Help an Austrian initiative to support survivors of the cyclone Mahasen


The cyclone Mahasen hit the Southeastern coast region of Bangladesh and Burma yesterday (Thurs). The Austrian non-profit initiative HOPE’87 is currently doing its best to ensure the supply of the evacuated people from the affected regions. Cyclones, which are tropical thunderstorms in the Indian Ocean and in parts of the Pacific, are very common in […]

Vienna zoo presents baby Batagur turtles


The first human-bred Batagur turtles are now on display at Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo.Zoo officials said the two baby Batagur turtles – whose ancestors used to live in rivers in India and Bangladesh – now bring the world population up to 22 after they were born last month.Their pregnant mothers were saved from the cooking pot […]