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Creations for Conservation Art Show Benefits Animal Care at Pueblo Zoo

(PUEBLO, Colo.) – The Southern Colorado Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers will partner with the Pueblo Zoo for a conservation art exhibit with proceeds benefiting the Turtle Survival Alliance and animal care at the Pueblo Zoo. The Creations for Conservation Art Show will take place on Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to […]

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319 wild animals illegally killed since August 1

SALT LAKE CITY – As we enter the fall hunting season, the Division of Wildlife Resources has released poaching numbers and reminded the public how to fight poaching in Utah. “During the hunts this fall, conservation officers contacted approximately 13,700 people and inspected the hunting licenses of 4,347 people from August 1 to September 23. […]

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Beacon Hill Park animal may have been a cougar, pedicab driver says

Two pedicab drivers were taking a group of seven tourists through the park around 7 p.m. Thursday when they spotted a large cat running along a cycle path in their direction. A Victoria pedicab driver says he thinks a big cat he saw in Beacon Hill Park this week was a young cougar. Soren Russow […]

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Advocates push for preservation ahead of Plum Island closure

The property of the Plum Island Ferry Terminal. (Credit: Grant Parpan) Local stakeholders have called for a closer look at Plum Island as the federal government seeks to pack up and relocate the labs to Manhattan, Kan. The federal government put Plum Island up for sale in 2008, putting the land at risk of development. […]

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Pakistan to teach animal welfare in schools

It is expected that the course will be introduced in educational institutions by the end of October. Sufi explained that the animal welfare course will mainly be included in one subject. It will be taught to students in grades five and up in private and public schools. The special lesson would be covered both in […]

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A manifesto to save the world’s coral gardens (commentary)

Coral reefs cover less than 3% of the ocean but contain a quarter of all marine life. After tropical rainforests, they are the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth. Fifty of the world’s top scientists recently set out a roadmap to save the world’s coral reefs. With urgent climate action and following this roadmap, these oases […]

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Wildlife and conservation professionals to attend TRLT Habitat Summit – The Stanly News & Press

Wildlife and conservation professionals will participate in the TRLT Habitat Summit Posted at 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 In less than a month, Three Rivers Land Trust will host its first Habitat Summit. The Habitat Summit was designed as a platform for wildlife biologists, foresters and natural resource professionals to share sound management […]

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View from India: elephants are essential to ecological balance

India’s elephants are endangered. Dedicated corridors must be reserved for their protection. Uttarakhand, located at the foot of the Himalayas, recently made headlines for its elephant corridor. The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the central government to consider giving the corridor ecologically sensitive status under the Environmental Protection Act. This corridor is within Jim Corbett […]

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Endangered king turtle rescued from fisherman

A 14kg female king turtle, one of the critically endangered species that was released into the wild last year, was caught by a fisherman last week. WCS Cambodia A 14kg female king turtle, one of the critically endangered species that was released into the wild last year, was caught by a fisherman last week. Luckily, […]

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Co Antrim exotic pet shop boss faces 44 animal welfare charges to fight case

Richard Potter is facing a total of 44 charges relating to alleged violations of animal welfare laws at the premises of his business, Jungle Pets. All of the alleged breaches are believed to have occurred between December 2019 and June 2020 at his Frosses Road store in Cloughmills, Co Antrim. Court documents have revealed the […]

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NGT Explains the Logic: Forest Conservation Supports Tribal Communities | MorungExpress

New Delhi, September 4 (IANS): The National Green Tribunal observed that the conservation of forest areas would not only be the protection of trees and greenery, but also the rich biological diversity, wildlife habitats and the whole ecology that has evolved over the centuries. and which supports a variety of flora and fauna and fauna, […]

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Two critically endangered female blue-billed hoccos born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

The National Zoo and the Smithsonian Institute of Conservation Biology in Washington, DC, announced the birth of 2 critically endangered female blue-billed hoccos. The first chick, Aluna, hatched on August 5, 2022, while her sister, Lulo, hatched on August 28, 2022. The chicks are the first offspring of Jackie, their 6-year-old mother. The 16-year-old father, […]

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Virginia National Zoo Site Experts Try to Save Wood Turtles

Comment this story Comment They are brown, red and black, the size of a football and in serious trouble. Now, local conservationists are launching an effort to track wood turtles to help struggling species survive in the DC area. Wood turtles were once abundant from Maine to Virginia, but in recent decades their population has […]

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Wild animals suffer, lack food, companions, space, laments park director

The director of the Jos animal park, Sakburkya Mohammed, has denounced the deplorable conditions which have left the animals malnourished and without companions for breeding. Mr. Mohammed also lamented the encroachment of the conservation park by human activities. The conservationist on the poor state of wildlife welfare in an interview Saturday in Jos. He noted […]

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Putting the “USDA Organic” Label on a Stronger Path to Animal Welfare A Humane World

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson There are more than 60 million farm animals raised each year to USDA organic program standards, and more can now be done to support better welfare for animals raised for food. Kathy Milani/The HSUS The United States Department of Agriculture is currently accepting public comment on its proposed organic […]

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WA ecosystems are changing. Conservation efforts are also

The 40-acre bog is covered in red, orange, and green sphagnum moss, giving the wetland the appearance of a dated shag carpet. The mat compresses with every step Rocchio takes, like a waterlogged memory foam mattress that springs back into place as he takes his weight off. The less decomposed, the more elastic, says Rocchio, […]

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Kellie Harrington teams up with animal welfare charity ahead of major fundraising campaign

The Dubliner has given her support to the next Pups in the Park which will take place at the city’s Marlay Park on September 10 and 11. “Animal welfare is something I am passionate about and it is truly an honor to support today’s charity announcement,” said the Olympic champion. “I would ask other dog […]

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Animal advocates call for withdrawal of Mediterraneo Park zoo license

Animal Liberation Malta has written to the Parliamentary Secretary for Animal Welfare asking her to withdraw Mediterraneo Park’s license to operate a zoo. The park, according to the organization, should become a rehabilitation center for aquatic species. The letter follows the lead poisoning deaths of three dolphins at Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq Park last year. Mediterraneo offers […]

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Details posted in North Fort Myers pet store under investigation

NORTH FORT MYERS Wildlife investigators cited a wildlife facility in North Fort Myers and seized animals after finding feces festering in animal enclosures and standing water with apparent mosquito infestations. In one case, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigator said four dead rats were decomposing on top of a bird enclosure at the […]

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Four new professors join the College of Natural Resources and the Environment | VTX

In the spring, Elizabeth “Beth” Nyboer, a freshwater ecologist and conservation social scientist, will join the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation as an assistant professor. Nyboer’s research explores how anthropogenic stressors affect freshwater ecosystems and the fish, fisheries and fishing communities they support. “My specific areas of interest include understanding the impacts of climate […]

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Sea turtles hold firm this summer but danger beckons

MELBOURNE, Fla. — As the sun rises over sea turtle nests across the Space Coast, biologists are seeing new glimmers of hope. Many feared for the future of Florida’s three most endangered types of sea turtles – green, loggerhead and leatherback turtles – but this year, evidence suggests they are bouncing back. This is especially […]

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‘El Jefe’ the jaguar, famous in the United States, photographed in Mexico

MEXICO CITY – They call him “El Jefe”, he’s at least 12 years old and his crossing of the heavily guarded US-Mexico border sparked celebrations on both sides. “El Jefe” – or “The Boss” – is one of the oldest recorded jaguars along the border, one of the few known to have crossed a border […]

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Exotic Creatures and Classic Cars Draw Large Crowds at Park Festival in Rostraver

Things got a little wild on Sunday at the annual August Fun Fest, as attendees of the free event got a close look at wild and exotic creatures including a blue-tongued skink and an albino bull snake. Addy Otis, 10, from McMurray, was able to gently touch the snake’s tail, as were her brother, Sawyer, […]

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Rare ‘El Jefe’ jaguar that roamed Arizona spotted across the border

A famous jaguar that roamed the mountains of southern Arizona for several years before disappearing in 2015 has appeared more than 100 miles (160 km) south of Mexico, conservation biologists say. Mexican non-profit group Profauna said this week that the big cat known as El Jefe was photographed at an undisclosed mountainous location in central […]

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Kay’s Cuts: The Spanish Meat Industry’s $3.65 Billion Effort Towards Better Animal Welfare and Sustainability

A monthly column written on the global beef trade by Steve Kay, editor of US Cattle Buyers Weekly I have just returned from a ten day trip to Spain, one of my favorite countries to visit in Europe. I stayed mostly in Barcelona and once again enjoyed its beauty, culture, food and more. I also […]

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Lost parrots return to Brazil

The Spix’s Macaw has returned to live freely in its native Brazil after disappearing in the wild thanks to a remarkable and pioneering international conservation effort. The parrot’s predicament was highlighted in the 2011 animated film Rio, which told the story of a caged Spix’s Macaw named Blue. The film was not only a box […]

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Alaska conservationists determined to revive wood bison herds

For centuries, the Athabascan people of Alaska have relied on the wood bison for their survival. That is until the species, considered by the National Park Service to be the largest land animal in North America, went extinct in the early 1900s. So when a small herd of wood bison was discovered in a remote […]

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Being proud of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center | Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: You recently published a letter regarding an unpleasant visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC). Thank you for allowing us to respond. AWCC is a 5001©(3) non-profit organization. All revenue from admission tickets, educational programs and event rentals goes to the care of our resident wildlife. Even though we’ve increased our […]

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India new home for the cheetah – The New Indian Express

In August, India’s wildlife conservation effort will have a date with history. By the middle of next month, four pairs of African cheetahs will have landed in the country as part of a deal the Indian government reached with the Republic of Namibia last week. A unique intercontinental translocation of the big cats will pave […]

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Why India Needs a ‘Gati Shakti’ Wildlife Program

An Asiatic wild dog, or dhole. Photo: Davidvraju/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY SA 4.0 India is a superpower in terms of biodiversity conservation. Maintaining this status requires constant awareness of the negative effects of human activities on nature. The movement of animals between populations helps maintain genetic diversity and also allows populations to avoid environmental disasters. […]

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Micro-abattoir to help farmers in southern NSW and improve animal welfare, but not without controversy

A new micro-abattoir in southern New South Wales is set to benefit local producers ‘from paddock to plate’ and improve animal welfare, but some fear it could become a failed venture at the expense taxpayers. Key points: Farmers in southern New South Wales want a micro-abattoir to save their animals traveling hundreds of miles for […]

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ZooMontana helps with conservation research

Data collected from ZooMontana was used in an article in the journal Science on the natural aging process of turtles, called senescence. MORE — Summer Events at ZooMontana According to ZooMontana’s press release, the zoo‘s data was collected using the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS), which found that tortoises and tortoises may possibly reduce […]

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Wild bison return to UK for first time in thousands of years | Wildlife

Early Monday morning, three gentle giants emerged from a corral in the Kent countryside to become the first wild bison to roam Britain in thousands of years. The aim is for the animals’ natural behavior to transform a dense commercial pine forest into a dynamic natural forest. Their taste for bark will kill some trees […]

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One million UK chickens ‘unnecessarily dying every week to keep prices low’ | Animal wellbeing

More than a million broilers die each week in the UK before they reach slaughter weight, according to a new report. An analysis of government figures by animal welfare charity Open Cages reveals that around 64 million chickens die prematurely each year in the UK. Dead birds can be cremated or turned into usable materials […]

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A Reading List for Green Travel – The Washington Post

Comment this story Comment Green travel. For many people, even the term is confusing, particularly because it can refer to how we integrate sustainability into our individual travel decisions as well as how destinations are managed. Yet, as we face the climate crisis and travel rebounds from the effects of the pandemic, it is crucial […]

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Sandakan can be a regional hub for wildlife conservation and research | Daily Express Online

SANDAKA: Sandakan Tourism Association (STAN) believes that Sandakan, home to many world-renowned conservation centers, is well placed to be the regional center for wildlife conservation and research and could attract regional and international research institutions to settle here. ADVERTISING According to STAN President Teo Chee Kim, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation […]

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6,000 acres of premier open space in Los Angeles County now protected

With the acquisition of 6,000 acres of open space, California is taking another step in its efforts to conserve 30% of the state’s land and coastal waters by 2030, also known as the 30×30 initiative. Los Angeles County’s largest undeveloped private property is now part of an ecologically protected area that will preserve habitat and […]

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The 20 Best Zoos in the United States

While Disney’s Animal Kingdom may look like mostly a theme park with tons of animal-spotting opportunities, it’s a legitimate zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. This means that it not only meets all sorts of ethical and animal welfare standards, but also contributes to conservation and scientific progress. According to Insider Monkey […]

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4 bears killed in East Anchorage campground city repurposed for homeless residents

A female black bear and two cubs search for food inside a tent Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Centennial Park in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes/DNA) The Alaska Department of Fish and Game shot and killed four black bears this week at Centennial Campground, an East Anchorage campground where Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration has ordered homeless people […]

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Stressed-out shelters brace for surge of fireworks-frightened pets

Animal welfare advocates fear already busy shelters could be overwhelmed by the wave of runaway pets. WALDORF, Md. — Animal welfare advocates are predicting the worst week of the year for runaway pets landing at area animal shelters. Fear of fireworks is the cause of the surge, say animal welfare workers. But this year, the […]

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Big cats in the urban jungle: LA mountain lions, Mumbai leopards | Way of life

Los Angeles and Mumbai, India share many superlatives as tops in film, fashion and traffic jams. But another similarity lurks in the shadows, most often seen at night walking silently on all fours. These metropolises are the only megacities in the world with more than 10 million inhabitants where big cats – mountain lions in […]

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Wildlife Habitat Council recognizes ITC for conservation efforts at headquarters

Covering 92 acres, ITC’s corporate campus includes a naturalized transmission corridor, various forests, open green spaces, wetlands, as well as a nature trail and large pond. The campus also houses a demonstration corridor and a pollinator garden featuring native species, bluebird nest boxes and bat nest boxes. The grounds are maintained year-round using sustainable environmental […]

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PBSO didn’t need to shoot, kills stray bear at Royal Palm Beach

ROYAL PALM BEACH – Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies should not have shot and killed a young Florida black bear last week, hours after he was seen wandering a neighborhood backyard residential, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said. The state agency released a report late Friday noting its disappointment with PBSO’s handling of […]

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Your Views: Wildlife Conservation, Abortion and Politics | Local News

Major wildlife conservation bill could benefit IowaThe US House of Representatives voted to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, a bill aimed at preventing wildlife extinctions by funding locally-led conservation efforts. If it becomes law, Iowa will receive about $13.4 million a year to help 405 species of concern, including Regal Fritillary and Monarch butterflies, […]

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New York couple face fines after bringing raccoon to pet store for food

A New York man and his girlfriend are each facing a $500 fine after bringing a raccoon to an Erie County pet store for food, officials said. The unidentified couple have been charged with unlawful possession of a wild animal, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said in a news release. The agency noted that […]

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Gippsland farmer Jeremy Rich faces animal cruelty charges after dead sheep found in pit

Former South Gippsland Shire councilor Jeremy Rich has been charged in court with 22 counts of animal cruelty after he allegedly failed to care for sheep that later died from an attack by flies . Key points: Man charged with 22 counts of animal cruelty walks out of court during farm manager’s testimony It is […]

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It’s raining conservation reserves in the state | Nagpur News

Nagpur: it’s raining conservation reserves (CR) in Maharashtra, but does this solve the purpose of wildlife conservation and management, especially when it has a lower protection status than national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. In Maharashtra, there are 23 RCs notified so far with an area of ​​1,751 km². These include 12 new CRs declared by […]

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The RSPCA called out nearly 200 animal welfare concerns at Appleby Horse Fair 2022

Nearly 200 animal concerns were raised at the Appleby Horse Fair, as confirmed by the RSPCA, with two cases potentially leading to prosecution. Each year, organizations come together for the four-day gathering to help, educate and check on the welfare of the hundreds of animals in attendance. While the majority of horses are treated impeccably, […]

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Hidden Cost of Conservation

Over the years, Nepal has made significant progress in wildlife conservation, be it tiger, rhino or blackbuck. While it is easier to deal with the threats posed by herbivores, the same cannot be said for carnivores. Bardia in recent years has become a tiger conservation success story and is set to receive the Tx2 International […]

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Coorg Wildlife Society fights for the cause of Kodagu – The New Indian Express

Express press service MADIKERI: Green and yellow triangular stickers with the silhouette of a sambar deer are instantly recognizable on the majority of vehicles in Kodagu. Stickers from the Coorg Wildlife Society – a pioneering NGO that has taken an oath to protect the Western Ghats in the district – are a sign of pride […]

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In Memory – June 9, 2022

AVMA member AVMA Honor Roll Member Not a member Joan M. Arnoldi Dr. Arnoldi (Illinois ’63), 87, Cincinnati, died May 10, 2022. After graduating, she worked at a co-ed animal practice in Wausau, Wisconsin, focusing on companion animals. Dr. Arnoldi then joined the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce, and Consumer Protection, serving as director of […]

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‘Ugly’ reef fish most in need of conservation support

The mandarin fish, Synchiropus splendidus, is among the reef fish species with the highest aesthetic values. Credit: Rick D. Stuart Smith (CC-BY 4.0, creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) What is the relationship between people’s perception of beauty and the conservation needs of animals? According to a study on machine learning by Nicolas Mouquet at the University of Montpellier, France, […]

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Te Anau conservationist feels lucky to focus on environmental restoration

Provided Mark Sutton has been involved in conservation for over 45 years and is now recognized for his efforts. Early in his conservation career, Mark Sutton couldn’t believe how lucky he was to have the opportunity to work every day to improve fish and wildlife habitats. That was in 1977, and he still believes in […]

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12 new special license plates available in Florida

Florida on Thursday announced the addition of 12 new specialty license plates, including some recognizing a collective of historically black sororities and fraternities known as the Divine Nine. The new additions are among more than 100 specialty license plates available to Florida motorists. Revenue generated from special plaque sales brings in millions of dollars each […]

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Microchipped dogs, cats compulsory in Japan from June

Pet sellers in Japan are now required to implant microchips in dogs and cats, as a revised animal welfare and management law came into force on June 1. The goal is to prevent owners from abandoning their pets and to help identify owners in the event of a disaster. A microchip to be implanted under […]

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SunLive – King Salmon’s Death Considered Animal Welfare Disaster

New Zealand’s King Salmon revealed a 42% mortality rate for salmon they reared in warm water areas during their fiscal year ending January 31, 2022. For salmon towed to colder waters, the mortality rate was 37%. Anna de Roo, head of SAFE campaigns, says it’s a disaster for animal welfare. “If it happened to cows […]

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$30,000 reward offered for information on Washington Wolf Killings

SEATTLE — Conservation and animal welfare groups today announced a combined $30,000 reward for information leading to a conviction for the illegal killing of four wolves in northeast Washington earlier this year. Stevens County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered four dead wolves on Feb. 18 while on snowmobile patrol. An incident report says deputies reported the […]

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Kelp Mitigate Ocean Acidification, Key to Health and Abundance of Important Shellfish |

Mike Doall and oyster farmer Paul McCormick with kelp grown on the Great Gun Oyster Farm. Photo courtesy of Professor Christopher Gobler Stony Brook-led study, published in Frontiers in Marine Science, reveals results that combat climate change and apply to new oyster farming methods STONY BROOK, NY, May 25, 2022 – While kelp is known […]

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Conservation Groups and Experts Urge Center to Realign Katni-Singrauli Rail Corridor | Bombay News

Mumbai: Leading conservation groups and experts on Friday called on the Union Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change and Ministry of Railways to protect the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh realigning the existing Katni-Singrauli rail corridor, which has led to at least 39 wildlife deaths since 2010, including that of a mother tigress […]

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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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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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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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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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‘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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, […]