Robert Kraft makes $50 million donation to Mass. General Hospital

[ad_1] New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his family’s foundation are giving a historic gift in support of community health and health equity to Massachusetts General Hospital, a founding member of Mass. General Brigham. The $50 million donation is the largest gift of its kind in the hospital’s 211-year history. In an exclusive interview … Read more

Moose, one other animal, killed in highway crashes, Mass. State Police said

[ad_1] Local On Tuesday morning, troopers responded to reports that a moose was struck by a tractor trailer on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound in Westfield. By Matt Yan, The Boston Globe October 5, 2022 | 9:39 AM A moose and an unidentified animal were killed in separate crashes highways in Westfield and Leominster Tuesday morning, … Read more

Australia to set aside at least 30% of its land mass to protect endangered species

[ad_1] SYDNEY, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Australia will set aside at least 30% of its land mass for conservation in a bid to protect plants and animals in the island continent famed for species found nowhere else in the world, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek said on Tuesday. Australia has lost more mammal species than any … Read more

Oder river: Mass fish die-off in Germany-Poland river is blamed on toxic golden algae

[ad_1] The mass die-off of thousands of fish, which sparked a political row between Poland and Germany, has been blamed on toxic algae. Nearly 250 tons of dead fish were recovered in August from the Oder river, which runs through the two countries. There had been accusations that a chemical spill had caused the die-off, … Read more

Beloved Louisville Zoo gorilla recovering after surgery on abdominal mass

[ad_1] A gorilla at the Louisville Zoo is recovering after surgery to remove an abdominal mass. The zoo shared the news Thursday about the “world-famous” silverback gorilla Jelani, who zoogoers know as an animal who likes to interact with guests and their devices. said the 25-year-old gorilla had presented symptoms of lethargy, decreased eating habits … Read more

Great White Shark Feeding Frenzy Could Be Triggered by Mass Whale Stranding

[ad_1] A shark feeding frenzy may be triggered by a mass stranding that saw over 230 pilot whales washed up on a beach in Australia—one of the worst such events in the country’s history. Hundreds of pilot whales were stranded on Ocean Beach in Tasmania on September 21. Rescuers have successfully returned 30 to the … Read more

Whale carcasses towed out to sea after mass stranding on Tasmania’s west coast

[ad_1] Days after more than 200 whales became stranded on a remote beach on Tasmania’s west coast, authorities have completed the mammoth task of towing the carcasses out to deep water. Key points: The whale carcasses have been tied to longlines and towed out to sea by boats owned and operated by fish farms in … Read more

Super Pod of 200 Pilot Whales Die in Mass Stranding in Australia

[ad_1] 200 long-finned pilot whales have now died in the mass stranding event. Experts suspect that the super pod chased their squid prey into shallow waters and became trapped. The episode comes two years after 380 pilot whales were stranded and died in the same harbor area. LoadingSomething is loading. Two pilot whales died in … Read more

32 whales rescued after around 200 die in mass stranding in Australia

[ad_1] CNN — Rescue teams have managed to save 32 pilot whales following a mass stranding this week in a remote part of Australia that saw the deaths of around 200 whales. The stranded pod had been discovered by Tasmanian wildlife officials on Monday – at which time, half of the group were still thought … Read more

230 pilot whales beached in Tasmania — exactly 2 years after the area’s last mass stranding

[ad_1] In an unusual case of déjà vu, a pod of some 230 pilot whales stranded on Tasmania’s western coast on Wednesday (Sept. 21), exactly two years to the day after a different pod of pilot whales stranded on and near the same beach. The eerie timing of the stranding could well be a coincidence, … Read more