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Activists Clash with Japanese Whalers

Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd releases new footage of clashes at sea with Japanese whalers, including one of their members being knocked off a jet ski by a water cannon. Simon Hanna reports. Scie…

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Yao Ming Goes After Bear Bile Farms

A documentary screening event organized by animal welfare group Animals Asia Foundation in Beijing called for an end to bear bile farming, the practice of extracting bile from the gall bladders of liv…

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Sinking Britain

The British Coastlines are threatened by erosion by the North Sea, with the nation debating what they can do to hold back the rising tide in their ever-shrinking island. Tilting geology and rising sea…

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Poland’s Abandoned Animals Taken in from the Cold

As Europe's cold snap continues, some are sparing a thought not just for people affected by the freeze, but for animals too. Images of a center for abandoned animals in Celestynow, Poland. World…

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Mexico Tackles Obesity

Mexico's health officials open a new clinic for obese patients, which offers not only affordable surgery but also advice on how to live healthy. Health Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "z4yJ…

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Mexican Drought So Bad, Even Drug Trade Is Taking a Hit

Severe drought reduces illegal marijuana and opium planting in Northern Mexico. The drought afflicting the area is described as the worst in 70 years. World News Videos by NewsLook var nl_ra…

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Dung Beetle Dance: An Inspiration for Future Robots?

The dance of the dung beetle provides clues to navigation and could lead to more sophisticated light-weight robots in the future. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "FtTGooaNq3tsn8XF", News…

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South Africa Considers Legal Sale of Horns to Prevent Rhino Extinction

South Africa's government is considering a legal market for rhino horns to combat the booming illegal trade. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "taHSkjCd25XQjpvp", NewsLook = NewsLook ||…

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Energy Entrepreneurs: The Sun-Lit Jungle

Entrepreneurs bring solar power to Guatemala, where a lack of access to electricity is a major problem. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "V72FGaEYr7RyHgGR", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; New…

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An Electric Car That Could Drive a Continent

Meet the Joule, a fully electric vehicle being developed in Cape Town that could be a game-changer for Africa, and possibly the world. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "VgFXjXkUotZXJ1zn",…

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