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Cats Declared a ‘More Successful Species’ Than Dogs

by Brianne Hogan

Score one for cat lovers. A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has concluded that cats are a “more successful” species than dogs. So

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Patagonia to Stop Purchasing Wool from Ovis 21

by Brianne Hogan

In light of a damning PETA video, Patagonia announced yesterday that it will cease buying wool from Ovis 21 ranches. The news from the clothing company comes after Stella McCartney‘s own announcement

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Humanity Exhausts Yearly Earth Resources as Overshoot Day Passes

by Anthony Marcusa

An ignominious global occasion has passed with solemn observation and likely a fair amount of dread, as last Thursday was humanity’s Earth Overshoot Day. It comes once a year – the day

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A National Geographic Journalist’s Ingenious Method to Track Ivory Smuggling

by Brianne Hogan

Talk about a man on a mission. Investigative reporter Bryan Christy introduced two fake elephant tusks, each containing a GSP tracking device, into the ivory supply chain in Central Africa

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Animal Rights Activist Jumps in Ring to Comfort Dying Bull

by Brianne Hogan

In order to comfort a dying bull, a selfless animal rights activist jumped into a bullfighting ring in Malaga, Spain on August 14. Virginia Ruiz says her intention was to

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Stella McCartney to Stop Using Patagonian Wool Over Animal Welfare Concerns

by Brianne Hogan

Stella McCartney is no longer having the wool pulled over her eyes when it comes to the treatment of sheep in Argentina. The animal activist and designer will no longer

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Fourth Annual Internet Cat Video Festival Breaks Attendance Records

by Brianne Hogan

The 2015 Internet Cat Video Festival, hosted by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, went out with a meow! last week. The fourth annual event brought in over 13,000 feline fanatics to

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