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Cannabis for dogs?

Cannabidiol is the “medical” in “medical cannabis,” providing many of the therapeutic benefits – while remaining completely non-psychoactive and safe to consume in any...more >>

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

There's heightened concern after the confirmation of more cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in Saudi Arabia and Jordan over the weekend. But what, exactly, is MERS?...more >>

Court upholds ruling against SeaWorld over trainer safety

By a vote of 2-1, the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that SeaWorld had violated its duties as an employer by exposing trainers to "...more >>

Live export industry 'committed to welfare' (Australia)

THE live export industry still has a long way to go to improve transparency and build social licence - but stakeholders are firmly committed to animal welfare, says Australian Live Exports Council (...more >>

Online ivory in Japan threatens African elephants

A lack of rules regulating the registration of raw ivory and the licensing of importers, wholesalers, manufacturers and retailers has allowed illicit stocks into Japan's domestic market,...more >>

Protectionism, obviously, is not dead

This paper is a case study on New Zealand's biosecurity policy and the causes-of-effects of economic interests. It is argued that New Zealand is valuable as an extreme case in...more >>

RUNNING OF THE BULLS: Lawsuit is filed to block events

Animal rights organizations filed a lawsuit recently to stop bull-run events planned for Northern and Southern California. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, an animal rights advocacy group...more >>

Did you know ...?

More interesting facts:   Walmart is the largest private sector buyer of solar power in the US (with more solar capacity than 38 U.S. states) – it is committed to a 600% increase in...more >>

P&G's 'Thank You Mum" advertisement campaign.

Following the launch of an online petition urging Procter and Gamble (P&G) to commit to no deforestation across their palm oil supply chain last week, Greenpeace has now put further pressure on...more >>
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