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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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Mass Killing of More Than 1,000 Hippos Approved by Zambian Government

The Zambian government has approved the culling of 1,000 to 2,000 hippos along the Luangwa River over the next 5 years.
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One Dead Whale, 80 Plastic Bags Found in Stomach

A pilot whale, found in a canal in the province of Songkhla, Southern Thailand, died last Friday with 8 kilograms of plastic stuck in its stomach.
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Russian Dogs to be ‘Captured and Disposed of’ Before World Cup Begins

With the World Cup set to kick off in under two weeks, Russian officials are doing everything they can to clear the streets of stray dogs, or ‘biological trash’ as they have previously been called by pest control companies.
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Global Warming Fight to be Aided by Meat-Free Dumplings

A new weapon in the battle against greenhouse gases is being launched with omnipork - a shiitake mushroom, rice and pea protein. The meat-free dumplings have been created by Canadian scientists and Hong Kong climate campaigners in the hope of persuading people to help save the environment.
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Bee-keepers Issue Urgent Appeal After Finding Stricken Hives

BEE populations have been decimated on the east coast of Canada, prompting bee-keepers to ask the public to plant wildflowers.

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