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An Indian High Court Rules That Animals Are Legal Persons
But then, can you eat ‘legal persons’?
The Philippines is Fast-Losing an Endangered Buffalo Species Found Only in its Islands
The country has used the tamaraw, a beloved animal endemic to its shores, as an icon from coins to cars to sports teams – but can't seem to find a way to save it.
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Mammals Are Dying at an Alarming Rate Even in Unpolluted Forests
Scientists made maps to show how mammals in an intact habitat still face major pressures from human hunters.
This Woman Killed Hundreds Of Elephants For Their Ivory. Cops Finally Caught Her.
Chinese criminal Yang Fenlan faces 15 years in prison for managing an organized group that poached endangered elephants
The 'World's Loneliest Frog' Finally Has a Mate
A male Sehuencas water frog, thought to be the last of his kind, will be bred with a female recently caught in the wild.
This 85-Year-Old Woman Teaches Injured Penguins to Swim
Dawn lessons for survival at an Auckland beach.
It's Now Legal to Steal Crocodile Eggs for Fashion In Australia
Crocodile hunters in Queensland, Australia are allowed to raid wild nests and hatch the eggs for luxury goods.
Rotting Whale Carcasses Are Bringing Risk of Shark Swarms to Australian Coast
The government of Western Australia revealed that a historic number of dead whales littered its beaches this year.
As Ocean Predators Recover, Humans Need to Learn to Coexist
It’s great that sharks, whales, and sea otters are bouncing back in some marine areas. But it may also increase human-wildlife conflicts.
Tiger Bones and Rhino Horns Are No Longer Banned for Medicine in China
A 25-year ban has been altered to allow the animal parts to be used in medical research and healing, despite the fact that both species are worse off now.
There Is Plastic 'Everywhere,' Says Guy Swimming Across Pacific Ocean
Ben Lecomte began his swim on the coast of Japan and has already swum more than 1,200 nautical miles.
A Booming Black Market Is Putting Many Cacti Species in Danger
Conservation scientists found that 261 out of 1,438 cactus species are unprotected by preserves or conservation regulations, putting them more at risk than mammals and birds.