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Waitrose to Ban Factory Farmed Cows From Producing Milk for Its Supermarkets as It Targets Animal Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: Waitrose, factory farming, award, cruelty free, animals )

Scooby
- 92 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Cows will be guaranteed at least 100 days grazing outside a year on farms supplying Waitrose in a backlash against dairy factory farms.
Ricky Gervais Reduced to Tears at Animal Hero Awards By Stories of Heroic Pets and Cruelty to Creatures
Offbeat  (tags: brian may, Ricky Gervais, award, rspca, pdsa, animals, welfare )

Scooby
- 194 days ago - mirror.co.uk
The TV star heard of animals who had defied the odds, pets who had saved their ownersâEUR(TM) lives and people committed to fighting for animal rights
Prince William Honours Kenyan Ranger for Anti-Poaching Efforts
Offbeat  (tags: Prince William, honours, award, poaching, tusk trust )

Scooby
- 275 days ago - hellomagazine.com
Following the death of Cecil the lion, Prince William is doing his part to prevent the unnecessary hunting of wildlife in Africa. The royal has presented Kenyan ranger Edward Ndiritu with an award for his efforts against poaching.
A Peek Inside Britain's Most Beautiful Gardens
Offbeat  (tags: britain, gardens, lush, award, winning, pictures, video, interesting, news, photos )

Scooby
- 451 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Whether you like a perfectly preened hedge, lush wild flowers or slick modern landscaping, these gardens are sure to get your green fingers twitching.
Queen - Brian May Wins Award For Animal Rights Campaigning
Offbeat  (tags: Brian may, guitarist, award, animal rights, badgers, fox hunting, queen )

Scooby
- 524 days ago - hub.contactmusic.com
Queen rocker Brian May was honoured for his activism at an animal rights awards ceremony on Wednesday (26Nov14).
Naked Mole Rat Named 'Vertebrate of the Year'
Offbeat  (tags: naked mole rat, award, humans, weird, unusual )

Giana
- 854 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Famed as the world's longest-living rodent, the wrinkly faced naked mole rat has won Science Magazine's Vertebrate of the Year award, confirming that the contest is based on more than just looks.
Dublin Homeless Man Honoured for Pet Rabbit Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: homeless man, rescued pet bunny, award, bravery, kindness )

Simone
- 1759 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A homeless man has been honoured in Dublin for rescuing his pet rabbit from the River Liffey. John Patrick Byrne, 38, became a kind of celebrity after a video showed him rescuing Barney the rabbit from the river.
Lake Natron Scoops Top Award
Offbeat  (tags: Award, Blue Globe )

Tarequl
- 1994 days ago - birdlife.org
Lake Natron has won the top Blue Globe Award in the first World Wetlands Network Globe Awards.
Speaks Out Against the Exotic-Skins Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Raveena Tandon, star, award, activist, beauty, exotic, skins )

Tarequl
- 2010 days ago - action.petaindia.com
Raveena Tandon-Thadani - star of Mohra and a National Award winner for her role in the film Daman - appears in her sexiest role yet. A passionate animal activist, the Bollywood beauty jumped at the chance to slither into a slinky, snake-inspired ...
WORLD LAND TRUST AT CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, flower show, award, rainforest )

Cher
- 2170 days ago - goallover.org
World Land Trust has been awarded a Gold Medal for its "Saving the Atlantic Rainforest" exhibit in the Continuous Learning section at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The exhibit was also awarded "Best in Section".
Scotland Wildlife Photography Prize for RSPB Volunteer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, photos, award )

Cher
- 2192 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
An RSPB volunteer with a passion for snapping wildlife, has been voted Favourite Nature Photographer in the Scottish Nature Photography Awards.
Grigorio Perelman, Reclusive Russian Math Genius, Rufuses $1 Million Prize
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, odd, reclusive mathematician, refuses $1 million, award )

Lady
- 2231 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Dr Grigori Perelman, a reclusive Russian genius, is refusing to accept the prestigious $1 million "Millennium" mathematics prize awarded by the Clay Mathematics Institute in Cambridge, MA.
Animal Protest at the Oscars: 'The Cove' Is on Target
Offbeat  (tags: oscars, award, the cove, protest, against dolphin slaughter, animal advocates )

Simone
- 2250 days ago - content.usatoday.com
Among the Oscar winners last night was "The Cove'', a movie that could have far-reaching impact for animal life, particularly dolphins. Movies like this get little attention or promotion when the big movie companies spend fortunes promoting the
Enemy of Wildlife Named Humane Legislator of the Year
Offbeat  (tags: HSUS, award, enemy of wildife, habitat destruction, wild animals )

Simone
- 2251 days ago - animals.change.org
Last week, the HSUS named its 2009 Humane Legislator of the Year: Nick Rahall (D-WV). Rahall, the House Natural Resources Committee Chairman, has been a champion for protecting the wild horses of the American West ... and for obliterating wildlife habitat
Tippi Hedren Is the Cat's Meow
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Tippi Hedren, award, wild animals, captivity )

Cher
- 2260 days ago - etonline.com
Tippi is a spokesperson for wild animals in captivity. She first developed a passion for large cats in the late 1960s while filming in Africa. Sharing the screen with her daughter, she later starred alongside 50 lions in 1981's 'Roar.'
 

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