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Butterfly population numbers plunge across the UK as mass animal die-offs accelerate

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-04-19-earth-is-dying-40-of-57-butterfly-species-plummeted-in-population-in-just-the-last-year-as-global-ecosystem-die-offs.html

“The results show that butterflies are failing to cope with our changing climate and how we manage the environment,” Professor Tom Brereton, Head of Monitoring at Butterfly Conservation, has said. ... There have been some conservation successes. But overall the pattern is quite gloomy,” Brereton has said. "...

CORONAVIRUS: Is China paying the price for extreme animal cruelty?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-01-27-coronavirus-is-china-paying-the-price-for-extreme-animal-cruelty.html

CORONAVIRUS: Is China paying the price for extreme animal cruelty? Monday, January 27, 2020 by: Ethan Huff Animal abuse , animal cruelty , animals , China , communism , coronavirus , cruelty , dog meat , Huanan Wholesale Seafood Market , outbreak , tainted , Twisted , virus , Wuhan - (Natural News ) If you’ve been following the progression of the coronavirus outbreak, then you likely know that authorities are blaming tainted meat sold at the Wuhan, China, Huanan Wholesale ...

Mass animal die-off with 100% mortality rate baffles scientists; something is going terribly wrong on planet Earth

https://www.naturalnews.com/051210_animal_die-off_saiga_extinction.html

Mass animal die-off with 100% mortality rate baffles scientists; something is going terribly wrong on planet Earth Thursday, September 17, 2015 by: J. ... Milner-Gulland, a conservation biologist at Imperial College London and chair of the Saiga Conservation Alliance, told Nature. "...

Grazing animals on forested pastures found to actually stimulate plant growth, benefiting conservation efforts

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-06-grazing-animals-on-forested-pastures-found-to-actually-stimulate-plant-growth-benefitting-conservation-efforts.html

Grazing animals on forested pastures found to actually stimulate plant growth, benefiting conservation efforts Wednesday, June 06, 2018 by: Ralph Flores biodiversity , environment , grazing , legumes , pasture , seed , seed bank , silvopasture , soil , soil phosphorus , understory vegetation , ungrazed pasture , wood pastures - (Natural News ) Certain factors play a role in the development of soil seed banks in wood pastures, according to researchers from the Institute for Animal ...

Elephants pass the mirror recognition test, demonstrating higher animal intelligence

https://www.naturalnews.com/020968_research_animals_behavior.html

A large "elephant-proof" mirror was constructed at the Bronx Zoo so experiments could be performed that would provide an index of an animal's ability to conceive of and recognize itself. ... "It really is a clue about the evolution of intelligence," said Diana Reiss of the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York. "...

World's oldest animal was 507 years old, until scientists killed it

https://www.naturalnews.com/043645_oldest_animal_scientists_longevity.html

Although scientists and their conservation efforts (let's forget their destructive efforts for this article) have done some amazing things to save numerous plants and animals, like determining that DDT was one factor affecting the birth rates of the American bald eagle (leading to its eventual recovery), they also make mistakes. ... They had killed the oldest animal ever known! There are many long lived species of animals on planet Earth. "...

Elephants know when it's raining 150 miles away, study shows

https://www.naturalnews.com/047687_elephants_migration_patterns_animal_conservation.html

Elephants are able to somehow know when it is raining as far as 150 miles away, and adjust their migratory patterns accordingly, shows a study conducted by researchers from Texas A&M University, the University of Utah, the University of Virginia and the University of New South Wales, Australia, and published in the journal PLOS ONE. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Elephants at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on elephants Heartwarming film questions ...

Humans have increased animal extinction rates by 1,000 times

https://www.naturalnews.com/046873_extinction_rates_humans_animal_species.html

The current global extinction rate is 1,000 times higher than it was before humans came along, according to a study conducted by researchers from Brown University, Duke University, Microsoft Research and the University of Georgia, and published in the journal Conservation Biology. ... Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your website Permalink to this article: https://www.naturalnews.com/046873_extinction_rates_humans_animal_species.html Embed ...

Farmers and conservation groups suing the EPA for approving Monsanto's "XtendiMax" pesticide

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-02-03-farmers-and-conservation-groups-suing-the-epa-for-approving-monsantos-xtendimax-pesticide.html

Farmers and conservation groups suing the EPA for approving Monsanto’s “XtendiMax” pesticide Friday, February 03, 2017 by: David Gutierrez Dicamba , Monsanto , superweeds - (Natural News ) A coalition of farmer and environmental groups has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to follow the law in approving Monsanto’s newest herbicide , “XtendiMax” (active ingredient dicamba), for spraying directly on a new generation of genetically modified crops . ......

Efforts to Halt the National Animal Identification System Head to Court

https://www.naturalnews.com/024270_usda_the_meat.html

Efforts to Halt the National Animal Identification System Head to Court Monday, September 22, 2008 by: Barbara L. ... Signing animal owners up for NAIS without their permission is only the beginning of the coercion. "...

USDA Backs Off Mandatory National Animal Identification Registration

https://www.naturalnews.com/025439_usda_mandatory_ban.html

USDA Backs Off Mandatory National Animal Identification Registration Tuesday, January 27, 2009 by: Barbara L. ... State animal registries already document the origins of animals before entering the food supply. "...

Better than chemicals: Animal grazing more effective at controlling invasive weeds

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-17-better-than-insecticides-animal-grazing-more-effective-at-controlling-invasive-weeds.html

Better than chemicals: Animal grazing more effective at controlling invasive weeds Thursday, May 17, 2018 by: Isabelle Z. ... Study shows that termites can alleviate the damage that droughts cause in tropical rainforests The grass is always greener (and the soil is healthier) on the side of conservation agriculture - Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your website Permalink to this article: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-17-better-than-insecticides-animal-grazing-more-effective-at-controlling-invasive-weeds....

Northern white rhinos hunted to extinction - There are now only 5 left in the world

https://www.naturalnews.com/048080_northern_white_rhino_animal_extinction_conservation.html

Due to extensive poaching in which the perceived value of their horns seems to matter more than their lives, the northern white rhino population has dwindled severely through the years. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Northern white rhino at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on northern white rhino Humans have increased animal extinction rates by 1,000 times Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your ...

Captive elephant abused for 50 years cries after being rescued by activists

https://www.naturalnews.com/046048_elephants_wildlife_rescue_animal_consciousness.html

The wildlife conservationists said the animal cried as soon as he was set free, a rush of tears pouring down. ... After the rescue, Wildlife SOS transported the five-and-a-half ton elephant 350 miles away to a safe conservation area, the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Mathura. "...

Commercial octopus farming could have a "negative ripple effect on sustainability and animal welfare," warns scientists

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-05-07-commercial-octopus-farming-could-have-a-negative-ripple-effect.html

Commercial octopus farming could have a “negative ripple effect on sustainability and animal welfare,” warns scientists Tuesday, May 07, 2019 by: Edsel Cook animal farming , Animal Feed , badscience , conservation , discoveries , environment , fishmeal , food industry , marine animals , marine ecology , marine life , octopus , wildlife - (Natural News ) Experts spoke out against the ongoing attempts to raise and farm octopus on a commercial scale. ... Fishmeal ...

Selfie-obsessed mob of supposed animal lovers manages to kill a rare baby dolphin by besieging it with photo ops

https://www.naturalnews.com/053106_la_plata_dolphins_selfies_killing_animals.html

Selfie-obsessed mob of supposed animal lovers manages to kill a rare baby dolphin by besieging it with photo ops Friday, February 26, 2016 by: Ethan A. ... A group of men reportedly gathered around the unfortunate animal, not to help it, but to snap photos alongside it for bragging rights. "...

Eleven Asian elephants saved from death in mud hole by grabbing ropes and cooperating with humans

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-24-asian-elephants-saved-from-death-in-mud-hole.html

Eleven Asian elephants saved from death in mud hole by grabbing ropes and cooperating with humans Sunday, March 24, 2019 by: Rhonda Johansson animal intelligence , animal rescue , animals , Asian elephants , compassion , Ecology , Endangered species , environment , Good news , rescue , wildlife conservation , Wildlife Conservation Society - (Natural News ) Eleven Asian elephants submerged in a mud pit for three days inside a wildlife reserve in Cambodia were rescued ...

Japan and pro-whaling nations revoke ban, declare whale slaughter will resume

https://www.naturalnews.com/019455_animal_rights_whale_hunting.html

- Japan and other pro-whaling nations overturned the international ban on whale hunting at a recent International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting held in St. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Animal rights at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on animal rights SeaWorld now using spy infiltration techniques against animal rights activists Despite massive petition to free the animal, 'world's saddest polar bear' ...

Death-loving dentist kills Cecil the Lion after luring national icon from conservation area - sign the petition to extradite Dr. Palmer to Zimbabwe!

https://www.naturalnews.com/050611_cecil_the_lion_walter_palmer_petition.html

Death-loving dentist kills Cecil the Lion after luring national icon from conservation area - sign the petition to extradite Dr. ... Palmer and his two local guides lured Cecil out of his sanctuary park by putting a dead animal on the top of their vehicle. "...

Efforts to protect migrating pronghorn by installing wildlife crossing structures over highways have been successful, say researchers

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-20-efforts-to-protect-migrating-pronghorn-successful.html

Efforts to protect migrating pronghorn by installing wildlife crossing structures over highways have been successful, say researchers Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by: Edsel Cook animal conservation , conservation efforts , Endangered species , pronghorn , wildlife , wildlife crossing structures , wildlife safety - (Natural News ) In cities, pedestrian crossings ensure the safety of people as they cross the road. ... A joint effort between the Wildlife Conservation ...