Wednesday , 26 July 2017

Science

Pilot whales stranded in shallow Florida waters; at least 13 dead

Rescuers worked feverishly Friday to save some of the pilot whales who stranded themselves in shallow waters near the Florida Keys. At least 21 pilot whales were found in an area about 20 miles north of Key West, according to officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Officials said 13 whales are dead and the count might climb. Several ... Read More »

80 percent of antibiotics are used on animals

I don’t know about you but in my life I have taken Antibiotics about 5 times. So to think these farm animals have take these daily just to survive deeply saddens me. people these are mammals like us with feeling and brains. I just someday will have the respect to give them a good life before we throw them helplessly ... Read More »

Dogs share their owners emotions

When the animals are confronted with a human displaying strong feelings, they themselves produce a similar emotional response, the researchers found. The discovery could cast light on how dogs’ pack behavior has been translated into the modern world. Biomedical scientist Dr Karine Silva, of the University of Porto, says that dogs even possess certain human-like social skills that chimpanzees, our ... Read More »

Cerebellar hypoplasia

Cerebellar hypoplasia is a disorder found in cats and dogs in which the cerebellum is not completely mature at birth. Symptoms Usually symptoms of cerebellar hypoplasia can be seen immediately at birth in cats, but sometimes can take two months or so to become apparent in dogs. Cerebellar hypoplasia causes jerky movements, tremors and generally uncoordinated motion. The animal often ... Read More »

UN OK’s New Biodiversity Science Policy

The United Nations has capped its Biodiversity Year 2010 on a high note by creating a new science policy platform to counsel governments on reversing the steep decline in biodiversity and ecosystem services. The new body, to be known as the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, IPBES, was approved by governments in June at a meeting in Busan, ... Read More »