Alien Invader Wasp Threatens North America’s Forests With Females Capable Of Producing 1,000 Offspring

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Sirex noctilio, also known as the Sirex woodwasp. (Flora Krivak-Tetley/Newsflash)

A superwasp able to produce 1,000 offspring is threatening vast forests in North America's, a new study has revealed. The Sirex woodwasp lays its eggs on pine trees in a…

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British Marine Wildlife Expert: New Galapagos Fishing Policy Threatens Critically Endangered Species

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Green sea turtle. Mr Green, who took the photograph himself, told Real Press: "Its forefin was almost amputated by the longline but many die as they cannot reach the surface to breathe." He added: "This one was lucky to be alive as it was still just about able to reach the surface to breathe. But a lot of turtles get ensnared in the lines and tangled, and as they cannot breathe, they die. They are then usually discarded."

People in the Galapagos Islands are using controversial longline fishing methods where hundreds of hooks are baited to catch fish but also catch everything from seabirds through to turtles and…

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UK Woman Threatens To Jump Off Italy Balcony After Rape

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Piazza Sant'Oronzo where English tourist threatened to jump from a balcony clamimng she has been raped by three men

A female British tourist has reportedly tried to jump from a balcony after claiming she had been gang-raped in the holiday home she was renting. The incident took place at…

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