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Collapsible wings help eagle fight air turbulence
Collapsible wings help eagle fight air turbulence

Soaring eagles tuck in their wings when encountering turbulence to avoid damaging their muscles, scientists suggested.

Collapsible wings help eagle fight air turbulence
Stillshot from the video
She-bear rescues her trapped cub

A cub was trapped on top of a tree, and the she-bear rushed to save her baby.

She-bear rescues her trapped cub
Eastern China set for record-hot summers: study
Eastern China set for record-hot summers: study

By 2024, more than half of summers in eastern China will be as hot as in 2013, when the region was hit by a record-busting heatwave and devastating drought.

Eastern China set for record-hot summers: study
Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan
Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan

Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.

Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan
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Leonardo DiCaprio to be invited to Kazakhstan's EXPO-2017

There are plans to invite "green" celebrities, such as Leonardo DiCaprio, for EXPO-2017 in Astana.

Leonardo DiCaprio to be invited to Kazakhstan's EXPO-2017
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Jellyfish in Kazakhstan?

A resident of Ust-Kamenogorsk in Kazakhstan has made a video purporting to show jellyfish in a local water pond.

Jellyfish in Kazakhstan?
Kerry on climate change: Time running out for action
Kerry on climate change: Time running out for action

US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a stark warning about the mounting effects of climate change, saying time was running out for real action.

Kerry on climate change: Time running out for action
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Woman survives 17 days lost in Australian rainforest

A woman missing for more than two weeks in a rugged Australian rainforest has stumbled out alive after surviving a chase by a crocodile and eating small fish.

Woman survives 17 days lost in Australian rainforest
Thousands march worldwide for rhino, elephant protection
Thousands march worldwide for rhino, elephant protection

Thousands marched in Africa to pressure governments to do more to stop the poaching industry that many fear is driving rhinos and elephants to the brink of extinction.

Thousands march worldwide for rhino, elephant protection
'Vaccinated' mosquitos released in Rio to combat dengue
'Vaccinated' mosquitos released in Rio to combat dengue

Thousand mosquitos immunized against dengue fever have been released in Brazil as part of an innovative attempt to curb the spread of the tropical sickness.

'Vaccinated' mosquitos released in Rio to combat dengue
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Boycott threat over rare New Zealand dolphin

Environmentalists are threatening to call a boycott of New Zealand's billion-dollar seafood export industry .

Boycott threat over rare New Zealand dolphin
Aral Sea dry bottom ©RIA Novosti/Alexei Kulikov
Kazakhstan in effort to stop disastrous desertification

The United Nations has recognized desertification as one of the global environmental problems. Kazakhstan has joined the efforts to fight desertification but there is a long way to go and many obstacles to overcome.

Kazakhstan in effort to stop disastrous desertification
Pictures of the Aral Sea in 2000 (left) and in August 2014 (right). ©NASA
NASA image shows part of Aral Sea completely disappear for first time in centuries

The American space agency has a published a photo taken in August, which shows the eastern basin of the Southern Sea completely dried up.

NASA image shows part of Aral Sea completely disappear for first time in centuries
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Time for worldwide fund to save mangroves: UNEP

World lenders should set up a "Global Mangrove Fund" to protect these hotspots of biodiversity and vital sources of income.

Time for worldwide fund to save mangroves: UNEP
Obama urges global action on 'growing' climate threat
Obama urges global action on 'growing' climate threat

US Presiden urged all nations including emerging economies to act against climate change, warning that time was running out to prevent further damage.

Obama urges global action on 'growing' climate threat
World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal: report
World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal: report

Emissions of greenhouse gases are rising so fast that within one generation the world will have used up its margin of safety for limiting global warming.

World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal: report
Tens of thousands join London climate march
Tens of thousands join London climate march

Tens of thousands of people in London joined a global day of protest to demand action on climate change.

Tens of thousands join London climate march
Tropical storm flooding shuts down Philippine capital
Tropical storm flooding shuts down Philippine capital

Heavy rains brought by the outer bands of Tropical Storm Fung-Wong shut down the Philippine capital Manila.

Tropical storm flooding shuts down Philippine capital
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Whaling: Greenland hunt gets okay, Iceland blasted

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) gave aboriginal Greenlanders the go-ahead to kill hundreds of whales.

Whaling: Greenland hunt gets okay, Iceland blasted
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$550 million wind power plant to be built in Zhambyl Oblast

A new $550 million-worth wind power plant will be constructed in Zhambyl Oblast

$550 million wind power plant to be built in Zhambyl Oblast