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Asia
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I recently visited Turkey, after hearing many great things of what the Turkish have done with their large stray population. I hope that these observations and photos may provide a useful idea of the current situation for stray animals in Turkey.

Bloodsports
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Pit bull bans are cruel to both the dogs and the people who have taken them into their homes and love them. A humane alternative to banning any breed of dog (for whatever purpose) is a breed-ING ban, whereby the worst thing dogs and their families would face would be spaying or neutering.

Animals in Research
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They assigned a number to him, this petite, furry little guinea pig. But we won’t call him by his number, because we would prefer to be beasts, wouldn’t we? To be beasts and distinguish ourselves from that puny little man and his band of heartless colleagues. We will call this little animal “Adversity”, because adversity was all he ever knew.

Campaigns
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Nowadays thousands of mistreated, abandoned and helpless animals are left on the streets. Animal shelters and welfare organizations are doing their best to help them, but are often in need themselves. That is why “Animals Life Net” is installing webcams, to make the problem of shelters’ over-occupation more visual.

Asia
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The World Day of Homeless Animals is considered not a holiday, but an occasion to address the problem of homeless animals, to tell a maximum quantity of people about their tragic destiny. The problem to which it draws attention is felt sharply here in Russia.

Culture
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Morally, as Buddhists, we have three methods we can consider when we ask ourselves whether it is correct to eat animals. In our practice of ahimsa, we can seek to avoid causing harm to others, as well as actively try to change ourselves and others for the better.

Asia
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As more of Southeast Asia’s natural forests are cleared and converted into plantations for growing oil palm, rubber and other tree crops, a Duke University-led study finds that 42 percent of species endemic to the region’s forests face a much higher risk of extinction from habitat loss than previously thought.

Culture
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You may think that by taking organic weed you’re being kind to yourself and the environment. How could smoking organic pot be cruel? The answer is in the soil, or more specifically, in the soil amendments, which often contain blood, bones, and feathers from slaughtered animals.

Current Events
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For the world’s coral reefs, the picture keeps getting gloomier. Although it’s widely assumed that both local and global factors are contributing to their decline, new research from UNC-Chapel Hill shows that isolated reefs far from human activities are in fact not healthier than those in more densely populated areas.

Art
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In little hidden places
The red fox and rabbit only know
Live the tiny forest flowers.
Mayflowers, foam flowers,
Star flowers, wood sorrel…

Books
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Why did this book take me so long to write? Because it is the real thing. It is based on what I have seen in animal rescue and it took me so long to put it in writing because I often didn’t have the courage to remember… to remember the pain my rescues had gone through, and what it took to get them back on their feet.

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