Arctic polar bears are going hungry and losing weight thanks to climate change

Polar bears are going hungry as ice melts from Arctic thanks to global warming

A study published in the journal Nature Communications, yesterday, has come to the conclusion that polar bears in the Arctic are gradually starving to death because of global warming. That’s how I would characterise the findings of their study. In essence, it goes like this. There is less sea ice because of global warming. …

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Victory for Greta Thunberg and defeat for the British police in recent freedom of speech case

Greta Thunberg wins court case

NEWS AND COMMENT/OPINION: This is a story which ultimately is about animal conservation and is relevant to this website. I want to make that point clear early on because some people might think I am digressing. But this website is very large and I need to branch out into other areas of animal welfare …

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‘Us in another universe’ cat video captures the imagination of people seeking friendship, love and peace

Us in another universe cat video

This TikTok video has captured the imagination of people. It’s been seen millions of times and there are tens of thousands of comments and 9.6 million likes. It makes some people cry. Why? Because they want peace, love and friendship and looking at the world today, they don’t see it. They see too much …

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Karine Jean-Pierre, White House Press Secretary respects climate change activist who interrupts her at a speaking event

Elise Joshi interrupts Karine Jean-Pierre

Karine Jean-Pierre is an admirable woman. She is gay and talented. She was speaking at an event about climate change during which an activist, Elise Joshi, had the courage to get up and interrupt. There are two very good things about the interruption. Firstly, Joshi had the courage to do it. She was clearly …

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Increase in human allergies inc. asthma – reason? – children allergic to cats – spread of cat/dog allergen – environment – lifestyle

Allergens and allergies

A Guardian article online interests me because an allergy to cats affects around 10% of people (is this an underestimate?). The conclusion of the Guardian article is that more and more of us are suffering from allergies. Medicines are struggling to keep up. Theresa MacPhail completed a monumental task of looking at the development …

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