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Articles made to inform you about wildlife worldwide, news, events, facts, information, reports… Follow the situation about wild animals and environment protection.

Travelling by plane: what is the ecologic impact?

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If flying is the transport means with the strongest growth since its democratization in the 60s, it also is the most pollutant. Solutions do exist to be aware of the impact of our travelling by plane on ecology and compensate the CO2 emissions by travelling more responsibly. As a reminder, the transport sector in France represents over a quarter of ...

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Paradise in danger: the deforestation of Madagascar

Since the beginning of the 20th century, half of the forested surfaces of the world have disappeared. The deforestation of Madagascar is one of the most worrying of the tropical world, and for a good reason: this island is a unique cradle of biodiversity on our planet. And yet, tens of thousands of hectares of forest have been razed over ...

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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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