Monday, November 19, 2018

Animal Activism

Animal Activism
A baby vervet monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) is seen in a bicycle basket in Zanzibar

Monkey Business: Hungry ‘Vermin’ Steal Food from Ugandan Farmers

By Fredrick Mugira MBARARA, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) When Bwakatahwihire Buhikire moved to Nyarubungo village three decades ago, he hoped his family would be able...
A pair of hippos swim in the waters of St Lucia estuary, South Africa

Zambia Revives Plan to Cull 2,000 Hippos over Next Five Years

LUSAKA (Reuters)  Zambia has revived plans it suspended two years ago after protests by animal rights activists for the controlled slaughter of up to 2,000...
A herd of elephants is seen at the Singita Grumeti Game Reserve

Tanzanian Rangers Harness New Technology to Fight Poachers

By Jackson Njehia GRUMETI, Tanzania (Reuters)  In Tanzania's Grumeti Game Reserve, next to Serengeti National Park, elephants roam, rangers sleep more peacefully at night, and poachers...
A model presents a creation by designer Anthony Vaccarello as part of his Spring/Summer 2019 women's ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Saint Laurent during Paris Fashion Week in Paris

From Milan to Paris, Fashion Firms Fret over Fur

By Giulia Segreti and Sarah White MILAN/PARIS (Reuters)  Fur trimmings were scarce on the past month's spring catwalk collections in Milan and Paris, but the two...
Models present creations at the Bora Aksu catwalk show at London Fashion Week Women's, London

London Goes Fur-Free as Its Fashion Week Shows Kick Off

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Jayson Mansaray LONDON (Reuters)  London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday, declaring itself fur-free for the first time as an increasing number...
The Wider Image: Saving Turkey's turtles from builders and boats

Saving Turkey’s Turtles from Builders and Boats

By Umit Bektas DALYAN, Turkey (Reuters) June Haimoff first stumbled across a loggerhead turtle on Turkey's southern coast more than 30 years ago. It was...
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