Tiny Pygmy Rabbits Face Extinction As Fires Rage On In The US

Tiny Pygmy Rabbits Face Extinction As Fires Rage On In The US 1

The ongoing fires in the Western United States are driving rare animal species to extinction as they get engulfed in flames and their habitats are permanently destroyed. 2020 has seen the worst wildfire season on the West coast within the last seven decades, with around three million hectares in Washington, California, and Oregon burned to […]

Lean on Your Pets for a Dose of Happiness During Lockdown

Lean on Your Pets for a Dose of Happiness During Lockdown 2

The coronavirus pandemic has been stressful in so many ways, and there is still no end in sight. Use your beloved pets to ease anxiety and feel like your old self again! New research shows pets are linked to maintaining better mental health, reducing loneliness during lockdown, and acting as a fluffy buffer against psychological […]

Why Are Sea Creatures Washing Up Dead On Russia’s Far East Shores?

Why Are Sea Creatures Washing Up Dead On Russia’s Far East Shores? 3

Russian conservationists have been alerted to the possibility that waters off the 25-mile stretch of the pristine Kamchatka peninsula may have become contaminated by an unknown toxic substance that is affecting surfers and killing countless sea creatures. In mid-September surfers started complaining of vomiting, fever and coughing when they entered the water; some developed lesions […]

BRIAN DAVIES AWARD 2020: And the winner is…. MARES donkey sanctuary in Zimbabwe!

BRIAN DAVIES AWARD 2020: And the winner is…. MARES donkey sanctuary in Zimbabwe! 6

BRIAN DAVIES AWARD 2020: And the winner is…. MARES donkey sanctuary in Zimbabwe! Three hardworking organizations were nominated for the international Brian Davies Award for their exceptional work. Organizations in Zimbabwe, Thailand and Jordan came out tops. Let’s see who won! Network for Animals (NFA) works in far-flung locations across the word; places where the […]

Watching Baby Animal Videos Is Good for Your Health – And Science Confirms It

Watching Baby Animal Videos Is Good for Your Health – And Science Confirms It 11

Research has confirmed what we’ve known all along – watching baby animals do what baby animals do best – being adorably cute – is good for the soul. A study conducted by the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom (UK), in partnership with Western Australia Tourism, has found evidence to suggest that watching cute […]

Thousands of Pets Found Dead At A Chinese Postal Depot

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IMAGE: DEAD RABBITS, KITTENS AND PUPPIES FOUND BY RESCUE WORKERS AT THE DONGXING LOGISTICS STATION IN LUOHE CITY IN EAST-CENTRAL CHINA – CREDIT: WEIBO/UTOPIA/SISTER HUA Over 5,000 domestic animals destined for the pet trade have been found dead from dehydration, starvation and suffocation in a shipping depot in East-Central China. They were bought online and […]

Plastic Waste Is Turning Beaches And Oceans Into Deadly Minefields For Baby Sea Turtles

Plastic Waste Is Turning Beaches And Oceans Into Deadly Minefields For Baby Sea Turtles 15

Newly hatched sea turtles in Florida, US, have enough challenges on their plate – without the added threat of eating lethal amounts of plastic! A newly published study highlights the harrowing impact that plastic has on baby loggerhead turtles found dead on beaches in Florida. While examining the dead babies’ stomach and intestine contents, it […]