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Iran Tries to Save Asiatic Cheetah From Extinction
Animals  (tags: cheetah, asiatic, iran, endangered, conservation, rescue )

Johan
- 32 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world's critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.
Female Genital Mutilation Exposed in Swedish Class
World  (tags: genital mutilation, honor violence, girls, sweden, school, immigrants, africa, middle east )

Johan
- 38 days ago - sverigesradio.se
In one class all 30 girls had suffered genital mutilation. And 28 had been subjected to the worse form of abuse, where the clitoris and inner labia was cut away and the vulva sewn together to leave a tiny opening.
Orphaned Baby Rhino Gertjie Refuses to Sleep Alone After Witnessing His Mother's Death at the Hands of Poachers
Animals  (tags: rhinoceros, rhino, baby, poachers, mother, crying, orphaned, rescued )

Johan
- 48 days ago - independent.co.uk
The baby rhino was found 'crying inconsolably' next to his dead mother
2014 European Elections: Latest Projections of Seats in the Parliament
World  (tags: eu, europe, parliament, elections, may, 25, 2014, poll )

Johan
- 66 days ago - euobserver.com
How will the European Parliament look after the European elections on 22-25 May? The latest estimate based on polling result predicts the centre-right EPP to win just a few seats more than the centre-left S&D.
Maui's Dolphin Danger: 'We're Running Out of Time'
Animals  (tags: dolphin, maui's, new, zealand, endangered, extinction, save, smallest )

Johan
- 67 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
The last remaining 55 of world's rarest species of dolphins could disappear within three decades if New Zealand doesn't act now, wildlife advocates say.
Rewilding Europe Brings Back the Continent's Largest Land Animal
Environment  (tags: rewilding, europe, wisent, bison, reintroduction, forest, romania, biodiversity, ecology )

Johan
- 68 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
In a momentous effort to rewild Europe this week, an iconic ungulate species--which is also the largest land animal on the continent--has been returned to Central Europe's Romanian landscape. The wisent is back!
Scientists Discover the Animal Kingdom's First 'Female Penis'
Animals  (tags: female, penis, male, vagina, insects, brazil, discovery )

Johan
- 102 days ago - theverge.com
A female insect's ability to penetrate and gather sperm from its male counterpart stumps researchers. Scientists have discovered four species of Brazilian insects in which the females possess a penis and the males possess a vagina.
Sweden's Biggest Ever Seal Hunt Underway
Animals  (tags: sweden, seal, hunt, grey, harbour, beginning, record, number )

Johan
- 103 days ago - sverigesradio.se
400 gray and harbour seals can be culled up until the end of 2014, which is a record number since the licensed hunt began in 2001. The Swedish EPA has also extended the coastal areas where seals can be shot.
Artists Install Massive Poster of Child's Face in Pakistan Field to Shame Drone Operators
World  (tags: drones, child, picture, poster, artists, children, deaths, war, bombings, pakistan, usa )

Johan
- 112 days ago - rawstory.com
An artists collective has unfurled a massive poster showing a child's face in a heavily bombed area of Pakistan in the hopes that it will give pause to drone operators searching the area for kills.
Seal Cull Allowed in Sweden
Animals  (tags: seals, harour, grey, killing, hunt, sweden )

Johan
- 114 days ago - sverigesradio.se
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency wrote on its website that 110 harbour seals and 290 grey seals will be killed in the cull, an increase of 20 seals per species on previous years. The hunt will take place between 16 April and 31 December.
 
 
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