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4 tigers rescued from Argentina find new home in South Africa

Four Bengal tigers rescued from years of captivity in a wagon in Argentina have been released into open-air enclosures in South Africa By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press March 16, 2022, 08:36 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BETHLEHEM, South Africa –– Four Bengal tigers rescued from years of captivity in […]

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Owner to Donate Winning Prize to Aid International Animal Welfare | Horse racing news

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Ukraine Russia War: 6 Ukrainian Lions survive

Ukraine: The lions lived in a refuge near Kiev. Madrid: Six lions evacuated from war-torn Ukraine, including one rescued from a nightclub, have arrived at two animal shelters in Spain and Belgium, the shelters said on Thursday. The lions, along with six tigers, two wild cats and a wild dog, arrived last week at a […]

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The UN will explore the links between the welfare of working animals, the environment and sustainable development

Donkeys carry the heavy burden of carrying provisions, water and firewood for their owners in many countries. © The donkey sanctuary A report on the links between animal welfare, the environment and sustainable development has been commissioned by the United Nations. A motion at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), drafted by a committee of […]

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Mountain. the governor comes under fire with a cougar

Republican Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte is once again drawing fire in some circles for a hunting trip, this time involving a perfectly legal outing that resulted in the death of a collared cougar outside Yellowstone National Park . Quoting in part from anonymous sources, The Washington Post first reported that Gianforte shot and killed the […]

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Bezos Earth Fund adds new leadership to growing team

WASHINGTON, February 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Bezos Earth Fund announced the addition of new senior staff to support its mission to fight climate change, protect and restore nature, and promote environmental justice and economic opportunities. Cecilia Martinez joins this week as the newest addition to the Bezos Earth Fund’s leadership team as Senior […]

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Will the US Congress act to regulate big cats kept in captivity? (remark)

Americans may think the illegal trade in tiger parts is halfway around the world, but in reality, the United States is a big part of this lucrative global market. Recent research has indicated that the amount of tiger parts entering the United States is likely much greater than previously reported, and raises questions about the […]

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Last roundup? Rodeo arrives in LA amid possible ban – NBC Los Angeles

The Professional Bull Riders Tour returns to Los Angeles this week for what animal rights activists hope will be the last time, pending a possible city ban on tools used in rodeos that have yet to receive the final approval. Tuesday night’s event at the Crypto.com Arena comes nearly a year after the Los Angeles […]

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Fees Waived at Alexandria Animal Welfare League Adoption Event | WDVM25 and DCW50

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WDVM) – The Alexandria Animal Welfare League is hosting an adoption event to place their greatest furry friends into loving homes. Over a dozen dogs are available for adoption at the event. Get the latest news, weather and sports by downloading the WDVM app “Our goal this weekend is to help over a […]

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Billionaire Icahn blasts McDonald’s over animal welfare

Published on: 02/18/2022 – 02:24Amended: 02/18/2022 – 02:22 New York (AFP) – Claiming that McDonald’s had failed to live up to its previous commitments to animal welfare, billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he planned to put forward alternative candidates for the company’s board. Icahn spoke out against McDonald’s treatment of meat-produced pigs, which are put […]

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Agropur crowns the winners of its Milk Quality and Animal Welfare awards

LONGUEUIL, QC, February 11, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Morine Farm Coaticook was named Agropur’s national milk quality champion, while Karona Farm of Plessisville won the animal welfare award. Agropur announced the winners at the Club of Excellence awards ceremony. Morine Farm earned the distinction for a second consecutive year, with the best results combined with […]

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Cut meat and dairy production by a third to save the climate, UK farmers say | Agriculture

UK farmers must cut meat and dairy production by a third over the next 10 years if scientific advice on limiting greenhouse gas emissions is to be adhered to, the charity WWF has said. Even bigger cuts could be needed for UK pig and poultry herds, due to the imported food they eat, and people […]

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Envigo blames COVID-19 for dozens of disturbing animal welfare violations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Envigo, Cumberland County’s troubled dog breeding and research facility blames COVID-19 for its multiple animal welfare violations. Their response comes as Virginia lawmakers pursue bills to crack down on Envigo. Click here to subscribe to our email alerts on the latest news Eight of the 11 bills aimed at strengthening […]

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OKC Animal Welfare Saves Thousands of Cats with Trap-Neuter-Release Program

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – It is generally a program that prevails in rural areas: Trap-Neuter-Return. But here in the Oklahoma City subway, it saves the lives of thousands of cats every year. Trap-Neuter-Return is a humane alternative to trap-and-kill, which aims to manage community cat populations. With TNR, stray cats are trapped, spayed or neutered, […]

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Sri Lanka passes animal welfare bill amid Cher comments on elephant abuse

Reading time: 2 minutes The Sri Lankan cabinet passed a long-awaited animal welfare bill just days after American pop star Cher called a state-run elephant orphanage. The project was presented to the cabinet on January 10 by the Sri Lankan Minister of Agriculture. It aims to protect animals from cruelty and torture. Animal Welfare Bill […]

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Is it selfish for a childless family to have a pet dog?

Source: Catholic Church (England and Wales), licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Pope Francis has recently sparked a storm of negative comments in the press and social media because of some statements he has made recently. What triggered his statements: Over the past decade, birth rates have declined in many of the most developed Western countries […]

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Special rescues help sick owners find their pets’ next home

Who will take your pet when you die? The question often does not have an easy answer, especially for sick or elderly people who are moving to home nursing or assisted living. During the pandemic, specialist rescue, advocacy and adoption services run by volunteers try to fill the void, one animal at a time. Leaders […]

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The incredible work Warrington Animal Welfare did in 2021

A WARRINGTON charity has seen a significant increase in the number of animals it has cared for in the past year. A Warrington Animal Welfare (WAW) volunteer said the charity is often “packed” and the number of calls they receive each day has “skyrocketed”. From January 2021 to October 2021, Warrington Animal Welfare has relocated […]

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium mourn Betty White, “a true champion for all animals”

[ad_1] The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has called Betty White a “true champion for all animals” after the 99-year-old actress passed away on Friday. White is pictured posing with a parrot during an event at the Los Angeles Zoo on June 14, 2014. Angela Weiss / Getty Ohio’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium hailed “supporter” Betty […]

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Lakes Safari Zoo looks to the future while looking to the past

[ad_1] As we count down the days to 2022, a new year with new possibilities, we look back to 2021 and wow, for us here what a year. The year started as the last started with all the uncertainty of the pandemic, like everywhere else we have had to shut down to try to stop […]

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EWVCF awards over $ 120,000 to youth and education groups in the Eastern Panhandle | Newspaper

MARTINSBURG – The Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation recently awarded 49 grants, totaling $ 123,661.21, to 40 Eastern Panhandle groups dealing with youth and education issues. These grants were made possible by donations from generous donors, who established the C. Scott and Elizabeth C. Shade Youth Fund, the Jane P. Snyder Youth Fund, the Tom […]

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Chilean zoo vaccinates animals against COVID-19 – MercoPress

[ad_1] Chilean zoo vaccinates animals against COVID-19 Monday, December 27, 2021 – 09:18 UTC Chile now also leads animal COVID-19 vaccination In addition to having organized one of the most prolific COVID-19 vaccination campaigns on humans, Chile now intends to extend this achievement to other living things after three lions, three tigers, three pumas and […]

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Kapil Sharma receives thanks from PETA for helping save abused elephant

In 2015, Kapil Sharma was named “Indian Person of the Year by PETA”. Kapil Sharma last year started a petition on change.org titled “Justice for our Voiceless Soul” to save elephants from abuse. News18.com Last update:December 26, 2021, 4:44 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently […]

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Happy Everyone: Adoptable Pets to Bring in 2022, December 25-26

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Life has changed for everyone. Whether you have been directly affected or know someone who has been affected by COVID-19, I hope we can find solace in each other. PITBULLS AND ADDICTS Recently I had a pleasant conversation with Michael Favor, founder of “Pit Bulls and Addicts”. As a 13-year drug […]

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Robinsons Malls Happy Pets Club donates to animal welfare groups

Robinsons Malls, through its Happy Pets Club, has a program that reinforces its commitment to promoting responsible pet ownership through partnerships with two of the nation’s well-established pet advocacy groups – Animal Kingdom Foundation and Pawssion Project. The collaboration between the Robinsons Malls Happy Pets Club and these two pet advocacy groups is one of […]

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UK: Farmers are the most reliable part of the supply chain

The UK Levy Board, which represents farmers, producers and other players in the supply chain, has been monitoring consumer confidence since 2019. The results of the AHDB / Blue Marble study found that almost two-thirds (63%) feel very or somewhat positive about UK farming. The same study yielded particularly positive results last year. This year’s […]

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Blackpool Zoo unveils plans for new Big Cat house

[ad_1] Proposals have been submitted to Blackpool council for permission to partially demolish the existing zoo grounds on East Park Drive and construct a new one-story building with a 5.3-meter-high security fence. Design features will prioritize animal welfare and public safety. The new structure would provide around 100 square meters of additional paddock space and […]

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Colorado wildlife migration passages reduce animal accidents by 90%

Colorado wildlife is popular. Each year, millions of people visit a number of Colorado parks or conservation lands to see elk, mule deer, moose, and bighorn sheep. But the infrastructure created to support human life in Colorado has historically endangered herd animals. Animals in herds have distinct migratory patterns, which means that they move at […]

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One of the last two northern white rhinos in the world withdrawn from the breeding program

Scientists have decided to remove one of the world’s last two northern white rhinos from their assisted reproduction program, which is working to save the subspecies from extinction. BioRescue will no longer harvest eggs from 32-year-old Najin, making her daughter, Fatu, the sole supplier of reproductive material for the assisted reproduction program; the program has […]

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57 Argentine Lions and Tigers transferred to the Northern AZ Sanctuary – The Bee – The buzz in Bullhead City – Lake Havasu City – Kingman – Arizona – California

[ad_1] 57 Argentine lions and tigers transferred to the northern sanctuary of AZ Keepers of the Wild Nature Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Valentine, Arizona, has partnered with animal welfare organization Enfoque Animal, alongside Zoo Lujan, bothlocated in Argentina, to repatriate 57 lions and tigers to the accredited sanctuary. With the outbreak of the […]

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Australia’s last circus lion trainer Matthew Ezekial puts his six African lions into early retirement | Camden Haven Courier

[ad_1] It’s the end of an era for Australia’s last circus lion trainer Matthew Ezekial as he settles his pride of six African lions into early retirement. It’s a heartbreaking final act for the 20-year-old clown and lion trainer of Stardust Circus, as the much-loved carnivores are permanently transferred to the Central Coast Zoo in […]

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The Sordid History of the Captive Elephant Industry and the Legitimization of Wildlife Crime – Groundviews

Photo courtesy of Nation Today Shortly after the dust settled in the wake of the government’s long war on Tamil separatism and terror, news leaked about the abduction of baby elephants from the wild. Some national parks in drylands and other wilderness areas that were home to herds of wild elephants had been targeted by […]

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Blair Drummond Safari Park CANCELED over welfare allegations after animal death investigation

[ad_1] BLAIR Drummond Safari Park has been cleared of welfare allegations after a four-month investigation into animal deaths. The owners of the attractions have been the subject of a “serious” investigation after a series of deaths on the reserve, near Stirling. 2 Blair Drummond Safari Park was cleared of animal welfare allegationsCredit: The Scottish Sun […]

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Elephant march in Yunnan sparks debate over human-animal conflict

[ad_1] As the mystery envelops a herd of elephants continuing their unusual journey through southwest China’s Yunnan Province, deviating from the traditional migration route, conservationists believe a series of unresolved issues have could force the defenders to leave their main habitat. The group left Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in March. He traveled more than 500 […]

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EcoGuardians: Vivek Menon on the establishment of the Wildlife Trust of India, the current state of India’s wildlife and more | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

[ad_1] In 1998, a three-member group led the initiative to protect and conserve India’s rapidly declining wildlife. This renowned organization became known as the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and reached great heights in the field of wildlife conservation under the leadership of Vivek Menon. Over the course of its more than 30-year journey, Vivek […]

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Adopting cryptocurrency to protect South Africa’s endangered animals

[ad_1] In South Africa, the government and private conservation entities have grappled with the unprecedented rate of animal poaching, which has led to the classification of some of them as endangered species. Of the approximately 29,000 rhinos in the world, 80% are found in South Africa, making it a key country in rhino conservation efforts. […]

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Norway urged to cancel ‘unacceptable’ minke whale hearing experiments

[ad_1] M More than 50 scientists and veterinarians from around the world have expressed concern over Norway’s plans to capture and subject minke whales to hearing experiments. The experiment will see 12 juvenile minke whales captured in nets off Lofoten, Norway, and held between two rafts for up to six hours to measure their hearing […]

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Federal authorities seize 68 big cats from Jeff Lowe’s ‘Tiger King Park’

[ad_1] THACKERVILLE, Oklahoma (KFOR) – US law enforcement officers, led by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, seized nearly 70 animals from Jeff Lowe and his menagerie in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Monday. The United States seized 68 protected lions, tigers, lion-tiger hybrids and a jaguar from Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe’s Tiger King Park. “There are […]

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Brooks McCormick, Business Leader, Conservationist, Philanthropist

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: DuPage Foundation is teaming up with the Daily Herald to bring you a new series celebrating the powerful role philanthropy plays in our community. “Leaders & Legacies: Stories of Local Impact” will be a recurring column highlighting the inspiring stories of local individuals, families and businesses who have had or are having […]

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Zimbabwe turns to elephant hunting for revenue lost during Covid – Quartz Africa

[ad_1] A recent announcement that the Zimbabwe Wildlife Agency plans to sell the right to shoot 500 elephants this year has reignited a bitter debate over the role of hunting in the country’s public parks, which are reeling from a loss of tourism income during the coronavirus pandemic. With around 100,000 elephants, Zimbabwe has the […]

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Bipartisan Senate group announces support for ban on possession of big cats

[ad_1] A bipartisan group of senators on Monday unveiled a bill to ban private ownership of big cats and prohibit exhibitors from allowing public contact with cubs. The bill, called the Big Cat Public Safety Act, was introduced by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Susan collinsSusan Margaret Collins Collins joins Democrats in attempt to undo Trump’s […]

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Open Farm commits to achieving ambitious science-based decarbonization goals to reduce its carbon footprint by 2030

[ad_1] With sustainability and transparency at its core, Open Farm is embarking on a progressive journey to dramatically reduce the brand’s carbon footprint by 2030. Starting with a commitment to offset emissions from direct operations and manufacturing company, Open Farm will launch and work towards an ambitious science of targets based on the reduction of […]

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Why Ron Kagan freed the elephants from the Detroit Zoo – the forward

[ad_1] When Ron Kagan closed the Detroit Zoo‘s Elephant Show, the elephants were happy, but many humans were not. Elephants were a flagship attraction that drove attendance, and no American zoo had ever abandoned prized pachyderms for humanitarian reasons. But 16 years ago, Kagan, the executive director of the soon-to-retire zoo, decided Detroit’s harsh winters […]