Plastics Suffocating The World – by Jessica Wallace

infographic by jessical wallace

This infographic by Jessica Wallace demonstrates the astonishing amount of plastic that is produced, barely used then discarded into the environment. It also shows how banning, or placing a charge on the use of plastic bags can dramatically reduce their use and consequently the damage they cause to our ecosystems. The full article and infographic can be found at www.learnstuff.com Thanks Jessica.         … More…

Turtle, dugong deaths ‘directly linked to dredging project

Turtle, dugong deaths ‘directly linked to dredging project’ By John Mikkelsen – November 24, 2012 AQUATIC  disease expert Dr Matt Landos believes the sharp increase in turtle, dolphin and dugong deaths in Gladstone waters was likely to be a direct consequence of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. In his final scientific report, Dr Landos says in his opinion, the mechanisms contributing to the deaths deaths were likely to be algal, metal and metalloid toxicosis and secondary disease generated … More…

Australians for Animals November 2012 Newsletter

Australians for Animals November 2012 Newsletter

Our November Newsletter is now available for download as a PDF from our website. www.australiansforanimals.org.au or you can click this direct link to view the Newsletter… http://www.australiansforanimals.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/afa_nov2012_newsletter.pdf             … More…

BELUGA WHALE TALKS – INCREDIBLE STUFF

Talking beluga whale named Noc is revealed Beluga whale kept at US research foundation learned how to make human sounds that fooled divers, according to study guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 23 October 2012 09.00 BST Listen to Noc the Beluga whale warbling in a human voice, several octaves lower than typical whale calls Link to this videoA Beluga whale named Noc learned to warble in a human voice that was so convincing it fooled a diver into thinking someone was shouting at … More…

US NAVY WILL NOT LONGER USE DOLPHINS AS MINE SWEEPERS

ROBOTS REPLACE DOLPHINS AS MILITARY WEAPONS. Huffington Post. The US Navy is reportedly planning to replace its last military dolphins with robots. In an exclusive interview with BBC Future<http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20121108-final-dive-for-us-navy-dolphins>, the navy said it would replace its highly trained pod of sea mammals with cheaper electronic alternatives. The Navy has used dolphins in missions to help locate and even destroy mines at sea for more than 50 years. The program was started in 1960, and also used sea lions, sharks and … More…

LIVE EXPORT TRADE – HELL ON EARTH

Gandhi said:-   “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”. PM Julia Gillard told the Pakistani PM :- ” I explained to him that Australians are distressed to see these acts of cruelty and I want the matter investigated.” Oh really Julia ? How long have the 70,000 sheep been stranded in Pakistan ?  Remember how cruelly half the herd was treated when the Pakistanis massacred these poor creatures … More…