No, these animals going around in circles do not mean it’s the end of the world
28 January 2023 | 5:20 am
Conspiracy theories abound as to why animals - from sheep to ants - are mysteriously walking around in circles, in videos shared on social media. We look into what's really behind this strange-looking behaviour, with the help of some researchers.
30 Dec 2019
After being bought by an NGO, the Pont-Scorff zoo is set to be transformed into a wildlife rehabilitation centre. Rewild, a coalition of seven associations, collected €650,000 in a fundraiser and has until 31 May to gather necessary funds for the purchase.
18 Jan 2020
Australia bushfires: Over a billion animals feared dead in mega-blazes
19 Jan 2020
On an Australian island famed for its unique and abundant wildlife, rescuers are racing to save rare animals in a bushfire-ravaged landscape. The charred forest floor on Kangaroo Island is littered with corpses of animals incinerated by the blazes that swept through two weeks ago.
29 Mar 2020
We take a look at wild animals reclaiming deserted cities and anger in the Spanish press as the death toll from coronavirus rises.
21 Aug 2020
Selling and eating endangered animals is common in Nigeria. Though there are laws prohibiting such markets, they are not being enforced. Now wildlife activists are trying to save the animals from being butchered.
29 Aug 2020
Monkeys, camels and penguins are put on scales at ZSL London Zoo, as zookeepers register the weight and height of all the animals, an annual exercise that helps them monitor their health and well-being.
9 Nov 2020
On the wall of a residential street in London’s neighbourhood of Charlton, Louis Masai puts the finishing touches to a striking large-scale mural of an orangutan. The British artist, known for his signature patchwork style, travels around the United Kingdom to paint colourful murals of animal species in decline or on the brink of extinction, to issue a warning about the devastating effects of climate change and biodiversity collapse.
27 Dec 2020
Even the animals of Berlin zoo are getting in on the festive fun, with staff giving them tasty treats like meat or vegetable Christmas trees.
23 Mar 2021
In South Africa, blockchain pioneers developed a crypto platform that allows users to trade unique electronic artworks. Part of the price is donated to conservation projects, which help save endangered animals.
3 Apr 2021
Russia says it has registered what it says is the world's first coronavirus vaccine for animals, describing the step as important to disrupting mutations. Russia says mass production of the vaccine could begin in April.
1 Apr 2021
The number of groups engaging in direct action for animal welfare and animal rights is on the rise in France. Many of them don't approve of violent tactics and instead focus on "freeing" animals such as pigs and cows from factory farms, blocking slaughterhouses and filming the conditions in which animals are kept – whether they're raised for food or any other form of exploitation. In doing so, these activists risk prison sentences and hefty fines, but that isn't stopping them. FRANCE 24's Karina Chabour and James Vasina report on their strategy and motivations.
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With food and fuel prices soaring and a currency in freefall, many young Nigerians are worried they will never experience financial stability. But is the situation really hopeless? We ask young entrepreneurs and business owners in Abuja how they are securing their future against the odds.
28 mins ago
German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach wants to help those who suffer from serious side-effects of the COVID-19 vaccines. For those affected, this is a long overdue step.
28 mins ago
Following an EU-hosted donors conference, the bloc says it will fund humantiarian assistance, but not full-scale reconstruction in Syria.
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The sanctions come against the backdrop of alleged human rights violations amid protests. EU defense and foreign ministers also agreed on a €2 billion ammunition plan for Ukraine.
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The funds will be used to support post-war reconstruction and Ukraine's path to joining the European Union. Meanwhile, Xi Jinping departed Moscow after a high-profile meeting with Vladimir Putin. DW has the latest.