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January 5, 2016 6:49 AM Faraday unveils concept electric race car; can it catch Tesla?

LAS VEGAS Start-up electric car venture Faraday Future on Monday previewed a technology-heavy concept race car it hopes to develop into a range of connected vehicles that can challenge luxury rivals like Tesla and Audi in the growing global market for non-gasoline cars. The California-based company, which has backing from Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting 7

January 5, 2016 12:13 AM Locals distance themselves from Oregon refuge occupiers

BURNS, Ore. Many residents of a small Oregon town distanced themselves on Monday from self-styled militiamen who occupied a remote U.S. wildlife refuge center over the weekend to protest the federal government's role in managing millions of acres of wild lands. The anti-government occupation, which began on Saturday at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge 7

November 26, 2015 12:29 AM Pope warns poverty fuels conflict on landmark Africa trip

NAIROBI, Kenya—Pope Francis warned poverty fueled “conflict and terrorism” as he kicked off a landmark first trip to Africa on Wednesday, landing to a rapturous welcome from cheering crowds and traditional dancers. After joyous celebrations in Nairobi where some greeted Francis in traditional feather headdresses, bright clothes, and beads, the 78-year-old 11

October 21, 2015 5:38 AM China's Xi talks football, wildlife with royals

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping talked football, wildlife protection and climate change when he met senior members of Britain's royal family during a state visit to London, according to Chinese government accounts released on Wednesday. The British royal family has had a mixed relationship with China over the years. Heir to the throne 6

October 7, 2015 10:26 AM 14 elephants die of poisoning in Zimbabwe: officials

HARARE:At least 14 elephants died from poisoning in three separate incidents in Zimbabwe last month with poachers suspected of being behind 11 of the deaths, parks authorities said today. Five of the pachyderms were poisoned in Hwange National Park, the country's largest, and six more were found dead by a patrol outside the park in the nearby Deka Safari 4

September 19, 2015 4:19 PM Taiwan boat caught with huge illegal shark fin haul

Taiwanese law and Pacific fishing rules shark fins cannot make up more than 5% of the weight of sharks caught. – AFP pic, September 16, 2015.A Taiwan-flagged boat has been caught with an illegal haul of more than 100 shark fins and is being escorted back to a home port, Taiwanese authorities said. Five shark carcasses and 110 shark fins were found on the vessel 9

August 23, 2015 12:47 AM Sumatran rhino extinct in Malaysia: How can the species survive?

Loss of habitat and poaching for rhino horns have wiped out the Sumatran rhinoceros from its primary habitat – the wilds of Malaysia – but about 100 still live in Indonesia, say researchers. The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros is now extinct in the wild in Malaysia, say experts in the field of rhino conservation. In fact, researchers could 20

August 21, 2015 11:27 PM Sumatran rhino extinct in the Malaysian wild

Despite intensive survey efforts, there have been no signs of the species in the country since 2007: researchers Driven by poaching, the Sumatran rhinoceros is now extinct in the wild in Malaysia, says a study by leading scientists and experts in the field of rhino conservation. The survival of the Sumatran rhino, earlier found across most of Southeast 23

August 21, 2015 5:06 PM Sumatran Rhinos Declared Extinct In Malaysia: What Humans Are Doing To Save The Species

Animal conservationists have announced that the Sumatran rhino, which was once endemic to different parts of Southeast Asia, has now become extinct in Malaysia, following a significant decline in the animal's population in the wild. Wildlife experts report that the Sumatran rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), which is long considered to be one of the rarest 12

August 4, 2015 4:54 AM Online market running wild with sale of animals

KOTA KINABALU - Protected animals such as clouded leopards and sun bears are being offered on sale through private groups on Facebook and WhatsApp. These online tamu (market) are trading a wide range of protected animals, birds, leopard cats, slow lorises, turtles and even dolphins. "So far, we have charged one person in court for trading in the protected 8