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Progress too slow on saving tropical forests: report

PARIS — All but seven percent of the world’s tropical forests are “managed poorly or not at all” despite efforts to boost sustainability, according to a major report released Tuesday. Forces driving forest destruction across four continents — including rising food and fuel prices, and growing demand for timber —…

Wildlife group pushes to save Indonesian forest after rare tiger cubs caught on film

Watch video of tiger cubs playing in the forest here JAKARTA (AFP) – Conservation group WWF on Monday urged timber firms to drop plans to clear Indonesian forest areas where infra-red cameras have captured footage of rare Sumatran tigers and their cubs. The video, recorded in March and April, shows…

Bistro: You can’t have any pudding until you sign our waiver

LONDON (AFP) – A London restaurant has asked diners to sign a legal waiver before tucking in to their traditional Christmas pudding in case they hurt themselves on the silver charms inside, it emerged Thursday. The owners of High Timber, located on the River Thames in the City of London…

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