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People Are Doing the 'Betty White Challenge' To Honor the Late Icon's Care For Animals

And the campaign is sweeping the United States — and even globally — raising money and support for large and small nonprofits that support all kinds of animals. Betty White's Animal History of Animal Advocacy.

13 Good News Stories About Animals to Leave You Feeling More Hopeful

Denver Donated Bison To Indigenous Communities To Return The Animals To Their Historical Habitats. Denver Parks and Recreation gave 14 bison to Indigenous communities in April to help reintroduce the animals to their native habitat.

This Man Has Saved Over 20,000 Animals With Custom-Made Prosthetics

This Man Has Saved Over 20,000 Animals With Custom-Made Prosthetics. September 4, 2021. There are more than 20,000 animals with prosthetic limbs in the world — thanks to Derrick Campana.

Reasons To Be Happy: Good Animal News from 2021

Denver gave 14 bison to Indigenous communities to reintroduce the animals to their historical habitats. Denver Parks and Recreation gave 14 bison to Indigenous communities in April to help reintroduce the animals to their native habitat.

In Wyoming, Fences Are Coming Down to Make Way For Wildlife

“For animals that need to roam, however, every ‘invisible’ fence line could be an actual barrier that they have to figure out how to overcome.”.

A New mRNA Vaccine Targeting Ticks May Offer Protection Against Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases

Some animals repeatedly exposed to tick bites are eventually able to develop resistance to tick feeding, where the ticks either detach soon after biting or cause skin redness that alerts the host to remove them.

Why a Plant-Based Diet Can Save the World

Gene Stone (author of “Forks Over Knives”) has spent the last decade writing about plant-based diets and their relationship to health, animal protection, and the environment.

Uganda's 'Dr. Gladys' Honored by U.N. For Work Linking Conservation and Health

Image courtesy of Jo-Anne McArthur/#unboundproject/We Animals Media. Years before the obsession with wild-borne pathogens latching onto humans gripped the world, Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka was already dealing with disease spillovers.

Potty Trained Cows Are No Joke for the Climate

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology. (FBN) say that potty training — or as they term it, “learned control of urinary reflexes” — is an “original and hitherto unrealized opportunity” in the fight against global warming.

Nepal's Conservation Efforts Have Nearly Doubled Their Tiger Population

Programs at the community level aim to mitigate these conflicts by fencing off national parks from adjacent villages and compensating villagers for the loss of animals or crops; reducing communities’ reliance on firewood collected from inside parks; and promoting

The 'Humble Egg' Offers Nutrition To Millions Around the World

Heifer International also trains participants on the proper care of their animals, as well as community vaccinators to provide affordable vaccinations and deworming treatments for chickens.

Why Noise Reduction Could Save Marine Life

Sound travels much farther and faster underwater than in air and is vitally important to marine animals for communicating, navigating, finding food, meeting a mate, and detecting predators.

Popular 'WeRateDogs' Twitter Raises Millions For Pets

Illustration of WeRateDogs tweets / by Carra Sykes for The Animals Edition of the Goodnewspaper. WeRateDogs. is a bright spot on the internet for more reasons than one. How WeRateDogs Started Making a Difference for Dogs.

Hurricane Ida Relief: Good News Out of Louisiana & How You Can Help

To help take care of animals impacted by the storm, donate to the. Louisiana SPCA. While they evacuated a lot of animals before the storm, the Louisiana SPCA is also helping rescue and care for animals left behind. Donate to support the Louisiana SPCA.

Female 'Firies' Are Fighting Flames and Stereotypes in Australia

“We were finding deceased animals that were caught in the blaze. We saw remnants of houses, remnants of sheds, cattle with no water troughs because they literally just disintegrated with the heat.”.

Researchers Have Figured Out How To Offset 14% of Global Fishmeal Emissions By Feeding Fish Methane

In many countries which suffer from undernourishment, fish counts for one-third of the total animal protein supply.

The Goodnewspaper: A print newspaper filled with good news

Many issues have themes — like The Sustainability Edition, The Mental Health Edition, The Veterans Edition, The Refugees Edition, and The Animals Edition. Others have more general themes with a variety of diverse stories.

Ending Subsidies That Harm Nature Could Create Millions of Green Jobs, WWF Says

About 195 countries are expected to agree the text of a new global pact to safeguard the planet's plants, animals and ecosystems - similar to the Paris climate accord - at a two-part U.N. conference that kicks off online in October.

Rewilding Projects Are Multiplying Across the U.K. – Seeking to Boost Biodiversity

He also began reintroducing animals that had traditionally lived there over the centuries, including wild ponies, cows, goats, and pigs. Olly Birkbeck on Massingham Heath, which he is rewilding. Image by Sue Branford for Mongabay.

12 Good News Stories From The Year 2020

The organization, FindABed, is a database of volunteers offering a place to stay for evacuees and animals. Riley is just one example of Australians stepping up to support one another amid the devastation of the bushfires.

11 Best Apps You Can Download to Make a Difference

You can find out how your favorite brands are rated on how they treat people, the planet, and animals.

K-pop Fans in Peru Are Becoming Activists, Doing Good in Their Communities

In the beginning, there was an interest in helping animals such as collaborating with dog shelters.

Waste to Watts: India is Generating Green Energy From Food Leftovers

We had to dig holes in the backyard to dump it," she said, adding that stray animals would then dig up the garbage and spread it around the complex.

How To Spot Greenwashing

An example is personal care products (such as shampoos and conditioners) that claim not to have been tested on animals but offer no evidence or certification of this claim.

Advertising Legend Julia Plowman On World-Changing Campaigns

Animals can now be tried in court. The prisons are overflowing with pigeons. You are no longer around. But the plastic water bottle you bought with your meal deal in 2020 has finally started to decompose.

How To Sustainably Shop For Christmas Trees

They will likely have different rates of carbon capture, and different interactions with surrounding plants and animals, depending on their physiology and how it matches the soil and climatic environment. (I did say it was complicated.).

'Marley’s Mutts' Prison Program Pairs Dogs With Inmates – Healing Both

Though he’s passionate about animals, Skow said he’s even more connected to the work he does to help people.

5 Ways Drones are Saving Lives and the Planet

Working in collaboration with the government, WWF India, and the private sector, drone operators from WeRobotics are using their flying skills to record the number of female turtles arriving on Goa’s beaches, saving time while not disturbing the animals.

Indigenous Groups Have Unveiled Plans To Protect 80% of the Amazon in Peru and Ecuador

“Plants die, animals get sick, and people get sick.”. Most of the region’s oil fields are located in the northeastern part of the Sacred Headwaters, with pipelines located within the Siona, Cuyabeno-Imuya and Kichwa communities.

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