Read more about the article Loved Up Couple Adopt Two Stray Dogs Found While Getting Engaged In Mauritius
Ben Jenkins and Charlotte Long pose in an undated photo. The couple who got engaged in Mauritius reportedly adopted a couple of stray dogs. (@ben.jenkins.108/Newsflash)

Loved Up Couple Adopt Two Stray Dogs Found While Getting Engaged In Mauritius

A British couple that went to the holiday island of Mauritius to get engaged came back with more than just dreams of wedded bliss after adopting two stray dogs they found on the beach. This video shows the moment groom Ben Jenkins, 27, met one of the dogs filmed by…

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Read more about the article Cliff Walker Plunged 33ft To Her Death
Picture shows mountaineers climbing on Puig Roig, in Spain. A 75-year-old Irish woman died in Escorca after suffering an accident while on an excursion in the area on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. (Newsflash)

Cliff Walker Plunged 33ft To Her Death

A 75-year-old Irish woman died when she plunged 33 feet to her death in a hiking accident in Majorca. The woman had been walking with a group in Escorca, in the north-western part of the island, when she apparently slipped and fell off the cliff edge. Local media said she…

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Read more about the article Austrians To Build World’s Longest Cable Car Lift In Caribbean Island Of Dominica
Photo shows the model of Boiling Lake bottom station in Dominica, undated photo. The ropeway engineers at Doppelmayr in Wolfurt are currently working on the technology for this world-record installation, whose opening is planned for early 2024. (@Doppelmayr/Newsflash)

Austrians To Build World’s Longest Cable Car Lift In Caribbean Island Of Dominica

An Austrian company is aiming to build the world's longest gondola in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Caribbean island of Dominica. Austrian ropeways and people mover manufacturer Doppelmayr Group will build a 6.6-kilometre-long (4.1 mi) gondola at Boiling Lake located in Morne Trois Pitons National Park in Dominica…

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Read more about the article Iguanas Extinct For Centuries Make Comeback
Picture shows an iguana on Santiago Island, Ecuador, in an undated photo. Experts through monitoring, found new individuals of various ages, which shows that this species is reproducing successfully. (Johannes Ramirez/Newsflash)

Iguanas Extinct For Centuries Make Comeback

Iguanas extinct from a Galapagos island for generations have been reborn nearly two centuries after they were first recorded by Charles Darwin. The Galapagos land iguana had been completely wiped out on Santiago Island. https://youtu.be/ohlUgufWlTM Parque Nacional Galapagos/Newsflash Listed as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN)…

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Read more about the article Flamingoes Return To Galapagos Island After 20-Year Gap
Flamingos have been seen making the nests in Isla Rabida, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, July 2022. (Marvi Cordoba-PNG/Newsflash)

Flamingoes Return To Galapagos Island After 20-Year Gap

Flamingoes have returned to a Galapagos island 20 years after an invasion of rats forced them out. The return is the fruit of 12 years of painstaking efforts to eradicate rats and other invasive species from the Pacific archipelago. Experts have now recorded two nests of flamingoes on the shore…

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Read more about the article Giant Galapagos Tortoises Boost Island Veg With Their Poo, Says Study
A team of 12 people participated in the monitoring process of the Hood Island giant tortoise in the island of Santa Fe, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, July 2022. (Parque Nacional Galapagos/Newsflash)

Giant Galapagos Tortoises Boost Island Veg With Their Poo, Says Study

Giant tortoises reintroduced to a Galapagos island by scientists have started a cactus boom thanks to their seed-spreading poo, a new study has revealed. The 742 Hood Island giant tortoises were moved to Santa Fe island over a six-year period, says the ecological study. Now - after a week-long study…

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Read more about the article Tourists Caught Smuggling Hundreds Of Seashells And Tonnes Of Sand Out Of Italy
Some of the stones shells taken from German tourists caught by police and customs at Cagliari airport, Italy, in June, 2022. (Guardia di Finanza/Newsflash)

Tourists Caught Smuggling Hundreds Of Seashells And Tonnes Of Sand Out Of Italy

Holidaymakers trying to steal hundreds of pebbles and seashells, as well as sand from the Italian island Sardinia, are set for hefty fines. Local police have revealed that they discovered nearly 220 pebbles and around 160 sea shells weighing 8.6 kilograms (13.5 st) as they scanned the luggage of two…

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Read more about the article Luxury Hotel On Galapagos Isle Will Destroy Wildlife Say Experts
The organization SOS Galapagos has denounced the project, in May, 2022, on twitter. (Newsflash)

Luxury Hotel On Galapagos Isle Will Destroy Wildlife Say Experts

A plan to build a luxury tourist resort on the first Galapagos Island seen by Charles Darwin has infuriated conservationists and residents. Officials in San Cristobal Island have given a green light to the project for the 35 room resort with a spa, pool, gym and convention centre. The site…

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Read more about the article Horrified Shopper Finds Dead Rat In Veg Pack
Raymond Lim found a dead rat in vegetables he bought from Giant's IMM outlet in Singapore in May 2022. (Raymond Lim/Newsflash)

Horrified Shopper Finds Dead Rat In Veg Pack

A shocked shopper has shamed a supermarket after finding a dead rat inside a pack of vegetables. Customer Raymond Lim said he bought the veg at the Giant supermarket in the International Merchandising Mart Mall (IMM), the largest outlet mall in the island city-state of Singapore. The Asian supermarket chain…

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Read more about the article Two Giants Found in Ancient Graveyard Could Have Been Body Guards
The excavation campaign that began on 4th April, 2022, of Mont'e Prama in Cabras. (MiC/Newsflash)

Two Giants Found in Ancient Graveyard Could Have Been Body Guards

Giant statues crafted more than 3,000 years ago could have been guardians of an ancient graveyard, say experts. The mysterious Bronze Age giants were found at a necropolis near Mont'e Prama in Cabras, a small town on the west of the island of Sardinia. Dated to between the 11th and…

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