Environment

Population of Africa’s elephants declining at a rate of nearly 8% per year: Survey

Population of Africa’s elephants declining at a rate of nearly 8% per year: Survey

The highly loved elephants in Africa are widely endangered. A survey published this week found that poachers killed off roughly 30% of the savanna elephants in the continent between 2007 and 2014.Now, the elephant’s populationis falling at a rate of about 8%every year.

Entanglement hampers North Atlantic right whales’ conservation

Entanglement hampers North Atlantic right whales’ conservation

Though number of North Atlantic right whales gradually climbed from 300 in 1992 to about 500 in 2010, according to a new study babies born to right whales every year has fallen by around 40% since 2010.

Santa Monica’s California Incline reopens after $17 million-worth reconstruction

Santa Monica’s California Incline reopens after $17 million-worth reconstruction

After a 17-month long reconstruction, Santa Monica's iconic California Incline reopened on Thursday. The new and improved incline that has cost around $17 million and leads from Ocean Avenue to Pacific Coast Highway has been now once again open to the public.

Great Barrier Reef is actually much larger than previously thought

Great Barrier Reef is actually much larger than previously thought

Scientists have found that the Great Barrier Reef is in reality quite bigger than previously thought. They have discovered another reef present just North of the Great Barrier Reef. The recently found reef is located deep underneath the water surface and possesses a field of huge doughnut-shaped structures.

Obama to lead world in marine conservation by creating World’s Largest Marine Protected Area on Friday

Obama to lead world in marine conservation by creating World’s Largest Marine Protected Area on Friday

World’s largest marine protected area will be created on Friday when President Obama will expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. With the expansion, the size of the monument will increase by more than four times.

Hunt for sea otter shooter in California

Hunt for sea otter shooter in California

Someone has been shooting down the southern sea otters in California unexplainably.The Police are on the hunt for that shooter.

These otters are basically gathered between the Monterey Bay and the southern Big Sur coast, where they can be easily spotted having fun in waters, a delight to watch.

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