In this episode, Animal People explores how climate change is killing fur seals in California, what Kenya’s cattle invasion problem means for wildlife conservation, how a new smartphone app aims to prevent roadkill, and more!
Yearly Archives: 2016
Needless suffering of rabbits is not due to cruelty as such, but a simple lack of understanding, which is now being resolved through education. While cats and dogs are more commonly kept as companion animals in China, the needs and behaviors of the sociable, vegetarian bunny are misunderstood by many pet owners and the vets who care for them.
“Botswana remains resolute in supporting the ending of the ivory trade,” says Tshekedi Khama, Botswana Minister of Natural Resources and Environment. “We have stopped hunting, but our neighbours still undertake trophy hunting and practice captive animal breeding.”
New research shows that elephant numbers increase when more ecotourists visit the areas with elephant populations. This is in stark contrast to trophy hunting which can have devastating effects on elephant herds.
In this week’s episode, Animal People covers the fate of 46 million Thanksgiving turkeys, Argentina’s vote to ban greyhound racing, new threats to wild gorillas in Nigeria, and more!
Naked in their beauty.
Graceful bare arms
Reaching for the still-warm sun
A new Duke University-led study finds that more than 200 bird species in six rapidly developing regions are at risk of extinction despite not being included on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List.
Pagasa the dog, named after a Filipino word for Hope, was a city dweller with a tumor on his face, living in the streets and barely subsisting on garbage food. He is now with Animal Kingdom Foundation after a group of well-meaning folks took him in and cared for him temporarily.
In this week’s episode, Animal People explores the implications of Donald Trump’s presidency for animal protection causes, Taiwan’s new ban on cosmetic animal testing, and why Peru is releasing half a million baby turtles into the Amazon!
Take care of homeless animals this winter! For you it is a little thing, but for them it is a matter of life and death…
Asia for Animals condemns Hefei Wildlife Park’s practice of giving cigarettes to its chimpanzees to smoke.
Asia for Animals calls on Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, China to improve its treatment of orangutans, following reports of park staff bringing a baby orangutan into a public shopping mall.