The mayor of Hebron needed to get rid of stray dogs and win favor before the elections. His idea? A $6 bounty for every dead dog's body.
The ancients used desert kites, or a sort of mega-trap to catch their prey. The structures seen from up high in the sky were named 'kites' by aviators in the 1920s.
Artificial city lights are a "turn off" to crickets who sing love songs to their mates. A new study from the University of Haifa in Israel has found that even low levels of artificial lighting at night cause an interruption in the biological clock of male crickets. This may lead to extinction of the species, the researchers speculate.
Raise your pet sustainably with vegan or wild range organic food. But make sure you stay abreast of latest viruses so your guy lives his best life.
Against conventions, a UAE safari and zoo are acquiring wild animals with no regards to international laws and agreements. A big surprise in a nation where the wealthy drive gold Mercedes, and who believe everyone with money should own their own private zoo and walk cheetahs on a leash?
Did Covid start in bats? New research from scientists in Israel refute the theory which points to the opposite: bats have a highly effective immune system that enables them to deal relatively easily with viruses considered lethal for other mammals.
Some cities in America, like Atlanta, are helping people take better responsibility raising their pets sustainably. Insurance is one of the keys.
Does your cat or dog have anxiety or arthritis? CBD might help.
Coral reefs are at risk as the City of Eilat plans to illuminate its Red Sea beaches
Crowdfunding has been used to raise money for hightech coolers and video games. A group of Israelis hope the model will protect land in Africa.
Bats, whales, bugs, fish and all creatures big and small move to stay alive. A new invention can track animal movements to avoid bird flu epidemics and help give wildlife an easier path to survival.
The group stopped wind turbines, decreased glass use in buildings, created watering holes and even make sure that "snacks" are available for the birds when they pass through the southern tip of Israel.
Before this new study, only two other animal species were known to live in the lake: brine shrimp and diving flies. In the new work, Caltech Professor Paul Sternberg, University of Haifa’s Dr. Amir Sapir and colleagues from the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom and Israel found eight more animal species, all belonging to a class of worms called nematodes. Only three of them are known to science.
Animals are losing sight of the Milky Way... crickets don't know when to chirp. For the love of god, turn out your lights
Culling pigeons used to be implemented in many areas as property owners thought it was the only way to bring the Las Vegas pigeon population under control. However, it has not proven as effective as they might have hoped. Here are four long-term pigeon population control measures that experts find effective:
Horses have been living alongside humans for thousands of years, with the earliest signs of them coming in Paleolithic cave art drawings.
Even protected oceans and seas are severely affected by "edge effect"
It was talked about in 2008 and we reported on it –– that dog inspectors in Tel Aviv were going to track you down by your dog’s poop if you don’t stoop and scoop. Finally the great idea to clean up the city is taking effect. The city will start a bylaw that will make […]
Can a protein found in a mosquito lead to a better understanding of the workings of our own brains? Prof. Ofer Yizhar and his team in the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Neurobiology Department took a light-sensitive protein derived from mosquitos and used it to devise an improved method for investigating the messages that are passed […]
Mental Health is at the forefront of science and medicine, with more and more studies being conducted to find treatments for mental disorders. While studies continue to be published about the importance of mental health, only recently has the topic become more socially acceptable.
Your dog is going to need a lot of things in their new home and you should prepare your home for their arrival. Try and make them "green".
A new scientific study showing that desert camels are dying from mistaking plastic bags for food has lead pioneering plastic pollution researchers and others to call for a radical shift in how we discuss the problem that's harming life in all environments on Earth--on land, not just in the sea.
If you’ve traveled to India, Mexico, Amman, Jordan –– you see that dogs don’t have it so good. They are kicked, wounded, abused, and in some places poisoned or shot on sight, nursling puppies killed in front of their mothers and then left to rot in a garbage dumpster. Or litters of puppies and kittens tossed out of the windows of speeding cars. Or puppies kicked around like soccer balls. This is what happens in holy cities like Bethlehem, says Diana George Babish, who cries about the state of animal rights in her home city, run by the Palestinian Authority.
Such studies will include monitoring wild populations to assess survival, dispersal, and breeding success.
Aleph Farms creates non GMO steak by cultivating and replicating bovine cells in the lab. The company has started building its BioFarm but it's not the only way to make our food chain more sustainable.