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The energy crisis creates a new European order: a strong Italy and a sick Germany

MILAN/FRANKFURT, Sept 30 (Reuters) – In the weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Italian energy giant Eni (ENI.MI), has is embarked on a whirlwind of journeys to gas suppliers in Africa. The visits included meetings with officials in Algeria in February as well as talks in Angola, Egypt and […]

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When are visitors allowed to return?

After a visit Thursday by USDA inspectors, the Utica Zoo is preparing to reopen. “We’ve passed inspection…the zoo will be open tomorrow,” Utica Zoo executive director Andrea Heath told WIBX 950 Thursday afternoon. The zoo has been closed since Sunday and was awaiting USDA inspection. Heath told WIBX 950 there was a scheduling issue that […]

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126 Cute and Dangerous Animals That Might Make You Say “Aww”

Dangerous or dangerously adorable? This is the question that has been on our minds since we discovered the existence of the online community “Hardcore AWW”. A subreddit with 333,000 internet users, r/hardcoreaww invites people to share photos of wild, proud and powerful animals that could destroy you in the blink of an eye if they […]

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The average student borrower will see their monthly bill drop to as much as $300 a month when payments resume, says Department of Education

of President Joe Biden student loan relief will provide further relief to some borrowers when payments resume in January, according to the Department of Education. In a video released on Monday, CJ Powell, chief of staff for the Office of Post-Secondary Education, explained what borrowers can expect next year. For those who still have a […]

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319 wild animals illegally killed since August 1

SALT LAKE CITY – As we enter the fall hunting season, the Division of Wildlife Resources has released poaching numbers and reminded the public how to fight poaching in Utah. “During the hunts this fall, conservation officers contacted approximately 13,700 people and inspected the hunting licenses of 4,347 people from August 1 to September 23. […]

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Good news from around the world

We all need good news on the environmental front. In this series of monthly positive news blogs, we highlight current successes of the Greenpeace campaign, but also wins and wins for the wider social and environmental movement to boost us in our fight for people and the planet. . Thailand – No coal in Krabi […]

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Best things for kids to do in Houston this week: September 26 – October 2, 2022

Zoo Boo kicks off its month-long October celebration this weekend | Courtesy of Houston Zoo Look no further for the best kid-friendly activities to do in and around Houston this week, Monday, September 26 through Sunday, October 2, 2022. This week, catch a beloved kid’s character on stage, catch some Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, kick […]

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Poverty and inflation: Egypt’s economy hit by global turmoil

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Stores sell last season’s winter clothes in the middle of summer. Repair shops lack spare parts for appliances. There is a waiting list to buy a new car. Egypt, a country of more than 103 million people, is running out of foreign currency needed to buy essentials like grain […]

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Beacon Hill Park animal may have been a cougar, pedicab driver says

Two pedicab drivers were taking a group of seven tourists through the park around 7 p.m. Thursday when they spotted a large cat running along a cycle path in their direction. A Victoria pedicab driver says he thinks a big cat he saw in Beacon Hill Park this week was a young cougar. Soren Russow […]

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Jihad takes root in northern Benin

The assassination on September 14 of two customs officers a few days after the kidnapping of three people linked to the government, signals an alarming resurgence of jihadist violence in northern Benin (The 4 Truths, September 14, 2022). ACLED records 26 events of political violence staged in northern Benin attributed to the Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam […]

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EXPLANATOR | Who sets interest rates and how do they affect me?

Interest rates are the percentages at which you pay interest on a loan or earn interest on the money you save. The South African Reserve Bank sets a key interest rate known as the repurchase or repurchase rate, which is increased or decreased to manage inflation and the value of the rand. Banks borrow money […]

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Advocates push for preservation ahead of Plum Island closure

The property of the Plum Island Ferry Terminal. (Credit: Grant Parpan) Local stakeholders have called for a closer look at Plum Island as the federal government seeks to pack up and relocate the labs to Manhattan, Kan. The federal government put Plum Island up for sale in 2008, putting the land at risk of development. […]

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US gas prices climb for the first time in nearly 100 days – and remain 15% higher than last year

The US average for a gallon of gasoline rose to $3.681 on Wednesday from $3.674 on Tuesday, marking the first increase in 99 days, according to AAA data. A month ago, prices were $3.904 a gallon, while a year ago a gallon was $3.192, about 15% below the current rate. According to the AAA, Mississippi […]

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US urges China to tackle growing risk of global debt distress By Bloomberg

© Bloomberg. BEIJING, CHINA – MARCH 04: Red flags flutter near the Chinese national emblem outside the Great Hall of the People where sessions of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the National People’s Congress are held on March 4 March 2014 in Beijing, China. (Bloomberg) – A senior US Treasury official has urged […]

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Pakistan to teach animal welfare in schools

It is expected that the course will be introduced in educational institutions by the end of October. Sufi explained that the animal welfare course will mainly be included in one subject. It will be taught to students in grades five and up in private and public schools. The special lesson would be covered both in […]

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Cheetah Breeding: Kuno Project Requires Careful Handling

The translocation of eight Namibian cheetahs to Kuno National Park has created its share of controversy. While hailed as a great move to reintroduce an iconic big cat, it will take years of careful monitoring to ensure the cat thrives and it doesn’t turn out to be just a publicity exercise. We are […]

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Lansing’s Potter Park Zoo Celebrates International Red Panda Day

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – It was International Red Panda Day and Potter Park Zoo celebrated it on Sunday. Zoo visitors were able to learn more about red pandas with activities like scavenger hunts for children. The money is expected to be raised for The Red Panda Network, which is a conservation organization in Nepal working […]

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NGO seeks to tackle mass poisoning of vultures

A leading African conservation organization is exploring ways to use technology to curb the poisoning of vultures in Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe and Limpopo National Park in Mozambique. The two hunting reserves would be the most affected by the poisoning of the vultures. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), which is dedicated to the conservation […]

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As India welcomes 8 cheetahs from Namibia, ‘Abdullah’, ‘Hiba’ also make news

Abdullah and Hiba, two cheetahs, suddenly made headlines the day India received eight cats from Namibia. Read more [Abdullah, one of the two Cheetahs gifted to India by Saudi Arabia, is at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad.] Hyderabad: Abdullah and Hiba, two cheetahs, suddenly made headlines the day India received eight cats from Namibia. Abdullah […]

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A manifesto to save the world’s coral gardens (commentary)

Coral reefs cover less than 3% of the ocean but contain a quarter of all marine life. After tropical rainforests, they are the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth. Fifty of the world’s top scientists recently set out a roadmap to save the world’s coral reefs. With urgent climate action and following this roadmap, these oases […]

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T20 World Cup squads: Sri Lanka and Pakistan announce squads, New Zealand to announce on September 20: follow live

T20 World Cup squads: Sri Lanka T20 WC squad – ICC’s September 15 deadline for announcing teams has passed. Pakistan announced their squad with the fitness of Shaheen Afridi. New Zealand and Sri Lanka have yet to announce their 15. The Kiwis took an extension from the ICC and announced head coach Gary Stead would […]

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Pandemic Readiness Test Failed

Mariana Mazzucato, LONDON – The pandemic is not over. While the summer of 2022 is very different from the summer of 2020, because we now have vaccines, treatments and a better understanding of the virus, that is not enough. Every week, 15,000 people still die from COVID-19. Poorer countries are still struggling to deploy vaccines, […]

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Latest shots at Fluke Back to the Front

You read correctly. Back to the front. With September 27, the last day of summer flounder season 22 fast approaching, the last few days are sure to be a scramble to get into flattered bite building. Many, and more, guardian-sized flukes remain in bays, lower sections of tidal rivers (such as the Manasquan and Shark), […]

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Wildlife and conservation professionals to attend TRLT Habitat Summit – The Stanly News & Press

Wildlife and conservation professionals will participate in the TRLT Habitat Summit Posted at 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 In less than a month, Three Rivers Land Trust will host its first Habitat Summit. The Habitat Summit was designed as a platform for wildlife biologists, foresters and natural resource professionals to share sound management […]

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Africa must remove barriers to cross-border trade to target food insecurity, warns IFPRI

African countries must improve their cross-border transport infrastructure or risk remaining vulnerable to shocks in global food supply chains, experts from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) have warned following the publication the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Report. Estimates. Structural problems remain Africa‘s food security has […]

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San Mateo police share footage of a mountain lion walking through a residential area

A cougar filmed crossing a residential area early Tuesday morning. San Mateo Police SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — San Mateo police shared video from a doorbell camera Tuesday that captured a mountain lion walking through a residential area. The camera recorded the feral cat sneaking past a house on Arroyo Ct. around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. […]

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Power sector crisis threatens business and economic growth – NACC boss

Acting Director General of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, Wofai Samuel, in an interview with KOLAWOLE OLANIYIdiscussed relevant issues affecting the Nigerian economy and the role of the chamber in promoting trade Nigeria’s annual inflation rate rose to 19.64% in July 2022, the highest since September 2005. Meanwhile, the national debt reached N41.6 billion in […]

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View from India: elephants are essential to ecological balance

India’s elephants are endangered. Dedicated corridors must be reserved for their protection. Uttarakhand, located at the foot of the Himalayas, recently made headlines for its elephant corridor. The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the central government to consider giving the corridor ecologically sensitive status under the Environmental Protection Act. This corridor is within Jim Corbett […]

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The Many Roots of Mozambique’s Murderous Insurgency – Eurasia Review

By Liesl Louw-Vaudran* The conflict erupted in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province just years after some of Africa‘s biggest gas reserves were discovered in the offshore Rovuma basin. Mozambicans see this as a coincidence. A new study by the Institute for Security Studies and the Judicial Training Institute of Mozambique has conducted extensive field research […]

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China’s moves in Zambia could offer a hint of restructuring in Sri Lanka

Protesters in Colombo, Sri Lanka on April 18, 2022. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Bloomberg) Holders of defaulted Sri Lankan bonds are keeping one eye on the South Asian nation’s biggest creditors and the other on an African debt deal for clues as to how the restructuring might unfold. A $2.9 billion preliminary loan with the International Monetary Fund […]

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Endangered king turtle rescued from fisherman

A 14kg female king turtle, one of the critically endangered species that was released into the wild last year, was caught by a fisherman last week. WCS Cambodia A 14kg female king turtle, one of the critically endangered species that was released into the wild last year, was caught by a fisherman last week. Luckily, […]

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Stephen Miller and Brian Jack, Trump’s top aides, were among more than a dozen people subpoenaed for the DOJ’s sweeping January 6 investigation: NYT report

According to the New York Times, two former Trump advisers were subpoenaed this week as part of the Justice Department’s wide-ranging investigation into the events surrounding the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and beyond. Stephen Miller, Trump’s senior White House political adviser, and Brian Jack, Trump’s political director, were among more than a dozen people in […]

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Gas prices could rise as European and Asian suppliers rush to charter LNG carriers

With a global energy crisis looming, European and Asian natural gas suppliers are rushing to charter LNG carriers and that competition could potentially drive up gas prices, according to a new note from S&P Global. This is particularly problematic for Europe, which has already shelled out billions to secure gas supplies since Russia cut gas […]

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Feds cite local roadside zoo for elk death, after PETA tip

For immediate release:September 6, 2022 Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382 Roswell, New Mexico – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) slapped Spring River Park & ​​Zoo with a criticism, repeat quote after PETA reported that a moose broke its leg there and was euthanized. It is the second time in just over a year that the […]

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Priorities of agricultural groups’ aerial farms – AgriNews

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Crop insurance protection, market access and nutrition programs were among the top priorities expressed during a hearing session on the farm bill held on Farm Day. Illinois State Fair Agriculture Aug. 16. U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., heard feedback from representatives of seven farm groups and several participants at the session hosted […]

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Co Antrim exotic pet shop boss faces 44 animal welfare charges to fight case

Richard Potter is facing a total of 44 charges relating to alleged violations of animal welfare laws at the premises of his business, Jungle Pets. All of the alleged breaches are believed to have occurred between December 2019 and June 2020 at his Frosses Road store in Cloughmills, Co Antrim. Court documents have revealed the […]

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African Climate Week 2022: In Central Africa, the African Development Bank is collaborating with United Nations agencies to advance climate action | African development bank

The African Development Bank and several United Nations agencies – the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa, the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) – join forces to advance climate action in Central Africa. This region is highly strategic in the fight against climate […]

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NGT Explains the Logic: Forest Conservation Supports Tribal Communities | MorungExpress

New Delhi, September 4 (IANS): The National Green Tribunal observed that the conservation of forest areas would not only be the protection of trees and greenery, but also the rich biological diversity, wildlife habitats and the whole ecology that has evolved over the centuries. and which supports a variety of flora and fauna and fauna, […]

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Anxiety in East Africa as Kenya’s Supreme Court settles election dispute

By Otieno Otieno By LUKE ANAMI The Supreme Court is expected to rule on nine issues raised by the petitioners regarding the integrity of the election and the legality of declaring Vice President William Ruto president-elect. It is a difficult time in Kenya as the country awaits the Supreme Court’s verdict on the presidential election […]

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‘It’s a sad day’: Bristol Zoo welcomes last visitors before closing | Zoological parks

FFor 186 years, visitors have flocked to Bristol Zoo Gardens and marveled at the sights and sounds of the animals that have lived there, including Alfred the gorilla, Roger the rhinoceros and Zebi the Asian elephant – the latter famous for removing and eating straw hats in Victorian times. On Saturday afternoon, the last guests […]

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BMO Harris BNP faces Fed Qss after admitting misinformation on labeling now confidential responses

BMO Harris BNP faces Fed Qss after admitting misinformation on labeling now confidential responses By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon StoryBBC – gbritish tutor – Honduras – ESPN FED COURT/S Bronx, Sept. 2 — Whether the U.S. Community Reinvestment Act will actually be enforced under the administration and its regulators remains an open question. Consider: Inner […]

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Two critically endangered female blue-billed hoccos born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

The National Zoo and the Smithsonian Institute of Conservation Biology in Washington, DC, announced the birth of 2 critically endangered female blue-billed hoccos. The first chick, Aluna, hatched on August 5, 2022, while her sister, Lulo, hatched on August 28, 2022. The chicks are the first offspring of Jackie, their 6-year-old mother. The 16-year-old father, […]

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NNPC Weekly: Kyari seeks more FDI in Nigeria’s energy sector

By Edith Ike-Eboh and Emmanuel Afonne Malam Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director (GCEO) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) has urged investors to tap into the huge business potentials of the Nigerian energy sector to invest in the country. Kyari, speaking at the Nigerian-Indian Business Forum in Abuja, said that the […]

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Call for Animals | The star

Zoo Negara continues its adoption and sponsorship program to improve conditions for its population of 5,137 people. DURING the movement control order, Zoo Negara appealed for help to feed its animals. He posted a photo of a beetle that caught the eye of Malaysian rapper Wee Meng Chee, better known as Namewee. He reposted it […]

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Zambia’s debt relief will combine haircuts and maturity extensions

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUSAKA, September 1 (Reuters) – Zambia’s debt restructuring will consist of a mix of haircuts on the initial value of loans and maturity extensions, a senior Zambian finance ministry official said on Thursday, after the Fund has approved a $1.3 billion program for the southern African […]