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A population of North Island robins in a New Zealand sanctuary provides a unique system for investigating the memory skills of birds in the wild.
Wild birds remember a novel task for nearly two years
24 February 2020
Extraterritorial jurisdiction stands at the juncture of international law and animal law and promises to open a path to understanding and resolving the global problems that challenge the core of animal law.
"Protecting Animals Within and Across Borders”: New book explores ways to improve animal welfare and rights at a global level
11 February 2020
Environmental law contributes to biodiversity conservation. This article explores one way in which its effectiveness can be impaired: progressive dilution.
Wildlife law: case study on a wild‐born orca kept for ‘research’ purposes
6 February 2020
Researchers looked at donkeys’ unique hoof care needs. Here’s what they recommend.
Key concepts for managing donkey feet
4 December 2019
Research from Oxford University calls us to reconsider how behaviours may spread through societies of wild animals, and how this might provide new insights into human social networks
Social influencers: what can we learn from animals?
3 December 2019
Did you know that changes in bird populations are an excellent sign of how well our planet is doing? And, right now, bird populations are in decline!
Where have all the birds gone? Their populations are in decline, says IFOAM
19 November 2019
Current production systems of finfish aquaculture, and in particular intensive farming systems, can cause welfare problems leading not only to poor condition of the fish but also to a decrease in product quality.
Impact of structural environmental enrichment on juvenile seabream: new study
1 November 2019
The report aims for assisting IUCN to clarify the ethical acceptability of trophy hunting according to current IUCN statutes and policies and consistent with generally accepted methodologies of social and environmental ethics.
New IUCN report: Trophy hunting not consistent with “sustainable use”
27 September 2019
Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryo
Controversial research ahead of ethical debate to create human-monkey chimera
3 August 2019
A few summers ago, Stefano Piraino was walking along the rocky shoreline on a small island off the coast of Sicily when he spotted a washed up jellyfish. Naturally, he tore a piece off and popped it into his mouth.
Could jellyfish end up on our plate?
18 June 2019
A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogs
High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds
12 May 2019
Since the arrival of British settlers over 230 years ago, most Australians have assumed dingoes are a breed of wild dog.
Dingo is a unique Australian species in its own right
5 May 2019
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