Animals

Covering the latest news about our friends the animals. Because we care about all animals we report on them from pets to wildlife without forgetting the farmed animals.

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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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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...
ganges river dolphin

Ganges River Dolphins count rises to 33, up from 22 in 2015

Officials said the 33 Ganges River Dolphins found during the survey included three calves and claimed that it indicated that the slow -breeding dolphins...
egyptian stray dog

Egyptian MP wants to export Stray Dogs to South Korea for their Meat

Egyptian MP Margaret Azar, member of the parliament's Human Rights Committee, suggested in a recent interview that Egypt should start fighting the phenomenon of stray...
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Barbecuing Hedgehogs in the streets of Madrid

The Municipal Police of Madrid has interrupted several people from burning hedgehogs alive in barbecues in a street of the Pan Bendito neighborhood of...
breton draft horse

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...
moonbear boxing

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...
killer whale russia

100 Wild Whales Captured by Russia to be Sent to Marine Parks

In Russia 12 Killer Whales and 90 Beluga have been captured from the wild over the summer. Due to the demand from Marine Parks around...
Tiger Nepal

Nepal says its tiger population has almost doubled from 2009

The number of tigers roaming the jungles of Nepal has nearly doubled because of initiatives from the government, conservationists and local authorities who have...
french hunter

The French overwhelmingly reject Hunting

One Voice and Ipsos launched a study on the perception of hunting in France. It confirms that the public overwhelmingly rejects hunting and plebiscite...
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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...
tiger skin south africa

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...