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2 Feb
Nearly five acres of Ecuador's Cayambe-Coca National Park have been polluted after an oil pipeline burst. The government has vowed legal consequences for the company involved in the disaster.
30 Dec
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature compiled a list of some 138,000 assessed as species threatened with extinction. The latest figures show that nearly 30% are on the verge of disappearing forever.
16 Jul 2021
Japanese art collective teamLab launches a visually spectacular exhibition, propelling a forest in the southwest island of Kyushu to come alive with lights and colourful projections.
1 May 2021
The chirp of cicadas ripples through the pine forest, carried along on the same breeze as the scent of lavender and wild thyme -- with nearly no trace of man. The Grand Barry nature reserve in France's southeastern corner is undertaking one of Europe's largest experiments in rewilding. At a time when reforestation projects -- planting new trees -- are growing in popularity, rewilding aims to let nature do the work by simply leaving ecosystems alone to recover, free from human influence.
9 Feb 2019
Winter sports, nature and traditional handicrafts - all these await visitors to the Bavarian Forest.

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Researchers from the US and France say that having more than 2 kids could have a negative effect on late-life cognition. The researchers analyzed data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).
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In the French region of Burgundy, home to the city of Dijon, it's not just the grapes that are famous. The region's other star fruit is the blackcurrant. A whole market has emerged based on the cultivation of this small berry. Today, the precious black fruit is transformed in many ways. Its best-known use in France is in the production of the famous liqueur known as crème de cassis, but blackcurrant is also used in cooking and even in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. We take a closer look.