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Beloved baby dugong 'Mariam' dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach

Aug 17, 2019 - 4:00 PM

One comment online says: 'It's a pity for those who fed her milk and collected sea grass for their little daughter that we have to lose Mariam because of plastic waste'

(FILES) This file picture taken on May 24, 2019 shows Mariam the dugong as she is cared for by park officials and veterinarians from the Phuket Marine Biological Centre on Libong island, Trang province in southern Thailand. A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation died from an infection quickened by bits of plastic lining her stomach, officials said on August 17, 2019.   Sirachai ARUNRUGSTICHAI / AFP

The Dugong Show: 24-hour webcast shows star Thai sea cows

Jul 08, 2019 - 1:15 AM

Thailand's beloved baby dugongs Mariam and Jamil can now be viewed through a 24-hour livestream

This picture taken on May 23, 2019 shows Mariam the dugong as she swims in the waters around Libong island, Trang province in southern Thailand. - An orphaned baby dugong rescued off a beach in Krabi province is Thailand's newest star, capturing the hearts of millions on social media and igniting an awarness for ocean conservation as authorities hand-raise the young mammal. (Photo by Sirachai ARUNRUGSTICHAI / AFP)

New orphan dugong named 'handsome sea prince' by Thai royal

Jul 06, 2019 - 9:46 PM

The dugong or sea cow is under the care of Phuket Marine Biological Center, after being found with scratches on its back

DUGONG. This undated handout from Thailand's Department of Marine and Coastal Resources released on July 6, 2019 shows Jamil the dugong as he is being cared for at the Phuket Marine Biological Center in Phuket. Handout photo/AFP

Envoy warns Filipinos vs bogus agri jobs in New Zealand

Jun 15, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Be careful be very wary of people offering and recruiting for jobs in New Zealand Ambassador David Strachan tells students in Misamis Oriental

WARNING. New Zealand Ambassador David Strachan apprises students of the Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology in Misamis Oriental on his government's probe into scam preying on foreign agricultural workers. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/ Rappler

France detects first case of mad cow disease since 2011

Mar 24, 2016 - 8:50 PM

The case of BSE is detected in the northeastern region of the Ardennes near the Belgian border the ministry says in a statement

Cow flatulence sparks explosion at German barn

Jan 28, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Flatulence from 90 cows likely ignited a static discharge that sparked an explosion

METHANE EXPLOSION.  A man grooms a highland cow prior to a show contest at the Gruene Woche International Agriculture Fair in Berlin January 17, 2014. John Macdougall/AFP

A pound of beef requires 3,000 gallons of water - expert

Nov 06, 2012 - 11:36 AM

Meat based diet places pressure on water resources says sustainability expert Catherin Cameron