Science has proven that Animals are sentient conscious beings who deserve the respect and protection of society. The world urgently needs a global agenda for the kind of animal welfare which is based on the most recent etholological findings supported by compulsary legislation.CONTINUE
Today 8 million animal and plant species are estimated on the planet of which 1 million are threatened with extinction (2019 UNEP). The time has come for a transformative approach as to the use of natural resources - an approach based on halting biodiversity loss and prevention.CONTINUE
Technology and scientific innovation play an increasingly critical role in preserving the planet. Transformative solutions and a paradigm shift are needed to minimise human impact on the ecosystem.CONTINUE
Humans and their closest relatives might not be the only species capable of emotional contagion spread by sound. Wild keas spontaneously burst into playful behaviour when exposed to the parrot equivalent of canned laughter – the first birds known to respond to laughter-like sounds. The parrots soared after one another in aerobatic loops, exchanged foot-kicking high fives in mid-air and tossed objects to each other, in what seems to be emotionally contagious behaviour. And when the recording stops, so does the party, and the birds go back to whatever they had been doing. Read more
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