Reuters | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Developing countries are pumping livestock full of antibiotics at such a startling rate that they are dramatically increasing the risk of creating drug-resistant "super bugs", scientists warned.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 23, 2015
Afghan women and girls uprooted by violence and living in camps in major cities are most vulnerable to abuse by male family members, who treat them like prisoners and sell them "like animals" into marriage, aid agencies said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
A Colombian Air Force plane whose cargo hold looked more like the hull of Noah's Ark delivered nearly 150 trafficked animals back to the Amazon on Tuesday following months of rehabilitation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 11, 2015
A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers has tracked scores of blue whales off Antarctica, eavesdropping as the world's largest animals began their rumbling song, which can be detected 750 kilometres (465 miles) away.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 21, 2015
Some animals appear to have biological adaptations that are quite similar to ours, the study said.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 11, 2015
The zoo plans to take in white and Bengal tigers in the near future to help them reproduce and to open another safari drive with tigers.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday January 19, 2015
Alexander Kudryavtsev was heard calling Australian spectators 'animals' while complaining to the umpire during his match against local favourite Marinko Matosevic.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
Climate change and high rates of extinctions of animals and plants are pushing the Earth into a danger zone for humanity, a scientific report card about mankind's impact on nature said on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
With demands galore in the state for holding the bull-taming sport of 'Jallikattu' coinciding with 'Pongal' harvest festival, Tamil Nadu government today assured steps for conducting the popular event, including asking Centre to remove bulls from a s...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 21, 2014
Considered taboo in many parts of the world, eating horsemeat remains sufficiently widespread in Italy for the country to have to import live animals destined for the slaughterhouse.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A rare species of rhinoceros is one member closer to extinction after one of only six surviving animals died, zoo keepers said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Friday December 12, 2014
An animal charity in Greece says an orphaned baby seal from an endangered species is likely to survive after receiving 25 days of treatment at a zoo near Athens.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 4, 2014
South Korea today confirmed a fresh case of foot-and-mouth disease in a pig farm, nearly four months after the last case was reported.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Sunday November 30, 2014
This was a pig that truly could not fly.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday November 27, 2014
Disgruntled farmers have brought their sheep to the Eiffel Tower to protest wolf attacks, and what they call the government's anti-farmer environmental policies.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Sania Mirza was appointed the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the South Asian region by UN Women at an event held to mark the International Day To End Violence Against Women Tuesday, where she reportedly said that "women face discrimantion and...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 13, 2014
Pelham Jones bought his first rhinos for a private game park in South Africa some 25 years ago, completing his collection of the "Big Five" animals that visitors especially want to see.
India News | Rohit Bhan and Manish Panwala | Sunday November 9, 2014
Almost two days after a SpiceJet flight was hit by a buffalo at the Surat airport, authorities carried out air searches to find if more stray animals could still be inside the airport premises spread over 700 acres.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 7, 2014
Seconds before take-off from Surat in Gujarat on Thursday evening, a SpiceJet flight with 140 passengers on board thudded to a stop; it had hit a buffalo that had strolled on to the runway through a gap in the airport's boundary wall.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Rescuers saved 21 pilot whales that stranded on a New Zealand beach but 36 of the animals died, conservation officials said Wednesday.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 23, 2014
Animal welfare activists in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district are planning to move the court against the large-scale animal sacrifice practised during Kali puja in the area.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The World Trade Organization has rejected US rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday October 16, 2014
Ruby Kaleak's part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing the animals back to the Beaufort Sea. But she wasn't expecting to shoo one of the biggest bears she's ever seen out of a house last week.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Lakhs of Muslims thronged mosques and Eidgahs on Monday to offer prayers as mass animal sacrifices, piety and spirit of brotherhood marked Eid-ul-Zuha which was celebrated across the country with traditional fervour.