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WXIA-TV

Rebecca Lindstrom

Lindsey Basye

12 November 2019

Pennsylvania, United States

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To address animal cruelty in Pennsylvania, a team of law enforcement officers are receiving special training to better identify and prosecute the guilty. This effort gives limited enforcement powers to those trained a...

WXIA-TV

Rebecca Lindstrom

Lindsey Basye

10 November 2019

Pennsylvania, United States

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Pennsylvania has made significant strides in decreasing animal cruelty in the commercial breeding sector. It has overhauled its kennel regulations, making sure dogs have access to outdoor space and exercise space, are...

The New York Times

Didem Tali

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2 October 2019

Istanbul, Turkey

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Thanks to increased awareness and public pressure, Turkey has shifted from culling street animals to catching, neutering, and vaccinating them. Following social media campaigns and the work of activists, Turkey's gove...

The Telegraph

Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

1 October 2019

Mumbai, India

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Vaccinating and sterilizing canines proves more effective in curbing rabies than culling the stray animals. In Mumbai, India, city authorities have partnered with NGOs like In Defense of Animals India (IDA India) and ...

Tenderly

Michele C. Hollow

19 August 2019

New York, United States

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Martin Agee, an accomplished violinist who has performed at Lincoln Center and on Broadway, volunteers for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and got an idea when he saw how reading to dogs ...

CNN

Andrea Diaz

29 July 2019

Muncie, Indiana, United States

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In Muncie, Indiana, parking violators can bring cat food to the local shelter in exchange for a parking ticket violation. Though the offer only ran for four days, the local shelter was overwhelmed with donations from ...

Iowa Public Radio

Kate Payne

31 May 2019

Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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John Rucker uses a unique method in the world of conservation: his specially-trained Boykin spaniels area able to seek out turtles. This method helps preserve the lives of threatened turtle species, leading to special...

FastCompany

Adele Peters

17 January 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Facial recognition technology is now being used to crack down on illegal poaching of chimpanzees, an endangered species. By adapting algorithms for human recognition into a prototype, researchers are hoping to find an...

La Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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20 December 2018

Playa El Jobo, La Cruz, Costa Rica

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When a people in Playa El Jobo, La Cruz realized that their beaches were home to sea turtle eggs, they took action to protect the species by joining together. What started as a neighborhood effort to patrol the beache...

NationSwell

Meredith Rosenberg

10 October 2018

Arroyo Beach, Puerto Rico, United States

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More than 800 cats and dogs in Puerto Rico have found new homes on the U.S. mainland, thanks to Paws4Survival. The organization and other groups are working against the odds to reduce the number of stray animals on th...

A Beautiful Perspective

Sarah Feldberg

10 September 2018

San Francisco, California, United States

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With the population of bees dwindling, beekeepers take protecting the species seriously. Understanding how bees move throughout their lifecycle, San Francisco's Beekeeper's Association has put together a team of swarm...

Pacific Standard

Francie Diep

17 August 2018

Santa Barbara, California, United States

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There used to be a time when oil spills devastated entire populations of animals. Although still an environmental disaster, scientists and wildlife veterinarians have become profoundly more successful at treating oile...

The Atlantic

Ashley Braun

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9 November 2017

Puerto Rico

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To reintroduce captive birds into their native lands, wildlife biologists are implementing rather unconventional methods of behavioral conditioning to train species how to behave when approached by a predator.

The Philadelphia Citizen

Quinn O'Callaghan

11 October 2017

Narbeth, Pennsylvania, United States

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Overwhelmingly, individuals who have been incarcerated will spend the rest of their lives dragging in-and-out of prison, with few resources to help break the cycle and get them back on their feet. But one program call...

National Geographic

Sharon Guynup

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5 October 2017

Aleppo, Syria

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The war in Syria has created thousands of traumatized victims, but not all of them are human. In an incredible feat of international diplomacy, collaboration, determination, and courage, a small group of compassionate...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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22 December 2015

Jacksonville, Florida, United States

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Each year, close to three million dogs and cats are killed in shelters - in some cities more than 70 percent of the animals in shelters are euthanized. Target Zero is a program that works with fellow cities to spay an...

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