February 28, 2021

First amphibious dinosaur found – and ‘It looks very weird’

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From teleSUR Rescued from the black market, the fossil remains of the duck-like dinosaur – which experts believe may have swum like a penguin – have caused much excitement among paleontologists. Scientists are examining the fossil remains of a duck-like creature which were rescued from the black market and may represent the world’s first amphibious […]

How gendercide fuels trafficking of brides to China

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The Economist From Freedom United As a result of gendercide in China, the country is facing a new problem. A severely skewed sex ratio means there are far more men than women — making it harder to find a wife. As the demand for brides increases, traffickers are looking to China’s northern and southern neighbors.The […]

Endangered saiga antelopes struck down by another mass die-off

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By Kristy Hamilton From IFL Science Thousands of critically endangered saiga antelope in Mongolia have died over the last two months, crashing their numbers by 27 percent. The Mongolian saiga population was estimated at a precarious 10,000 in December 2016, before their numbers plummeted by 2,500. The agent of destruction? A livestock virus known as peste des […]

Cayman Islands Health City completes 100 charitable pediatric surgeries

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From South Florida Caribbean News Health City and “Have A Heart” successfully operated on 100 children CAYMAN ISLANDS – Health City Cayman Islands has achieved the initial target set by its founder, Dr. Devi Shetty, when it successfully completed 100 heart procedures for children from families with limited financial resources. In partnership with the Have […]

Destination of the week

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Thinking about an ethical travel destination off the beaten path? Here are the top 10 places to visit now By Reynard Loki From AlterNet These developing nations don’t just have stunning natural beauty, they are champions of human rights, animal welfare, environmental conservation and renewable energy. The late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, an inveterate wanderer, […]