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Throw a veggie pattie on the barbie this Australia Day

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Sausages, hamburger patties, lamb chops and T-bone steak. There is nothing like the traditional barbecue on Australia Day. But like a piece of bone inconveniently lodged between our teeth, a small but growing segment of our society – vegans – question the ethical side of the Aussie BBQ tradition. They ask: why is it that […]

Wary of human-animal hybrids? It’s probably just your own moral superiority

Monday, December 4th, 2017

In Greek mythology, the Chimera is a monstrous fire-breathing creature, typically described as having the head of a lion, with a snake as a tail and the head of a goat emerging from its back. Just as it terrorised the minds of the Greeks, this vision is also the cause of much consternation regarding the successful creation […]

Apple crumble-Christmas desert idea?

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

METHOD Serves 4 Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Heat a small hob-proof baking dish, add the caster sugar and heat for about 5 minutes until it caramelises. Add the cinnamon, vanilla seeds and grated apples and cook for 1–2 minutes. Stir in the apple chunks, then mix in the cranberries, lemon zest and juice. Remove from […]

Eight MORE tips to help animals survive summer

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Companion animals and wildlife can have a scorching time during the summer months, so we’ve put together an 8 point survival guide for the summers season that will help keep you and your furry friends safe and happy. !. Be water wise a). Always ensure your four-legged (or feathered, or scaly!) friends have fresh clean […]

Five tips to help wildlife in the heat

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

With temperatures hitting a record high, here is the essential guide to help your local wildlife cope with the hot weather. These are tips suggested for the UK, but their still relevant here across the pond. With temperatures of 35C forecast for parts of the UK next week, there’s little respite in sight for wildlife […]

Here’s what the science says about animal sentience

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

There seems to be significant confusion about what happened in the British parliament when MPs discussed a proposed amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill to formally recognise animal sentience. But where science is concerned, animal sentience is in no doubt. The definition of sentient is simply “able to perceive or feel things”. Today most of us would probably also […]

Anyone for crickets? Finnish bakery sells bread made from insect

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Fazer in Helsinki claims to be first store in world to offer insect bread, which contains about 70 crickets ground up into flour A Finnish bakery has launched what it claims to be the world’s first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores. The bread, made using flour ground from dried crickets as […]

Animal activists horrified by chicken truck crash near Lismore

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

A male driver in his mid 30s was taken to the Lismore Base Hospital with minor injuries after his rig rolled on the Bruxner Highway at Goonellabah just before 7:00am. Kelly Nelder from the Sugarshine Feminist Animal Rescue Mission Sanctuary, which takes in unwanted farm animals, arrived at the scene after being alerted by other […]

















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