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Why California has wild zebras

Almost every day, dozens of drivers pull over to the side of Highway 1 in San Simeon, Calif., to make sure their eyes don’t deceive them. In disbelief, they stop and stare at what look like zebras, grazing peacefully along the shores of the West Coast. James R. and his family had just visited an […]

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Emerging markets hit by record slew of foreign investor withdrawals

Foreign investors have withdrawn funds from emerging markets for five consecutive months in the longest streak of withdrawals on record, underscoring how recession fears and rising interest rates are rocking developing economies. Cross-border outflows by international investors in emerging market stocks and domestic bonds reached $10.5 billion this month, according to preliminary data compiled by […]

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Alaska conservationists determined to revive wood bison herds

For centuries, the Athabascan people of Alaska have relied on the wood bison for their survival. That is until the species, considered by the National Park Service to be the largest land animal in North America, went extinct in the early 1900s. So when a small herd of wood bison was discovered in a remote […]

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Who is Zandile Ndhlovuis? Meet the fearless Great White Shark Fighter nicknamed the Black Mermaid

South Africa‘s first black freediving instructor, Zandile Ndhlovu, is dedicated to exposing underprivileged youth to the ocean world. Nicknamed the Black Mermaid, Ndhlovu says she wants to diversify ocean spaces because they have historically excluded black people, Indigenous people and people of color. Through the Black Mermaid Foundation, she organizes snorkeling trips for children living […]

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Alameda Park Zoo vandalism puts facility at top of CIPI funding requests

The Alameda Park Zoo has faced vandalism over the past month, leading Alamogordo City officials to prioritize requesting funds through the Infrastructure Improvement Plan to ensure safety on site. A break-in was reported on July 14 in which two duck feeders were ripped from the ground and thrown into the duck pond. No animals were […]

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Being proud of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center | Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: You recently published a letter regarding an unpleasant visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC). Thank you for allowing us to respond. AWCC is a 5001©(3) non-profit organization. All revenue from admission tickets, educational programs and event rentals goes to the care of our resident wildlife. Even though we’ve increased our […]

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THE NEW SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA: Europe sees Africa’s vast gas reserves as an alternative to Russia

European countries see African energy resources as a possible substitute for Russian gas, announcing tentative investments in the near future despite announcing plans to phase out fossil fuel consumption. African nations welcome investment, but want long-term commitments. “The West’s rush for African natural resources…is being met with suspicion,” Patrick Godi, project officer at the Republic […]

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Colchester Zoo has extended the Summer Day event

Colchester Zoo is set to stay open longer for two days this summer to give customers the chance to see more animals. The attraction, in Maldon Road, is running two extended summer days where they will remain open until much later than normal. The zoo will be open until 7:30 p.m. on special days at […]

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India new home for the cheetah – The New Indian Express

In August, India’s wildlife conservation effort will have a date with history. By the middle of next month, four pairs of African cheetahs will have landed in the country as part of a deal the Indian government reached with the Republic of Namibia last week. A unique intercontinental translocation of the big cats will pave […]

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Uber helps Moove grow in India

Today, in the connected economy, Africa-based mobility fintech Moove is partnering with Uber to help Moove grow in India. Plus, fintech credit card Cardless signs a deal with American Express, and Pinterest’s Jeremy King talks to PYMNTS’ Karen Webster about his company’s e-commerce plans. Uber and the Moove team will accelerate their expansion in India […]

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Chinese yuan eases on COVID concerns ahead of political meetings

SHANGHAI, July 25 (Reuters) – The Chinese yuan eased against the dollar on Monday as COVID-19 cases in the country’s trading hub continued to weigh on sentiment ahead of major policy meetings at home and abroad. Investors remain worried about possible major disruptions to economic activity after Shanghai ordered residents of nine of the city’s […]

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Why India Needs a ‘Gati Shakti’ Wildlife Program

An Asiatic wild dog, or dhole. Photo: Davidvraju/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY SA 4.0 India is a superpower in terms of biodiversity conservation. Maintaining this status requires constant awareness of the negative effects of human activities on nature. The movement of animals between populations helps maintain genetic diversity and also allows populations to avoid environmental disasters. […]

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Africa: US-Africa Business Summit 2022 – a successful event (Ministry)

Rabat — The 14th United States-Africa Business Summit 2022, which took place from July 19 to 22 in Marrakech, was a success, according to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. The participants in this summit, organized under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, were able to discuss for 3 days around the opportunities […]

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Ghana’s balance of payments deficit hits nearly $2.5 billion in June

Ghana’s balance of payments deficit widened to nearly $2.5 billion in June from $935 million in the first quarter, central bank data showed on Friday. It also showed that foreign exchange reserves fell to less than $3.6 billion from $5.1 billion during the same period. The figures underscore the dismal state of the Ghanaian economy, […]

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Watch a monkey gently pet a chipmunk at the Mount Vernon Zoo in Maine

The spider monkey, Odette, is very nice and the chipmunk doesn’t seem panicked at all. A visitor to DEW Haven captured a special moment between Odette, a spider monkey and a chipmunk. Odette has been with DEW Haven since 2018. If you’ve ever seen a chipmunk, you know you see them for about 3 seconds […]

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Micro-abattoir to help farmers in southern NSW and improve animal welfare, but not without controversy

A new micro-abattoir in southern New South Wales is set to benefit local producers ‘from paddock to plate’ and improve animal welfare, but some fear it could become a failed venture at the expense taxpayers. Key points: Farmers in southern New South Wales want a micro-abattoir to save their animals traveling hundreds of miles for […]

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Cheetahs, which disappeared in India 70 years ago, will soon roam this forest MP

Twelve of the predatory cats, which once roamed much of Asia and Africa and are now extinct in India, will be flown to Madyha Pradesh state where they will be introduced to Kuno National Park, a said the University of Pretoria in a statement. Thursday. In January 2020, the Supreme Court (SC) had authorized the […]

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Russia shuns US dollar further as it seeks deals with Iran and Turkey using local currencies

President Vladimir Putin traveled to Tehran on Tuesday to meet with the leaders of each nation, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan planned to discuss a Russian energy deal denominated in currencies other than the dollar, sources told Bloomberg. According to the report, Turkish officials said the two countries were in talks for a trade […]

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The circle of life: Lincoln Park Zoo welcomes the birth of a new lion cub

CHICAGO — The Lincoln Park Zoo is celebrating a long birth. Amid this exciting time, visitors have come from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the young lad who will be king. Born in March, Pilipili is the first cub to arrive at the zoo in some time, 20 years to be exact, […]

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ZooMontana helps with conservation research

Data collected from ZooMontana was used in an article in the journal Science on the natural aging process of turtles, called senescence. MORE — Summer Events at ZooMontana According to ZooMontana’s press release, the zoo‘s data was collected using the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS), which found that tortoises and tortoises may possibly reduce […]

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Optimizing the gas market is key to addressing the looming energy crisis in South Africa

As South Africa‘s power crisis continues to escalate, with utility Eskom stepping up implementation of load shedding; maximizing the exploitation of the country’s gas reserves is key to ensuring energy security, accessibility and reliability. In addition to stabilizing energy supply, optimizing the gas sector offers Africa‘s second-largest economy the opportunity to attract the massive investments […]

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Lahore Zoo Safari to be upgraded – Newspaper

LAHORE: The Punjab Wildlife Department will upgrade Lahore Zoo Safari on Raiwind Road to make it a big attraction. Zoo Safari is home to 32 lions. The management expands the space by including a certain area in the lion safari reserved for ungulates. Zoo Safari manager Tanveer Janjua told Dawn that a natural history museum […]

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Wild bison return to UK for first time in thousands of years | Wildlife

Early Monday morning, three gentle giants emerged from a corral in the Kent countryside to become the first wild bison to roam Britain in thousands of years. The aim is for the animals’ natural behavior to transform a dense commercial pine forest into a dynamic natural forest. Their taste for bark will kill some trees […]

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Central African Republic greenlights Bitcoin as a reserve asset

Summary: Bitcoin is expected to serve as a reserve asset in the Central African Republic. The primary coin was recently approved as a legal tender in the African state following a proposal by leading lawmakers. CAR has also launched its Sango coin and sidechain project to complement and fuel nationwide crypto adoption. Initiatives such as […]

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One million UK chickens ‘unnecessarily dying every week to keep prices low’ | Animal wellbeing

More than a million broilers die each week in the UK before they reach slaughter weight, according to a new report. An analysis of government figures by animal welfare charity Open Cages reveals that around 64 million chickens die prematurely each year in the UK. Dead birds can be cremated or turned into usable materials […]

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World Bank warns Zim against mortgaging mineral resources

TATIRA ZWINOIRATHE World Bank (WB) has warned Zimbabwe against seeking resource-backed loans as part of ongoing efforts to stem prolonged downturns. International financiers have avoided expanding into Zimbabwe citing a high country risk profile precipitated by over-indebtedness. New data this week showed Zimbabwe’s debt rose to 1.860 billion Zimbabwean dollars (US$17.15 billion) in 2021, from […]

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A Reading List for Green Travel – The Washington Post

Comment this story Comment Green travel. For many people, even the term is confusing, particularly because it can refer to how we integrate sustainability into our individual travel decisions as well as how destinations are managed. Yet, as we face the climate crisis and travel rebounds from the effects of the pandemic, it is crucial […]

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Pan African hits full-year production record

Aim and JSE-listed gold mining company Pan African Resources increased gold production by 2% in the year ended June 30 to a record 205,459 ounces, beating its production forecast most recent upward revisions of 200,000 ounces. Its Barberton Mines Fairview underground operations and Barberton Tailings Reprocessing Plant surface operations performed well during the reporting period, […]

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Creator of original national emblem visited zoo for months to watch lions, family says

Family members of Dinanath Bhargava, a co-artist on the team that designed India’s original national emblem, said on Wednesday that to complete the task, he continued to visit a zoo in Kolkata for three months to observe the lions up close. Family members called it back amid a row over the national emblem atop the […]

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Sandakan can be a regional hub for wildlife conservation and research | Daily Express Online

SANDAKA: Sandakan Tourism Association (STAN) believes that Sandakan, home to many world-renowned conservation centers, is well placed to be the regional center for wildlife conservation and research and could attract regional and international research institutions to settle here. ADVERTISING According to STAN President Teo Chee Kim, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation […]

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Rupee deal to boost trade with countries hit by sanctions: exporters

The central bank’s decision to allow export and import settlement in rupees to ease pressure on foreign exchange reserves would boost trade not only with Russia but also with other sanctioned countries like Iran , the exporters told FE. The facility can also be leveraged to trade with Sri Lanka and some African countries that […]

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California sea lions hunt bathers at La Jolla Cove San Diego

Comment this story Comment With flapping flippers and bouncing bellies, two sea lions charged along the sands of La Jolla Cove in California on Friday, forcing visitors to flee in a scene one watcher likened to being chased by ‘Godzilla’ – much to the delight of social media users who praised the animals to reclaim […]

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The FMCG Market Metaverse is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 21.8% by 2026, Market Dynamics, Segmentation Assessment and Key Players

NEW YORK, July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FMCG Market Size Metaverse Expected to Grow by $2.11 billion from 2021 to 2026 to a 21.8% CAGR according to Technavio’s latest market report. One of the major metaverses in the fast-paced consumer goods market trends that are expected to positively impact the industry during the period of […]

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6,000 acres of premier open space in Los Angeles County now protected

With the acquisition of 6,000 acres of open space, California is taking another step in its efforts to conserve 30% of the state’s land and coastal waters by 2030, also known as the 30×30 initiative. Los Angeles County’s largest undeveloped private property is now part of an ecologically protected area that will preserve habitat and […]

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Chinese energy companies ‘threaten’ to stop Afghan coal imports

Islamabad: As the steady decline in foreign exchange reserves in Pakistan continues, Chinese energy companies in Pakistan have threatened to halt the import of Afghan coal into Pakistan if the National Electricity Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) n did not approve of lowering prices within a week to ensure a good market. and electricity continues in the […]

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How India hopes to counter China with ‘unprecedented’ support for Sri Lanka in crisis | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday said Sri Lanka was at the center of its “neighborhood first policy” and said it stood with the people of the indebted country at a time of crisis. The Foreign Office statement – the first reaction since protests escalated this week – comes at a time when the island nation’s […]

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The Rolling Hills Zoo in Salina, Kansas, is home to lions, tigers and more

With the theme “Touching Hearts – Igniting Passion – Saving Wildlife”, Rolling Hills Zoo has over 100 species of wildlife. Zoo visitors can see this variety which includes lions, giraffes, tigers, monkeys, flamingos, rhinos, African cranes, coati, aardvark and giant anteater, to name a few. of its many animals. Most animals will reside at the […]

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The 20 Best Zoos in the United States

While Disney’s Animal Kingdom may look like mostly a theme park with tons of animal-spotting opportunities, it’s a legitimate zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. This means that it not only meets all sorts of ethical and animal welfare standards, but also contributes to conservation and scientific progress. According to Insider Monkey […]

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UK firm signs coal deal in Zimbabwe

Hwange Coal Mine HARARE – British company Contango Holdings has announced that it has signed its first offtake agreement with a South African trading company for the production of coking coal from its Lubu project in the Hwange Basin in Matabeleland North province. Metallurgical coal or coking coal is a grade of coal that can […]

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4 bears killed in East Anchorage campground city repurposed for homeless residents

A female black bear and two cubs search for food inside a tent Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Centennial Park in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes/DNA) The Alaska Department of Fish and Game shot and killed four black bears this week at Centennial Campground, an East Anchorage campground where Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration has ordered homeless people […]

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“Now we play golf for less money”

Ian Finnis has been on Tommy Fleetwood’s bag since 2016. He made headlines when in 2020, at the height of the pandemic, he ran a raffle raising over $10,000 which he donated to his colleagues hardest hit by the pandemic situation. . He is now back in the limelight, shaking up the DP World Tour […]

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Creature Comfort – The New York Times

In my early years in New York, summer for me always started with the seals. John V. Lindsay East River Park on the Lower East Side for years housed an array of fountains and sprinklers scattered among a number of bronze seal sculptures. Every year, when it was tee time, I would walk along the […]

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Banking Risk Monthly Outlook: July 2022

Our banking risk experts provide insight into the events that will impact the emerging markets financial sector in July. Pakistani banks are further supporting public finances by buying more sovereign debt, which affects their ability to disburse more loans Extended public moratoriums or new support measures for borrowers in Central Europe and the Balkans […]

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Stressed-out shelters brace for surge of fireworks-frightened pets

Animal welfare advocates fear already busy shelters could be overwhelmed by the wave of runaway pets. WALDORF, Md. — Animal welfare advocates are predicting the worst week of the year for runaway pets landing at area animal shelters. Fear of fireworks is the cause of the surge, say animal welfare workers. But this year, the […]

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Algeria will review gas prices with all its customers

RIYADH: The Red Sea Development Co. has signed a joint venture agreement worth SR1.5 billion ($400 million) with Almutlaq Real Estate Investment Co., a subsidiary of Al Mutlaq Group. Under the agreement, the two companies will develop the Jumeirah Red Sea, a 159-hotel luxury resort located on the central island of the Red Sea destination, […]

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Big cats in the urban jungle: LA mountain lions, Mumbai leopards | Way of life

Los Angeles and Mumbai, India share many superlatives as tops in film, fashion and traffic jams. But another similarity lurks in the shadows, most often seen at night walking silently on all fours. These metropolises are the only megacities in the world with more than 10 million inhabitants where big cats – mountain lions in […]

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Buy locally made jewelry to avoid Russian conflict gold

“If your jewelry isn’t made in New Zealand, there’s no way to know where your gold was mined,” said Ash Hilton of Good Gold and Ash Hilton Jewellery. The US, UK, Canada and Japan are considering banning Russian gold imports in a bid to thwart the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine, but New Zealand has not […]

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Imaginations run wild | News, Sports, Jobs

A piece of news caught my eye last week as it appears the citizens of Eleanor, W.Va. believe they have a mountain lion among them and have been talking about it on social media. According to a report by WOWK in Huntington, a woman who says she spotted the big cat in town […]

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Germany signs deal to return Benin bronzes to Nigeria

Nigeria negotiates the return of Beninese bronzes from several European countries, including Germany Adam BERRY Text size Germany on Friday signed an agreement to begin returning hundreds of Beninese bronzes to what is now Nigeria, endorsing the biggest effort ever by a European country to return the looted artworks. Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Culture […]