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Tiger campaign threatened by poor data: WWF

Efforts to save the tiger are being undermined by a lack of information about how many of the endangered cats live in the wild, the conservation group WWF said.

Tiger campaign threatened by poor data: WWF
Climate change ravaging Antarctic fur seals: study

A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said.

Climate change ravaging Antarctic fur seals: study
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Weather is not affected by rocket launches: Kazakh Minister of Emergency Situations

Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Bozhko expressed his opinion concerning commentaries of local environmentalists who said that rocket launches affected weather conditions in Kazakhstan.

Weather is not affected by rocket launches: Kazakh Minister of Emergency Situations
Great white shark choked by sea lion

A great white shark that washed up on an Australian beach this week had a sea lion stuck in its throat which likely caused its death, fisheries officials said.

Great white shark choked by sea lion
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Locust control costs $15.8 million for Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has allocated over $15.8 million for locust control this year.

Locust control costs $15.8 million for Kazakhstan
Siberian tiger. Photo courtesy of tigromania.ru
Revival of extinct Caspian tigers in Kazakhstan

A Caspian Tiger National Park may be opened in 2019.

Revival of extinct Caspian tigers in Kazakhstan
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'Apocalyptic' scene at Lake Shalkar in Western Kazakhstan

An unidentified grey mass has polluted the shores of Lake Shalkar in West Kazakhstan Oblast.

'Apocalyptic' scene at Lake Shalkar in Western Kazakhstan
Turanian (Caspian) tiger.
Astana revives initiative to save tigers

An Action Plan of reintroduction of the Turanian tiger in Kazakhstan was discussed during a conference in Astana.

Astana revives initiative to save tigers
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Caribbean corals could vanish over next 20 years: report

Caribbean coral reefs could disappear within 20 years as overfishing has all but wiped out the fish that feast on coral-smothering algae, the UN and an international conservation watchdog warned.

Caribbean corals could vanish over next 20 years: report
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Car recycling in Kazakhstan to cost $425 million

According to the Association of Kazakhstan Auto Business (AKAB) president Andrey Lavrentiyev, it takes $425 million to introduce recycling of used cars in Kazakhstan.

Car recycling in Kazakhstan to cost $425 million
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Rare white whale spotted off Sydney

An extremely rare white humpback whale has been spotted off the coast of Sydney in an event onlookers called a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Rare white whale spotted off Sydney
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Astana green belt development: pheasant breeding

Pheasant breeding in the Astana Green Belt will help insect-pest control in the area.

Astana green belt development: pheasant breeding
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Australia says UNESCO reef deferral 'a win for logic'

Australia called a decision by UNESCO to defer listing the Great Barrier Reef as in danger "a win for logic", but environmentalists said it was a final warning.

Australia says UNESCO reef deferral 'a win for logic'
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Scientists warn of tourism threat to Antarctica

Antarctic scientists warned Wednesday that a surge in tourists visiting the frozen continent was threatening its fragile environment and called for better protection.

Scientists warn of tourism threat to Antarctica
Akzhaik park. Photo ©UNESCO/Alexander Ivasenko
Kazakhstan's Katon-Karagai and Akzhaik added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve

Kazakhstani natural parks Katon-Karagai and Akzhaik have been designated as Biosphere Reserves.

Kazakhstan's Katon-Karagai and Akzhaik added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve
Poachers kill famed giant Kenyan elephant

One of Africa's largest elephants has died after being shot by poachers using poisoned arrows in Kenya, wildlife officials said as they mourned the loss of an "old friend."

Poachers kill famed giant Kenyan elephant
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Saiga to be reintroduced into the market: Kazakhstan Minister

Kazakhstan Minister of Environment declared that saiga antelopes may be reintroduced into the market after the population is large enough.

Saiga to be reintroduced into the market: Kazakhstan Minister
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Oceans worth up to $222 bln annually in CO2 capture

By absorbing carbon emissions from the atmosphere, the seas avert climate damage worth up to $222 billion (163 billion euros) every year, according to an estimate released.

Oceans worth up to $222 bln annually in CO2 capture
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Spain okays Repsol plan for Canary Islands exploration

The Spanish government on Thursday gave oil giant Repsol the green light to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the Canary Islands, a move that environmental groups described as "unjustifiable".

Spain okays Repsol plan for Canary Islands exploration
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Kazakhstan to value national parks over mineral resources: Baigarin

Kazakhstan National Geographic Association urges to protect 30% of Kazakhstani land from economic activity.

Kazakhstan to value national parks over mineral resources: Baigarin