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Compassion in World Farming Calls for Ban on Trade of Farm Animals Suffering During Transport To Eu Borders Due To Covid-19

Compassion in World Farming, together with over 35 animal welfare NGOs, announced today that it has sent a letter to EU leaders, urging them to adapt their response to COVID-19. Since long border delays are resulting in animal suffering, the … Continue reading

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Breaking! 4 Suspected Rhino Poachers Arrested In Kruger National Park; A Total Of 11 Alleged Poachers Have Been Captured This Year

Four alleged rhino poachers were arrested in Kruger National Park this past weekend. This brings the total to 11 suspected poachers apprehended at different sections of Kruger National Park since the beginning of 2020. The suspects remain in custody and are currently under … Continue reading

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Fake Animal News Abounds on Social Media as Coronavirus Upends Life

SCATTERED AMID A relentless barrage of news about COVID-19 case surges, quarantine orders, and medical supply shortages on Twitter this week, some happy stories softened the blows: Swans had returned to deserted Venetian canals. Dolphins too. And a group of elephants … Continue reading

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How Wildlife Found Sanctuary on Our Unwanted Scraps Of Land

Wherever you go in Britain – in city, town or country – you can come across a hidden wildlife haven. It may be home to sand lizards and stoats, adders and orchids, butterflies and bush-crickets, water voles, peregrine falcons, or … Continue reading

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State MPs Dismayed at NSW Forestry Logging Unburnt Habitat After Bushfires

The New South Wales Forestry Corporation has continued to log unburnt forest that is habitat for some of the most imperilled species in the aftermath of the state’s bushfire crisis. Logging operations have continued in the Styx River state forest on the … Continue reading

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Rare White Giraffes Killed by Poachers in Kenya

Two extremely rare white giraffes have been killed by poachers in north-eastern Kenya, conservationists say. Rangers had found the carcasses of the female and her calf in a village in north-eastern Kenya’s Garissa County. A third white giraffe is still … Continue reading

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70 Elephants Will Soon Be ‘Legally’ Killed in Botswana And No One Can Do Anything About It

Last year, Botswana legalized hunting of elephants as ‘there are too many of them’. The government officially lifted the hunting suspension. More than half a year later, the country is going to auction licences to hunt a total of 70 … Continue reading

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