Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, other retailers violating California ban on selling kangaroos skins,   new investigation finds

Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, other retailers violating California ban on selling kangaroos skins, new investigation finds

(CALIFORNIA) – More than one hundred California stores and online retailers – including Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Puma, and Amazon-owned Zappos – are illegally selling athletic shoes made of kangaroo skin, according to an exhaustive, months-long investigation. This was released today by the Center for a Humane Economy, a national non-profit organization that promotes animal […]

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‘We can’t blame animals’: how human pathogens are making their way into vulnerable wildlife

‘We can’t blame animals’: how human pathogens are making their way into vulnerable wildlife

For 13 years now, scientist Michelle Power has been grabbing samples of human waste and animal poop from Antarctica to Australia to try and answer a vital question. Has the bacteria in humans that has grown resistant to antibiotics – an issue considered to be one of the world’s greatest health challenges – made its […]

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New research shows, two closely-related species of wild cats in Ontario, Canada, may face starkly different futures. Is this “survival of the fittest?”

New research shows, two closely-related species of wild cats in Ontario, Canada, may face starkly different futures. Is this “survival of the fittest?”

To the untrained eye, the two species might pass as overgrown house cats. They’re actually “felids” or mammals belonging to felidae, a family of wild cats. Both live side by side in the wilds of Ontario, north of Lake Huron. Researchers at the University of Trent in Peterborough, Ontario, looked at bobcat and lynx numbers, […]

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Veterinarians Send Warnings about Ebola-Like Disease Fatal to Rabbits Which Can be Transmitted to People

Correction: Veterinarians Send Warnings about Ebola-Like Disease Fatal to Rabbits Which CANNOT be Transmitted to People

The title of this post published on 28 July 2020 was misleading and is hereby corrected. This disease was deliberately introduced into New Zealand, but cannot be transmitted to people. Veterinarians are warning rabbit owners about an emerging virus in the United States. The fatal virus causes an ebola-like disease called rabbit hemorrhagic disease has […]

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