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SPCA investigates animal rescue farm near Calgary - CBC.ca

SPCA investigates animal rescue farm near Calgary - CBC.ca | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

The owner, Tara Davies, told CBC News she has shut the farm down and adopted out the animals. Davies didn't want to comment further on the allegations by her former volunteers.

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Fruit flies hold the secret to sleep: Medicine’s next big thing?

Fruit flies hold the secret to sleep: Medicine’s next big thing? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
We all know how much better we feel after a good night’s sleep, but sleep is also key for staying healthy.
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Warming oceans are 'sick,' global scientists warn

Warming oceans are 'sick,' global scientists warn | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The findings were compiled by 80 scientists from 12 countries at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in Hawaii.
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Analysis of ancient DNA reveals how cats spread around the world

Analysis of ancient DNA reveals how cats spread around the world | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A study of DNA from over 200 ancient cats revealed two distinct waves of population growth in Eurasia and Africa. Study suggests they expanded with farming and seafaring communities.
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Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature

Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research.

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Barbary Macaques Could Gain Protection from Pet Trade

Barbary Macaques Could Gain Protection from Pet Trade | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The barbary macaque is the most frequently seized, live, CITES-listed mammal in the European Union. Ever heard of it? It’s a monkey found in Gibraltar and the northern African countries of Morocco …

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Cheetah is now 'running for its very survival' - BBC News

Cheetah is now 'running for its very survival' - BBC News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The illegal trade in cheetahs as exotic pets could help drive some of the remaining populations of these spectacular cats, which are already diminished, to extinction.

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Free app uses facial recognition to find lost pets

Free app uses facial recognition to find lost pets | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

An animal shelter is the last place you want to see your pet. But if he or she does get lost, thanks to a new app called "Finding Rover," families have a new tool right on their smartphones to quickly find them.

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Cruel And Useless Animal Testing On Monkeys | Global Animal

Cruel And Useless Animal Testing On Monkeys | Global Animal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

(MONKEYS/ANIMAL TESTING) NIH-funded experiments, where baby monkeys are taken from their mothers at birth to study psychological impact, spark public debate.

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Bernie Sanders Vows to Protect Organic Farming, Calls out Monsanto as Presidential Campaign Heats Up

Bernie Sanders Vows to Protect Organic Farming, Calls out Monsanto as Presidential Campaign Heats Up | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Unlike most of the top candidates, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has a long history of speaking out against big corporations, factory farming, and the Biotech giants.

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Scathing letter to 'heartless scumbag' owner who abandoned loyal dog

Scathing letter to 'heartless scumbag' owner who abandoned loyal dog | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Banjo waited by the side of a road in California for an entire week before animal rescue workers found him, but even then the loyal dog wanted to stay in case his owner returned.

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Facebook's Bullfighting Dilemma

Facebook's Bullfighting Dilemma | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Facebook's censorship guidelines, often the victim of jokes, ridicule and criticism, have once again stepped into the firing line with the recent addition of the option to report images containing bullfighting, among other things such as mockery...

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Future of state animal welfare, control in flux - Cape Gazette

Future of state animal welfare, control in flux - Cape Gazette | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Who should handle animal complaints and how much authority should they have?
“To me, it is common sense to have agricultural people dealing with farm animals,” said Delaware Secretary of Agricultur...

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Ban horse racing, dog shows too, demand Jallikattu supporters

Ban horse racing, dog shows too, demand Jallikattu  supporters | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

After animal rights activists successfully torpedoed Jallikattu for this year, by obtaining a stay on holding of the bull taming sport in Tamil Nadu, its supporters have begun to question the elitist stance of the urban educated and affluent sections...

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Swiss wolves and swans could face decimation - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss wolves and swans could face decimation - SWI swissinfo.ch | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The Swiss cabinet wants to relax hunting laws concerning wolves, swans and other protected animals, suggesting animal population
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Sad, drenched koala is the face of Australia floods

Sad, drenched koala is the face of Australia floods | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A sodden koala has become the defining image of the wet weather currently battering Victoria and Southern Australia.
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Abducted From Her Family: Corky's Story Will Break Your Heart

Abducted From Her Family: Corky's Story Will Break Your Heart | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Experts believe that Corky still recognizes the cries of her family pod decades after being taken from the ocean and stuck in a tiny tank.

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Calls for CITES to address the corruption fueling the illegal wildlife trade

Calls for CITES to address the corruption fueling the illegal wildlife trade | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
CITES’ seventeenth major Conference of the Parties (CoP17) begins in Johannesburg, South Africa tomorrow, and it represents a key opportunity to address the corruption fueling the illegal wildlife trade, experts say.

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Sea Shepherd Australia - Captain Peter Hammarstedt awarded prestigious Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal and Prize

The Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal Each year Philip Wollen awards the Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal and Prize to the individual whose humanitarian service has made a profound mark on the world, and for whom the powerles

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Hong Kong to ban ivory trade: leader

Hong Kong to ban ivory trade: leader | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Hong Kong will ban the import and export of ivory, the city's leader announced Wednesday, in a "historic" move hailed by animal welfare activists.

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Louis Masai and His Tribe: Shepherding Consciousness Towards Animal Welfare

Louis Masai and His Tribe: Shepherding Consciousness Towards Animal Welfare | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

We kick off 2016 with the first in a series of articles featuring individuals who are making a difference in the world – where they are, with the talents they have – through Service.

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NC Ag-Gag Law Criminalizes Whistleblowing 'Across All Sectors,' Charges Suit

NC Ag-Gag Law Criminalizes Whistleblowing 'Across All Sectors,' Charges Suit | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

North Carolina's controversial ag-gag law is facing a court challenge by a coalition of watchdog groups who charge that it violates a citizen's First Amendment rights and places the safety of animals, families, and food supply at great risk.

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Rhino Poaching In South Africa Decreased For The First Time In A Decade

Rhino Poaching In South Africa Decreased For The First Time In A Decade | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

For the first time in almost a decade, South Africa saw the number of rhinos poached for their horns decrease last year.

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Days of Revolt: All Life is Sacred

Days of Revolt: All Life is Sacred | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges discusses the moral imperative of veganism with legal scholar, animal rights activist, and longtime vegan, Gary Francione.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West vow to only wear fur made from ROADKILL

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West vow to only wear fur made from ROADKILL | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Kim has been slammed by animal rights groups for her choice of garments - but now she's wearing roadkill only fur

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Myths About Humane Meat/Sustainable Farming | Global Animal

Myths About Humane Meat/Sustainable Farming | Global Animal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

(FACTORY FARMING) Factory farms are destroying the environment, but sustainable farms have their own problems. Is this alternative better for animals?

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