‘Slay’ Film Focuses on Animal Welfare, Environmental Impact of Fashion – WWD

PARIS — While it may be too ambitious to sum up the entire impact of the fashion industry on animal welfare in one film, director Rebecca Cappelli attempts to do so with her documentary “Slay.” The film, which premiered in Paris last week, shows the effects of the skin trade — aka leather and fur … Read more

Klarman fellow tracks the impact of social bonds on animal health

The effects of social connections ripple through a lifetime for both humans and nonhuman animals, many studies have shown. Animal behavior scientist Matthew Zipple wants to know more. Matthew Zipple uses an RFID scanner to identify a mouse living in an outdoor enclosure. By briefly catching and releasing the mice, Zipple and colleagues are able … Read more

Declining adoption numbers impact local animal shelters

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Several shelters across Cuyahoga County are currently facing a new trend when it comes to adoption. At the Cleveland Animal Protective League, President and CEO Sharon Harvey says the cages are all full for dogs and nearly full for cats, as the shelter struggles to find permanent homes for these animals. … Read more

Curran: Brian Flores will have ‘significant impact’ in Patriots-Steelers

The New England Patriots’ offense struggled in Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins, and it isn’t about to get any easier in their Week 2 showdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pittsburgh’s defense dominated its Week 1 meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals, forcing five turnovers (four interceptions, one fumble) in a 23-20 overtime victory. While the … Read more

Five dead after New Zealand boat in suspected impact with whale News

Kaikoura’s mayor said that the accident was likely the result of a whale that surfaced beneath the boat and caused it to overturn. Five people are reported to have died after a boat capsized in New Zealand, reportedly after a collision with a whale, local media reported. New Zealand’s public broadcaster RNZ (Radio New Zealand) … Read more

Five dead after New Zealand boat in suspected impact with whale News

Kaikoura’s mayor said that the accident was likely the result of a whale that surfaced beneath the boat and caused it to overturn. Five people are reported to have died after a boat capsized in New Zealand, reportedly after a collision with a whale, local media reported. New Zealand’s public broadcaster RNZ (Radio New Zealand) … Read more

MLB Players Association says 2023 rule changes impact ‘the integrity of the game itself’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Three notable rule changes will be coming to Major League Baseball during the 2023 season, but representatives of the MLB Players’ Association voted unanimously against them. The changes – banning defensive shifts, implementing a pitch clock and larger bases – were passed after a vote on Friday … Read more

New rules coming for MLB in 2023 could drastically impact the Mariners

Since assuming control of Minor League Baseball in 2020, Major League Baseball has used the minors as a testing ground for some of the changes MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has been wanting to bring to the game. Before the runner on second in extra innings—the “ghost runner” (or “Manfred Man” as we’re fond of calling … Read more

Petition to Arlington Heights board may impact Chicago Bears stadium

A libertarian political advocacy group submitted a petition to the Arlington Heights Village Board Tuesday that could bar the village from offering taxpayer-funded financial incentives to the Chicago Bears football team — which is looking to buy the Arlington International Racecourse for $197 million — as well as any other business that might open in … Read more