Science & Environment

This picture taken on November 19, 2015 shows giant panda Hua Jiao walking after leaving a cage following her release into the wild at Liziping Nature Reserve, southwest China's Sichuan Province. The giant panda's natural habitat mostly lies in the mountainous Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces. They have a notoriously low reproductive rate and are under pressure from factors such as habitat loss. Photo: AFP
A picture taken on November 20, 2015 shows the "Earth Crisis" globe displayed by US artist Shepard Fairey on the Eiffel tower in Paris, as part of the organisation of the Conference on Climate Change COP21-CMP11. Photo: AFP
Workers sort coal on a conveyer belt near a coal mine in Datong, in China's northern Shanxi province on November 20, 2015. China will not improve on its pledges to control emissions, the country's top climate negotiator said on November 19 ahead of key UN climate change talks in Paris. Photo: AFP
Klara Tobi (R) and Monika Szabo (L), restorer of the Budapest City Archives, prepare documents dating from 1944 that are part of around 6,300 census forms of Budapest's then Jewish population in Budapest on November 12, 2015. A vast trove of well-preserved Holocaust-era documents, long thought destroyed during the war, has been found hidden in a wall cavity by a couple renovating their Budapest apartment. Photo: AFP
German chancellor Angela Merkel (2L) and German astronaut Alexander Gerst (2L) stand on stage next to Stralsund's mayor Alexander Badrow (R) during an event by the European Space Agency in Merkel's electoral ward Stralsund, northern Germany, on November 20, 2015. Gerst was invited by Merkel to report for chilfren on his "Blue Dot" mission. Photo: AFP
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