Polar bears found thriving despite lack of sea ice offer hope for species | Animals

Polar bears have become the furry face of the climate crisis, with experts suggesting the animals could be all but extinct in a matter of decades as the Arctic sea ice they hunt from melts away. But now researchers say they have found a group of them in south-east Greenland who are surviving despite a … Read more

Military K9 With PTSD Gives Suicidal Veteran Hope To Follow His Dreams

In 2018, Eric Haynes hit rock bottom. He had served 12 years in the Army, suffered a traumatic brain injury during combat in Iraq, and was dealing with PTSD as well as the collapse of his marriage. Haynes was living in a domestic violence shelter when he received an unexpected call from the Wounded Warrior … Read more

Florida’s manatees are dying in record numbers – but a lawsuit offers hope | Conservation

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has agreed to update critical habitat protections for manatees after legal pressure from environmental groups, as the animals continue to die in record numbers. More than 1,000 manatees died in Florida last year, wiping out more than 10% of the state’s population, the deadliest year on record. The … Read more

Starved Dog On His “Own Island” Saw Man On A Kayak, ‘Knew’ He Was His Only Hope

Meet Fernando. On a small island while kayaking, Fernando came upon Fernando. He heard heartrending screams all around him. Then he saw a dog so emaciated and desperate that his cries pierced his soul. He knew the dog wouldn’t live much longer if he didn’t act right away. To save the dog, he made up … Read more

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Stephen Foster works as a part-time maintenance man at a gas station in Dade City, Florida. Since the recent death of his wife of 35 years, Stephen has come to rely on the love and companionship of his little dog, Ollie. The pooch even accompanies him to work, happily watching her dad from the end … Read more

Pained Stray With ‘Torn Open’ Injury Wagged With Hope As They Approach

Animals from other nations, particularly those that are poor, flood their communities. Many pet owners can not afford to get their pets spayed or neutered, and the problem just grows worse. It was discovered that one dog named Sunny-day lived on the factory’s ground. It’s common for locals to feed the dogs and try to … Read more

A wing and a prayer: is there hope for Britain’s loneliest bat? | Endangered species

Thena dank, disused railway tunnel in West Sussex hangs a brown, furry parcel, the sole known representative of Britain’s rarest mammal. Scientists do not like to apply emotive adjectives to animals, but if ever there were a lonesome creature, it would be this greater mouse-eared bat. The bat’s reappearance in December for its 20th winter … Read more

Brave Ukrainian Kitty Survives Putin Bombing, Becomes A Symbol Of Hope And Survival

It is no secret that the devastation caused by the ongoing war in Ukraine has significantly affected the lives of all citizens of this beautiful country – humans and animals alike. Over five million people have evacuated their homes in search of safety. Those that have stayed behind have been fighting relentlessly to return Ukraine … Read more

Starved Dog On His ‘Own Island’ Saw Man On A Kayak, ‘Knew’ He Was His Only Hope

Meet Fernando. When Fernando was kayaking, he came upon a tiny island. He heard heartbreaking screams echo all around him. Then he saw a dog so emaciated and desperate that his cries pierced his soul. He knew if he did not act soon, the dog would not survive. Fernando made up his mind to save … Read more