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World 14 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dolphin, turtle deaths eyed for links to oil spill

PORT FOURCHON, La. (Reuters) - Scientists are examining samples from seven dolphins and over 100 sea turtles found dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in the past two weeks to see if they were victims of the giant oil spill in the region, wildlife officials said on Thursday.

Letters 14 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Train the orang asli

A letter from ZARI MALAYSIANA,Petaling Jaya.

World 14 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pressure mounts on BP as Obama eyes 'next steps'

PORT FOURCHON, La. (Reuters) - Political pressure mounted on Friday for BP to show progress plugging a massive oil leak while residents of coastal Florida, Mississippi and Alabama learned the growing pool of oil from the leak would not strike their beaches before late on Saturday.

World 14 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dolphin, turtle deaths eyed for links to oil spill

PORT FOURCHON, La. (Reuters) - Scientists are examining the deaths of at least six dolphins and over 100 sea turtles along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent weeks to see if they are victims of the giant oil spill in the region, wildlife officials said on Thursday.

World 14 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dolphin, turtle deaths eyed for links to oil spill

PORT FOURCHON, La (Reuters) - Scientists are examining samples from seven dolphins and over 100 sea turtles found dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in the past two weeks to see if they were victims of the giant oil spill in the region, wildlife officials said on Thursday.

World 14 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lizards face extinction from global warming - study

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lizards are in danger of dying out on a large scale as rising global temperatures force them to spend more time staying cool in the shade and less time tending to basic needs like eating and mating.

World 14 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. response to spill frustrates environmentalists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government response to the BP oil spill has frustrated environmental groups and Gulf Coast conservationists, who say they're getting scant information about the disaster's potential ecological effects.

Community 13 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sabah takes various efforts in preserving its biodiversity

TAWAU: Sabah is committed to preserving its biodiversity to ensure that the natural resources will continuously contribute to the well-being of the people.

World 12 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

FACTBOX - Chronology of Gulf of Mexico oil spill

(Reuters) - A drilling rig explosion on April 20 left 11 workers missing and presumed dead, and the rig's subsequent collapse unleashed a major oil spill that threatens the ecosystems and economy of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Community 12 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Picture perfect animals

JOHOR BARU: With more than 235 species of animals in the Johor Zoo, photographers had plenty of subjects during a recent photography competition organised by the zoo. (Above): A Malayan tiger emerging from its cage makes an elegant shot winning the best picture at the Johor Zoo photo competition in Johor Baru recently. - By CHU SIEW THONG