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Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua as well as the department and municipality by the same name. It is also the largest city in Nicaragua. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Managua, the city was declared the national capital in 1852.[2] Previously, the capital had alternated between the cities of León and Granada. The city has a population of about 1,850,000, composed predominantly of mestizos and whites; making it the second most populous city in Central America after Guatemala City.
Central America   Earthquakes in Nicaragua   Nicaragua   Photos   Wikipedia: Nicaragua
 San Francisco Chronicle 
2nd quake shakes Nicaragua - nation on alert
Managua, Nicaragua -- A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook Nicaragua on Friday afternoon, sending people running frightened into the streets less than 24 hours after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the... (photo: Creative Commons / Oliquez85)
Indian Elephant  rest inside the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata in Eastern India City
Animals   Forest   India   Photos   Wikipedia: Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary   Wildlife
 The Times of India 
Gautala sanctuary to get cameras for tracking animals
AURANGABAD: The Gautala Autrumghat wildlife sanctuary in Aurangabad district, a 250 sq km expanse of dense forest, will be first in the Marathwada region to get cameras to track the movement of... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
China's tiger parks under fire  Canberra Times 
China's tiger parks under fire
Siberian tigers chase a young steer at the Siberian Tiger Forest Park in Harbin, China. Photo: Reuters The tourists piled into the bus, which took them through a series of gates into an enclosed,... (photo: WN / Agnieszka D.)
China   Photos   Siberia   Tigers
Passengers looked over the ocean as the vessel rides the waves.  The Examiner 
10 Reasons why we must save the ocean
Our planet Earth is unique in our solar system due mainly to the existence of our magnificent oceans. The ocean has played a role in the lives of human civilizations since the dawn of time but... (photo: WN / RTayco)
Earth   Human   Oceans   Solar   Wikipedia: Ocean   Photos
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full moon shining in a sky at night, India Cinema Blend
Scientists Have Finally Figured Out The Moon's Birthday
The Moon has captivated human beings for probably as long as we've been walking upright. It's our closest neighbor in the galaxy, and it's always present in our night... (photo: WN / Geeta)
Moon   Photos   Scientists   Space
Fern Leaf Jacaranda - Fern Tree - or Bluntleaf Jacaranda  -India - 16 April 2009 The Hindu
Beyond wildlife
If Sanganai 2013, the annual world travel-and-tourism fair organised by the Zimbabwe tourism authority, told me anything, it was that Zimbabwe is pulling out all the... (photo: WN / Prajkta)
Photos   Tourism   Travel   Wikipedia: Zimbabwe   Wildlife   Zimbabwe
Climate change: UN experts see options to limit threat The Times of India
Climate change: UN experts see options to limit threat
BERLIN: A week after publishing the starkest warning yet on the risks of climate change, UN experts meet in Berlin from Monday to assess options for limiting the threat.... (photo: UN / Eskinder Debebe)
Climate   Photos   UN   Warning
View from building facing waterfront in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. New Straits/Business Times
SEMPORNA: Resort operators issued directive on workers
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment ministry wants resort operators to scrutinise and ensure that their workers were registered and possessed valid... (photo: Creative Commons / Dcubillas)
Culture   Environment   Photos   Sabah   Tourism   Wikipedia: Sabah
ARCTIC OCEAN - The bow of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea, homeported in Seattle, moving through pancake ice floes at dawn, Sept. 30, 2009. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela J.  Manns (728478) ( Bow of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea ) Deccan Chronicle
Why is Arctic ice disappearing more rapidly than expected?
Washington: In a new study, researchers have discovered unexpected climate-driven changes in the mighty Mackenzie River's ice breakup. This discovery may help resolve the... (photo: US Coastguard / Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela J. Manns)
Arctic Ice   Climate Change   Environment   Photos   Wikipedia: Arctic ice pack
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