AUSTRALIA’S DINGOES NEED OUR HELP

The Ochre Project: raising awareness of the dingo cull – Part I (Photos) Comment0 ShareShare See also General Pets Australia Dogs View 9 photos Camera Killing Australia’s dingoes (Queenland Government) Joyce FieldsMansfield Animal Advocacy Examiner Subscribe Follow: Advertisement August 21, 2013 Once again, animals are being targeted and killed. This time the killing is being done in Australia. And the animals being wiped out are one of Australia’s most beloved icons: the dingoes. Knowledge is always important in bringing about … More…

LABOR WOULD CRACK DOWN ON ANIMAL TESTING ?

Re-elected Labor ‘would crack down on animal testing’ Date August 29, 2013 – 12:45AM 5 reading now Dan Harrison Health and Indigenous Affairs Correspondent Health Minister Tanya Plibersek. Photo: Rohan Thomson A re-elected Labor government would phase out the sale of cosmetics which have been tested on animals, Health Minister Tanya Plibersek will announce on Thursday. Ms Plibersek will commit to a national consultation on ending the importation, manufacture, sale and advertising of cosmetics or cosmetic ingredients which have undergone … More…

HUMPBACK WHALES OFF WESTERN AUSTRALIA IN BIG NUMBERS

Warning for whale watchers in Broome as humpback numbers explode Erin Parke Updated Wed 28 Aug 2013, 3:55pm AEST Photo: A humpback whale breaches in the open ocean. (Matthew Hull, file photo: www.morguefile.com) Map: Broome 6725 The increased protection of humpback whales has resulted in their numbers exploding in recent years. It is making for some spectacular sights off the West Australian coast, where around 40,000 of the animals make an annual migration. Looking out over the turquoise waters off … More…

SOLOMON ISAND DOLPHINS IN DUBAI – MISLEADING ADS

Wednesday 28th August 2013 Virgin in deep water with ASA over dolphin claim A customer complained to advertising watchdogs after discovering that dolphins in a resort advertised by Virgin Holidays as offering Dubai’s “first and only marine animal rescue and rehabilitation facility” had neither been rescued nor rehabilitated. The dolphins are kept in what Virgin described in its brochure as a state of the art lagoon facility at the Dolphin Bay Atlantis, part of the Atlantis Hotel, where guests are … More…

FUKUSHIMA RADIATION CONTAMINATING ALL BLUE FIN TUNA OFF CALIFORNIA COAST

Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Caught Off California Coast August 24, 2013 | Filed under: Energy,Environment,Headliner,Health,News,Uncategorized | Posted by: Ann Werner Every bluefin tuna tested in the waters off California has shown to be contaminated with radiation that originated in Fukushima. Every single one. Over a year ago, in May of 2012, the Wall Street Journal reported on a Stanford University study. Daniel Madigan, a marine ecologist who led the study, was quoted as saying, “The tuna packaged it up (the radiation) … More…

GREAT BARRIER REEF – DREDGING DAMAGE

Great Barrier Reef dredging could be more damaging than thought Oliver Milman theguardian.com, Thursday 15 August 2013 15.05 AEST A protest against dredging around the Great Barrier Reef. Photograph: Petrina Berry/AAP Dredging could be more harmful to the Great Barrier Reef than previously thought, a government-commissioned report has found, amid fresh warnings over the impact of coastal industrialisation on sea turtles and dugongs. The WWF claimed the report proved that the dredging and dumping of seabed sediment near the reef … More…

DOLPHINS HAVE INCREDIBLE MEMORIES

Dolphins have ‘longest social memory’ among non-humans By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News Kai was one of the dolphins in the study, he was 16 years old when this picture was taken Continue reading the main story Related Stories Dolphins ‘call each other by name’ Swimmers hurt by Dusty the dolphin Rare whales due to herring numbers Forget about elephants – scientists say that dolphins have the longest memories yet found in a non-human species. Researchers in the US … More…