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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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China Has Made Eating Wild Animals Illegal After the Coronavirus Outbreak. But Ending the Trade Won’t Be Easy

Hong Kong (CNN) A strict ban on the consumption and farming of wild animals is being rolled out across China in the wake of the deadly coronavirus epidemic, which is believed to have started at a wildlife market in Wuhan. Although … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Will Officially Be Home to North America’s First Whale Sanctuary

The whales will move into their new home before the end of 2021. The enthusiasm couldn’t have been stronger as whale expert Charles Vinnick announced Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia will be the official home base to the first whale sanctuary in North … Continue reading

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