On June 16th, 164 pilot whales and 8 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were butchered in the Faroe Islands. … More 164 Pilot Whales and 8 Atlantic White-sided Dolphins were Butchered in the Faroe Islands on the Second Grind Day of 2017
On May 30, the Japanese Fisheries Agency reportedly approved the inclusion of two additional species for capture and/or slaughter for the 2017-2018 dolphin drive-hunt season:
-Melon-headed whales … More Dolphin Hell Taiji to Add Two New Species to its Drive-hunt Quota
On May 21, the first grind of 2017 took place in the Faroe Islands.
84 pilot whales lost their lives that Sunday evening. … More The First Pilot Whale Slaughter of 2017 in the Faroe Islands
People and rattlesnakes can peacefully co-exist, and if you use common sense, the chances of being bitten are very low. The best protection against rattle- and other venomous snakes is awareness, knowledge and prevention. … More Co-existing with Rattlesnakes
Tsethar is a Tibetan word – Phóng Sanh is the Vietnamese equivalent – often translated as ‘life release’. It is the Buddhist practice of saving the lives of animals destined to be killed. For wild animals this can mean releasing them in their native environments, for domesticated animals or for wild animals that cannot be rehabilitated that they live out their lives in sanctuary. … More TSETHAR – The Act of Life Release – New Horses & Pigs at Wildlife Waystation
The industrial smoke stacks have arrived at the Antarctic Peninsula. The area famous for its scenic, rugged landscapes and abundant South Polar wildlife has become the target for the trawlers and factory ships of the growing krill fisheries. Many people think of krill (Euphausia superba) as microscopic creatures, but in fact, each individual can grow … More Krill Fisheries, the Next Collapse?
These studies suggest that the ivory gull’s decline in numbers results from declines in reproductive success from the exposure to mercury and other anthropogenic pollutants. … More Accumulating Anthropogenic Effects: The Decline of the Ivory Gull