Farming, fences and settlements from an expanding population on the African continent is threatening the wonderful 1.3 million wildebeest migration and other animals with which… Read More »Human population growth in Africa threatens the great migration of 1.3 million wildebeest
The callousness of it is truly shocking. Security cameras shows what appears to be a young women stepping out of her car with what looks… Read More »Woman literally throws bag of newborn puppies onto pile of trash
There’s been a two-pronged attack on climate change recently. Firstly there is a 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl, Greta Thunberg, whose climate change activism began when she… Read More »Students and protesters encourage headmasters to back lessons on climate change
Recently it’s been reported that five park rangers and a driver have been ambushed and killed while they were protecting endangered mountain gorillas in Africa’s… Read More »Protecting Congo’s mountain gorillas has cost the lives of 180 park rangers
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) tell us that the average claim went up by 4.75 percent over the past year. The RSPCA says that… Read More »Veterinary bills on the up partly because of poor companion animal breeding
Two major French companies breeding game chicks under conditions that would be illegal in Britain are secretly using Eurotunnel to export their product to the… Read More »Eurotunnel unknowingly transporting day-old game chicks from France despite boycott?
This is a bit of feline magic and it wandered through a front door left ajar. The picture and story has gone viral big time… Read More »Viral picture: unknown domestic cat wanders into recuperating man’s home and cuddles him
A brown mongrel was seen by oil rig workers in the Gulf of Thailand 140 miles from land. The dog named Boonrod (‘survivor’) swam towards… Read More »Riddle of dog swimming in Gulf of Thailand 140 miles offshore
Oblivious to her pet’s struggle, the woman continues to film the scene – until the animal settles at the bottom of the pool motionless. YouTube… Read More »Woman filmed her drowning dog on a smartphone and did not try to save him
Briton’s discarded or lost about 10 billion receipts in 2018. This is the equivalent of destroying Sherwood forest, the famous forest occupied by Robin Hood,… Read More »Paper receipts, amounting to 53,000 trees, discarded annually in Britain
This is certainly about the animal-to-human relationship. It is a comparison between the two. When I read the headline in The Times newspaper, “Face the… Read More »There are more microbes in beards than there are in dogs’ fur
The words in quotes in the title come from the first African-American female in space (in 1992). Her name is Dr Mae Jemison. She has… Read More »“Get over yourself, human”. The Earth will carry on without you
Pope Francis has said that people trafficking turns the victims into commodities. I agree with this, of course. However, he describes the perpetrators of this… Read More »People trafficking turns the perpetrators into animals?
There is an unintended, potential consequence, in the long term, of near 100% spaying and neutering of domestic cats. What might happen is that over… Read More »An unintended consequence of widespread spaying and neutering of domestic cats
What is unethical behaviour at animal shelters? It’s probably a philosophical question but I’ll try and stick to real situations. And I’m not sure that… Read More »What is unethical behaviour at animal shelters?