The International Union for Conservation of Nature classifies polar bears as a vulnerable species due to the potential habitat loss that could result from climate change. Polar Bears International leads the efforts to conserve the species and are the masterminds of International Polar Bear Day to raise awareness about the magnificent mammals.
The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the first month in the lunisolar calendar and traditionally marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations.
Although in some European countries coronavirus restrictions are getting even tougher amid a rising number of infections, others find themselves feeling fortunate as the weather smiles on them, meaning they can walk with their friends and enjoy the sunshine.
The 2020 November elections in the United States are just six weeks away - in fact, early voting has already begun. The vote will decide who will be at the helm of the US - incumbent President Donald Trump, who will try to retain the position, or his Democratic rival Joe Biden, who is vying for the presidency for the third time.
Israel has increased the number of Arab states that have established diplomatic ties with the Jewish state. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have become the third and the fourth Arab nations to normalise ties with Israel after Jordan in 1994 and Egypt in 1979.
The Russian Health Ministry registered the first coronavirus vaccine in the world on 11 August. It was developed jointly by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office initially began its criminal investigation into former US President Donald Trump in August 2019, when the office issued a subpoena to Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, that sought eight years’ worth of tax returns and related documents. Since then, a nearly two-year court battle ensued.
Although former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is no stranger to the writer's workshop, the two-time first lady is now dipping her toes into new, unchartered waters - those of the nonfiction variety.
Although the Trump administration was no stranger to the bevy of criticism it received from the American public and abroad, disapproval seemed to reach a new level when former US President Donald Trump began to question whether bleach injections and sunshine were effective COVID-19 treatments during the height of the deadly pandemic.
It's a well-known fact that unlike dogs, their four-pawed contestants for human love - cats can't stand water and making them take a bath can become a real headache for owners.
A Coast Guard official said the guy was lucky that he was with somebody who was able to communicate the incident to the Coast Guard, otherwise he would not have been able to be “be with his family in time for the holidays”.
It's a well-known fact that unlike cats, dogs are very good swimmers and won't hesitate to take any opportunity to get their paws wet.