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SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Film, Good and Titanium Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 21 June, with the 2019 Film Lions, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions as well as the associated Young Lions winners announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

21 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Underwater nurseries help revive Mediterranean fish stocks

Ecocean harvests baby fish, nurtures them onshore and then returns them to the sea after a short acclimatisation period in an underwater "bio-hut" or nursery...

13 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Indian Ocean states move to avert tuna stocks depletion

Tuna Fisheries are to feature prominently in future as the South West Indian Ocean Commission now moves to adopt a draft protocol on access to fishing grounds by foreign vessels...

By Sylivester Domasa 17 Feb 2017

FRANCE

'Twisted rope' of charged particles precede solar storms

PARIS, FRANCE: A "twisted rope" of magnetically-charged energy precedes solar storms that have the potential to damage satellites and electricity grids, French scientists have found.

23 Oct 2014

FRANCE

Google Street View helps identify alien species

PARIS, FRANCE: Google Street View can be a useful tool in the costly and time-consuming fight against invasive species, French biologists said on Thursday (10 October).

11 Oct 2013

FRANCE

Diesel fumes baffle bees says study

PARIS, FRANCE: Diesel exhaust fumes alter the flowery smells that guide bees when they forage, potentially sending them off course and putting the food-growing industry at risk, a study said on Thursday (3 October).

5 Oct 2013

FRANCE

Apples losing their crunch to global warming

PARIS, FRANCE: Global warming is causing apples to lose some of their crunch but is making them sweeter, a study said on Thursday (15 August).

16 Aug 2013

FRANCE

Flights disrupted as controllers strike

PARIS - Hundreds of flights in France were cancelled on Tuesday (11 June) as air traffic controllers went on strike against changes to a long-running EU project aimed at creating a single European airspace.

12 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Map shows mega-quake hotspots

PARIS, FRANCE: Seismologists on Wednesday (5 December) unveiled a map highlighting zones most prone to the world's biggest earthquakes, such as the 9.0 monster that struck north-eastern Japan in March 2011.

6 Dec 2012

UNITED STATES

Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

21 Aug 2012