR on Aug 13, 2017.

World Elephant Day call for UK to end to illegal ivory trade

A petition calling on UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove to help stop the elephant poaching crisis is launched today.
from WWF on Aug 12, 2017.

End of an era as typewriting tests phased out in India

The chatter of typewriters outside courthouses and government offices will soon fall silent in Mumbai as stenography colleges on Friday hold their final manual exams.
from South China Morning Post on Aug 10, 2017.

Singapore tops broadband download speed table

Singapore tops the broadband speed league with an average fast enough to download a 7.5GB HD movie in 18 minutes and 34 seconds - which would take over two days in Yemen.
from Cable.co.uk on Aug 8, 2017.
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