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Nigeria’s depleting fish stocks may pose a threat to regional security

Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood, King's College London Sometime in the next year or two, Nigeria will become the seventh country to reach a population of 200m or...

America

Research reveals epidemic proportion of illegal gold mining in Amazon forests

Illegal gold mining in the Amazon rainforest has reached "epidemic" proportions, said researchers who identified 2,312 such sites that spanned across six countries: Brazil,...

Asia

Graphic video reveals brutality of pangolin poaching in northeast India

Hunters in India are helping supply the illegal pangolin trade, and new research that probes their motivations might point to measures that can...

Australia

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Inquiry points to crisis in New Zealand’s mental healthcare

A largescale inquiry on the state of mental health services in New Zealand has said that the services should focus more on the “the...

Europe

Macron yields to protest, announces tax cuts, wage raises

Following violent protest across the nation over a fuel tax rises, living costs and other issues, French president Emmanuel Macron yielded to the protesters and...

International

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Sustainable energy policies increasingly adopted across the world: WB report

Indicating a huge uptake in renewable energy policies across the globe, the number of countries with strong policy frameworks for sustainable energy more than...

India

India: Centre suspends foreign funding licenses of 150 NGOs

The central Home Ministry has suspended the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licenses of 150 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for six months, making them ineligible for...

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US: What’s behind the dramatic rise in 3-generation households?

Natasha Pilkauskas, University of Michigan In a recent study, I discovered that the number of kids living with their parents and grandparents – in what...

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India urged to abandon plan to recover body of American killed...

While the body of a young American killed by tribals of North Sentinel Island still lies there, experts have urged to abandoned any plan...

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