Starting New Year’s Day, three states are now proudly cruelty-free. California, Nevada, and Illinois officially banned the sale of beauty products tested on animals.
Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, and Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund, said: With thousands of ingredients having a history of safe use and an increasing number of non-animal test methods available to provide data more relevant to humans, often in less time and at a lower cost, companies can still create new and innovative cosmetics without any additional animal testing.
A nationwide ban on animal testing is yet to come, with the more encompassing Humane Cosmetics Act, currently with Congress.
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Flying foxes abandon their young as they flee bushfires and search for food in
Flying foxes abandon their young as they flee bushfires and search for food in starvation event An animal carer with Wildlife Rescue South Coast, in New South Wales, said 300 flying fox pups had been abandoned in fire hit areas, threatening the local viability of the species.
The flying foxes – a time of bat – began to fly south in spring as fires burned in the north of New South Wales.
Wildlife Rescue South Coast secretary Jenny Packwood told Daily Mail Australia the flying foxes were likely abandoning their young because of starvation.
Fauna Rescue flying fox coordinator Sue Westover told The Advertiser she was nursing 61 of the flying fox pups in her own home.
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A Private Zoo In Ontario Was Just Forced To Close Because They Own Illegal Exotic
A Private Zoo In Ontario Was Just Forced To Close Because They Own Illegal Exotic Animals The Roaring Cat Retreat in Grand Bend has been forced to shut down because of new bylaws in Lambton Shores that prohibit the ownership of exotic animals.
The animal sanctuary opened its doors in June, but will now have to move their animals elsewhere.
The Roaring Cat Retreat is on the ground of what used to be the Pineridge Zoo. There has been no mention of when the animals will need to be moved, but as of now, it looks like the Roaring Cat Retreat is no longer in operation.
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IN Spain Three Animals Are Abandoned Every Five Minutes
Animals are abandoned every five minutes in Spain, it has been revealed.
An Ecologists spokesperson said: Their abandonment has the added problem of creating significant populations of these species in the natural environment that damage ecosystems and displace native species, becoming one of the greatest threats to biodiversity.
The group also points to the recent surge in the adoption of pets, which it claims can actually help perpetuate the cycle of ‘animal abuse’.
In addition, the work of animal protectors is very important and there are many other ways to get involved with them.
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Kangaroo Island bushfires lead locals to rush injured animals to wildlife park
Kangaroo Island bushfires lead locals to rush injured animals to wildlife park Heartbreaking photographs capture the utter devastation caused by the Kangaroo Island bushfire.
The South Australian island began burning in December but spread quickly on Friday.
It’s feared as much as half of the island’s koala population has been wiped out in the blaze.
Locals and firefighters rescuing the animals have been taking them to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.
Conditions have eased on Sunday. However, authorities are warning of deteriorating conditions in the coming days.
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