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6 Dec
We explore the life and artwork of French artist Rosa Bonheur, who was a pioneer – both as a painter and as a woman – in 19th century society. Two centuries years after her birth, major exhibitions are being held in France to celebrate her extraordinary legacy. In Paris, the Musée d'Orsay is hosting a special exhibition for this anniversary. Co-curator Leïla Jarbouai tells us more about Bonheur's body of work.
27 Oct 2021
Advances in genetic engineering are reviving the idea of de-extinction, or whether to bring back extinct animals to try to save endangered ecosystems. But is it really a good idea? What would be the unforeseen consequences of such an act? We speak to Ben Lamm, CEO of the American startup Colossal, which has just raised $15 million to revive the woolly mammoth.
26 Sep 2021
The European Union should intensify efforts to phase out the use of animals in scientific research, lawmakers have said in a resolution.
13 Jul 2021
A petition calling for the ban of the consumption of dog meat in Nigeria has garnered thousands of signatures online. Titled “Stop Nigeria’s Barbaric Dog Meat Industry,” the petition seeks a ban and shutdown of the dog meat trade industry in Nigeria.
12 May 2020
Officers came to the rescue of the spiky creature when they found it struggling in the middle of the road. The animal was attracted to the banana smell inside of the cup.
15 Dec 2019
The tipsy raccoon apparently couldn't hold back from having a good time at Erfurt's Christmas market. The furry creature's daytime drinking binge ended with a nap and trip to the animal shelter.
26 Nov 2019
German farmers often leave male calves to die or kill them rather than paying for the animals, according to a report. A German newspaper estimated that up to 200,000 animals die soon after birth every year.
16 Nov 2019
The president of the World Organization for Animal Health has called it the "biggest threat to any commercial livestock of our generation." The global price of pork and pig-based products is expected to skyrocket.
10 Aug 2019
Emily, a rescue donkey who lives at an animal shelter in the Indian city of Pune has become an internet sensation after a clip of her "singing" went viral
20 Apr 2019
Widespread hunting in Nigeria has seen the country’s animal population continue to fall. With no effective laws against animal abuse and trade, Chinedu Mogbo is trying to combat it by setting up a sanctuary for animals.
3 Mar 2019
As wolves return to Germany, the danger of attacks on humans is growing. Animal protectionists fear that open season will be declared on the creatures. Can wolf management help coexistence between humans and the canines?
1 Feb 2018
In yet another case of animal cruelty, an unidentified man killed a troop of monkeys days back in Delta State. In the video that has now gone viral, the maimed monkeys could be seen with blood stains, apparently from gunshots.

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