To follow up on my Pause for thought? post, I thought I might highlight a video that Brigitte mentioned in one of the comments. The issue I have with using the term "pause", when referring to the s...
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After an absence of more than 200 years a small population of European beavers, Castor fiber, has been seen wild in the English countryside. A family group of three were filmed by Tom Buckley on the River Otter in East Devon. They are believed to be the result of an escape or unsanctioned release.
Whales Moving Into Thawed Arctic Ocean Microphones submerged in the waters of the Bering Strait recorded an increasing number of whale calls from 2009 to 2012, including some from whales that norma...
4 000 penguins threatened after diesel spill – South Africa
A fishing trawler that spilled 10 000 liters of diesel fuel after it collided with rocks near the Stony Point Penguin colony has placed the lives of 4 000 penguins in jeopardy.
Britain's wild cat; a preview length trailer for the wildlife / nature / current affairs documentary film Last of the Scottish Wildcats, investigating the imminent extinction of these beautiful cat...
Earlier this month in a remote northeastern corner of California, residents in Modoc County slaughtered at least 40 coyotes in an annual killing contest known as the Adin "Coyote Drive." In Crane, ...
Lots of opportunities to organize.
Idaho's "ag-gag" bill is quickly making its way through the legislature and is on Gov. Butch Otter's desk. If signed into law, the measure could stop vital undercover work that exposes routine, often violent, and illegal abuse of animals in the factory-farming industry. It would criminalize. . .
If you’re an aficionado of sea slugs, you’re probably used to weird and cringe-worthy sex acts. When two of these hermaphrodite animals penetrate each other at the same time like an R-rated yin-yan...
Unique? I couldn't ignore this bit about coitus cephalus.
Target: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta
Goal: Continue to construct wildlife crossings to protect African wildlife
Wildlife underpasses have long been used to allow animals to safely cross roads. Now, underpasses in parts of Africa, such as the Mt.
And stop building roads.
"Action for Elephants UK is a group working to help stop the slaughter of elephants and ensure their survival as a species. In Africa and Asia elephants are being poached for their tusks in unprecedented numbers – between 35,000 and 50,000 every year – simply to satisfy consumer demand for ivory trinkets. If they’re not being poached, elephants all over the world are suffering horrific cruelty and abuse in captivity – there is nowhere safe any more for these remarkable giants. Humanity has destroyed them – now it’s up to humanity to save them."