‘Rats of the sea’: backlash after Cornish fishers call for seal cull | Marine life

Seals are the “rats of the sea” and should be culled, a group of Cornish fishers have said. Marine campaign groups hit back after fishers on an online marketplace and forum expressed anger about the amount of fish seals eat. Posting a statistic that “for every fish caught by our fisheries, seals eat 53 times … Read more

A Senior Poodle Named Petal Is Clinging To Life After Horrific Abuse

A team of dedicated animal rescuers is working around the clock to care for a senior poodle that was a victim of unimaginable abuse. After being found in a desperate state by a good Samaritan, Petal is now at a local animal hospital, fighting for her life. The good Samaritan was driving down the road … Read more

Mama Cat & Kittens Given Hope For A Good Life Thanks To Rescue Experts

Hope for Paws is always there for the animals of Los Angeles. Whether their rescue teams are descending into storm sewers to catch kittens or rummaging through backyards, these dedicated animal lovers will do whatever it takes to help cats in need. And new mama cat Tasha is so thankful for all their hard work … Read more

‘Traumatized’ Husky Gets Second Chance In Life When ‘Her Person’ Walked-In

Meet Lilac. She spent her life on the street and was frequently seen walking past an elementary school. When Hope For Paws helped rescue her, they witnessed first-hand how frightened she was. As they lowered food to entice her in and then capture her, she fought fiercely. Lilac had no clue that these humans were … Read more

If we can farm metal from plants, what else can we learn from life on Earth? | James Bridle

For the past couple of years, I’ve been working with researchers in northern Greece who are farming metal. In a remote, beautiful field, high in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, they are experimenting with a trio of shrubs known to scientists as “hyperaccumulators”: plants which have evolved the capacity to thrive in naturally metal-rich soils … Read more

Vet Times Podcast, Ep 67: Choosing a better life for animals, with Sean Wensley

Titled Through a Vet’s Eyes: How We Can All Choose a Better Life for Animals, Sean Wensley’s book explores our relationship with animals; how we treat them, how we get it wrong and what we can do to fix it. Ahead of its release on April 28, we have invited Sean back to the Vet … Read more

Andy Cohen Rehomes His Rescue Dog After Seven Years But Vows To Remain In His Life

Some dog lovers are upset about the recent actions of well-known talk show host, Andy Cohen. After rehoming his rescue dog of seven years due to “unpredictable aggression,” the star has now visited Wacha twice in the year since he let him go. Cohen made the tough decision to rehome Wacha after he began to … Read more