Dormouse bridge over the railway could save endangered species | Wildlife

Measuring 12 meters long and only 30 cm wide, it is a bridge of miniature proportions. But it is hoped that the square metal tube – which will become the first ‘dormouse bridge’ across a British railway – could help save Britain’s endangered wild dormouse population from extinction. The new …

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China promises one billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Africa

China has pledged to donate a billion coronavirus vaccines, advance billions of dollars for African trade and infrastructure, and cancel interest-free loans to African countries to help the continent recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking via a video link from Beijing at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), Chinese President …

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Christmas-Themed Events in Central California: List of Valley Parades, Fairs, Trees, and Light Shows

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – This is the most wonderful time of the year in Central California – a time of holidays and togetherness, Christmas gifts and lights, family and festivities. Across the valley, organizers are preparing to bring communities together for events, from parades and light shows to winter wonders. …

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Ivermectin could help save endangered Australian sea lion

Ivermectin is an effective treatment for hookworm in the endangered Australian sea lion, according to research from the University of Sydney. Hookworm infection contributes up to 40 percent of puppy deaths. In December of last year, the species was reclassified as “endangered” due to a 64% reduction in offspring over …

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Oil Minister Hardeep Puri Says High Crude Oil Prices Are Hurting Global Economic Recovery, Auto News, ET Auto

Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said continued high international oil prices would hurt global economic recovery as he renewed his advocacy with Saudi Arabia and other OPEC producers so as not to keep production levels artificially lower. He described India, alongside the United States, Japan and Korea, releasing …

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Madeline Steiner: Joe Exotic Channels Minds of 19th Century American Tiger Kings | Chroniclers

Despite Baker’s continued demands, Bailey didn’t budge, and in the last letter of their exchange, an exasperated Baker bowed – but not before writing in a delightfully passive-aggressive, 19th-century way that “I agree to accept the exchange of lions despite the fact that you have tried to force it on …

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United States to restrict travel from 8 African countries on Monday, citing variant

The United States is expected to restrict travel from eight countries on Monday due to a new variant of the coronavirus. The countries are South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Eswatini, Malawi and Namibia, NBC News reported. The World Health Organization on Friday called Omicron a “worrying variant” of the …

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Lions at Singapore Zoo have recovered from COVID-19

Lions at the Singapore Zoo. (PHOTO: Xinhua / Deng Zhiwei via Getty Images) SINGAPORE – The Singapore Zoo will reopen its African lion exhibit on Saturday (November 27), with the lions making a full recovery after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. The Mandai Wildlife Group said in a …

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Balala says Kenya to learn from SA on best models for wildlife conservation

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 25 – Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said on Thursday that Kenya will consult with South Africa in January on the best conservation models that will boost Kenya’s strategies to improve the tourism sector and of the country’s wildlife. Balala, who spoke at the launch of the …

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Liberia: IMF pays $ 23.64 million to Liberia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved immediate disbursement of US $ 23.64 million to Liberia following the completion of the third review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF said restoring macroeconomic stability to lay the foundation for sustainable and inclusive growth and address governance weaknesses remain …

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