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  1. Why we need America

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of irreversible climate change and the perception that America has lost its way since the 9/11 attacks in New York. The interesting part is Friedman's belief that the two issues are linked. Its ... resources of every kind from energy to food, and he believes that the rest of world will need to embrace America if it wants to survive. A worthy successor to his No 1 best-seller, The World ...

  2. Heat is on America

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Paul G. Harris

    ... Paul G. Harris As the Democrats and Republicans rally round their candidates for the US presidency, it's a good time to ask what we can expect the winner and his administration to do about climate change. Will the next president continue George W. Bu ...

  3. America gets a prod from space

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... last year that asserted America's right to defend itself in space against any actions it considers hostile. He may find it harder now to continue saying no. Michael Richardson ...

  4. All wings bright and beautiful

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan On electric blue wings almost a metre across, Creamy the hyacinth macaw rides the wind, gliding gracefully overhead. A hundred pairs of eyes follow his every move in awe. At Ocean Park's bird theatre, it looks as if Blu from the 3D animate ...

  5. Fierce Falcons

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Ellen Whyte Most people think the cheetah is the fastest animal in the world. These big cats can run at 105 km/h. Certainly cheetahs are the fastest animals on land, but the peregrine falcon can move much faster. It is the fastest animal on Earth! The ...

  6. Birds of a feather flock together for Disneyland dishes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... with Vivienne Chow. Apparently at Hong Kong Disneyland you will find more than just mice (Mickey and Minnie), duck (Donald and Daisy), bears (Winnie the Pooh) and dogs (Goofy and Pluto). There are also weird-looking wild birds that have been spotted losin ...

  7. Bovine drug is still killing vultures- ecological crisis looms

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Calcutta Two years after scientists discovered that plummeting numbers of vultures in South Asia were due to a drug used to treat cattle, the chemical is still in use and continues to kill the birds at an alarming rate, conservatio ...

  8. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We get behind the wheels of classy cars and let them run free on some of the most scenic drives in the world. We trace the evolution of the electric car, find out how far caravans have come and climb aboard China's entry for the America's Cup. Out August 6 ...

  9. News - World - ARCTIC

    UN sounds alarm over record Arctic ice melt

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 06:08pm by AFP

    ... of the globe’s land surface areas, most notably North America, southern Europe, western Russia, parts of northern Africa and southern South America, the WMO noted. Nonetheless, cooler than average ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Nicaraguan canal 'an environmental disaster'

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in Central America and the Caribbean. One of the possible canal routes would pass through the sprawling Cerro Silva nature reserve between the southern Caribbean coast and the El Rama River port, ...




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