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Ivan Papanin arrives at Tristan

Wed, 13/04/2011
More equipment arrives on Tristan to help save the oiled penguins.

Wash and dry for rockhopers at rehab centre

Mon, 11/04/2011
The first rockhopper penguins are washed at the newly erected wash-bay facility.

Island gets set to wash thousands of penguins

Thu, 07/04/2011
Experts arrive on Tristan to help save thousands of Northern Rockhopper Penguins affected by the oil spill.

First Tristan penguins released from 'rehab'

Tue, 05/04/2011
The first 24 penguins of more than 3,600 admitted to the 'rehab centre' have been released back to the wild.

Got a conservation emergency? Now there's help

Fri, 01/04/2011
The Rapid Response Facility provides small grants, focusing on UNESCO natural World Heritage sites, in response to applications for urgent support.

Nightingale Island emergency appeal

Fri, 01/04/2011
The Nightingale Island disaster fighting fund will be used to help the penguins and other wildlife affected by the oil.

Sat Nav parrots show way to go

Fri, 01/04/2011
New studies show that both sexes respond better to taking Sat Nav directions from talking parrots.

Tristan Islanders rally to save oiled penguins

Fri, 25/03/2011
A penguin rehabilitation centre has been set up on the main island of Tristan da Cunha, as fears grow that more than 10,000 have been hit by oil.

World Water Day: thirsty cities

Tue, 22/03/2011
Coping with the growing water needs of cities is one of the most pressing challenges of this century. Half of the world’s population now lives in cities and it’s estimated that within two decades this will increase to nearly 60% of the population, or five billion people.