Environment

Panda camouflage prepares animals for wild

Wearing panda costumes, zoo keepers at the Wolong Nature Reserve hide their human features to help cubs acclimate to the wild.

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Photographing nature

Nature photographer Rob Suisted has published eleven books, his latest showcases the best of New Zealand wild flowers . He tells us about shooting in Antarctica and how he sources his photo-shoot locations.

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Whale freed from shark net in Australia

A juvenile humpback whale is freed after becoming tangled in a shark net off Australia’s Gold Coast.

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Children step up to save sea turtles

Mexico’s navy teams up with conservationists and local children to release some 4,000 endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles into the wild

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Mars Rover finds first evidence of water

NASA scientists announce the Mars rover has found evidence that a stream once flowed near its landing site on the Red Planet.

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Artsy elephant’s work for sale

A painting Asian elephant puts brush to canvas to sell artworks and raise money for conservation of endangered elephants. Tara Cleary reports.

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Distinctive cat finds fame

Her Facebook page has more than 50,000 “Likes” and her video has had over one million views on YouTube. Meet Venus, the black and orange tabby cat.

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Krakow’s day of the dachshund

Dachshund owners in Poland take their four-legged friends for a walk through the centre of Krakow for the 18th annual Dachshund Parade.

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Cheetah litter debuts at UK zoo

Seven cheetah cubs make their first public appearance at Whipsnade Zoo in England.

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Kowtow & organic fair trade cotton

Gosia Piatek’s fashion label Kowtow produces certified fairtrade organic clothing that is ethically and sustainably made from seed to garment. She tells us about staying true to her ethos.

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Tipping the scales at London Zoo

London Zoo begins the mammoth task of weighing and measuring all its animals as part of the annual weigh-in to check on the creatures’ health.

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All hands on deck for panda pregnancy watch

Zookeepers at Washington’s Smithsonian National Zoo go on panda watch for a possible pregnancy.

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Wonky donkey gets pink casts

A donkey foal born prematurely has pink casts put on her front legs to support them until they strengthen.

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Get your greens through fashion

PETA dresses a model in a gown made of lettuce leaves to promote vegetarianism in Vietnam.

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Rare sand kittens born in Israel

Four sand kittens, considered extinct in Israel, delight the crowds at Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv.

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World’s first rhino orphanage opens its doors

Africa’s first specialist, non commercial centre to care for baby rhinos, has officially opened at the Entabeni Game Reserve in Limpopo, South Africa.

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Dalmatian adopts spotted lamb

A Dalmatian dog has adopted an orphaned spotted lamb on a farm in Australia’s Barossa Valley.

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New images from Mars

NASA releases new images of Mars from its Curiosity Rover, comparing landscape to the Mojave Desert.

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Ocean acidification threatens global shellfish stocks

Global shellfish populations, including oysters, mussels and crabs, are under increasing pressure, brought about by ocean acidification.

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NASA’s Curiosity Lands on Mars

Mission controllers cheer after the Mars science Laboratory rover ‘Curiosity’ lands on Mars to begin surface exploration.

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Nasa’s Mars Rover on target for landing

The Mars Rover Curiosity hurtles closer to the Red Planet, on track “to fly through the eye of the needle” for a precise, safe landing. It’s hoping to unlock clues about possible life on Mars.

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Sea turtles swim to freedom

The Thai Navy releases nearly 1000 turtles into the sea, part of a campaign aimed at protecting them from extinction.

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Scores killed in North Korea floods

North Korea’s state media reports that 88 people have been killed in floods brought on by heavy downpours.

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Tiger cubs entertain zoo visitors

Four tiger cubs delight visitors as a Japanese park prepares for a baby feline boom. If your pets chew your furniture … then count your lucky stars you don’t have one of these furry felines.

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