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Study highlights need for Southern Ocean marine conservation areas

The largest research project ever undertaken by multiple nations, using seabird and mammal tracking data across the Southern Ocean, calls for the urgent creation of conservation areas. The results of this international collaboration, published in Nature, aim to inform spatial management across the Southern Ocean, to recommend where Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) should be expanded […]

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The History of the San Antonio Zoo

The San Antonio Zoo announced in February the monumental return of the gorillas, back to the menagerie after 30 years away from the noble creatures. Three decades might seem like a long time, but the history of the zoo itself extends far beyond the day the last gorilla was decided to leave San Antonio for […]

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Fortnite/Marvel Crossover Comic Hints at Shuri’s Skin

Fortnite and Marvel are releasing a new comic this summer, and the cover suggests Shuri could be the next playable Marvel character skin. fortnite and wonder are teaming up again for a new comic book crossover, hinting that Shuri from Black Panther fame could be the next playable fortnite the skin. Epic’s hit multiplayer battle […]

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Lahore Zoo’s big cats on sale to the public

LAHORE: Animal sanctuaries in one of the most populated cities in the country have a problem of overcrowding and to address it, Lahore Zoo has decided to auction off animals, especially its big cats. Currently, the total number of surplus lions in different zoos in Punjab is over 20 – Lahore Zoo, home to 26 […]

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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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How a WWII sailor became Major League Baseball’s first black pitcher

Dan Bankhead was Major League Baseball’s first African-American pitcher. Prior to that, he played Negro League baseball for the Birmingham Black Barons and Memphis Red Sox from 1940 to 1947. Then, when MLB began to fall apart, he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1951. During World War II, Bankhead served in the […]

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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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A political future? Family comes first for Selah lawmaker

State Representative Jérémie Dufault is a family man, and his concern for his family helped him decide not to run for office this year. He says family comes first. Dufault says he’s not interested in moving his family for politics The two-term Republican representative said recent legislative boundary changes forced him to make the tough […]

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New Bill Promotes Transparency in Wildlife Conservation Funding

Representative Casey Snider, a Republican from Paradise, is sponsoring legislation that will impact wildlife conservation in Utah. A bill, HB 78, would establish a wildlife conservation fund to better track money raised from hunting shows and raffles. “The best way I would describe it would be some sort of glass box. … The Wildlife Conservation […]

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Taronga Zoo Just Welcomed Two Adorable Red Pandas And You Can Watch Them From Your Home

When the Lunar New Year arrived earlier in February, the Year of the Tiger took off, but 2022 could also be the Year of the Red Panda. Pixar’s upcoming animated film about a girl who turns into a red panda, called turn red, hits streaming in March, and Taronga Zoo just announced that it’s now […]

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What are the stakes for the global economy, the price of oil as war looms in Ukraine? All you need to know

Is Vladimir Putin planning an invasion of Ukraine, as evidenced by Russian forces massing on the country’s borders? Is he trying to force concessions on his neighbor and the West, or is he bluffing? Putin’s motives are unknown to anyone. His own foreign minister seemed to be kept in the dark. However, if violence is […]

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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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United Capital records 44% increase in profits to N11.26 billion in 2021

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, part of the Standard Bank Group, recently hosted a webinar titled “2022 ‘Virtual Economic Outlook – Investing and Planning in an Election Cycle’. The event which aimed to reflect on the economic trends that shaped 2021 and project into 2022, was held on Monday, February 14, 2022. According to the financial […]

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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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For Bangladesh to realize its potential as a nation, it must look beyond its borders

In The anarchy by William Dalrymple, we discover the official trading company created by Tipu Sultan to trade with the ports of the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf. The wealth of this company enriched the sultanate of Mysore and enabled Tipu Sultan to provide his army with the latest French artillery. The company built […]

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London Zoo rushes to put an end to the “completely false” rumor that lions repeatedly escape | United Kingdom | News

An article from the gossip bulletin Popbitch made the claim on Friday, leading to intense speculation that the zoo‘s Asiatic lions are 100% safe. He said: ‘Although it’s not usually something they bother to publicize, there is a story circulating among staff at London Zoo about the lions there. “Apparently not only are they incredibly […]

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Board member Derek Green explains why Philadelphia needs a public bank

Next week I intend to move what should be a final amendment to Invoice No. 210956which would establish the Philadelphia Public Financial Authority (“PPFA”) if passed by the city council, hopefully at its session the following Thursday. This effort would mark the culmination of a multi-stakeholder collaboration that began when I was first sworn […]

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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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Gold Fields South Deep mine pays off after years of losses

gOld Fields Ltd. said the turnaround at its giant mine in South Africa was starting to pay off after more than a decade of losses that plagued the Johannesburg-based company. South Deep, which sits on the third-largest known deposit of gold ore, nearly tripled the net cash it generated to US$97 million in 2021 as […]

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Deer, mink and hyenas have caught COVID-19 – animal virologists explain how to find the coronavirus in animals and why humans should be concerned

In April 2020, tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo made headlines when they contracted COVID-19. In the months since those startling diagnoses, researchers and veterinarians have discovered SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in nearly a dozen other species, both in captivity and at home. the wild state. How do so many animals catch […]

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Participate in the Conserve Wildlife Foundation’s Critter Chaos

COMPETITORS: In a battle between the Pine Barrens Tree Frog (left) and the Eastern Toad, each native to the Pinelands of New Jersey, which species will reign supreme? Choose one within the FCF range. (Photo provided) Which species would win in a hypothetical fight between an osprey and a bobcat? What about a battle between […]

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Record of White House discussions with conservation leaders on $1.5 billion investment and implementation of bipartisan infrastructure law

Today, White House Senior Adviser and Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator Mitch Landrieu and other senior administration officials, including Sarah Greenberger, Associate Undersecretary at the Department of the Interior, discussed how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act will build a better America by investing in conservation and access. on our public lands. Landrieu highlighted the President’s commitment through the […]

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Nigerian growth stops in 2021

Nigeria’s growth all but stalled in the last quarter of 2021, dashing hopes that Africa‘s most populous country will recover quickly from Covid-19. Capital Economics, a London-based economic research firm, has built a model that suggests growth slowed significantly in the fourth quarter after falling from 5% in Q2 to 4% in Q3. The company […]

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Hollywood’s Big Cats – Daily Breeze

Rogers Hammerstein, a reality TV producer of some fame, taps his thumb on his iPhone screen, writing a rather too long group text to a group of industry buddies. Two years into the pandemic, what had been a regular Saturday morning gang whose members met for breakfast at Art’s Delicatessen in Studio City was now […]

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Soaring gun sales yield record funds for conservation grants

BILLINGS, Mont. – Tax revenues from surging sales of firearms and ammunition in the United States have boosted funds for a federal conservation program to a record high in 2022, officials said Friday. Excise taxes on firearms, ammunition and archery equipment raised $1.1 billion to fund federal grants to states for wildlife conservation and hunter […]

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Olympians in the animal world – Garden City Telegram

BY KRISTI NEWLAND Like many of you, I watched some of the Winter Olympics from Beijing. The commitment of athletes and the support they must have from their friends and family is incredible to see. I started wondering how certain sporting events would go if we opened them up to the animal kingdom. When crossing […]

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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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Did Omicron come from mice?

Last Thanksgiving, Rilu, an eleven-year-old snow leopard and father of seven, started sneezing and wheezing. Snow leopards are native to the Himalayas, but Rilu was born in an Oklahoma City zoo and then moved to Miller Park Zoo in Illinois in 2011 to be part of the Species Survival Plan – the effort twinning zoos […]

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Lost Species Wanted: Blind Salamander, Tap-Dancing Spider & “Big” Catfish | Preservation

A blind salamander, a tap-dancing spider and a ‘fat’ catfish that has been compared to the Michelin Man are among a list of extinct species a US-based conservation group aims to rediscover in nature and to be protected. The Texas-based group, called Re:wild, has compiled a new list of the “25 Most Wanted Lost Species” […]

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African Pioneer PLC lifted by positive site visit in Namibia

African Pioneer PLC (LSE:AFP) gained ground after a positive site visit to its 85% owned Ongombo Copper Mine project in Namibia. Chairman and CEO Colin Bird said, “All the fundamental elements of the Ongombo Copper Mine project are in place. The technical team visit was designed to identify potential negative issues and look for opportunities […]

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Minneapolis Girls Survive Ellsworth, Boys Fail Late

Girls Two clutch runs gave Minneapolis a 39-29 road win at Ellsworth on Tuesday night. The first inning may end midway through the second quarter when the game was tied at 14. Minneapolis went on a 7-0 run to end the half and take a 21-14 lead at the break. Fast forward to the third […]

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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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Rwanda: National budget increased by 16% to more than 4.4 trillion Rwandan francs

The government has proposed to increase total public expenditure by Rwf633.6 billion, from Rwf3,807 billion in the original budget presented mid-last year to Rwf4,440.6 billion. According to the revised draft budget presented to parliament on Monday 7 February, the increase represents 16.6% of the initial budget for 2021/22. In general, the additional amount will help […]

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Government did the right thing by defying Fitch and Moody’s downgrade – Economist

Economist and political risk analyst Dr Theo Acheampong said the government’s decision to challenge the downgrades of Fitch and Moody’s is a step in the right direction. This is because, according to him, there is “a kind of African or African bias in the way the ratings are done”. Speaking on Monday, February 7, 2022, […]

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“I went to London Zoo for the first time and it was so empty it felt like I was in an abandoned funfair” – Alexandra Bullard

Life would be boring without animals. Period. Imagine a world without meerkats, llamas, dogs and goldfish. Echoing the Sound of Music, here are some of my favorite things. Still, I’ve never been to a single zoo in my entire life, Edinburgh Zoo, but I wasn’t going to let this lack of zoo experience deter me. […]

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Why Nigeria might pay more on future Eurobond offerings – Akpata

Mr. Egie Akpata is Chairman of Skymark Partners Limited, a Lagos-based company. He worked at BMO Financial Group in Toronto; Deutsche Bank AG in New York; United Capital PLC and UCML Capital, of which he is a director. Akpata has completed transactions in the debt and equity markets, as well as mergers and acquisitions worth […]

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Bring your kids passion for animals to life with these picks | Way of life

If he has four legs, you’re good with him. A tail is always good too, and, well, let’s face it: you’re someone who loves animals – any type of animal, in fact, so why not look up these excellent books on wildlife ? When you think of wildlife, what comes to mind first? Bears and […]

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Al Ahly overcome embezzlement, beat Monterrey and face Palmeiras in Club World Cup semi-final

Even without being able to count on six starters and four other reserves, who serve for the Egyptian national team in the African Cup of Nations, the Egyptian team managed to qualify. EFE/EPA/ALI HAIDERAl Ahly beat Monterrey 1-0 in the Club World Cup quarter-finals THE Al Ahly surprised by winning Monterrey (Mexico) 1-0, this Saturday […]

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Martine Colette, who saved exotic animals, died at 79

Martine Colette, the founder of Wildlife Waystation, an exotic animal sanctuary that operated for 43 years just outside the Los Angeles city limits, died Jan. 23 at a hospital in Lake Havasu, Arizona. She was 79 years old. The cause was lung cancer, said Jerry Brown, his publicist and friend. Waystation, which Ms. Colette established […]

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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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Sale of animal-related NFTs raises funds for conservation of South African reserve

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Four-year-old leopard Tlalamba has achieved a lot in his short life. She is the queen of her mother’s former territory, has given birth to two cubs, and so far is the most sought-after animal on her stash among buyers of a new non-fungible token sale project. (NFT) to raise funds […]

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Enjoy a wild day out at Chessington World of Adventures Resort with free tickets worth over £100 from Sun Superdays

CHESSINGTON World of Adventures Resort is famous for its exhilarating rides and Gruffalo and Room On The Broom attractions. But it was once a zoo and there are still over 1,000 animals to meet. 3 One of the biggest hits are Chessington’s Rothschild giraffes – Moja, Tonda, Kito, Oscar, Napoli and Khari – and I […]

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Nearly 100 Florida manatees die in first month of 2022, FWC reports

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Winter has continued to be harsh for the Florida West Indian manatee as the Unusual Mortality Event (UME) continues on the East Coast and water temperatures have cooled over the past few weeks. The Florida Wish and Wildlife Conservation Commission held an update on UME on Wednesday and reported that a […]

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US military begins deporting COVID-19 vaccine denials after more than 3,000 soldiers get in trouble for not getting shots

The U.S. military will begin separating soldiers who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 under a new directive announced Wednesday by Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth. The order for commanders to begin involuntary separation from unvaccinated soldiers applies to all regular army soldiers, as well as active duty cadets and reservists, who do not […]

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This Valentine’s Day You Can Name A Cockroach After Your Ex And Watch It Get Eaten Alive

Name a bug after your ex and watch an animal devour it, this Valentine’s Day. The Lehigh Zoo will also post weekly Facebook videos where people can see the bug named after their ex was fed to the animals. If you’re having a hard time moving on from your past relationship or want to express […]

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MC MINING LIMITED – US$5.6 million capital raised – SENS

Capital Raising US$5.6 million MC Mining LimitedPreviously Coal of Africa Limited(Incorporated and registered in Australia)Registration number ABN 008 905 388ISIN AU000000MCM9JSE share code: MCZASX/AIM code: MCM 1 February 2022 Capital Raising US$5.6 million MC Mining Limited (MCM or the Company) is pleased to announce it has entered into astaged ZAR86,036,691 (86 million South African Rand) […]

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In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor, study finds

Research has shown that culture exists in a myriad of animal species, enabling the sharing of information between generations, leading to instances of tool use, and potentially affecting the adaptability of animals to changes in their environment. In a new paper, scientists offer a step-by-step process for considering and protecting animal culture in conservation efforts. […]

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Deadline Detroit | Starkman: Spectrum takeover of Ailing Beaumont underscores power of US hospitals and weakness of President Biden

The writer, a freelancer from Los Angeles, is a former Detroit News business reporter who blogs at Starkman Approved. By Eric Starkman John Fox, the Atlanta porter who washed up on the shores of southeastern Michigan seven years ago to shore up Beaumont Health’s profits and bloat Metro Detroit’s largest hospital network so he could […]