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Sperm whale had horrific 100kg ball of rubbish in stomach

"In this whale’s stomach was approximately 100kg of marine debris - a whole range of plastic including sections of net, bundles of rope, plastic cups, bags, gloves, packing straps and looked like it had been there for some time."

Marshall Islands in fight to the death

The Marshall Islands is one of four atoll nations - the other three being the Maldives, Kiribati and Tuvalu - identified as being most at risk of extinction due to the rising sea level caused by ice melting

Tiger in India on ‘longest walk ever’

T1C1 is known to have walked 1300kms from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Yavatmal district to become the first tiger to reach Dnyanganga Wildlife Sanctuary in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra, India

COP25: climate change close to ‘point of no return’

“What is still lacking is political will,” said United Nations' Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. “Political will to put a price on carbon. Political will to stop subsidies on fossil fuels. Political will to stop building coal power plants from 2020 onwards. Political will to shift taxation from income to carbon. Taxing pollution instead of people.”