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68 wild falcons released in Kazakhstan

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi’s efforts to conserve falcons have been boosted by the release of 65 wild falcons in Kazakhstan. Once a common sight in many parts of Kazakhstan, the birds are under increasing pressure from a host of human and environmental factors. Representatives from the two countries have been …

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Troubled exhibits: five disputed museum treasures

PARIS: Europe’s museums are full of items taken from Africa during colonisation, but many other objects on their shelves also carry an uncomfortable history. Here are five examples of historic artefacts which have caused bitter ownership spats between nations: Benin bronzes: So intricate that some Europeans of the day did …

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Smart trap to catch rodents in Dubai

The Pest Control Section of the Public Health Services Department in Dubai Municipality has developed an alternative pest control method using smart traps, which is the result of one of the latest researches in pest control. With the new smart traps, rodents are controlled using smart sensor technology and electric …

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