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World's freshwater fisheries are under threat of extinction, finds WWF report
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World's freshwater fisheries are under threat of extinction, finds WWF report

According to new findings, freshwater biodiversity is declining at twice the rate of marine life.

Wildlife plummeted by two-thirds in 50 years, risk of pandemics to climb with further habitat loss: Living Planet Index
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Wildlife plummeted by two-thirds in 50 years, risk of pandemics to climb with further habitat loss: Living Planet Index

Rates of biodiversity recovery are typically much slower than those of recent biodiversity loss, a study author highlighted.

James Harris, towering professional wrestler popularly known as Kamala, passes away at 70 due to COVID-19
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James Harris, towering professional wrestler popularly known as Kamala, passes away at 70 due to COVID-19

As Kamala, a racist caricature of an African tribal warrior, James Harris became a top draw in the WWF and elsewhere as a menacing but bumbling African tribal warrior, fated always to lose to his white opponents.

The Undertaker announces retirement: Legendary pro-wrestler says goodbye after 30-year career
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The Undertaker announces retirement: Legendary pro-wrestler says goodbye after 30-year career

Veteran WWE superstar The Undertaker announced he has no intention of getting back into the ring after defeating AJ Styles at WrestleMania 36.

Viswanathan Anand appointed World Wildlife Fund ambassador for enviornment education programme
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Viswanathan Anand appointed World Wildlife Fund ambassador for enviornment education programme

WWF India is celebrating its 50 years of conservation in India and it is delighted to see Anand lend his support to conservation and protection of the environment

Unregulated markets selling wildlife illegally should be shutdown, in South East Asia, in order to mitigate spread of diseases
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Unregulated markets selling wildlife illegally should be shutdown, in South East Asia, in order to mitigate spread of diseases

People from Myanmar supported the crackdown on markets the strongest as illegal trade has been taking place openly in these regions.

Scotland's wind farms produce twice as much energy as needed to power its homes
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Scotland's wind farms produce twice as much energy as needed to power its homes

In May, the UK set a record of going two weeks without using any carbon emission heavy resources.

Earth Day 2019: We need to protect our species to prevent a global ecosystem collapse
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Earth Day 2019: We need to protect our species to prevent a global ecosystem collapse

Every species has a role to play in maintaining a balance in the natural world — relationships that are under threat today.

WWF sounds alarm after whale with 50 pounds of plastic in its stomach washes ashore
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WWF sounds alarm after whale with 50 pounds of plastic in its stomach washes ashore

The female whale beached off the northern coast of Sardinia, within the vast Pelagos marine sanctuary.

WWF may be guilty of funding torture, killing of civilians in war against poaching
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WWF may be guilty of funding torture, killing of civilians in war against poaching

They also acted as a 'global spymaster' of sorts by funding informants for poaching activity.

'Humans wiped out 60% of wildlife population since 1970': WWF report reveals 'scary statistics'
World

'Humans wiped out 60% of wildlife population since 1970': WWF report reveals 'scary statistics'

Unbridled consumption has decimated global wildlife, triggered a mass extinction and exhausted Earth's capacity to accommodate humanity's expanding appetites, the conservation group WWF warned Tuesday.

Arctic Beluga whale spotted in unlikely sighting, swimming in River Thames estuary
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Arctic Beluga whale spotted in unlikely sighting, swimming in River Thames estuary

The sight of a beluga whale so far south — 1,000 miles (1,600 km) from even Iceland — is exceptional.

Nepal's tiger population nearly doubles in an effort lauded by conservationists
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Nepal's tiger population nearly doubles in an effort lauded by conservationists

A recent survey counted a tiger population of 235 in Nepal, up from around 121 in 2009.

Over 100 wildlife rangers have died in Asia and Central Africa in the past year
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Over 100 wildlife rangers have died in Asia and Central Africa in the past year

2018 saw the murder of Rachel Katumwa, the first female wildlife ranger to be killed while on duty.

Franchise-based sports require stringent laws to weed out match-fixing-related issues and foster economic growth
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Franchise-based sports require stringent laws to weed out match-fixing-related issues and foster economic growth

This surge in City-based leagues should be a terrific boost for sports in India, except that all these televised sports and events are taking place when there is little or no law to regulate betting and match-fixing.

ESPN 30 for 30 Nature Boy Ric Flair review: Equal parts tragedy and triumph, this docu a must watch for wrestling fans
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ESPN 30 for 30 Nature Boy Ric Flair review: Equal parts tragedy and triumph, this docu a must watch for wrestling fans

The new ESPN documentary chronicling Ric Flair's life is an essential watch for all wrestling fans.

Humanity will have used up its allowance of earth's resources for all of 2017 by next week: Report
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Humanity will have used up its allowance of earth's resources for all of 2017 by next week: Report

Humanity will have used up its allowance of planetary resources such as water, soil, and clean air for all of 2017 by next week.

Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke reveals plan to give away his fortune
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Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke reveals plan to give away his fortune

Oslo: A Norwegian billionaire announced on Tuesday he wants to contribute to society by giving away the "lion's share" of his fortune, including funds for an oceanographic research vessel for the scientific community.

The Undertaker retires from the WWE: The end of an era, and many childhoods
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The Undertaker retires from the WWE: The end of an era, and many childhoods

On Sunday, an era ended. The Undertaker retired from wrestling. There was no official confirmation from the WWE. None was needed. After being beaten at Wrestlemania for only the second time in his storied career, the 50-year-old Mark Calaway, expending the last of his energy, dragged his tired, creaking body upright.