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Palm Oil in Makeup is Devastating the Planet

Palm oil is a vegetable oil extracted from fruit of oil palms and used in food to cleaning products and fuel, and mostly grown in Africa, Asia and North and South America. It has become a symbol of all the worst things humans are doing to the planet. If you use beauty products , or own shampoo/shower gel, probably you have palm oil products. Palm oil production is responsible for 10% of total greenhouse gas [...]

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Insect Based Food Better For Pets Than Regular Meat

Pet owners are being asked by vets to feed their dogs and cats on a diet mainly consisting of insects. The British Veterinary Association says some insect-based foods can be better for pets than the best steak. Vets expect resistance from some pet owners, but they say surveys point to that many would accept insect-based food. The insects which appear to be being used are the larvae of black soldier flies. Advocates say insect protein provides a more environmentally-friendly alternative to [...]

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Big Week At The Zoo On Channel 5

Nick Baker and Helen Skelton revisit the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, near Doncaster, to celebrate the work that our British zoos perform in the service of worldwide conservation. In the first edition,Monday the 19th August, they look at three, one-month-old, endangered tiger cubs. Yorkshire Vet star Peter Wright gets friendly with a tame tapir. JB Gill gives help as a pygmy hippo is given a much-needed dental procedure and also helps determine the sex of a baby sloth. [...]

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Dog Jog at Rother Valley Country Park Sheffield 10th August

Event Details The Dog Jog series are special 5k jogging events for you and your pet dog to get fit and have lots of fun. Each event presents a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times constraints and definitely no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet other dog owners in your area. Plus what’s more, when you complete the jog you’ll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for yourself and your dog, as well [...]

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David Attenboroughs new documentary One Planet, Seven Worlds

David Attenborough is returning to the BBC to present a new natural history series later this year 2019. One Planet, Seven Worlds, has been described as an “ambitious, landmark series”,  The show will explore how the world’s seven continents shaped the diverse animal life found in each one. Each hourly episode will take viewers to a single continent and tell the story of its abundant wildlife and jaw dropping landscapes. It will discover why Australasia is full of peculiar, strange and venomous wildlife, and why [...]

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Dogfest Ashton Court Bristol 22nd & 23rd June 2019

Dogfest Ashton Court Bristol 22nd & 23rd June 2019 with Special Guests Welcome to DOGFEST 2019 The Ultimate Dogs Day Out is returning! Join special guests Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and Clare Balding for another amazing year, jam-packed with tons of have-a-go activities for you and your dog to get involved in! What is it all about The event is hosted by Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick, DogFest is the perfect event for dog tail wagging, with a fun-filled, action packed day out they’ll remember. You can [...]

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Edinburgh Zoo, A Short Guide the Attraction.

Edinburgh Zoo is the wildest visitor attraction in Scotland and is home to over 1,000 rare and beautiful animals from around the globe and homes the UK’s only koalas and giant pandas. Over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is full with fun and unusual things to do. You can watch the famous penguin parade and meet the world’s only penguin to be Knighted, Sir Nils Olav. Or you could spend your day learning about superb birds, hilarious [...]

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2 Creatures Thought To Be Extinct, Are NOT.

Creatures Thought To Be extinct, Are Alive. It was recently announced that two creatures previously thought to be extinct are, in fact, alive. A Fernandina Giant Tortoise was seen on the island of Fernandina in the Galapagos for the first time since 1906, and aWallace’s Giant Bee  was seen in Indonesia, the last time being 1981. With so many endangered animals being added to the endangered recently, tales of the tortoise and bee give environmentalists hope for the [...]

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LondonCats International Cat Show and Expo May 2019

For the 1st time in central London, an INTERNATIONAL SHOW and all things FELINE-EXPOSITION Thousands of cat enthusiasts are to attend a fully international cat shows competition with approx. 200 cats, and a plethora of imaginative cat vendors all under one roof. How about that! The moggies are taking centre stage at the LondonCats International Show and Cat Expo,It is the cat equivalent to Crufts, which if you didnt know is for dogs. On a crusade [...]