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China’s Dugongs Nearly Extinct, Partly Due to ‘Ghost Gear’

[ad_1] In a recent paper, researchers with the Zoological Society of London and the Chinese Academy of Sciences declared dugongs—docile sea mammals considered cousins to West Indian manatees—“functionally extinct” in the waters off China as a result of unsustainable and speciesist human activity. One of the main reasons for this was lost and abandoned fishing […]

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Urgent From PETA: Bring Dogs Inside for Christmas as Temperatures Plunge

[ad_1] For Immediate Release:December 23, 2022 Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382 Norfolk, Va. – Because temperatures will drop below freezing this holiday weekend, PETA reminds that Virginia law prohibits leaving dogs chained or tethered outside when the temperature is 32 degrees or below and asks residents to bring their dogs indoors this Christmas. Animals are especially vulnerable

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