Yellow fever is decimating Brazils monkeys

Yellow fever is decimating Brazils monkeys

Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes and endemic to Africa and South America, has killed thousands of brown howler monkeys since late 2016 in Brazil. Scientists are now ready to census the monkeys that remain at a reserve near the city of Caratinga to see how they can be better protected. Mar 23, 2017
Global water crisis in numbers

Global water crisis in numbers

783 million people do not have access to clean and safe water worldwide but what else do we know about one of the worlds biggest crisis? Mar 21, 2017
British cruise ship damages Indonesian coral reef

British cruise ship damages Indonesian coral reef

A British cruise ship ran aground and damaged a coral reef near the Raja Ampat island in western Indonesia on 4 March. The 4,290-tonne Caledonian Sky, owned by Noble Caledonia, caused more than 17,000 square feet of damage. The reef is one of the world’s most diverse marine environments. Mar 15, 2017
Japan commemorates 6th anniversary of Fukushima disaster

Japan commemorates 6th anniversary of Fukushima disaster

Japan has remembered the victims of the Fukushima disaster of six years ago. On 11 March 2011, an earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear crisis. The tsunami killed more than 15,000 people.Bells rang to mark the moment of the disastrous event. Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, Imperial Prince Fumihito and Princess Kiko attended the ceremony. Mar 11, 2017
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