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African Rhino Numbers Rise, Yet One Type Sinks Into Extinction

Article: African Rhino Numbers Rise, Yet One Type Sinks Into Extinction

GLAND, Switzerland, June 17, 2008 (ENS) – Populations of most African rhinos are increasing as a result of conservation efforts, but one sub-species, the Northern white rhino, may already be extinct, the world’s most expert rhino specialists said today. Just four animals were counted in 2006, but none of these could be found during the…

Chocolate Biodiesel Powers Truck from England to Timbuktu

Article: Chocolate Biodiesel Powers Truck from England to Timbuktu

LONDON, UK, November 26, 2007 (ENS) – Biodiesel made from waste chocolate is fueling the journey of two British men who left the town of Poole, on England’s southern coast Friday headed for Timbuktu, Mali in West Africa. They are using the trip to raise public awareness about biofuels and their potential to ease the…