Fire destroys national park, animals die
Animals roam at the section of Ruma National Park that was burnt by fire that started on January 20, 2017. PHOTO | MAURICE KALUOCH | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. The fire broke out on Friday evening and has affected areas in Sigama, God ...
- National Geographic
Snow Day! 8 Surprisingly Snow-Loving Animals
From making snowballs to refrigerating food, these animals know what to do with the white stuff. Picture of a Gray Wolf in Minnesota. View Images. CATCH AND CACHE. Snow can make it easier for wolves, like this gray wolf at the International Wolf Center ...
- South Asian Link
People In India Deeply Concerned About Welfare Of Dairy Animals
South Asian Link
World Animal Protection research reveals overwhelming support for better welfare standards for dairy animals. World Animal Protection is calling theDepartment of Animal Husbandry, Government of India to end the suffering of dairy animals, by phasing ...and more »
Robotic animals used at Ontario health centre prove to be important tool to sooth dementia patients - Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca
Robotic animals used at Ontario health centre prove to be important tool to sooth dementia patients
WATCH ABOVE: They bark, purr and roll over. They are not real but robotic cats and dogs are proving to be a valuable tool to help reduce agitation and anxiety among dementia patients. Christina Stevens reports.
Scientists 'impressed and delighted' by animals found in remnant forests
A new study finds promising conservation value in forest corridors along rivers in Sumatra's plantation-dominated landscape. Scientists ‘impressed and delighted’ by animals found in remnant. A new study finds promising conservation value in ...
- The New Indian Express
Protect our animals & save our culture
The New Indian Express
Recent protests everywhere shows people across the city coming out in scores in support of Jallikattu. But what is the protest really about — sustaining culture, bulls, farmers or the dairy industry?! The mix is boiling hot. In October 2016, world ...and more »
The Beginning of the End of Tests on Animals for Imported Cosmetics in China! - PETA (blog) (press release)PETA (blog) (press release)
The Beginning of the End of Tests on Animals for Imported Cosmetics in China!
PETA (blog) (press release)
Just four years after PETA revealed that some formerly cruelty-free cosmetics companies—including Avon, Mary Kay, and Estée Lauder—had begun paying for tests on animals in order to market their products in China, the Chinese government has taken a ...
- The Hindu
'PWD treating workers worse than animals'
In state of neglect: The court was “appalled” when presented with photographs of the workers living amid rubble and waste. Photo: Special Arrangement | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement · Akanksha Jain. NEW DELHI: January 21, 2017 00:48 IST. Updated: ...
Sonny Perdue needs to consider the animals
The Hill (blog)
Of all federal cabinet secretaries, none impact the lives of animals more than the Secretary of Agriculture. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its agencies oversee the enforcement of laws and regulations that impact nearly 10 billion ...
USDA Standard to Focus on Well-Being of Animalswhotv.com
AWI Applauds USDA for Improving Welfare of Animals under Certified Organic LabelAnimal Welfare Institute (press release)
- MIT Technology Review
FDA Mulls Tighter Regulation of Gene-Edited Animals
MIT Technology Review
The regulator has suggested that it treat every edit of an animal's genome like a new drug, but some scientists think it could slow progress. by Jamie Condliffe; January 20, 2017. Animals could retain their unedited genomes for longer if the new FDA ...
Gene-edited animals face uncertain future under proposed FDA regulationsGenetic Literacy Projectall 4 news articles »
- Breitbart News
LGBT Group Launches Preschool Campaign with Transsexual Animals
An LGBT rights group has sparked controversy after distributing material to Spanish preschools and primary schools that speaks of “trans animals”. The guide, named “It's Natural: Diversity in the Animal Kingdom“, has been produced by the Andalusian ...
- Rutland Herald
Good Samaritans help save animals from fire
Springfield Fire Chief Russ Thompson says his dispatchers were scrambling to answer a flood of phone calls late Thursday night. The Springfield Animal Hospital on River Street was in flames and people wanted to know how they could help. "Our dispatch ...
Springfield animals safe after fireRutland Heraldall 7 news articles »
- Gamasutra (blog)
Political Animals Sales Statistics
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- 25 animals that scientists want to bring back from extinction
Business Insider UK
Over the millennia, animals have gone extinct on Earth for many different reasons. Sometimes it's because of a dramatic shift in the climate. Other times it was because of human intervention. Advances in science, specifically biotechnology, could ...and more »
Gene-edited animals face US regulatory crackdown
Some dairy cattle have their horns removed, a practice that has raised animal-welfare concerns. Researchers transforming animals with the latest genome-engineering tools may be disappointed by draft rules released by the US Food and Drug Administration ...
- The Food and Drugs Administration has released a new warning that alerts pet owners, veterinarians, health care providers and pharmacists of the potential danger of skin cancer cream exposure to pets.
Jallikattu protests: If we can eat animals, why does it matter how we treat them?
Recently, there have been a wave of civil protests across Tamil Nadu over the fact that this year's Pongal celebrations could not include a bull taming sport known as jallikattu. The jalikattu, is a bull-taming sport that is carried out across certain ...
DMK wants bulls to be removed from performing animals categoryThe New Indian Express
Jallikattu just a sport while we torture animals for agr
- PETA (blog) (press release)
Thrills on Capitol Hill With PETA's Party for Animals!
PETA (blog) (press release)
Animal supporters from around the country and all along the political spectrum gathered for PETA's Animals' Party on Capitol Hill to celebrate members of Congress involved in animal protection and kick off 2017 with a renewed focus on animal rights ...and more »
- Consequence of Sound (blog)
Pink Floyd's Animals Pulls No Political Punches 40 Years Later
Consequence of Sound (blog)
Dusting 'Em Off is a rotating, free-form feature that revisits a classic album, film, or moment in pop-culture history. This week, Brice Ezell looks back at Pink Floyd's bleakest album, which feels eerily relevant in these grave times. When it comes to ...
- Scientist named a newly discovered species of moth after president-elect Donald Trump.
- Over half of the non-human primate species are facing extinction in the next 50 years, and humans are to blame.
- Times of India
Jallikattu: PETA says it is committed to stand up for animals
Times of India
CHENNAI: People for Ethical Treatment of Animals+ (PETA), which is in the eye of the storm over the ban on jallikattu, on Thursday said it is committed to stand up for animals and all creatures that face brutality and cruelty. Justifying PETA's stand ...
PETA, Organisation Behind Jallikattu Ban, Responsible For Deaths Of 34000 Animals Since 1998Swarajyaall 51 news articles »
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- Mother Nature Network
8 unusual guard animals
Mother Nature Network
Dogs are known for their guarding skills but did you know these other animals are just as good at keeping an eye on valuables? Jaymi Heimbuch. January 19, 2017, 8:16 a.m.. Tweet. Don't mess. These animals may seem unlikely guardians, but they're ...
Which Animals Pose The Greatest Threat To Our Nation's Schools?
The reason for the question in the headline is, of course, Betsy DeVos' comments in a Senate confirmation hearing in which she referenced concerns about “potential grizzlies” as sufficient to warrant guns in schools. Or at least in Wyoming schools ...and more »
Cutting trees to protect turtle threatens other animals, say wildlife advocates
Conservationists in Ottawa are upset the work of a Kanata developer to protect one species of animal could end up threatening a whole host of habitats for wintering creatures. Kanata North Lands Development (KLN) began felling trees earlier this month ...
50 Circus Animals Need New Homes When Ringling Bros. Shuts Down
John Shearer—2016 John Shearer Ringling Bro's Barnum and Bailey tigers perform for kids during Circus With a Purpose VIP event for Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Bridgestone Arena on Dec. 9, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Ringling Bros. Circus Closing: PETA Urges Circus to Retire Animals into Credible SanctuariesPEOPLE.comall 223 news articles »
- While it has been observed previously in other vertebrates such as other sharks, this is the first time female shark has been observed switching from sexual to asexual reproduction
- Brampton Guardian
Watch Toronto Zoo animals play with Home Depot...
Josephine seems a tad confused. The 46-year-old gorilla climbs over the little hillock in her enclosure. Her face wears a curious look as her long fingers pluck at the needles of the Christmas tree. It's a cold Tuesday in January and, perhaps she ...and more »
Irishman given lifetime ban from keeping any animals after pig savagely attacked by his dogs - The Irish SunThe Irish Sun
Irishman given lifetime ban from keeping any animals after pig savagely attacked by his dogs
The Irish Sun
A MAN was given a lifetime ban from keeping animals yesterday after his two dogs attacked his sow so viciously a vet had her put down. Seamus Duffy appeared before Naas District Court in a case relating to a 2015 incident which led to a probe by ISPCA ...and more »
Republicans Are Coming for the Endangered Animals
Donald Trump's transition team has been making everyone extremely nervous with its inquiries into employees who believe in climate change, “gender-related” programs, and the money spent on aid to Africa. Now, GOP lawmakers are picking up their cues ...
Where'd the animals go? GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changesSalonall 29 news articles »
Urgent! Sign This Petition to Shut Down Indonesian Zoo Where Animals are Starving - One Green PlanetOne Green Planet
Urgent! Sign This Petition to Shut Down Indonesian Zoo Where Animals are Starving
One Green Planet
It is a wonder how Bandung Zoo, located on the island of Java in Indonesia, is still in business. The zoo gained infamy when Scorpion Wildlife Trade Monitoring Group, a non-profit that fights illegal wildlife trafficking and for the living conditions ...and more »
- Researchers and wildlife officials are now looking into what can possibly cause nearly 100 false killer whales to enter into the brown, turbid waters of a remote coast in Southwest Florida, where most of them died overnight.
- A video of a massive alligator was caught on video casually waltzing at the Circle B Bar Reserve nature preserve near Lakeland in Florida.
- Even these notoriously hard-working insects need a break every now and then.
[WATCH] 'Nocturnal Animals' interviews: Jake Gyllenhaal, Aaron-Taylor Johnson, Tom Ford, and more - GoldderbyGoldderby
[WATCH] 'Nocturnal Animals' interviews: Jake Gyllenhaal, Aaron-Taylor Johnson, Tom Ford, and more
With a strong showing at the guilds, the Golden Globes, and BAFTA, “Nocturnal Animals” looks poised to snag several Oscar nominations. This Focus Features release stars Amy Adams as a gallery owner haunted by her ex-husband's (Jake Gyllenhaal) ...
- Slate Magazine
The Heated 19th-Century Debate Over Animal Experimentation
Now, a new book, a modern successor and philosophical cousin to Frankenstein, details another series of 19th-century events that casts a long shadow over contemporary bioethical debates. Unlike Frankenstein, however, the story it tells is largely true.
There are temples in Thailand where devotees of Buddhism release animals for good luck
At Wat Chai Mongkrol, a temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand, you can purchase and release animals into the nearby river for the promise of good luck. Releasing animals from the confines of a cage, or giving them freedom, is a part of the practice of Buddhism.and more »
Meet the Photojournalist Who is Dedicated to Saving the Most Vulnerable Animals on Our Planet - One Green PlanetOne Green Planet
Meet the Photojournalist Who is Dedicated to Saving the Most Vulnerable Animals on Our Planet
One Green Planet
The disturbing state of our environment is bound to alarm anyone who cares about the continued existence of life on this planet. It has been forecast that the oceans will be devoid of life by the year 2048, due to a combination of overfishing and the ...
Walk for Animals at Zabeel Park
Dubai: The Middle East Animal Foundation in partnership with the Emirates Animal Welfare Society is organising the first of its kind Walk for Animals at the Zabeel Park on February 10. Foundation co-founder Mahin Bahrami said the aim of the walk is to ...
Addicts purposely hurting pets to get pain reliever commonly given to animals, vets say
SLINGERLANDS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Reports claim addicts have begun hurting their pets on purpose to get a hold of a pain killer given to animals with arthritis. Veterinarians at The Animal Hospital in Slingerlands said they don't carry the drug Tramadol ...and more »
Saving animals during emergencies
SHADY COVE, Ore.-- Some southern Oregon communities are planning animals' safety in case of an emergency. Over the last several weeks, the region has had some pretty severe winter weather. It caused some localized flooding in communities like Trail ...
Sit down snakes: Australia's most murderous animals are much more ordinary
Being murdered by animals is one of Australia's top national obsessions. Specifically, Aussies enjoy discussing which animal is the best at murdering. It's not hard to see why. The country is one big, dirt-covered homicide party. That said, it seems ...and more »
All The Little Animals I Have Eaten highlighted at HPR
After stepping into a last-minute role on The Newsroom left by a departing male actor, Karen Hines experienced a cultural shift in gendered characters, notably within their dialogue. When Hines' character was brought back for the next season, the part ...
- Animals Dress up for St. Anthony Blessing in Mexico
Beloved pets enjoyed being the center of attention in Mexico City Tuesday at a blessing ceremony to mark the feast day of Saint Anthony, known as the protector of animals. Pet owners arrived with their animals at the San Bernardino Church for a ...
- Daily News & Analysis
It's lonely out there for animals in Delhi Zoo
Daily News & Analysis
The lonely jaguar at the Delhi Zoo; Shankar, the African elephant; and Manju, the young rhino. Shares28. Richa Banka | Wed, 18 Jan 2017-06:55am , New Delhi , DNA. Everyone needs a companion. But someone needs to tell that to the Delhi Zoo. Thanks to ...
- Hurriyet Daily News
Visitors enjoying Turkey's 'genbank'
Hurriyet Daily News
Dubbed the “living genbank” since it is home to many endangered animals, the Faruk Yalçın Zoo in Darıca close to Istanbul received 400,000 visitors last year. Education and Marketing Director Gökmen Aydın said the zoo in the northwestern province of ...and more »
- Hurriyet Daily News
Volunteers set up village for stray cats in Turkey's Antalya
Hurriyet Daily News
A group of volunteers from an animal sanctuary association in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have set up a village for stray cats in the province's Konyaaltı district. The group in coordination with the Association to Protect Street Animals ...and more »
- DGIST researchers discover mechanisms of inflammation-induced aging in animals
DGIST's research team has experimentally proved the hypothesis that the accumulated chronic inflammation results in the aging of animals. Research team led by the chair professor Sang-Cheol Park has identified the aging mechanisms of animals resulting ...and more »