Protecting habitat and engaging the local community are crucial for both rhinos and elephants, says Christian Lambrechts, the managing director of Rhino Ark
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Wednesday 20 February 2013
The deepest fears of male
humans Hottentot golden moles have been confirmed by a new study, which reveals that penis length is a significant factor when females select partners for sex.
Bute painkiller in food chain 'for some time' - but you'd have to eat 500 horsemeat burgers a day to be affected
Thursday 14 February 2013
The horse painkiller bute, which is potentially harmful to humans, may have been entering the human food chain for some time through horsemeat produced in Britain, according to the head of the Food Standards Agency.
Friday 25 January 2013
Dubai is no stranger to breaking records. First, they built the world's largest mall, then they built the world's tallest building... And now, if plans come to fruition, the emirate could become home to the world's largest underwater hotel.
Saturday 01 December 2012
Anti-fracking campaigners will deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street as protests take place in London today.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
London’s technology sector has the highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe, according to a global study of 50,000 start-ups.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half its coral cover since 1985, according to a new study. The loss has been spurred by a combination of factors including hurricanes, coral-eating starfish and coral bleaching.
Friday 17 August 2012
The return of the wolf
Wednesday 15 August 2012
The extinction of a carnivore could lead to other predatory species dying out, according to new research.
Sunday 01 July 2012
Something to Declare
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Street lighting is changing insect ecosystems in towns and cities, a study has found.
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Teeming with rare mammals, the Tripa swamp is an orangutan stronghold and vital carbon store in north-western Sumatra, an island larger than the UK whose natural wealth for decades has been relentlessly stripped by Indonesia's corrupt rulers. Nearly half its forest was burnt or chainsawed between 1985 and 2007, proportionally more than neighbouring Borneo, which is shared between Indonesia and the more orderly Malaysia and Brunei.
Sunday 22 January 2012
Study of 11,000 bird and butterfly species shows many are at risk
Thursday 19 January 2012
Radio 2's Hot Gossip is a panel show hosted by Claudia Winkleman about celebrity tittle-tattle, but not in the shameless we-don't-care-if-you-think-we're-shallow sense. It is, in fact, propelled by shame.
Monday 24 October 2011
Friday 15 July 2011
The dramatic decline of the world's top predators, from wolves and lions to sharks and tuna fish, represents one of the most destructive human influences on the natural world, a group of leading biologists has found.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'