At home with the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros

With rhino numbers collapsed due to poaching for their horns, a lot rides on one pampered animal in the Kenyan savannah doing his best to further the species

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7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

A whole lot has changed since the first Earth Day in 1970. Back then, the most urgent environmental problems facing the United States were air and water pollution. In the decades since, we've made huge…

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The Pacific Ocean may have entered a new warm phase — and the…

Two new studies have just hit about the “warm blob” in the northeast Pacific ocean — a 2 degree C or more temperature anomaly that began in the winter of 2013-2014 in the Gulf of Alaska and later…

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US research proves yogurt’s added benefits for kids

A study by the Food Science and Nutrition Department of the University of Minnesota (USA) has showed that the regular consumption of yogurts as snacks is good for the health of children aged 2 to 11. Experts…

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UNEP launches a logo design competition for World Environment Day

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) celebrates World Environment Day (WED), every year on 5 June. The WED theme this year is "sustainable lifestyles", with the slogan “Seven Billion Dreams.…

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Gray whale makes record migration across North Pacific

A whale's journey across the Pacific Ocean is the longest recorded migration of any mammal, say scientists.

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4 health benefits of gratitude

Beyond simple niceties, science shows that a thankful heart can actually be a healthier one.

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Canada glaciers to shrink 70% by 2100

Glaciers of Alberta and British Columbia to shrink 70% in volume by end of the century, as global warming brings about serious melting

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Taste is also learned

Our food preferences are largely determined by our very first sensory experiences, from our mother's womb to our first meals.

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The ‘Best Onco Care’ programme empowers cancer patients in their…

The ‘Best Onco Care For Me’ programme, supported by the Danone Ecosystem Fund, has been launched by Nutricia and its partners* in the Netherlands to support and empower cancer patients throughout their…

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