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Satellite Technology in Wildlife Conservation

The Role of Satellite Technology in Wildlife Conservation

While humans don’t have to interfere with wildlife on most fronts, they can better use satellite technology to understand when an animal needs help or when a species is in danger. Here's how satellite technology can play a role in global wildlife conservation efforts.

Own a Pet? The Environmental Impact Could be Worse Than You Think

However much adorable and lovable these animals are, research has shown that pets leave a significant carbon footprint in the environment mainly due to their eating habits. So, how do you mitigate the negative environmental impact of pet ownership? Consider these suggestions and alternatives.
“Humanization” of Pet Products

8 Ways To Be An Eco-Friendly Dog Owner

How can a dog be bad for the environment? Aren't they part of it? Although they may be animals, our dogs aren't like wild wolves. They aren't adapted to the natural environment, but rather to human needs and desires which, as anyone concerned about the environment know, can often get out of control in our consumer driven culture. So how do you re-orient pet ownership to be more environmentally friendly?
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What You Probably Didn’t Know About Veganism and the Environment

While veganism is often spoken about in terms of animal rights, it is also a much greener alternative to a meat-based diet. For one, a vegan diet produces around 7x less greenhouse gas emissions than that of a meat-eater.
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The Negative Effects of Artificial Light on Wildlife [Infographics]

Not only is artificial light damaging to our health, contributing to light pollution and using a huge amount of energy, but it is also dangerous to the survival of many species of wildlife, too. Learn here how you can curb the harmful effects of artificial light on wildlife, and in your own abode as well.
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Albatross: A Film About the Plastic We Feed to All Animals, No Matter How...

The movie Albatross shows the heart-wrenching reality of the effects of ocean plastic, in even the most remote parts of the world. Plastic has been found in 9 out of 10 birds, indicating that there is no longer an area of the planet where this debris isn’t wreaking havoc.
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Animals Everywhere Take on the Night Shift

A meta-study, conducted across 6 continents and including a total of 62 land mammals, found that species everywhere are more likely to act nocturnally in areas that have been disturbed by humans.
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‘Extinctions Brewing’ in the UK, as Conservation Expert Chris Packham Observes Devastating Loss of...

Chris Packham, a well known naturalist in the UK, has recently expressed great concerns over the lack of wildlife he’s observed in Britain in 2018, an island that he believes is now heading towards an ‘ecological collapse’ unless serious action is soon taken.
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‘Hypocritical’ Treatment Towards Animals: Anonymous for the Voiceless Share Shocking Comparisons Made by Activist.

The Facebook post, which included references towards holiday traditions, religion, fashion and food, shows how in some instances it is socially acceptable to act abusively towards an animal, and yet in other cases, these same actions would be considered ‘barbaric.’
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Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless

Orangutans living on Sungai Putri are under threat as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.

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