Showing posts with label animals. Show all posts
Showing posts with label animals. Show all posts

Thursday, July 08, 2021

Report: ‘Heat Dome’ Probably Killed 1bln Marine Animals on Canada Coast - FARS

Heat Dome

(FNA)- More than 1 billion marine animals along Canada’s Pacific coast are likely to have died from last week’s record heatwave, experts warned, highlighting the vulnerability of ecosystems unaccustomed to extreme temperatures.

Sunday, March 28, 2021

‘Deadlier Than Cyanide’: Hundreds of Poisonous Pufferfish Found Stranded on Cape Town Beach - Sputnik International


According to South Africa’s Department of Environment, Forestry, and Fisheries, the species carry a deadly neurotoxin that can paralyse the diaphragm causing respiratory failure.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

WHO wants farmers to reduce use of antibiotics in food production

antibiotics animals
The World Health Organization has recommended that farmers and those involved in the production of food stop using antibiotics to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Severe winter chill grips Peru. The low temperatures have been linked to the recent prolonged El Niño event.

A state of emergency has been declared in the southern Peruvian Andes where bitterly cold weather has killed thousands of animals, devastating the largely indigenous families that raise them.

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Over 600,000 animals used in experiments in Switzerland (report)

The Swiss Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) reported on Wednesday that 606,505 animals were used for experimental purposes in Switzerland in 2014.

Friday, July 03, 2015

What's shaking with China's animal earthquake experts?

At a park in east China's Nanjing City, 200 pigs, 2,000 chickens and innumerable aquatic creatures in a 15 hectare lake have a very special job to do: predicting earthquakes.

EL News