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Reality on circus with images !

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Animal trainers hide it well, the audience don’t see it but circus animals, with no exception suffer daily. They suffer from their living conditions, attacks upon them and numbers they have to realize. “A stereotype movement is due to the impossibility of expressing our own behavior, therefore we do it partially and it’s registered in our nervous system. We do ...

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The danger of plastic microbeads – Let’s stop using them

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You have probably already seen those microbeads since they’re everywhere! They are mostly used in everyday cosmetic products: toothpastes, deodorants, facial scrubs, cleansing products… we can also find them in cleaning products (up to 10% of the content!), textiles, special papers, paints, and many others. However, are they really useful? Their softening or scrubbing effect has not yet been really ...

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The Pangolin threatened with extinction

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It is not only rhinos, elephants or tigers that are about to disappear even though their situation is serious. Other animals less newsworthy suffer the same fate, which is the case for the pangolin, a little scaly mammal! What is a Pangolin ? Only located in tropical and subtropical areas from Africa and Asia, this mammal with currently 8 species weighs ...

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International Vulture Awareness Day

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This day aims at raising public awareness and at presenting the different vulture species, the threats that hang over them and the steps that are taken to remedy those threats. EVI is taking this opportunity to recall the key role of these birds of prey in our ecosystem, so as to set right the misinformation from which they are victims, ...

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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 the trade of the ivory and on the horn in France

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º On April 30th, 2016, Minister Ségolène Royal participated in Nairobi, in Kenya, in the ceremony of destruction of ivory undertaken by the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta. This initiative had for objective to fight against the poaching of the elephants, in cohesion with the States of Africa. Ségolène Royal then announced to undertake to forbid the trade of ivory in France, ...

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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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Nepal ends the massacre of Gadhimai

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The Gadhimai festival Every 5 years, for 300 years, the Nepalese tradition makes the Gadhimai festival live, being to be one of the biggest movements of animal sacrifice to the world. It is in the effigy of the Goddess Gadhimai that the story takes shape, the pilgrims meeting in the temple Bariyabur, beat in its honor, to bring their offerings ...

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To be a volunteer: what does it mean?

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Being a volunteer it is to act on the ground with the aim of protecting the species and the environment. The activity varies according to domains and associations within which you participate. That you work for wild animals, for nature or with the populations, it is necessary to take into account that the activity can be intense and/or physical. To ...

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