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33 rescued lions to fly from Peru to S. Africa

A total of 33 lions rescued from abuse in Peruvian and Colombian circuses will be taken by plane on Friday to South Africa, in what campaigners are calling the largest-ever airlift of big cats.

dateApr 29, 2016 in Ecology
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Astronomers discover seven new giant exoplanets

(Phys.org)—Using the SuperWASP-South Observatory in South Africa, a team of European astronomers has discovered seven new giant planets orbiting distant stars. According to a new study, the smallest of the newly detected ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Astronomy report
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Combating climate change from the trenches

Land degradation is a serious cause for concern in sub-Saharan Africa where it affects more than two-thirds of its territory. The heavy reliance on an agriculture that is highly vulnerable to climate change, and the ever-increasing ...

dateApr 18, 2016 in Environment
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