You may know that maggots are very efficient at cleaning up wounds and repairing them as the feed on dead tissue. There’s been a slight… Read More »Maggots can efficiently do what antibiotics sometimes can’t
A study concluded that the oceans pose a greater risk to the health of the world’s largest creatures than was previously thought as a single… Read More »10 million pieces of plastic ingested DAILY by whales
This is my personal opinion. I know people will have their own on this topic which will polarise opinion. You either see it as okay… Read More »Self-indulgent family turn their deceased dog into a rug
A tiny report in The Times newspaper today indicates that something very serious is happening in terms of conservation of both the rhino and the… Read More »Rhino horns are shrinking due to poaching
The good news for conservationists and people who don’t see economic growth as the only way to live, is that we have woken up to… Read More »World’s most dangerous climate denier, Bolsonaro, loses power
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I am interested in animism but what is it? It is difficult to understand from articles because it is a belief system. It is not… Read More »Animism is a growing ‘religion’, and it is timely
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It’s described as a “lubricant” (lube). It’s made from cow mucus. The lead researcher and colleagues in a recent study, Hongji Yan, from the KTH… Read More »Cow-mucus gel can protect against sexually transmitted infections
Dexter has learnt to walk like a human all the time. Yes, he is bipedal. He lost his front right leg entirely and lost the… Read More »The dog who walks like a human (bipedal) all the time
A modern trend which is gathering pace is that caregivers are treating their cat and dog companions as little humans and in doing so are… Read More »Cats and dogs endure excessive medical treatment as their owners humanize them
The love between the ‘cow whisperer’ and animals is awesome. In the title I am referring to domestic animals of course but we should at… Read More »This is how humans should relate to animals
Today, The Times newspaper reports on a facet of UK society which is shameful, and which demonstrates a degree of ignorance and lack of respect… Read More »Guide dog owners experience many demoralising access refusals
You might describe Kendall Cummings, a college wrestler, as a hero. You should! He wrestled with a grizzly bear to save the life of his… Read More »College wrestler wrestles with grizzly bear to save his friend’s life
Mark Pearson, 64, of Child Okeford, near Blandford, has been found guilty in the Weymouth Magistrates’ Court of the illegal hunting of a fox with… Read More »Millionaire businessman huntsman guilty of illegal fox hunting