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