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Animals experience emotions and exhibit distinct personalities, science confirms

https://naturalnews.com/2017-12-01-animals-experience-emotions-and-exhibit-distinct-personalities-new-science-confirms.html

Where their food came from and the destruction to animal habitats that is caused to sustain modern lifestyles never crosses many people’s minds. ... Goats seem to rank far behind horses in many people’s minds when it comes to the animal sentience scale. "...

One MORE problem with the plastic in the oceans: It acts as a raft, transporting predators to new habitats

https://naturalnews.com/2017-11-07-one-more-problem-with-the-plastic-in-the-oceans-it-acts-as-a-raft-transporting-predators-to-new-habitats.html

One MORE problem with the plastic in the oceans: It acts as a raft, transporting predators to new habitats Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by: Russel Davis animal life , aquatic habitat , clean water , Ecology , environment , human impact , ocean environment , Oceans , Plastic , plastic garbage , seas , water pollution - (Natural News ) Scientists have recently warned that plastics and debris washed into the sea may bring more than garbage to wherever they eventually end up. ... Sources ...

Preserving riverside forests by connecting fragmented habitats may conserve biodiversity, ecosystems

https://naturalnews.com/2018-03-26-preserving-riverside-forests-by-connecting-fragmented-habitats-may-conserve-biodiversity-ecosystems.html

The high soil moisture in forests on the riverbanks or along streams is one reason for the thriving plant and animal life within them. ... Saeki concluded that remnant populations of A. miyabei are essential reservoirs of genetic diversity and that their habitats must be preserved. "...

Study: Demand for biodiesel in Europe has caused huge areas of forest land to disappear

https://naturalnews.com/2021-07-13-biodiesel-demand-europe-huge-forest-areas-disappear.html

Study: Demand for biodiesel in Europe has caused huge areas of forest land to disappear Tuesday, July 13, 2021 by: Ramon Tomey animal habitats , badclimate , biodiesel , carbon dioxide , CO2 emissions , deforestation , European Federation for Transport and Environment , greenhouse gases , habitat loss , Malaysia , Orangutans , palm oil , palm plantations , Renewable Energy Directive Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.afinalwarning.com/533448.html Copy URL - (Natural ...

Killing the cure? Deep sea habitats hold promise for human health solutions but are being decimated by pollution

https://naturalnews.com/2018-08-11-killing-the-cure-deep-sea-habitats-hold-promise-for-human-health-solutions-pollution.html

Deep sea habitats hold promise for human health solutions but are being decimated by pollution Saturday, August 11, 2018 by: Zoey Sky badpollution , cancer , cancer cures , cancer treatment , coral reefs , corals , deep sea , deep see habitats , environment , marine ecology , marine ecosystems , marine life , medical research , natural remedies , ocean life , Oceans , pollution , research , sponges - (Natural News ) According to Shirley Pomponi, a marine biotechnology expert, cancer ...

Evolutionary biologist says that the rapid growth of cities has forced animals to evolve at "unprecedented speeds"

https://naturalnews.com/2018-07-08-evolutionary-biologist-says-that-the-rapid-growth-of-cities-has-forced-animals-to-evolve.html

Human settlements and natural animal habitats According to a study by researchers from the Goethe University Frankfurt, human activity has forced animals around the globe to abandon their “wild ways” so they can stay close to their habitats. ... Read more articles on how urban environments can influence animal evolution at Environ.news. "...

Elephants pass the mirror recognition test, demonstrating higher animal intelligence

https://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. ... Over the years, researchers have used body-sized mirrors in front of hundreds of animals contained in zoos and other habitats. "...

Your toilet or tissue paper may be contributing to extinction of tigers

https://naturalnews.com/035498_toilet_paper_extinction_tigers.html

Converting carbon gases to oxygen more important than providing cheap toilet paper Rain forest deforestation goes beyond even the importance of local animal habitats and their endangered species. ... Hemp is easily farmed without exploiting or destroying natural habitats of vanishing tigers and other wild animals (http://wwf.panda.org/?"...

Study finds beef the most environmentally harmful animal product in American diet

https://naturalnews.com/046136_beef_production_environmental_harm_American_diet.html

Yet another reason to remove meat from diets has surfaced, this time from a study that identified the most environmentally harmful animal product in the American diet as beef. (1) The study, which was conducted as part of a collaborative effort from several respectable institutions, aimed to show that "current US farm policies and agrotechnology... can change markedly in response to changes in agricultural technology and practice, national policies, and personal choice." (1) The authors ...

PTSD in birds: Living with noise pollution gives them chronic stress, hypervigilance, anxiety

https://naturalnews.com/2018-08-29-ptsd-in-birds-living-with-noise-pollution-gives-them-chronic-stress-hypervigilance-anxiety.html

The researchers further noted that a seemingly simple 10-decibel increase in noise above what is deemed the natural level can lead to a reduction of animal habitats by up to 90 percent. ... Read more about the latest scientific efforts regarding animal welfare in Scientific.news. "...

Man-made noise is drowning out birdsong and potentially hurting the robin population

https://naturalnews.com/2020-02-06-man-made-noise-drowning-out-birdsong-hurting-robin-population.html

Man-made noise harms wildlife populations “This study is evidence that human-made noise pollution impacts animal habitats and directly influences their ability to communicate properly,” said Arnott, “which may have implications for survival and population numbers for birds. "...

A look at how life ebbs and flows on our planet, from space

https://naturalnews.com/2017-12-15-a-look-at-how-life-ebbs-and-flows-on-our-planet-from-space.html

Thanks to NASA’s satellites, scientists are now beginning to understand changes in animal habitats, anticipate disease outbreaks, monitor forests and discover new species of plants and animals. "...

Environmentalists are the arsonists of Australia: Fires made worse by shortsighted environmental policies that prohibit removal of forest fuel

https://naturalnews.com/2020-01-05-environmentalists-arsonists-australia-policies-forest.html

Thus, they’ve influenced the political system to avoid doing things like controlled burns that are absolutely critical for preventing the types of raging infernos that destroy entire neighborhoods, animal habitats and even human lives. "...

Conserving biodiversity in active pastures: The ecosystem can be preserved with scattered trees, according to research

https://naturalnews.com/2019-01-29-the-ecosystem-can-be-preserved-with-scattered-trees.html

The findings suggested that areas with scattered trees may help support the preservation of ecosystems by providing habitats and resources around the fragmented agricultural landscapes, which could promote forest recovery. ... The researchers posited that areas with scattered trees can be regarded as keystone structures for animal species and terrestrial plants in landscapes worldwide, promoting greater levels of biodiversity than open areas. "...

Wildlife is in peril as most protected land areas become isolated

https://naturalnews.com/2020-09-18-wildlife-in-peril-protected-land-areas-become-isolated.html

Wildlife is in peril as most protected land areas become isolated Friday, September 18, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin animal conservation , biodiversity , deforestation , Earth , ecological isolation , Ecology , Endangered species , environment , goodscience , habitat , illegal wildlife trade , protected areas , structural connectivity , wildlife Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.distributednews.com/457211.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) Protected areas all over the world have ...

Baby bison euthanized after clueless tourists separated calf from herd and put him into their vehicle because they thought it was 'too cold' outside

https://naturalnews.com/054216_Yellowstone_animal_rescue_baby_bison.html

Outraged citizens began taking to social media, some blaming the tourists who tried to rescue the animal, some blaming the park rangers, and others mistakenly attacking Richardson on the assumption that she was the one who took the calf out of the field. ... When we are fortunate enough to spend time in natural surroundings we must remain respectful observers and do our best not to disturb the few wilderness habitats we haven't yet destroyed. "...

UK government plans to recognize several marine animals as sentient beings

https://naturalnews.com/2021-12-01-uk-to-recognize-octopus-lobster-sentient-beings.html

“The Animal Welfare Sentience Bill provides a crucial assurance that animal wellbeing is rightly considered when developing new laws,” he continued. ... Other critics have pointed out that focusing on individual animal welfare can distract from systemic problems that these animals face, such as the wide-scale destruction of their habitats . "...

Millions of animals are intentionally killed each year by US Wildlife Services

https://naturalnews.com/045595_Wildlife_Services_animal_deaths_government_transparency.html

In 2013, the US Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services killed more than 4 million animals, an ironic twist of fate for an agency that is supposedly charged with preserving and protecting the country's wildlife. ... They include greedy feral hogs, giant swamp rats called nutria, big aggressive Argentine lizards called tegus and swarms of hungry starlings that destroy the habitats of animals native to the United States. "...

Only 3% of Earth's land is ecologically intact, study finds

https://naturalnews.com/2021-07-26-three-percent-earth-land-ecologically-intact.html

However, many of those pristine habitats exist in northern latitudes, which are not bursting with biodiversity. ... Many of these animals have disappeared from their habitats because of overhunting and poaching. "...

Climate change didn't hurt the dinosaurs... they were thriving until the asteroid struck

https://naturalnews.com/2019-07-18-climate-change-didnt-hurt-the-dinosaurs.html

Multiple habitats supported dinosaur populations, but did not always support fossilization In the end, the researchers found multiple habitats that could support dinosaur populations by the end of the Crustaceous Period. Most importantly, they realized that these habitats were not conducive to supporting fossilization when dinosaurs perished. "...