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Animals in their Environment – Winning Photos of the Siena International Photo Awards

Siena International Photo Award is one of the photo contests with the highest international participation. The 2018 edition has received nearly 48.000 images from amateur...

China defends move to ease tiger bones, rhino horns 25-year ban

The decision by Beijing to ease the tiger bones and rhino horns ban prompted outcry from global conservation groups. China is defending its decision to reverse...
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Hybrids: the amazing short film where Animals merged with Waste

Hybrids is a short film fascinating by the quality of its realization and the subject it approaches with creativity: an ocean so polluted that...
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Iran Regime May Execute 8 Environmentalists

Iranian regime’s prosecutors have charged four conservationists with “sowing corruption on Earth”, a crime that carries the death sentence in the Islamic Republic. The...
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Canada Commits $61 Million Dollars To Protecting Killer Whales

Just a week after voting to ban keeping dolphins & whales in captivity, the Canadian government announced on Oct 31st that it will be committing...
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Portugal Bans Wild Animals in Circuses

Portugal has decided to ban wild animals in circus performances by 2024, according to a law passed by parliament Tuesday night and welcomed Wednesday...
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An artist imagines animals behaving like humans

What if we reversed roles with animals to take their place? This is what the Irish artist Barbara Daniels offers us without comment in...
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Shahtoosh shawls land Chinese ‘tourists’ in Indian jail

The two Chinese women face potential fines of up to 450,000 yuan (US$64,800) each and between three and seven years in jail, according to...
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Breton Draft Foals prices go crazy, because… Japan

The price of Breton Draft Foals is currently going crazy. The market is boosted by Japan where this meat is considered a delicacy. Faced...
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Canadian Senate vote to ban Whale & Dolphin Captivity and the Import of Shark...

After nearly three years of swimming against a strong current of Conservative opposition, a bill that would ban whale and dolphin captivity in Canada...
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Earthivist Investigation – Boxing Moonbears and Abuse in Chinese Circus

Following the news on China lifting the ban on rhino horns and tiger parts and then the postponing of that lift, as a side...
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South Africa – 8 arrested for illegal possession of Lion Bones and Tiger Skin

Eight suspects aged between 22 and 60 yesterday for the alleged illegal possession of game products. An intelligence driven operation intercepted two vehicles driving in...
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1000s of Songbirds being smuggled to Italy for luxury dishes

Slovenian customs officers have discovered an astonishing 1,349 dead songbirds on a bus heading for Italy, where they were to be eaten in restaurants. The illegally killed birds...