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Belgium reinstates France border checks to stop Calais 'Jungle' migrants

Brussels - Belgium on Tuesday said it had temporarily reintroduced border controls with France to halt the arrival of migrants from the Calais "Jungle" camp, in a new blow to the EU's passport-free travel area.

Calais 'Jungle' eviction delayed as Belgium tightens border

Calais - A French court on Tuesday postponed a ruling on the demolition of half the "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais, while Belgium reinstated border controls fearing an influx of migrants from the camp.

From jungle to city, the move affects the immune system

The move from living in rural settings to cities altered human exposure to certain microorganisms. In turn this residential shift appears to have impacted upon immune function.

Calais migrants in race to dodge bulldozers

Calais - In the freezing, mud-filled migrant camp known as "The Jungle", a dozen people are carrying a house down the street.

Video: chimps caught on camera teaching and learning

Scientists have captured stunning footage of wild chimpanzees teaching each other to use tools. The researchers argue that the primates are engaging in social learning.

Animal magic, chimps can self-med

Some animals are very adept at practicing medicine to heal themselves. A biologist based in Japan has found a remarkable example of "animal magic" involving chimpanzees.

Gibbons use same vocal techniques as soprano opera singers

Kyoto - A Japanese study has discovered that gibbons are able to master some of the same vocal techniques that sopranos use to make beautiful music.

Cornish coastguard assists couple stranded in remote Amazon River

A couple, aged in their sixties, have become trapped in an Amazon ravine in the heart of Brazil's remote jungle. The couple still have use of a satellite phone and have reported their plight back to relatives in the UK.

Cambodia's wild 'Jungle Woman' believed to be back in the wild

A woman who was living wild in the jungles of Cambodia for most of her life until being discovered three years ago, has disappeared and is believed to have returned to the forest.

Amazon Jungle Mystery

As the world warms, scientists urgently seek answers to the Amazon puzzle. Julio Tota stood atop a 60-meter steel tower in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, watching the air flowing over an unbroken green canopy stretching as far as the eye could see.

Update: Woman from the jungle

Was she really from the jungle?

Woman found after 18 years of living in a jungle

When she is hungry she points to her mouth; she wants to go back in the jungle.

Four held over hanging of British tourist in Indian Jungle

Murdered British tourist 'in wrong place at the wrong time'

Biodiversity Rocks!

The tropics are both the cradle and museum of biodiversity.

Brazilian Jungle Dying Out More Quickly - 8,000 Football Fields A Day

RIO DE JANEIRO (dpa) - The Amazon jungle - the green lung of the earth - is in dire straits. Ten years after the Rio Summit the forest is dying as quickly as ever, despite all the good intentions expressed and the conservation projects set up. Accor...
 

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A picture released on January 31  2012 by Survival International shows members of the Mashco-piro tr...
A picture released on January 31, 2012 by Survival International shows members of the Mashco-piro tribe near the Manu National Park in the southeastern Peruvian jungle
Gabriella Galli
Amazon River. A UK couple have become stuck in a ravine and have telephoned for assistance via the U...
Amazon River. A UK couple have become stuck in a ravine and have telephoned for assistance via the UK.
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A view of the rainforest from a canopy walk. The small hut in the image is a re-creation of one used...
A view of the rainforest from a canopy walk. The small hut in the image is a re-creation of one used by explorer Alfred Russel Wallace.
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