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Climate Change: The silent terminator that could m...
16.07.2019

Irregular changes in climate and extreme weather events are already affecting biodiversity across the globe. Sea levels are rising, and oceans are becoming warmer, which increases the frequency of cyclones. More prolonged, more intense droughts threaten crops, wildlife, and freshwater supplies. Our planet’s diversity of life is at risk because of the erratic climate. Climate change poses a fundamental threat to species, communities, and people’s livelihood.

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Drought and Desertification
18.06.2019

The 2019 World Day to Combat Drought and Desertification celebrates the 25 years of progress made by countries on sustainable land management. This year it is celebrated under the theme "Let's grow the future together" that encourages to look at the broad picture of the next 25 years where we will achieve land degradation neutrality.

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Hurricane Season 2019: Uncertain Future for Over 7...
11.06.2019

According to the World Veterinary Association, more than 70% of the world’s most impoverished communities depend on livestock for milk, meat, eggs and income.

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Sierra Leone mudslides leave dogs injured and vuln...
31.08.2017

Sierra Leone mudslides leave dogs injured, starving and vulnerable

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Lifesaving care for animals affected by India and ...
29.08.2017

As floods shatter communities in India and Nepal, we provide lifesaving care to desperate animals

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Calf and goat recover from devastating floods
12.06.2017

Sri Lanka animal rescues: Zebu the calf and Elulu the goat recover from devastating floods

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Protecting animals in the face of a changing clima...
22.04.2017

To mark Earth Day 2017 (April 22), one of our experts shares information on how we’re protecting animals from natural disasters

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Judy Kimaru Working To Protect Animals From Drought In Ethiopia

Working with women to build resilience during disa...
15.03.2017

We spoke with our Africa disaster operations manager, Judy Kimaru, about gender, animals and disasters.

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UN pledges support to animals in disasters
20.03.2015

As our disaster response team addresses the needs of animals in Vanuatu, great steps forward for animal protection have emerged from the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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