(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 2, 2014 a Rose-ringed Parakeet is pictured as it rests on a power line in the Israeli Mediterranean coastal city of Netanya, north of Tel Aviv. To their detractors, they're dirty alien invaders whose incessant chatter ruins Sunday morning lie-ins. To their supporters, they're beautiful, cheerful reminders of warmer climes amid the winter chill. Love 'em or hate 'em, thousands of rose-ringed parakeets, close relatives of parrots, have made their home in the Netherlands over the past five decades, and their growing presence has become a source of noisy debate. / AFP / JACK GUEZ

Pretty polly or pests? Dutch in a flap over parakeets

The Hague, March 12, 2018 (AFP) – To their detractors, they’re dirty alien invaders whose incessant chatter ruins Sunday morning

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unnamed;Conserving the endangered species of Arabian leopard is a daunting task. A large number of them were living undisturbed in forests and were roaming freely on Dhofar mountains. But not anymore. With the development of roads and large-scale development on the mountains, these leopards are moving to safer areas. They are also losing their prey. The wildlife specialists are working with the Office for Conservation of Environment at the Diwan of Royal Court to study their behaviour and habitat.

New initiative to protect endangered animals

About 41 kinds of large cats are found in the world. Although they are large enough, they still face many

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Construction labourers work on a pillar of a controversial railway line at the eastern-edge of the Nairobi National Park (NNP) in Nairobi on March 1, 2018, that has elicited protest from environmental activists. The government's decision to continue with the construction of a standard-gauge railway line across the NNP, has come in spite of a court injunction halting the disection of the world's only national park within a city's limits by the mega railway project that is scheduled to run from the port-city of Mombasa, across country, to the lake-side town of Kisumu, retracing the historical 'lunatic' line built at the turn of the 18th century by British colonialists. / AFP / TONY KARUMBA

Anger as rail construction begins in Nairobi National Park

Nairobi, March 1 (AFP): Kenyan conservationists expressed outrage Thursday after construction of a railway line began inside Nairobi’s famed national

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