Austrian prince is investigated over claims he ‘illegally’ shot dead the ‘largest’ brown bear in Romania after paying £6,000 during a trophy hunt in the Carpathian Mountains

Austrian prince is investigated over claims he ‘illegally’ shot dead the ‘largest’ brown bear in Romania after paying £6,000 during a trophy hunt in the Carpathian Mountains

An Austrian prince will be investigated over allegations he illegally shot and killed what is believed to be Romania’s largest brown bear during a trophy hunt in the country’s Carpathian Mountains in March, Romanian authorities said Wednesday. Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein was granted a four-day hunting permit in March in Romania’s Covasna County […]

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Squalene: How Sharks are Killed to Extract this Oil from Their Liver to Make Daily Products and Supplements

Squalene: How Sharks are Killed to Extract this Oil from Their Liver to Make Daily Products and Supplements

Did you know that a compound taken from sharks is currently used in COVID-19 vaccine testing as well as many other products? The ingredients that companies use in their products are wide-ranging, from chemical compounds that are difficult to pronounce to organic herbs. Many ingredients may simply be strange, but some are also unsustainable and […]

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Australia’s pivot to plantations may be too late for nearly extinct parrots

Australia’s pivot to plantations may be too late for nearly extinct parrots

HOBART, Australia — A dividing line of marking tape separates a clearcut area from intact native forest in the Denison Range of Tasmania, Australia’s southernmost state. An hour’s drive from the state capital, Hobart, the forest sits just outside the boundary of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Na UNESCO site. The logged area is […]

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