Animals – GBRI
 

The Australian government recently allowed the export of hundreds of rare and endangered parrots worth tens of thousands of dollars each to a German organization – Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots (ACTP) – which is headed by a man who has multiple criminal convictions. The head of the ACTP, Martin Guth, has a five-year jail sentence for […]

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As the oceans across the globe are warming up at an alarming rate, it is not just the coral reefs that are at risk. A new research has revealed that warmer waters are particularly proving to be fatal for baby fur seals. Actually, when the oceans warm up, fur seal pups are put at a […]

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The annual Dall’s porpoise hunts in northern Japan that have already claimed the lives of thousands of endangered porpoises resumed yesterday.  The Dall’s porpoise hunts, along with dolphin hunts at the notorious cove in Taiji, continue to slaughter these beautiful animals at an alarming rate while supplying cetacean meat to Japanese consumers that is loaded with […]

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Much to the alarm of animal conservationists, China reversed a 25-year old ban on the use of rhinoceros horns and tiger bones in medicine on Monday. It should be noted that both the animals fall in the list of endangered species and already face the threat of extinction. China’s State Council said the ban, enacted in […]

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A new study undertaken by Japanese scientists has found that male humpback whales, well-known for the melodies they churn out to communicate or catch the attention of females, are increasingly falling silent, thanks to human-generated noise pollution. Researchers from Ogasawara Whale Watching Association and Hokkaido University in Japan used underwater recorders to examine how the […]

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In a move that is being celebrated by animal welfare activists, California just passed a legislation with a vote of 80 to 0 in the state Assembly that prohibits cosmetic manufacturers to sell products tested on animals after January 1, 2020. Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, was endorsed by over 100 cosmetic companies, […]

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