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Are elephants people? The New York High Court will decide

Is this elephant legally considered a person? A non-profit animal rights organization says yes and now hopes to help free an elephant from New York’s most notorious zoo. The New York Court of Appeals will decide whether the pachyderm will be moved to a much larger sanctuary at the request of the group. This could […]

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What’s behind Sri Lanka’s crippling debt crisis?

Sri Lanka is undergoing a large-scale economic collapse and political crisis, with every chance of further violent unrest. Last week, the Speaker of Parliament warned of an impending hunger crisis. This week ‘new’ prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, a septuagenarian in his fifth term as prime minister since the 1990s, warned the country was running out […]

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The “greatest show in the world” returns, without the circus animals | Smart News

Tiger tamer Alexander Lacey puts his tigers on their feet in one of Ringling Bros.’ final performances. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images When Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey closed in 2017, it was supposed to be for good. After 146 years of operation, the […]

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47 new doctors of veterinary medicine recognized at the start of the new academic year in spring 2022

May 18, 2022 TU College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2022 Pledge Ceremony. Contact: Anissa Riley, Director of External Affairs, College of Veterinary Medicine The Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine (TUCVM) Class of 2022 had 47 newly recognized Doctors of Veterinary Medicine on April 30. In-person Veterinary Medicine Oath and Hood Ceremony from College […]

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Cruelty and Animal Welfare – Latest News – The Nation

It is with extreme concern and love for animals that I write this letter to you. I have always loved animals, especially lions alongside many others. Seeing such wild animals that are supposed to be free in the jungle is sad, dying alone in cages without food or proper medical care. It is not […]

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Africa demands “a fair international financial architecture” | The new times

Calls for a fair international financial architecture grew on Monday (May 16) in Dakar, Senegal. The call was made by President Macky Sall during the Annual Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, ECA’s largest annual event where participants debate key issues concerning the development of the continent. . It also discusses […]

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UF Department of Ecology and Wildlife Conservation’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Committee takes initiative to oppose FDOH recommendations for treatment of gender dysphoria in children

BY JENNIFER CABRERA A statement drafted by the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Committee is being circulated to several departments at the University of Florida (UF), asking UF faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students, and staff to “call the UF President, UF Provost, UF Faculty Senate, and Dean of the UF […]

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Sibanye-Stillwater raises first tonnes of R4bn, 4,000 jobs K4 platinum project

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The first tons have been hoisted at Marikana K4, Sibanye-Stillwater’s high-yield platinum-group metals (PGM) recovery project, which was largely pre-developed and outfitted when acquired with the late Lonmin in 2019. “The K4 project is an unrivaled and industry-leading project in the PGM industry that will provide significant value and benefits to all […]

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Majestic, playful, great spectators: meet the African lions at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo | Way of life

With elegant grace, 10-year-old Abuto walks through his exhibit at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and heads for the stuffed hard-boiled eggs inside an enrichment toy. The magnificent mane of the African lion would even make the Breck Girl envious. And thank you, there’s a solid barrier between you and this 519-pound cat. “You look at […]

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By Garima Prasher To ensure animal welfare Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP), the researchers analyzed their level of stress. The results showed that the animals are not only stressed, their level of stress is related to the number of visitors to the park. The study found that animals were most stressed during weekends (Sunday and Friday) […]

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BNPL Suppliers Defy Skeptics: Shortage of Defaults

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) – and their customers – appear to be handling macro pressures well. Loss provisions are increasing, as are trading volumes, indicating that the relatively new business model is resilient. Inflation is hot. Consumers live paycheck to paycheck, as readers of this space know well. For many of the digital-only startups […]

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New guidelines from the International Maritime Organization to combat wildlife smuggling

This endorsement by the specialized agency of the United Nations sends a strong message about the growing international commitment against the Illegal Wildlife Trade (CIES) and its impacts on global biodiversity, directly threatening the survival of many species in the state. wild. The Guidelines have been officially submitted to the FAL46 by Brazil, Colombia, Germany, […]

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Obasanjo, Osinbajo, Soludo and others offer solutions to Africa’s infrastructure deficit

*Kyari: Continent will solve its energy problems before joining the renewable energy movement *AFC launches $2 billion intervention for African countriesEmmanuel Addeh and James Emejo in Abuja Several African personalities including former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, President Nana Akufo-Ado, Governor of Anambra State, and Professor Chukwuma Soludo converged on Abuja yesterday to […]

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Residents report a lion on the loose in a town in southern Romania

Citizens of Targoviste, a city in southern Romania, were notified on Thursday morning May 12, via the public RO-Alert system, that a lion was roaming the streets of the city freely. Several residents alerted the authorities to the presence of the lioness. However, authorities were unable to locate the animal, according to the latest media […]

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Wickremesinghe chose the Sri Lankan Prime Minister to ease the crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s former five-time prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reappointed Thursday in an effort to bring stability to the island nation, engulfed in political and economic crisis. Wickremesinghe was sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in a ceremony at the President’s residence. Protesters blocked the entrance to the president’s office […]

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ASPCA mobilizes to provide essential support for animals affected by devastating wildfires

Animal welfare organizations across New Mexico asked for help from the ASPCA to evacuate homeless animals and provide additional support in affected communities SANTA FE, New Mexico, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — At the urgent request of the Animal Welfare Coalition of Northeastern New Mexico (AWC), ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty […]

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Nigeria: Faced with massive financing of government deficits, the CBN refuses to publish its annual reports

The Central Bank of Nigeria has not made its annual reports public since 2018, a move analysts say is aimed at covering up mismanagement at the biggest bank. In clear violation of its own laws, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has repeatedly failed to publish its annual reports detailing its operations and financial obligations. […]

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‘Kurt Zouma’ rule will jail people who post animal cruelty on social media

In the footage, which surfaced on social media in February, Kurt Zouma is seen dropping, kicking and slapping one of his cats, while laughter can be heard in the background. The 27-year-old then chases the animal before throwing a pair of shoes at it and slapping its head. The RSPCA took care of Zouma’s two […]

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After growing up surrounded by nature, 3 ‘musketeers’ end up at the Kerala Zoo

Residence ” DEEP DIVE” After growing up surrounded by nature, 3 ‘musketeers’ end up at the Kerala Zoo Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) It was a long-delayed visit for the three friends, who grew up in the majestic 55-acre Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. Although none of their former “friends”, which included lions, tigers, tigresses, monkeys, sheep and kangaroos, […]

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‘I can’t walk away’: Animal welfare campaigner scrambles to help chained dogs

But owners are often reluctant to improve the living conditions of their dogs. In eight to nine cases out of 10, they are not receptive. Li hears responses like, “The dog is lazy, he can’t stand, he only likes to sleep” or “If you care about animal welfare, then go to the shelter and adopt […]

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Fed makes biggest rate hike since 2000

AFP, Washington Sun, May 8, 2022 12:00 a.m. Last updated on: Sun, May 8, 2022, 12:00 a.m. Construction workers pass planks of wood to co-workers overhead during the construction of new apartments in Monterey Park, California. Inflation in the United States has become a major concern after the world’s largest economy saw annual consumer prices […]

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Eskom SUSPENDS load shedding on Saturday

Eskom has announced that it is suspending load shedding on Saturday, May 7, 2022, due to production capacity improvements. The beleaguered utility says units at some of its power plants have been returned to service and other units will be restored later today. “The power system has recovered to a point where load shedding can […]

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The Kansas City Zoo announces the death of the famous lion Mufasa

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Zoo announced the death of a lion on Friday. The 20-year-old lion named Mufasa was born at the zoo in 2001 and died this week. The zoo said it treated Mufasa for age-related issues for several years. Recently, her quality of life has started to decline. After a […]

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From nearly drowned to animal welfare ambassador

From being thrown into a river to drown to now being a valuable educational tool, Spirit the Alaskan Malamute has become an ambassador for animal welfare organization Hartbeespoort and his miraculous rescue is helping to raise awareness of animal welfare in South Africa. Spirit is now living her best life. Eight-year-old Spirit is finally living […]

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Elon Musk says he could take Twitter public within three years: WSJ

He was talking to private equity investors as he tried to raise money to fund his $44 billion takeover from the social media platform, the WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the situation. Musk has until October to complete his takeover, Insider reported. Private equity investors privatize public companies in difficulty, turn them around, […]

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India and Germany team up to tackle climate and biodiversity conservation issues; Germany to offer aid of 300 million euros | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Prime Minister Modi with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during the sixth round of intergovernmental consultations India and Germany on Monday signed a joint statement on forest landscape restoration, agroecology and sustainable management of natural resources as part of the sixth India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations (IGCs). The Joint Statement of Intent on Forest Landscape Restoration was signed […]

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Why non-alignment is an urgent imperative for the Global South

South Africa and other countries that abstained from voting against Russia at the United Nations General Assembly in response to the war in Ukraine are facing intense international criticism. In South Africa, domestic criticism has been extraordinarily acute and often clearly racialised. Abstention is often assumed to mean that South Africa supports the Russian invasion, […]

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When an Edinburgh Zoo polar bear escaped and eight other alarming escapes

At the time, it seemed that animal escapees from the capital’s zoo were alarmingly common. From sea lions living in the Water of Leith to wandering wallabies eager to try their luck in Edinburgh’s outback, there have been many occasions when the people of Edinburgh Zoo have taken a break for the freedom. READ MORE […]

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Nigeria should continue to borrow from the Eurobond market — Akpata

Egie Akpata is the chairman of Skymark Partners Limited, a company based in Lagos. He has extensive experience in financial markets; having worked at BMO Financial Group in Toronto, Deutsche Bank AG in New York, United Capital PLC and UCML Capital Ltd where he is a director. In this interview with Vincent Nwanma, he discusses […]

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Not much to celebrate on Workers’ Day – Numsa

Today is International Workers’ Day, but the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says there is not much to celebrate. “Twenty-eight years after the first democratic elections catapulted the ANC to power, the working class in South Africa continues to be dominated by white supremacy,” said union general secretary Irvin Jim. Jim points […]

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Spot the big cat soon at Bannerghatta Zoo

By Prakash VL The zoo authority confirms leopard safari may be open to visitors by May 15 The much delayed leopard safari in Bannerghatta National Park may open to the public in May. Zoo Authority Karnataka President LR Mahadevaswamy told BM plans to open the safari by May 15 were underway. There are many leopards […]

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Water basins, popsicles: sloth bears and elephants beat the heat

Soaring temperatures are a cause for concern even for members of the animal kingdom. However, those at the Wildlife SOS wildlife conservation center are lucky with extra measures to ensure cooler conditions for elephants and sloth bears. As temperatures soar in Uttar Pradesh, wildlife conservation NGO – Wildlife SOS has adopted innovative measures for their […]

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Nigeria: Again NNPC did not contribute to Federation account in March

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) again failed to deposit money into the federation account, a joint pool run by the country’s federal, state and local governments in March. Together with the inability of the national oil company to contribute last month, this means that since this year the NNPC has not funded the statutory […]

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Debt repayment costs are rising rapidly for many African countries

AAFRICAN FINANCES ministers trying to manage the debt must curse their luck. First, the pandemic has damaged their finances. In December, a pandemic-inspired program to suspend interest payments to bilateral creditors ended. He had delayed the debt problems but had not solved them. In February, Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine and nervous investors began to […]

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Cameron Park Zoo Receives AZA Accreditation Renewal | KWKT

WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – The City of Waco has announced the renewal of Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accreditation for Cameron Park Zoo. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Independent Accreditation Commission met with representatives of Cameron Park Municipal Zoo and the Cameron Park Zoological & Botanical Society last week to review the […]

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Lions, Tigers and Dolphins – Oh My! Zoos and aquariums aren’t cruel – Delco Times

Ray Meibaum/St. Zoo Louis A new primate habitat, officially called Michael and Quirsis Riney Family Primate Canopy Trails, has been opened to the public at the St. Louis Zoo. Earlier this month, a dolphin turned on its trainer at the Miami Seaquarium. It was a heartbreaking experience, but luckily both are doing well. Predictably, some […]

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What allows this vulgar demonstration of power?

I often think of all the times our children took to the streets to demand something: justice for their friends who were killed in traffic accidents or raped and brutally murdered. They were only demanding road safety or an end to the culture of impunity enjoyed by the perpetrators. Each time, the authorities turned a […]

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Payday Loans: What to Know and What to Avoid

If you’ve ever found yourself in financial straits and a long way from the next paycheck You might have thought of the possibility of a payday loan. These short-term cash advances depend on earnings you’ll earn from your next pay check. That is, you’re borrowing your future earnings rather than an external funding source. Payday loans can […]

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Grants available from MaineCF Animal Welfare Fund

Furry companions have become a lifeline for many people during the pandemic, as an estimated 23 million American households have adopted a pet. At the same time, however, housing issues and loss of income have made life more stressful for some pet owners. Maine Community Foundation Animal Welfare Fund grants have helped fill service gaps […]

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Worsening drought in the Horn of Africa puts up to 20 million people at risk

The UN has allocated $100 million to fight hunger in Africa and the Middle East as the fallout from war in Ukraine threatens to push millions even closer to starvation. The contribution from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), announced on Thursday, will go to relief projects in six African countries and Yemen. lifesaving help […]

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Man Helps Turn Dead Farm Animals Into Food For Lions

A man has spent the last 20 years killing and collecting dead animals to make food for lions. Andrew Goatman is a renderer and despite a job few have heard of, he plays an important role in the agricultural industry. Andrew’s work sometimes sees him having to deliver the final blow to animals that are […]

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Wildlife conservation area celebrates annual Earth Day science holiday despite recent wildfire damage

“I greatly appreciate my supervisory board who had the courage to say ‘hey, let’s continue’ and my staff too, of course. Let’s continue this event, it is too important to the community and now is the time, because of this unfortunate fire, to galvanize this conversation,” said Andrew Hautzinger, director of the Valencia Soil and […]

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Activists urge banks not to back East Africa pipeline

Climate activists are urging financial firms not to back a $5 billion pipeline project in East Africa. The East African Crude Oil Pipeline aims to transport oil from the Hoima oilfields in Uganda to the Tanzanian coastal city of Tanga. Approval to begin construction of the pipeline came in early February after a final agreement […]

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Inside “Animal Lover” Michael Jackson’s Zoo

LIKE millions of people around the world, I was a fan of Michael Jackson’s music – I still am, I guess, because I can separate the artist from the art. In his heyday, it wasn’t just the music that made him a big star, it was people’s fascination with his lifestyle. 8 Michael Jackson with […]

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FPL donates manatee transport truck to Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) –Although manatee season is over, wildlife officials are still rescuing sea cows in times of need – and a special donation from Florida Power & Light will help support the cause. On Wednesday, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission manatee rescue officials deployed a new transport truck to FPL’s manatee lagoon. READ MORE: […]

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Uganda Clays strengthens its shareholders with a dividend of 1.35 billion shillings

Uganda Clays Limited announced a sharp increase in its annual profit for 2021 and promised to return 1.35 billion shillings to shareholders, with dividends subject to the approval of the annual general meeting. The clay products maker reported an after-tax profit of 5.9 billion shillings on April 14, up 21% from a year earlier amid […]

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Kentucky, USA College Scholarships Applications, Requirements

Here are some college scholarship opportunities accepting applications from Kentucky students. Bigstock The average Kentucky student pays $10,888 a year in college tuition and fees, eclipsing the national annual average around $1500. the the price of college education is rising across the United States, and students are looking for ways to foot the bill and […]

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The oldest sea lion in the zoo of Como, CC, has died

article ST. PAUL, Minnesota (FOX 9) – The oldest sea lion in the zoo of Saint-Paul de Côme has died. She was 31 years old. Sealia, better known as “CC”, died on Saturday April 16, the zoo announced on Tuesday. She lived a long life – the average lifespan of a sea lion is 15 […]

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11ft hammerhead shark washes up on Florida beach

South Florida beachgoers were greeted by an eerie scene earlier this month when an 11-foot hammerhead shark was discovered washed up on shore in the early hours of the morning, Local 10 News reported. The female shark’s corpse was found at Pompano Beach, located just north of Fort Lauderdale, on April 6, the news station […]

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Beautiful landlocked African country targets tourism

Elephant on the Shire River Getty Malawi in southeast Africa is often confused with Mali, or even the Maldives in the Indian Ocean – but it’s working hard right now to change that. On my only visit there some 20 years ago, I could see the reasons why, despite its natural beauty and wildlife opportunities, […]

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Bangladesh’s growing debt is stoking fears of a Sri Lankan-style crisis. But analysts see no reason to worry, for now

However, economists believe the economy is currently well positioned to weather any near-term external shocks as they have played down fears of a crippling meltdown. Nevertheless, they called for caution while insisting on the need to use foreign funds prudently on profitable development projects in order to maintain the confidence of lenders. If a project […]

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The outer end | Real Salt Lake with Leo the Lion

New York City FC is on the road this weekend against Real Salt Lake at Yankee Stadium. What’s the best thing about being RSL’s mascot?The best thing about being RSL’s mascot – seeing the smiling faces of our supporters, especially the kids when they walk into the stadium and see the team play. You joined […]

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Otto named 2022 Oklahoma Vet of the Year

Dr. John Otto Friday, April 15, 2022 Media Contact: Kaylie Wehr | College of Veterinary Medicine | 405-744-6740 | [email protected] Dr. John Otto, a native of St. Paul, Minnesota, knew he wanted to be a veterinarian since he was 8 years old. “I once asked my mom, ‘Do animals have doctors?’” Otto said. “She said, […]

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Destination Pennsylvania: Meet the Sea Lions at the Pittsburgh Zoo | WTAJ

PITTSBURGH (WTAJ) — Every day around noon at the Pittsburgh Zoo, staff prepare to do a feeding round for the animals. At the California Sea Lion exhibit, you’ll be able to hear them barking, letting the staff know they’re hungry. So what’s on the menu? “As you can imagine, we mostly get seafood, sardines, anchovies, […]

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Sri Lanka says it will default on external debt as cost of food and food imports soar, report says

Sri Lanka has said it will default on its foreign bonds as it scrambles to save dwindling reserves to pay for essential imports, media reports said on Tuesday. Last Friday, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka appointed its seventeenth governor, P. Nandalal Weerasinghe, and on Tuesday took the decision to suspend payments on foreign bonds. […]

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Tamil Nadu Wildlife Council will focus on sound and foolproof policies | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has reconstituted the State Wildlife Council with Chief Minister MK Stalin as chairman and Forestry Minister K Ramachandran as deputy chairman. A GO dated April 11 said the Council had been reconstituted under Section 6 of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972, with three members of the State Legislative Assembly N. […]

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‘Extremely emaciated’ orphan mountain lion cub rescued and cared for at Oakland Zoo

A five-day search for an “extremely emaciated” orphan mountain lion cub in San Mateo County resulted in a victory on Sunday, after biologists located the cub and brought her to the Oakland Zoo for treatment. Rose, as the cub was nicknamed by her keepers, had been subjected to severe starvation and dehydration but survived her […]

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UA cited for animal deaths, PETA sues

The University of Arizona is under renewed scrutiny over its treatment of animals. Animal rights organization PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – filed a lawsuit with the National Institutes of Health against UA for violating federal animal welfare regulations. The complaint asks the NIH to investigate two separate incidents in which […]

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Protection fees that supported the dollar

U.S. dollars By Owei Lakemfa It was like a mafia arrangement. A customer pays and is sure to be protected. In this case, it was between the United States and the United States, which prides itself on being the most free, democratic, gender-friendly and open country in the world based on human rights. fundamentals. Its […]

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Lending to Saudi MSME sector set to grow in 2022

RIYADH: The CEO of NMC Healthcare, Michael Davis, deals with patients’ pain all the time. And now he himself feels the pain in many ways. The largest private healthcare provider in the United Arab Emirates is making a series of painful choices to restructure the business starting with its exit from Saudi Arabia. “Leaving Saudi […]

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Italian Artist Kolkata’s Mural Embraces Wildlife Conservation

Italian artist Maurizio Boscheri has painted a mural in Kolkata’s Gariahat espousing wildlife conservation and environmental protection. He was helped by artists from a local art school to complete the mural which depicts the royal Bengal tiger and the peacock, national symbols of India. This was an initiative of the Italian consulate in collaboration with […]

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Ramadan 2022: Iftar with the lions or sahour on the beach? Abu Dhabi highlights its diverse experiences

Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced a number of iftar and suhoor offerings this Ramadan. From the range of choices – available on the VisitRamadan page of the VisitAbuDhabi website – the department has shortlisted some experiences for visitors and residents. Iftar with the Lions – […]

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The most densely populated area in the world

Map Explained: Key Facts About Ukraine The modern state of Ukraine was formed nearly 30 years ago after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Since then, the country has often made headlines due to political instability and the imminent threat of a Russian invasion. In the graphic map above, we look at Ukraine […]

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Russian crisis will blow Tunisia’s budget, say the French

We would have liked to find this type of analysis on the website of the Tunisian Ministry of Finance, explaining to the population the economic ins and outs of the crisis of the Russian war in Ukraine against Tunisia. To ask such a thing from a ministry which has not even published figures on the […]

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New UW-led report maps more big game migrations in the West | News

April 7, 2022 Two populations of mule deer featured in “Ongulate Migrations of the Western United States: Volume 2” perform cross-border migrations between wintering grounds on the Wind River Indian Reservation and summering grounds in surrounding federal lands in Wyoming. (Mark Gocke/Wyoming Game and Fish Department Photo) There is perhaps nothing more evocative of the […]

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War in Ukraine, Food Shortages in North Africa, and the Risks of a New Arab Spring

TUNIS — History tells us that in 2010-2011, rising commodity prices, particularly wheat, were one of the main causes of the uprisings that spread across the Arab world. Today, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is testing many global economies dependent on wheat imports, especially in North Africa. This begs the question: Could there be […]

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Philadelphia Zoo quarantines population of birds

The Philadelphia Zoo has joined zoos across the country in protecting their birds from the deadly bird flu that has itself become a widespread epidemic. In response to the flu that has already killed millions of birds across the country, the Philadelphia Zoo has quarantined its birds. “Everything from emus to bald eagles to penguins […]

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Meet the Gibbon Conservation Center’s Sweet Spring Baby – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know The Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita The youngster was born in Astrics on March 25, 2022 Weekend tours begin at 10 a.m. and require advance reservations. $18 adult, $12 senior, $15 teenager and student, $7 child, WHEN DID SPRING HAPPEN? Our cravings immediately turn to blooming flowers, outdoor activities, […]

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OPEC President and Congolese Hydrocarbons Minister Bruno Itoua to Lead Strong Oil and Gas Talks at AEW 2022

HE Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo, will participate in the main investment platform in Africa, the Africa Energy Week (AEW), which will take place from 18 to 21 October 2022 in Cape Town under the theme “Exploring and investing in Africa’s energy future while creating an enabling environment”. As […]

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The pretty town 30 minutes from London that’s home to one of the UK’s best zoos

Sometimes this thing called life requires a weekend just so we can recharge our batteries and relax. Finding somewhere to go can seem daunting, but luckily for us Londoners, we’re surrounded by plenty of pretty towns and villages that make great getaways to relax. Dunstable in Bedfordshire is one such place. And best of all, […]

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South Sudan’s rivals sign security deal

In a major breakthrough, the president and his deputy sealed a deal to unify command of the security forces, a deal that is easing political tensions in the East African country. According to the agreement, appointments should be made within a week, with the graduation of unified forces within two months. (Reuters) In what has […]

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Love Hormone Oxytocin Turns Fierce Lions Into Kittens

A lion rests under a tree at Rietspruit Game Reserve in Hoedspruit on December 2, 2021. Here kitty kitty… Scientists who spent years spraying lions’ noses with oxytocin found that the big cats became much friendlier to their neighbors and less likely to roar at strangers when dosed with the so-called ” love hormone. The […]

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Wildlife Watch: How wildlife conservation could help prevent the next pandemic | Columnists

They say the best medicine is preventative – but can the next pandemic be averted? As governments around the world brace for what scientists have ominously declared an “era of pandemics”, the focus remains on reactive measures, such as stopping the spread of disease and developing vaccines and treatments. But is it possible to prevent […]

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How the war in Ukraine is affecting food supplies in Africa and the Middle East | Global development

Lebanon When the Muslims of Lebanon sat down for their first iftar of Ramadan tonight, the meal in front of them will have cost much more than six weeks ago. The Middle Eastern country, already mired in economic crisis and battling inflation before war broke out in Ukraine, now finds itself grappling with even higher […]

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16 News Now is spending the day at the zoo!

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – “Lions, tigers and bears, oh my!” 16 News Now spent some quality time Friday at the Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend to celebrate its opening day. The Potawatomi Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Indiana, and it’s a must see here in the Michiana community. If you haven’t […]

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As war in Ukraine drives up prices, southern farmers struggle to find fertilizer

Wheat farmer in India, owner of a sugar cane company in Brazil and grain producer in South Africa. Thousands of kilometers apart, the three men face the same challenge: to protect their income from the shortage of fertilizer caused by the war in Ukraine. As the conflict enters its second month, its effects are being […]

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TRAFFIC launches its online Learning Center

The Learning Center brings together learning materials and training resources supporting the implementation of sustainable wildlife trade policies, the effectiveness of the fight against wildlife trafficking and approaches to foster the collaboration between the conservation community and the financial and private sectors. TRAFFIC has over four decades of experience at the interface of biodiversity conservation […]