Cruel Science Experiments on Crabs and Lobsters Could Finally End After Animal Sentience Law Passes in the UK

Cruel Science Experiments on Crabs and Lobsters Could Finally End After Animal Sentience Law Passes in the UK

Finally! Scientific experiments on crabs and lobsters could finally end when the animal sentience bill became a law in the United Kingdom. Welfare rules would finally be applied to crustaceans and decapods. Many people still wrongly believe that fish and other marine animals are not sentient beings, which is far from the truth. As opposed […]

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Could a million freshwater turtles help clean up some of Australia’s polluted rivers? A team of scientists believes, they could!

Could a million freshwater turtles help clean up some of Australia’s polluted rivers? A team of scientists believes, they could!

For well over a century, freshwater fish from Europe – the carp (originally from China), have been released, either deliberately or accidentally from fish farms, into Australian waterways. The fish, now widely regarded as pests, are thriving. Their habitat includes rivers flowing through the Murray-Darling Basin of New South Wales. Those vast waterways support, through […]

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‘Intense’ human pressure is widespread among terrestrial vertebrates, study finds

‘Intense’ human pressure is widespread among terrestrial vertebrates, study finds

A new study assessing the cumulative impacts of human activities on wildlife found that the vast majority of terrestrial species are facing “intense” pressure due to humanity’s footprint across the globe. A research team led by Christropher O’Bryan of Australia’s University of Queensland looked at human pressures across the ranges of 20,529 terrestrial vertebrates and […]

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