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  • Whaling controversy

    24 juin 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    A young Japanese woman bites into a whale burger, a 380 yen ($3.50) slice of fried minke whale in a bun, which went on sale at Lucky Pierrot, a restaurant chain in the port city of Hakodate on Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido, June 23, 2005. With...

  • Whaling controversy 2

    24 juin 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Japan suffered yet another setback on June 23, 2005 in its bid for more whaling when an international commission rejected a plea to allow Japanese coastal communities to hunt whales. An annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Ulsan voted...

  • Artic pollution

    14 juillet 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Undated photo provided by the journal Science shows ponds containing fallen contaminants from seabird guano in the Canadian high arctic. A major source of chemical contamination in the Arctic turns out to be _ bird droppings. Wind currents and human activities...

  • A gray nurse shark 1

    29 juillet 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    A grey nurse shark with an identity tag attached swims in the ocean off the southeast coast of Australia in this handout photo released July 22, 2005. The grey nurse is one of the fiercest-looking but most docile marine creatures, and despite it being...

  • Katrina and the rescued dog

    18 septembre 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Miami-Dade rescuers feed water to a dog belonging to 39-year-old Reyne Johnson, who was freed from his home in New Orleans Parish, in New Orleans , September 18, 2005. Johnson, afraid to come out of his home, had been holed up with his dog since Hurricane...

  • An eruption of an underwater volcano in Japan

    03 juillet 2005 ( #Natural disasters )

    An aerial view of an eruption of an underwater volcano is seen in the Pacific Ocean near the uninhabited Minami Iwojima Island, about 1,400km (870 miles) south of Tokyo July 3, 2005. The Japanese Coast Guard sent a plane to investigate the approximately...

  • Katrina winds

    30 août 2005 ( #Natural disasters )

    This display shows how the size of the storm has changed, and the areas potentially affected so far by sustained winds of tropical storm force (in orange) and hurricane force (in red). The display is based on the wind radii contained in the set of Forecast/Advisories...

  • Water pours in New Orleans

    15 septembre 2005 ( #Natural disasters )

    Water pours out of pipes connected to pumping stations sucking water out of flooded neighborhoods in New Orleans, Louisiana . Sediment left by receding floodwaters in New Orleans is laden with bacteria and hydrocarbons at levels that may be harmful for...

  • Pipes pump in Louisana

    17 septembre 2005 ( #Natural disasters )

    Large pipes pump water from flooded neighborhoods into the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal in new Orleans, Louisiana September 15, 2005. The canal carries possibly contaminated floodwaters into both Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River . All the...

  • Ophelia

    17 septembre 2005 ( #Natural disasters )

    This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, September 16, 2005 at 14:15 EDT shows Tropical Storm Ophelia on the extreme northern edge of the image. The storm is expected to move northeast up the East Coast of the United States. Clouds associated with cold...

  • Katrina and a dog alive

    18 septembre 2005 ( #Natural disasters )

    A dog stands on a flooded street of the ninth area in New Orleans September 18, 2005. The death toll from Hurricane Katrina climbed to 883 on Sunday after Louisiana officials raised the number of confirmed fatalities in that state to 646, up from 579...

  • Animal condition in circuses

    14 février 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Hello, everybody, My name is Françoise, but just call me Fran. I live in Paris, France and this is the first time i've started blogging for this theme. I'm particularly concerned by the place of animals in our societies, especially for scientific and...

  • Animal condition in circuses n°2

    14 février 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Hello, everybody, I'd like to illustrate my own views about the condition of animals in circuses with this video from the Humane Society of the US. It stresses the abuses on animals defenceless and the lack of laws to protect them. It's just a very sad...

  • The disappearance of tigers of Rajastan

    21 février 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Tigers of Rajasthan 'disappear' A massive search for tigers in a wildlife reserve in India 's western state of Rajasthan has failed to find firm evidence any of them are alive. Three hundred forestry workers spent two weeks looking for tiger paw prints...

  • Farm -raised salmons

    10 mai 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Limit portions of farm-raised salmon, experts say Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People should avoid eating too much farm-raised salmon, which contains significantly more of the chemical dioxin than is found in fish caught in the wild, new...

  • How to keep track of dolphins

    18 mai 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Dolphins offered mobile solution Dusky dolphins living off the coast of Cape Town are about to be issued with mobile phone technology. It will not be handsets though and, despite their sophisticated ability to communicate, they will not be chatting or...

  • Mosquitoes

    10 juin 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Fungi destroy mosquitoes Roxanne Khamsi Live spore spray could curb spread of malaria. A mouldy house could help combat malaria by killing off the mosquitoes that carry the disease. Researchers have found that an oil-based fungal treatment could be a...

  • Link between food packaging and miscarriages

    12 juin 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Link found between food packaging and miscarriages David Adam, science correspondent Scientists in have found evidence of a link between recurrent miscarriages and a chemical widely used in food packaging. Women with a history of miscarriages were found...

  • Whales in danger in Japan

    23 juin 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Japan Loses Commercial Whaling Vote ULSAN - lashed out at anti-whaling nations on Tuesday after its proposal to resume limited commercial hunting was voted down by an international commission and its "scientific" harvesting heavily criticised. had sought...

  • The position of Japan about whales

    24 juin 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Anti-Whaling States Aim for Sanctuaries, Hunt Curbs ULSAN - Anti-whaling countries will try to thwart a Japanese-led attempt on Wednesday to abolish a whale sanctuary in the southern seas and condemn Tokyo for continuing to catch the huge mammals in the...

  • Whale burger at Japanese fast food

    25 juin 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Whale Burger on Menu at Japanese Fast Food Chain TOKYO - With Japan under fire for plans to expand its whaling programme, a fast food chain is offering a new product aimed at using up stocks from past hunts -- whale burger. The 380 yen ($US3.50) slice...

  • Q&A: Bird flu

    15 octobre 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Q&A: Bird flu The spread of bird flu - also known as avian flu - which has led to human deaths in South East Asia , is causing concern. But what is the disease and what are the possible risks to humans? Q: What is bird flu? Like humans and other species,...

  • news update: bird flu

    18 octobre 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Bird flu: news update : Video http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/avdb/news_web/video/9012da680028d30/nb/09012da680029079_16x9_nb.asx EU foreign ministers are meeting in on Tuesday to discuss bird flu after confirmed a case of the virus. and are affected and...

  • New species in Sri Lanka's rainforests

    01 juillet 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Dozens of new frogs, snails, crabs found in Sri Lanka CBC News Researchers say they have discovered 50 new species of snails and 35 new frogs in Sri Lanka 's rainforests, but their announcement this week came with a warning about the potential loss of...

  • Animal rights

    02 juillet 2005 ( #Relationships between animals and human beings )

    Animal rights group in new campaign An animal rights group has launched a new campaign aimed at firms which trade with a pharmaceutical testing company. Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) has published the names of 50 firms which, it says, trade with...

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