The World Bank Group has launched a report on improving conditions for people and businesses in Africa's cities.

The report titled "Africa's cities, Opening Doors to the World" noted that, Africa's cities must connect to the world for economic growth.

In a video conference, the World Bank Vice President for Africa, Makhtar Diop, said the African continent needs more affordable, connected and liveable cities.

The government of Equatorial Guinea has moved its headquarters from the coastal capital of Malabo to an unfinished city deep in the rainforest.

The effects of roads on carnivores have obviously been underestimated in worldwide species conservation.

Urgent action is needed to stop the cheetah – the world’s fastest land animal – becoming extinct, experts have warned.

The livelihood of the Nenets people who live along the northern stretches of the Yenisei, Russia’s longest river, depends on two pursuits: fishing and reindeer herding.

The number of wild animals living on Earth is set to fall by two-thirds by 2020, according to a new report, part of a mass extinction that is destroying the natural world upon which humanity depend

SYDNEY – Quokkas, small marsupials whose smiles have launched a torrent of selfies on social media in Australia, are at risk of disappearing from the Oceanic country owing to forest fires, predator

The world’s only alpine parrot is at threat of extinction in New Zealand as numbers plummet in the face of threats from non-native predators and human development.

State of Nature reveals the destructive impact of intensive farming, urbanisation and climate change on plants, animals and habitats

Borneo, home to animals like orangutans, rhinos, elephants, and proboscis monkeys is also host to some of the fastest plantation expansion in the world.

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