Giant tortoise Lonesome George dies

Famed giant tortoise Lonesome George has died on the Galapagos Islands, leaving the world one subspecies poorer.

Florida's Everglades put on world heritage endangered list

Florida's Everglades and Madagascar's tropical forest were added Friday to a list of imperiled world heritage sites by UNESCO officials who also registered lesser threats to Peru's Machu Picchu ruins and the Galapagos Islands.

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