Talking Environment, Saving Animals

Written by Oman Observer

Book: Green wars: Dispatches from a Vanishing World; Author: Bahar Dutt; Publisher: Harper Collins; Pages: 164
What is more important, building a modern airport in rural Uttar Pradesh or conserving the shrinking habitat of the Sarus cranes? Producing more palm oil or protecting the orangutan? Do we allow the destruction of pristine forests with their rich flora and fauna so we can generate much-needed hydel power? A modernising economy brings in its wake ecological challenges and misplaced priorities. Development, environment, conservation, global warming — what do they mean in real terms, on the ground, to the people there? Must development always be in conflict with the environment? …

Oman Daily Observer – Friday 13th, June 2014 / 19:31


Advice on caring for your canine friends

By Don “Doc” Sanders

For many years Dr. Judy and I maintained a mixed animal practice. We were happy to examine and treat any animal upon request and counsel the owner if treatment wasn’t indicated.

Generally, we found, owners want what’s best for their pet or livestock, barring financial restrictions.

Farm dogs like Ol’ Shep often have to earn their way, either as a working dog or a lone sentry, watching for burglars or alerting everyone when the cows are out on the road at 3 a.m. …

Ohio’s Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net – June 13, 2014…


Cat killer targeted by PETA Yonkers billboard (Video)

Thane Grauel

PETA touting $22,000+ reward in neighborhood where dozens cats were found dead

YONKERS – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is using its in-your-face style to help find a serial cat killer.

The edgy animal rights group now has a billboard (… ) touting the more-than $22,000 reward in the Yonkers neighborhood where dozens of bludgeoned cats were found dead in plastic bags …

The Journal News / – 7:41 a.m. EDT June 13, 2014…


Iceland Snubbed Over Whaling (Video)

Words by Paul Fontaine / Photos by Skari

Iceland was not amongst the countries invited to take part in a conference on the world’s oceans, due to the continued practice of whale hunting.

RÚV (… ) reports that the conference – Our Ocean (Video: ) – is hosted by US Secretary of State John Kerry. Many countries around the world have been invited to take part in the two-day conference, where subjects such as pollution and sustainability in our world’s oceans will be discussed …

Reykjavík Grapevine – Published June 12, 2014

Iceland Snubbed Over Whaling


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (June 13, 2014)

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