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Articles : varied & complete informations

Here is a complete and varied list of articles telling informations related to the subjects of the animal and the environment protection in the world, the volunteering, the associations, the conservation of the populations or yet the united journeys.

Where will our elephants of Selous be in 2022?

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Sad news for the elephants. These majestic pachyderms, victims of intensive poaching, could disappear from the Tanzanian nature reserve of Selous by 2022. Where is located the reserve of Selous ? The reserve of Selous is the largest in Africa with a surface of 54 600 km² and the second largest in the world… It is located in southern Tanzania ...

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Everything there is to know about animal experiments

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This text, taken from the Cambridge Declaration on conscience on July 7th 2012, redacted and signed by leading researchers, attest that animals are sensitive and aware living beings. Despite this finding, animal experiments continue. On September 21st 2016, the European Justice Court rejected the argument of the European Federation of cosmetic ingredients. The EFCI was asking that products containing ingredients tested ...

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The danger of plastic microbeads – let’s put an end to them

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You’ve probably already seen these microbeads; they’re everywhere! Mainly used in the most common cosmetic products (including toothpaste, deodorant, exfoliants and cleansers) they can also make up to 10% of the content of cleaning products, textiles, special paper, and paints, and many others. However, do they really have a purpose? Their softening or exfoliating effects have not necessarily been proven; ...

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The Pangolin: threatened with extinction

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It is not only rhinos, elephants and tigers that are on the verge of disappearing, although it goes without saying that this should be taken seriously. Other, less newsworthy, animals are suffering the same fate, such is the case of the pangolin: a small scaly mammal! What is a Pangolin? This mammal is only found in tropical and subtropical areas ...

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CITES: a convention for species and wildlife trade

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CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is an international agreement which allows legal regulation of endangered animal and vegetal species in every state that signed it. Let’s see the origins of the CITES, who takes part of it, who finances it, what is its aim, and which are the species concerned. The ...

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International Vulture Awareness Day

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Despite their bad reputation, vultures are essential in maintaining pastoral ecosystems. Today, they are in danger of extinction. This is why, every year, on the first Saturday of September, a day of awareness is dedicated to them: International Vulture Awareness Day. This day aims to raise awareness by making people aware of different species of vultures; the threats that they ...

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Japan Dolphin Day: Slaughter of Japanese dolphins

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Each year in the month of September, the beautiful bay of Taiji in Japan becomes a gruesome scene of the slaughtering of thousands of dolphins for the supply of aquariums and the food industry. Despite the release of the 2010 shocking film The Cove: Bay of Shame which revealed the slaughter of dolphins, and the actions of cetacean protection associations, ...

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Ban on ivory trade in France

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On 30th April 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya, Minister Ségolène Royal participated in a meeting led by the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, which eradicated the trade of ivory. This initiative aimed to fight against elephant poaching, together with the African States. Ségolène Royal then announced the ban of the ivory trade in France, except for extreme circumstances, and wants to extend this ...

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Senda Verde: Eco-tourism and animal protection

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Who are they ? Senda Verde was created in 2003 by Vicky Ossio and Marcelo Levy, originally with the aim of creating accommodations within the framework of the ecotourism, being situated near La Paz at the foot of ” the most dangerous road of the world ” which gathers numerous tourists. Already involved in the raising awareness for the defense of ...

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