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Born to be wild: the newborn pandas destined for freedom

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th July 2017

Most pandas born in confinement in China waste their lives there. But a few are being prepared for a move to the mountains. These videos by Ami Vitale demo the the efforts of the keepers looking after those destined for both zoos and the wildernes. By Kate Carter Pandas: cute, but sexually inept and bamboozled […]

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No classrooms, lessons or homework: New Zealand school where infants are free to roam

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th July 2017

Pupils at Deep Green Bush school spend the majority of the working day outdoors, exploring the countryside, learning to fish, hunt and net possums Deep among the streams and Kauri trees of rural south Auckland, New Zealands newest and most alternative academy is in session. The climate is penalty so a bout of fishing is […]

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UN security council to meet on Syria as Assad’s troops tighten grip on Aleppo

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th July 2017

A siege of the Syrian city has intensified after the end of the weeklong ceasefire, and now practically two million are without water President Bashar al-Assads troops have tightened their siege of Aleppo, after another 24 hours of intense onslaught that left dozens dead and practically 2 million without water. The United Nations security council […]

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Lost municipalities# 4: Pompeii was preserved by tragedy. Now it risks ruin all over again

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th July 2017

The volcanic eruption that destroyed the Roman city too froze it in time but now, 2,000 years later, it is alive with people who threaten its existence all over again Perched high in the gods of the great theatre, you get a good scene of the curves of sightseers. They enroll from left and privilege, […]

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Museum of Tomorrow: a seducing invited to suspect a sustainable nature

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th July 2017

Rio de Janeiros brand-new museum, focusing on sentiments rather than objects, ecology more than engineering, is a little trippy, a bit hippy, very deserving but rarely dull Jutting diagonally into the sky from the old port of Rio de Janeiro is an other-wordly edifice that looks just like a cross between a solar-powered fossil and […]

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Japanese son who invested six daylights in forest needles hospital

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th July 2017

Yamato Tanooka says he is looking forward to returning to school, and police say his mothers will not be prosecuted A seven-year-old boy who lived for nearly a week after being abandoned by his mothers in a wood has left infirmary, capping a 10 -day drama that seduced Japan and triggered their own nationals gossip […]

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French political structure fights for existence as presidential campaign embarks

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th July 2017

Contest kicks off on Saturday with conventional left and right at risk of being knocked out by far-right and centrist outsiders Frances traditional political party plan struggle for survival as the presidential safarus kicks off this weekend, with the mainstream left and right at risk of being knocked out by two strangers: the independent centrist […]

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World-wide life expectancy increases to 71.4 times

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd July 2017

Life is getting longer, reports World health organization, at the most wonderful charge since the 1960 s Life expectancy across the globe has increased by five years old since 2000, the most wonderful rise in lifespans since the 1960 s, in agreement with the World Health Organisation( WHO ). Babies born in 2015 can expect […]

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Central America’s refugee crisis gasolines anti-Hispanic reaction in neighborly Belize

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd July 2017

The country was once a haven for victims of outside violence, but the government has recently taken a hardline approach that leaves many in constant panic of deportation A pair of young farmhands wait for a ride at an idle intersection under a coconut palm on a scalding daylight in south Belize. A short drive […]

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Shia leads in two countries struggle for restraint over Iraqi state

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd July 2017

Iraqs venerated ayatollah Ali Sistani is pitched against Irans ayatollah Ali Khamenei in combat for influence When Iraqs prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, neglected again this week to supersede his corrupted locker with a brand-new make of reformists, potential impacts resounded well beyond Baghdad. A hundred miles south, in Najaf, ayatollah Ali Sistani seethed with wrath. […]

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