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NEPA Plans To Release 1,000 Iguanas In Hellshire Hills

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) aims to release 1,000 Jamaican Iguanas in Hellshire Hills by 2026 as the iguana population grows under efforts of the Jamaican Iguana Recovery Program.

Speaking during NEPA’s World Wildlife Day Webinar on February 28, Coordinator, Watershed Information System, David Reid, shared some of the ongoing work under the program to rehabilitate and increase the population of the endemic Jamaican Iguana species, which was once thought to be extinct.

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US Official Meets Afghans Stranded In UAE, Apologizes For Delays

The US is still struggling with handling the tens of thousands who were evacuated amid the fall of Kabul last year.

A senior United States diplomat apologized to thousands of Afghans stranded in the United Arab Emirates and promised to speed repatriation for some to the US, months after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban last year.

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Russian Forces Reported To Control Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Ukrainian officials say Russian forces have taken control of Europe’s largest nuclear plant, Zaporizhzhia, near the Ukrainian city of Enerhodar, after shelling it and sparking a fire in a building at the plant compound.

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Europe’s Week: Fallout From Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Continues

For many years now, Russia has done everything to sow division in the West, actively supporting populist forces of disruption and disunity.

But now, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has sent long-cherished taboos tumbling.

Sweden and Finland are now thinking of joining NATO

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China Calls For Favorable Environment For Easing The Ukraine Crisis

China on Thursday called the international community to create a favorable atmosphere and conditions for direct dialogue and negotiation between Russia and Ukraine.

Li Song, China’s ambassador for disarmament affairs, made the remarks at a meeting in Geneva. He said China does not approve of any approach which would intensify the conflict between the two countries.

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