Emperor penguins could disappear by 2100 if nations don’t cap emissions

If the climate continues to change at its current pace, most emperor penguins could become extinct by the end of this century, a new study predicts. However, if countries meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement, limiting the global increase in temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels, then that would […]

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Scientists plan to flood black market with fake rhino horn to reduce poaching

Scientists plan to flood black market with fake rhino horn to reduce poaching

Scientists are planning to flood the black market with realistic fake rhino horns made from horse hair in an attempt to reduce illegal poaching. Rhino horn is in demand for a range of uses, from traditional Chinese medicine to ornamental carvings, and the illegal international trade is thriving. In South Africa alone, 769 rhinos were […]

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Petition: End Deadly Primate Testing in the University of California at Davis!

Petition: End Deadly Primate Testing in the University of California at Davis!

We recently reported on an undercover investigation by Cruelty Free International and SOKO Tierschutz that revealed footage of dogs, cats, and monkeys suffering in a European laboratory. What was uncovered sparked outrage on behalf of concerned people around the world. But the truth is that monkeys have been bred and tortured for testing for a […]

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Elephants used for tourist rides ‘screamed in agony’ after being beaten and chained

A wildlife photographer has shared shocking pictures he took of elephants being chained up and beaten with canes to raise awareness of the animal abuse. Norman Watson, 47, traveled to Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh, India, to photograph wild tigers. Despite the tigers being well cared for and allowed to roam free in the […]

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Indonesia plans IVF for recently captured Sumatran rhino

EAST LAMPUNG, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities will make their first attempt at in vitro fertilization of a Sumatran rhino, aiming to boost the critically endangered species’ gene pool in the process. The egg for the IVF attempt will come from Pahu, a solitary female Sumatran rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) being held at the Kelian Lestari Sumatran […]

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