Draymond Green and Jordan Poole altercation: ‘This is the biggest crisis that we’ve had since I’ve been the coach here,’ says Steve Kerr

[ad_1] CNN — Draymond Green has been fined but won’t be suspended after an altercation with his Golden State Warriors teammate Jordan Poole, according to head coach Steve Kerr. Speaking to the media after the Warriors’ preseason contest against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, Kerr said that he expects Green to rejoin the team … Read more

Worst ever bird flu crisis in Europe raises risks for next season – EFSA

[ad_1] PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Europe has experienced its worst bird flu crisis ever this year with nearly 50 million poultry killed, and the persistence of the virus over the summer has raised the risk of widespread infections next season, the EU’s Food Safety Agency (EFSA) said. The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza … Read more

Australia announces plan to halt extinction crisis and save 110 species Conservation

[ad_1] The federal government has set a goal to prevent any new extinctions of Australian wildlife. It is the first time a federal government has announced a zero extinction target for the country’s plants and animals. The goal forms part of a 10-year plan to improve the trajectory of 110 species and 20 places, and … Read more

Video Highlighting ‘Guinea Pig Crisis’ in New York City Is a Huge Wake-Up Call

[ad_1] We hope someone can help them! We very rarely pay attention to what happens to abandoned animals, but a new video on TikTok is showing this tragic reality for a large group of guinea pigs. According to the Animal Care Centers of NYC (@nycacc) the amount of guinea pigs that have been given up … Read more

The racism, and resilience, behind today’s Pacific Northwest salmon crisis

[ad_1] Jason Wahlawitsa fishes for salmon at Icicle creek at the Leavenworth Fish Hatchery, June 4, 2021. Anthony Schick / OPB Leavenworth is a charming tourist town, tucked in Washington’s North Cascades mountains and styled as a Bavarian village. I spent a weekend there, noodling around in souvenir shops, snacking on pretzels and soaking in … Read more

Climate crisis activists share fears, hopes in downtown Chicago march

[ad_1] In shimmery, glittery costumes — a fantastical fish, a giant bumble bee, a squid with a tutu — they danced at the base of the skyscraper, hoping someone inside might be watching. The upward sweep of the smoked-glass windows of Chase Tower offered no clues, as the protesters finished their dance routine to the … Read more

Elected officials weigh in on animals being dumped in Lubbock County

[ad_1] LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – We have an update on our County Canine Crisis investigation. Since our first report, viewers flooded our newsroom with similar stories of dogs being dumped all over the South Plains. Shannon Stark lives in Lubbock County and said there are nearly a dozen dogs roaming around her property. She has … Read more

How the COVID crisis created new ways to find local meat in Washtenaw County

[ad_1] WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI — As COVID-19 gripped Michigan, Dexter-area farmers Sarah Schloss and Colleen Dauw had more than just their children and loved ones to look out for. As independent livestock producers on family farms, they suddenly struggled to find a place to take their goats, lambs, cattle and other animals for slaughter. COVID-19 … Read more

Guinea pig crisis: NYC animal shelters overwhelmed with pandemic pet purchases

[ad_1] NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Animal shelters in New York City are facing a guinea pig crisis as officials say many families bought the animals as pets during the pandemic. Now, they are being turned in to shelters at an alarming rate. It has gotten so bad, officials say, that the City Council is … Read more

Animal shelter staff goes extra mile during overcrowding crisis

[ad_1] Regarding, “Outdated and Overcrowded: Is Hamilton County animal shelter saving too many dogs?” (Sept. 2): A friend and I, both retirees, find it rewarding to volunteer at Cincinnati Animal Care Humane Society doing one-off fixes and improvements. We do things like assembling propane heaters for the winter, repairing fans for the summer, installing shade … Read more