New legislation in California, Senate Bill 252, also known as the PET Act (Prevent Extraneous Testing), if passed, would end the needless suffering of cats and dogs used for toxicity testing in the state.
Many different species of bats are killed by wind turbines worldwide. Researchers set out to examine just how widespread the problem of bats killed by wind turbines is, and to try and figure out why bats are killed even when wind turbines are constructed in areas where there are typically low concentrations of bats.
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For the first time, scientists have calculated the global impact of human activity on animal movement, revealing widespread impacts that threaten species survival and biodiversity.
An international team of researchers has discovered what it believes to be a new population of blue whales in the western Indian Ocean.
According to the results of a new study, dogs trained using aversive stimuli, which involve punishments for incorrect behavior, show evidence of higher stress levels compared to dogs trained with reward-based methods.
A new discovery has been made that is crucial for setting new policies on man-made noise pollution (like underwater blasts) known to cause harm to dolphins and other marine mammals such as ‘the bends’.
A discovery from a new study reveals a key factor in helping relocated endangered tortoises survive the move.
Pakistan’s lonely elephant Kaavan arrived in Cambodia by cargo plane today to start a new life with fellow pachyderms at a local sanctuary, the culmination of years of campaigning for his transfer by American singer Cher.
A new study of search and rescue dogs showed little difference in longevity or cause of death between dogs at the disaster site and dogs in a control group. The study revealed that dogs that participated in search-and-rescue efforts following 9/11 lived a similar length of time, on average, compared to a control group of search-and-rescue dogs and outlived their breed-average life spans. There was also no discernible difference in the dogs’ cause of death.
New research revealed that the vocalizations made by rats in response to tickling are an accurate reflection of their emotional experience and something which is easy to measure.
According to the results of a new study interactive software that ‘reads’ and analyzes footprints left by black rhinoceroses can be used to monitor the movements of the animals in the wild, giving conservationists a new way to keep watch on the endangered species and help keep it safe from poachers.