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Antarctica's Ross Sea is the last pristine and intact marine ecpsustem on Earth.
30/10/2015 - Biodiversity

Why failure of deal on Antarctic marine sanctuaries matters

International efforts to create two vast marine sanctuaries to protect the pristine wilderness of Antarctica failed for the fifth time on Friday.

Stray dogs in Romania
28/09/2015 - International report

Stray dogs in Romania

Stray dogs are a common sight in Romania’s capital Bucharest stray. But when a little boy was killed by stray dogs in 2013, the authorities passed a law for the animals to be culled.
Busy bees in Paris
27/07/2015 - Spotlight on France

Busy bees in Paris

Once the symbol of Napoleon, the bee has always had a place in the hearts of French people - and now, protecting the humble bumble bee is becoming a growing phenomenon, especially in the cities.
A golden lion tamarin.
12/05/2015 - France

17 endangered monkeys stolen from French zoo

Thieves broke into the zoo in Beauval, central France on Saturday night, avoiding cameras and patrols, and took seven golden lion tamarins and 10 silver marmosets.

Force-fed bird in cage.
19/03/2015 - France

French foie gras producer acquitted in animal cruelty trial

A French foie gras producer has been discharged following a trial over "extreme cruelty to animals" at a court in western France.

Tyger Tyger, burning bright
14/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Tyger Tyger, burning bright

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about tigers.
Kenya series part 3/5: Dolphins
25/02/2015 - International report

Kenya series part 3/5: Dolphins

Kenya's coast has in recent months suffered its lowest number of tourist visits in years.
Do they know their legal status has changed?
29/01/2015 - France

France updates laws on animal feelings

France's parliament officially recognised animals as "living, sentient beings" rather than "furniture" on Wednesday, formally updating a status which dated from Napoleonic ...
Sheep farmers protest in front of Eiffel Tower
27/11/2014 - France

Farmers release sheep at Eiffel Tower in anti-wolf protest

Sheep farmers protesting against wolves in France released around 300 sheep at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on Thursday.

13/11/2014 - France

'Tiger' on the loose near Paris, spotted in supermarket carpark

Police and firefighters, backed up by a helicopter, are hunting for an animal that appears to be a tiger on the loose near Paris.