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A new study found that one in three animal species in poor countries are being threatened by the world's appetite for coffee and timber.
According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), a new species of gecko has been discovered in Papua New Guinea. Dressed in black and yellow stripes, biologists from the Papua New Guinea National Museum say the gecko resembles a bumblebee.
A trip to the Holy Land launched a business, Holy Land Stone, to bring healing to others.
Scientists have made spectacular discoveries of more than a thousand new species on the island of New Guinea and its waters from 1998 to 2008, according to environmental group World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
PRAGUE, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maghreb region currently faces a distinctive combination of security threats - socio-political transformation sparked by the recent wave of pro-democratic movements, the frozen border disputes and territorial conflicts which seriously undermine all efforts at regional integration.
Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...
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