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Sunday, 28th June 2015, Pafos Zoo From the facebook event: The protest will take place at the defined venue for reasons relating to the recent scandal which was provoked by the import of two elephants. We want the release of already enslaved animals, not the enslavement of additional ones.

June 23, 2015 
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etlvWRMRPRQ Hosted by Ben Ferguson, as published on Munchies January 13, 2015 We recently traveled to Cyprus to learn more about why the largest massacre of songbirds anywhere in the world is happening on British sovereign territory. Dhekelia, one of two areas on the island retained by the British after Cypriot independence, became the host of industrial-scale bird trapping after Cyprus joined the European Union in 2004. Local authorities were forced to bring the country in line with European laws, but criminals seeking to profit from the illegal trade continue to supply the country’s restaurants from the sovereign base area.

January 15, 2015 
 

Let’s Get Free: The rise of animal liberation, radical environmentalism and anarchy by Scott Crow Resistance Ecology Conference 2014 Lets Get Free: The rise of animal liberation, radical environmentalism and anarchy from Burning Hearts Media on Vimeo.

July 5, 2014 
 
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Interesting presentation of how a marketing professional can make people feel good about eating factory meat.

June 28, 2014 
 
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This is a very important matter that must be examined by every pet parent! A notice of such behaviour coming from your pet, must be considered carefully and follow by a visit to your Vet as soon as possible. Acknowledging the fact could save your pet’s life.

June 2, 2014 
 
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As a vegetarian, the recent debate on halal meat was making me feel uncomfortable but I could not explain why. One would have thought that I would welcome those arguing about a ban of halal meat because of its apparent more barbaric / less animal welfare approach to slaughtering.

May 11, 2014 
 
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Next time you describe a job as so easy a trained monkey could do it, consider you might be underselling them. Rhesus monkeys have been found to be able to learn simple addition, and their rare errors may tell us something about how we estimate quantities ourselves.

April 25, 2014 
 
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Since 1904 whales in the Southern Ocean have been hunted. This will be the first year since then that they will be safe from harpoons. The government of Japan has officially cancelled plans for its annual whaling expedition in Antarctic waters.

April 3, 2014 
 
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Conservationists cheer groundbreaking moratorium on all hunting in Albania. Albanian hunter Saimir (first name only), from the nearby northern Albanian town of Skhoder, searches the area after shooting a raptor from his position in a tree stand as he hunts in the early morning on Lake Skhoder.

February 19, 2014 
 
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When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable "trophic cascade" occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do wolves change rivers? George Monbiot explains in this movie remix.

February 17, 2014 
 
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