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Indian winners of the Whitley Awards for nature conservation 2017

India’s greater adjutant storks – or hargila in the local language – have long been despised and seen as dirty pests. But these once common birds are endangered by habitat loss, due to landowners felling nesting trees to remove the storks, and wetland destruction. 227 more words


Remembering JFK

29 May 2017

Tim Koch on the centenary of a man whose story is part legend, part myth:

Today, 29 May, is the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald ‘Jack’ Kennedy (JFK), 35th President of the United States. 707 more words

So Excited to Receive the Growing Self Blogger Award!

I’d like to thank Linda of the Maine Paper Pusher for nominating My Life I Swear for the Growing Self Blogger Award. I graciously and humbly accept. 348 more words


Congratulations to designer and illustrator Amy Daoud, and Walker Books, for winning Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book with Magrit at the Australian Book Design Awards 2017… 46 more words


Andrei Stenin Press Photo Contest Shortlist Announced

The international contest for young photojournalists organized by Rossiya Segodnya under the auspices of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO has selected a shortlist of for the 2017 contest. 200 more words


'Meyerowitz Stories' Poodle Wins Palm Dog Award

Congrats to Bruno, the standard poodle who won the coveted Palm Dog award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival for his work in the Noah Baumbach film “The Meyerowitz Stories.” 416 more words


Fernando Torres' overhead kick wins La Liga goal of the season

​Fernando Torres’ superb overhead kick against Celta Vigo has been voted La Liga goal of the season by Sky Sports users.

The former Chelsea and Liverpool man picked up 25 per cent of the votes, beating Lionel Messi’s Clasico winner from April (23 per cent) and Kevin-Prince Boateng’s finish to a superb team move for Las Palmas against Villarreal (16 per cent). 176 more words