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Australia's koalas are in trouble. The question is how much.

Nearly a third of the koalas were wiped out in just the past three years, according to new figures released by a conservation group, although some experts say real numbers are difficult to establish.
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Helping the Environment by Going Fur-Free

This Earth Month, consider ditching the fur and going for more sustainable alternatives—these luxury labels have. 04.12.2021 by Mina Dragani
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Several Native American tribes sue Wisconsin over "unlawful" wolf hunting

BY TORI B. POWELL SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 / 6:41 PM / CBS NEWS
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Why Won’t COP26 Take Animal Agriculture Seriously?

Animal agriculture is a huge contributor to climate change, so why hasn't COP26 put it front and center yet? BY KAT SMITH
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Covid outbreak hits lions, tigers at National Zoo

Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers tested positive for the coronavirus, zoo officials said Friday.
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10,000 People Sign Petition To Help End The Donkey Skin Trade

Working together makes changes
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This Michigan City Just Banned The Sale Of Fur

No more fur sales
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US Trophy Hunter Exposed After He Paid $30,000 To Kill Lion

Lion suffered for 24 hours
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Species Unite Is Calling For An Animal-Free Olympics

The animal advocacy non-profit is demanding an end to animal ‘sports’ in the Olympics after a horse is punched repeatedly.
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Dog deaths and illnesses may be linked to Midwestern Pet Foods, FDA warns

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How Large Herbivores Can Help Reduce Fire Risks Amidst Worsening Climate Crisis

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Brazilian viper venom may become tool in fight against COVID, study shows By Leonardo Benassatto

finding natural cures for covid
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Firm raises $15m to bring back woolly mammoth from extinction

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Lawsuit challenges Biden plan to sell oil and gas leases in Gulf of Mexico

‘Planet cannot handle more stress from oil and gas production’
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A new 'leash' on life: Government program will train dogs for veterans with PTSD

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Rescue dogs shot dead by NSW council due to COVID-19 restrictions

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New investigation reveals Ethiopian Airlines' role in cruel global wildlife trade

Our new Cargo of Cruelty report reveals Ethiopian Airlines is shipping live wild animals from West Africa around the world for use as exotic pets.
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Germany's modern pentathlon coach kicked out of Olympics for punching a horse

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New 'piece of the puzzle': Why some dog foods may be linked to deadly heart disease Tufts University researchers analyzed compounds found in dog foods associated with canine dilated cardiomyopathy.

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Slaughterhouse closures spread after cyberattack on meat producer

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The meat you eat - İndia

corona virus threat? How about your country?
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Are slaughterhouses turning into coronavirus factories?

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Breaking! The UK Introduces Legislation To Recognize Animals As Sentient Beings & Publishes History-Making Action Plan For Animal Welfare

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Two South African Hunting Groups Who Promoted Canned Hunting Of Lions, Lose Appeal To Retain Membership of Europe’s Top Hunting Organization May 21, 2018 By Lauren Lewis

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South Africa to ban lion breeding for cub petting

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Government announces an end to livestock sea export industry Luke Malpass 11:00, Apr 14 2021

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Breaking! Hawaii To Be The Next State To Ban Testing On Animals For Cosmetics; Sign Petition To Pass Federal Legislation As Well

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100-Plus Groups Demand Action To Protect Endangered Species & Wildlife Refuges From Toxic Pesticides May 4, 2021 By Karen Lapizco

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Biden Administration Approves The Protection Of 116,098 Sq. Miles Of Ocean Habitat To Save Endangered Pacific Humpback Whales April 27, 2021 By Karen Lapizco

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INVESTIGATION: SCOTTISH SALMON

İnside documentary on how fish are farmed at this Scottish fish farm
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Issues specific to dogfighting cases:

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Indonesia tigers: Zookeeper killed after endangered animals escape

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Florida manatee has 'TRUMP' etched into its side; officials seek information

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More than 300 shark, ray species threatened with extinction, new report finds

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How elephants evolved to become big and cancer-resistant

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The 2019 Top 100 Meat & Poultry Processors

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Breaking! Help ‘Free From Harm’ Stop The Cruel Treatment Of 6-Week-Old Chicks At Aden Poultry Slaughterhouse In Chicago

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Environmental and Animal Abuse Denial

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Largest confiscation of smuggled monkeys sheds light on African trafficking network

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David Attenborough Still Has Hope for Our Future

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Mass die-off of birds in south-western US 'caused by starvation'

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You protected 224 million animals in 2020, turning a year of challenge into lasting change

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Amazon, eBay and fashion sites found ‘misleading shoppers’

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EU Animal Protection Laws

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Animal Cruelty Is Now A Federal Crime Vox Nov 27, 2019

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Illegal cockfighting ring dismantled, 71 animals and $100k cash seized By Freya Noble • Senior Producer 4:44pm Dec 14, 2020

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Bird of prey poisoned with banned pesticide

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In ‘Huge Victory for Polar Bears’, Court Rejects Arctic Offshore Drilling Project By Andy Corbley -Dec 12, 2020

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Government plans ban on controversial live animal exports

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World's largest pig farm rises in China PUBLISHED : 9 DEC 2020 AT 15:00 NEWSPAPER SECTION: BUSINESS WRITER: REUTERS

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Worlds Fıve Largest Poultry Producing Countries

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‘Like a war zone’: The multimillion-dollar industry killing off Australia’s kangaroos

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Anger as Instagram refuses to remove ‘vile’ videos of animal cruelty published as ‘entertainment’

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Zoo lions show flu symptoms, test positive for coronavirus By 9News Staff 10:33am Dec 9, 2020

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Outrage as mink fur eyelashes worn by Khloe Kardashian on sale in UK at £4 a pair

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GAVAGE : L214 PORTE PLAINTE CONTRE LA FRANCE POUR VIOLATION DU DROIT EUROPÉEN Le 24/11/2020 LA FRANCE VIOLE LE DROIT EUROPÉEN

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Black leopard mauls man who paid to have pictures taken with it

Captive exotic animals
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Animal cruelty now punishable by up to seven years in prison in US ‘For decades, a national anti-cruelty law was a dream for animal protectionists. Today, it is a reality’ Mihir Zaveri Tuesday 26 November 2019 09:47

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Animal Cruelty in Greece Now Punishable by Up to 10 Years in Prison By Tasos Kokkinidis -Nov 6, 2020

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French police conclude investigation into sale of tiger cub

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Puppies die after being bred by sick puppy farmers exploiting coronavirus pandemic

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Shocking photos from National Geographic show the reality of animals kept in captivity for entertainment

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The Link Between Cruelty to Animals and Violence Toward Humans

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Stop Bestiality

Bestiality and Zoonoses
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Largest Meat Company JBS Linked to Amazon Farm Conducting Illegal Deforestation By Victoria SinlaJul 28, 2020 08:03 PM EDT

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Breaking! U.S. House Republicans Just Passed Legislation To End Endangered Species Act Protections For Gray Wolves November 16, 2018 By WAN

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Romania bans trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats

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The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

Concerns about the dogs’ welfare and declining betting revenue have led tracks across the country to close in recent decades.
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We Deserve to Know Where Trump and Biden Stand on Factory Farming

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France announces 'gradual' ban on wild animals in circuses

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Botswana says it has solved mystery of mass elephant die-off

Elephant deaths in Bostwana
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'A savagely broken food system': Cory Booker wants radical reform ... now

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6000 captive young cows drown after ship capsized in East China Sea

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153 investigations on violence against horses in France: no firm leads

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Why were 6000 cattle at sea?

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Family paid £1,800 for puppy then drove ten hours to get it only to find it didn't exist

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Punish Individuals Who Forced Dogs Into Bloody Fights To The Death

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China's billion dollar pig plan met with loathing by Argentinians Chinese investment in Argentina’s hog industry would boost exports, but environmentalists fear risk of pandemic

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Slaughter of Australian cattle in Indonesia investigated after distressing video released Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council CEO says killings in the video are inappropriate and unacceptable

Slaughter of Australian Cattle
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Ocean Drover docks at Timaru to load thousands of cows bound for China

Live animal transport Alice Geary 16:27, Aug 02 2020
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France “champion in Europe” for abandoning pets, shock campaign claims

abandones dans les milliers
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3,000 sheep die after live exports rejected by Saudi Arabia

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Plant-Based Beyond Fried Chicken Is Now Available At Select KFC Locations In Southern California By Karen Lapizco -July 22, 2020

plant based chicken now available
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Breaking! New York State Senate Passes Bill Banning The Sale Of Dogs, Cats, & Rabbits In Retail Pet Stores; Bill Now Moves To The Assembly For Vote By Lauren Lewis -July 23, 2020

Pet shops now illegal
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Victory! Wales Joins England & Scotland In Banning Wild Animals In Circuses Beginning December 1, 2020

Wild animals in the circus
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Breaking! Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues U.S. Federal Government For Information About Terminated License At Puerto Rico Zoo By WAN -April 8, 2019

Zoo one year overdue license
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A New Study Proves That Plant-Based Meat Sales Have Increased An Average Of 23% When Sold In The Meat Department By Lauren Lewis -July 15, 2020

Plant based meat sales ıncreasing
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Dutch Parliament Votes to Close Mink Fur Farms Following COVID-19 Outbreaks

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Breaking! New Lawsuit Filed By ALDF Combats Sham Rescue Groups Who Are Still Selling Puppies Despite ‘Retail Pet Sale Ban’ In CA By Karen Lapizco -June 25, 2020

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Animal Equality & Público Exposes Shocking Cruelty During An Undercover Investigation Inside Chicken Factory Farm In Spain By Karen Lapizco -June 22, 2020

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Breaking! The European Parliament Establishes New Committee To Review Controversial Live Export Of Animals By Air, Road, Rail & Sea By Lauren Lewis -June 19, 2020

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Breaking! The Colombian Senate Votes To Ban Animal Testing For Cosmetics; Bill Now Moves To President’s Desk For Signature By Lauren Lewis -June 15, 2020

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Federal Court In Australia Permits Live Export Of 56,000 Sheep To The Middle East Despite A “Ban” Already In Place By Lauren Lewis -June 17, 2020

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Animal welfare 'It was hell': Spanish cocaine raid adds to shipboard misery for 4,000 cows

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Dutch farms ordered to cull 10,000 mink over coronavirus risk

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Animal rights activists and dolphin zoo set aside enmity to collaborate on sea sanctuary

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Australian government considers appealing against judgment on 2011 live cattle export ban

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Coronavirus: Tiger at Bronx Zoo in New York City tests positive

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New Report Documents Global Insect Decline and Calls for Reforming Industrial Agriculture

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After 40 years carrying tourists, 78 elephants are freed from their saddles at Thai park

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Conservation 'Game-Changer': China Removes Pangolin Scales From Traditional Medicine List

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Fishing less could be a win for both lobstermen and endangered whales

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China signals a complete ban on the eating of dog meat ahead of notorious Yulin festival with new rules to classify dogs as 'companion animals'

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The Netherlands stops live export on animal welfare grounds

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A pack of dogs have been trained to protect South Africa's wildlife - and have already saved 45 rhinos from being poached

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Modernizing Meat Production Will Help Us Avoid Pandemics

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Lobbyists and Legislation

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How Veganism Is Forcing Companies To Adopt Alternatives To Stay In The Game By Alejandro Meola January 26, 2020

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Elizabeth Warren Teams Up with Cory Booker to End Factory Farming

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Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Launch $2 Million Dollar Virunga National Park Fund To Protect The Congo & Mountian Gorillas Following Tragic Massacre By WAN -May 19, 2020

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Greece Officially Bans Overweight Tourists From Riding Their Donkeys

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Turkish police set up new division to track animal cruelty online

Turkey is changing its laws to protect animals.
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Liberals to broaden controversial definition of bestiality set by 2016 Supreme Court ruling

BY AMANDA CONNOLLY GLOBAL NEWS Posted October 18, 2018 9:55 am Updated October 18, 2018 3:01 pm
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Veterinarians not trained to recognize signs of sexual abuse: experts

BY ANNA MCMILLAN GLOBAL NEWS Posted February 21, 2020 8:29 pm Updated February 24, 2020 9:47 am
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Wartsila Marine has been contracted to design a major krill vessel for the Chinese firm Shanghai Chonghe Marine Industry (CMI)

where does it stop?
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Lucys Law

Dr Marc-Abraham, or Marc the vet as he is more commonly known, is a practising veterinary surgeon, author, and animal welfare campaigner based in Brighton. He sat down with Mark Walker to discuss his life and career.
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