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Private vehicles add to Delhi’s pollution woes

Image copyright AP Image caption Pollution levels in India’s capital city has reached levels 90 times higher than levels deemed safe by health experts Despite...

Scientists’ work recognised in New Year Honours

Image copyright SPL Image caption Researchers from a range of scientific fields are recognised in this year’s New Year Honours The work of a number of the...

The year 2016 in archaeology

2016 had its fair share of exciting discoveries in the world of archaeology. Together, they reveal the human characteristics that unite us all and expose the impacts...

China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kenya set alight 105 tonnes of ivory tusks in April to help tackle the illegal trade China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and...

Dartmouth College’s Neighbors are Worried of Pollution from Pile of Dead Mice

People who live around the Dartmouth College Campus, have been suffering from several health issues because of the pollution created by the dead mice and other small...

Birds migrating earlier as temperatures rise

Image copyright Markus Vareavuo/naturepl.com Image caption Species that migrate huge distances – such as the swallow were included in the research Migrating birds...

Rare giraffe born on Boxing Day

A rare giraffe was born at Chester Zoo on Boxing Day – found by staff when they arrived in the morning. The Rothschild giraffe is said to be one of the most...

Baby gorilla moves in with new mother at Bristol Zoo

A hand-reared baby gorilla which was born 10 months ago has moved in with a surrogate mother. Afia, a Western lowland gorilla, was left fighting for her life after being...

Cheetahs heading for extinction, study says

Urgent action is needed to stop the cheetah – the world’s fastest land animal – becoming extinct, scientists say. A study published by the National...

Madagascar’s wide-eyed wanderers

Threatened by habitat loss and hunting, Madagascar’s lemurs, a critically endangered species, are finding refuge in a private sanctuary. Video producer: Roderick...