Gulf Times - nature
Aussie scientists find antidote for deadly box jellyfish sting

Aussie scientists find antidote for deadly box jellyfish sting

Australian researchers believe they have found an antidote to a sting from the world's most venomous creature, the much-feared box jellyfish.

Oman opens sprawling oryx reserve to ecotourists

Oman opens sprawling oryx reserve to ecotourists

The Gulf sultanate of Oman is looking to carve itself a new niche in ecotourism by opening up a sanctuary for one of the desert's most fabled creatures -- the Arabian oryx.

Flower power: gardening as therapy in Poland

Flower power: gardening as therapy in Poland

An elderly woman leans over to smell a lush flowerbed of lavender in sprawling gardens surrounding an imposing early 20th-century palace in a pastoral corner of eastern Poland.

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

With moss-covered seats and an explosion of lush plants and flowers throughout its interior the "forest bus" offers a fragrant leafy ride for passengers used to crammed public transport in Taiwan's capital.

After 10-year gap, lotuses bloom again in Thailand

After 10-year gap, lotuses bloom again in Thailand

For the first time in a decade a Thai lake has given up its dazzling secret -- the pink blooms of tens of thousands of lotuses.

Father's bid to save son from cliff fall moves Israelis

Father's bid to save son from cliff fall moves Israelis

A tragic accident that saw a father sacrifice himself to try to save his son as he fell from a cliff has led to an outpouring of grief in Israel.

Lulu seeks entries for photography contest

Lulu seeks entries for photography contest

Lulu Hypermarket has announced the opening of its Photography Contest 2016. Under the theme ‘Nature of Qatar,’ contestants can submit their entries until December 14 in both hard and soft formats.

Qatar Rail completes 100km of tunnelling across Metro project

Qatar Rail completes 100km of tunnelling across Metro project

Qatar Rail celebrated completion of 100km of tunnelling across the Doha Metro project. The achievement of this significant milestone means that 90% of tunnelling has been achieved, with 11km more required to complete all underground sections of the landmark project.