• Thumbnail Update 11/5: The Peninsula Humane Society announced this weekend that public support has enabled it to offer more than $8,000 for information related to Wednesday’s discovery of a drowned cat in the Redwood Shores lagoon. Thursday the Humane Society announced it was offering a $1,000  reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction…[Read more]

  • As Siberian cranes have to fly over many danger zones every time they migrate, their numbers have taken quite a knock. Now the birds are receiving help from an unexpected quarter as an oil and gas producer aims to make up for any ecological damage. The program, called “Flight of Hope,” watches over cranes’ safety [...]

  • ______ Do most people think of animal rights activists as terrorists? Apparently the Canadian government does, if such people commit illegal acts. The Financial Transactions Analysis Centre (FINTRAC), set up in 2000 to be Canada’s financial intelligence unit to alert CSIS and others of finances to terrorists who pose a threat to the security of…[Read more]

  • he London News.Net PETA and the Human Society of the US have defended the actions of Ohio police who shot dead 49 wild animals let loose by their owner and has instead called on the Ohio government to put in place laws to prevent such a tragedy occurring again. The Human Society of the United [...]

  • slu wrote a new blog post: Sea Rise! 2 years, 9 months ago

    Thumbnail It has often and continually debated on how much the level of the sea rise in the next few decades and centuries. Sea level changes is actually old hat and has been happening (up and down) for millenia. New research from several international research groups, including the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen provides [...]

  • OBERLIN, La. (AP) — A former Oakdale snake farm owner has been sentenced to jail for cruelty to animals and a Florida snake farm is getting his snakes, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Monday. David Beauchemin got a two-year sentence, with one year suspended and credit for five months served since his arrest in [...]

  • Thumbnail More animals have chosen to break free from their tiny living spaces at Kiev’s troubled zoo opting for freedom, natural surroundings and…love stories. A Ukrainian zoo, already notorious for being beyond horrible, has more to it than meets the eye. More animals have chosen to break free from their tiny living spaces at Kiev’s troubled zoo [...]

  • ThumbnailWELLINGTON, New Zealand  — Small amounts of oil from a container ship stuck on a reef for days began washing up at a popular New Zealand beach on Monday, while work to extract oil from the vessel was called off because of weather concerns. The Liberia-flagged Rena struck the Astrolabe Reef about 14 miles from Tauranga Harbour [...]

  • Thumbnail The Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean is to ban shark fishing and trade in shark products throughout its waters, creating a sanctuary roughly eight times the size of the UK. The Marshall Islands archipelago is home to just 68,000 people, with tourism, such as diving, being an important part of the economy. Senator Tony [...]

  • SALMON ARM – Earlier this month, provincial and federal agencies joined forces to inspect and patrol Shuswap Lake for compliance with B.C.’s boating and fishing regulations.   Officers from the Ministry of Environment Conservation Officer Service, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource…[Read more]