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Same-sex penguin couple become parents

Oct 26, 2018 - 7:59 PM

Gentoo male penguins Sphen and Magic are happily 'taking turns caring for their baby chick,' say workers of the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

COUPLE. This screen grab taken from recent undated handout video released on October 26, 2018 by the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium shows the two male gentoo penguins who have paired up as a "same-sex couple" at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Photo Handout/Sea Life Sydney Aquarium/AFP

The week in photos: July 29-August 4, 2017

Aug 05, 2017 - 4:00 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

ERUPTION. Hot lava flows down the Mount Sinabung volcano in the night in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia on July 30, 2017. Photo by Tibta Pangin/AFP

A newfound sense of wonder

Aug 01, 2017 - 12:48 PM

What to see do and try at Resorts World Sentosa Singapore this month

Berwisata sekaligus belajar di Jakarta Aquarium

Jul 05, 2017 - 1:19 PM

Sekarang warga Jakarta punya alternatif baru untuk menyaksikan keindahan dan keragaman hewan laut

WISATA ALTERNATIF. Jakarta Aquarium bisa jadi tujuan wisata alternatif warga Ibukota. Foto dari akun Instagram @jakartaaquarium

The week in photos: June 17-23, 2017

Jun 24, 2017 - 7:18 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Afghan refugee women wait to scan their eyes at the UNHCR registration center in Peshawar, Pakistan on June 19, 2017 ahead of the World Refugee Day. Photo by Abdul Majeed/AFP

3 ways to save Nemo and Dory

Jun 14, 2016 - 10:41 AM

Finding Dory can inspire people to see fish in the wild – not bring them home

Instead of wanting to possess fish, let Finding Dory inspire us all to see them in their home – the big blue, where Nemo, Dory and all their friends belong. Shown is a healthy coral reef in Palawan. All photos from Greggy Yan

P135-million zoo, theme park to rise in Pampanga

Sep 01, 2015 - 6:41 PM

The 20 hectare development is seen to employ about 140 workers in the next 5 years Clark Development Corporation says

NEW TOURIST ATTRACTION. The P135-million ($2.89-million) project will include provision of haven for wildlife animals and establishment of a theme park

Japan dolphin fishermen vow to continue slaughter

May 28, 2015 - 8:54 AM

The announcement comes despite a pledge by zoos and aquariums not to buy animals caught with the controversial method

CONTROVERSIAL HUNT. A file photograph showing local fishermen trapping a group of dolphins in a holding cove following a large capture of dolphins in Taiji, Wakayama prefecture, Japan, February 22, 2007.  Lars Nicolaysen/EPA

Japanese zoos, aquariums vote to ditch Taiji dolphin hunt

May 21, 2015 - 9:25 AM

Taiji residents have long defended the drive hunt saying its purpose is to obtain dolphin meat which they say is a traditional part of their diet

CONTROVERSIAL HUNT. A file photograph showing local fishermen trapping a group of dolphins in a holding cove following a large capture of dolphins in Taiji, Wakayama prefecture, Japan, February 22, 2007.  Lars Nicolaysen/EPA

Saving Nemo: The truth about the marine aquarium trade

Sep 29, 2013 - 12:39 PM

Love to collect fish? Think before you buy The marine aquarium trade has lasting ecological consequences

WHERE IS NEMO? In the 5 years since 'Finding Nemo' aired, rising demand for the aquarium trade has   forced some clownfish populations to decline by as much as 75%. All photos by Gregg Yan