Animals

Purina Seeks Pet-Loving Scientists To Help Grow Understanding Of Unique Bond Between People And Pets With Biennial Call For Global Scientific Research Grants

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:05pm

The Purina Research and Development team will provide up to $30,000 in grant funding per project to scientists interested in furthering the collective understanding of the amazing impact that pets have on our lives.

Key Points: 
  • The Purina Research and Development team will provide up to $30,000 in grant funding per project to scientists interested in furthering the collective understanding of the amazing impact that pets have on our lives.
  • Purina has more than 500 pet nutrition and behavior scientists, veterinarians, and other credentialed pet experts on staff.
  • Each year, Purina invests more than $100 million in research that has led to incredible breakthroughs and innovations to help pets live longer, healthier lives.
  • Purina promotes responsible pet care through our scientific research, our products and our support for pet-related organizations.

Subaru Loves Pets 2020 Adoption Initiative Found Loving Homes For More Than 20,000 Shelter Pets

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:10pm

In October 2020, Subaru launched a nationwide campaign for its Subaru Loves Pets initiative to champion dogs everywhere, particularly those in shelters, culminating in the second annual National Make a Dog's Day on October 22.

Key Points: 
  • In October 2020, Subaru launched a nationwide campaign for its Subaru Loves Pets initiative to champion dogs everywhere, particularly those in shelters, culminating in the second annual National Make a Dog's Day on October 22.
  • To support the mission, nearly 519 participating Subaru retailers held or sponsored pet adoption events throughout the month, supporting more than 500 local shelters across the country.
  • As part of the 2020 Subaru Loves Pets campaign, the automaker championed the hard-to-adopt shelter dogs including dogs with special needs, specifically senior dogs, amputees, visually and hearing-impaired dogs, and dogs with congenital disabilities and physical challenges.
  • The long-standing devotion to the Subaru Loves Pets initiative is why, Subaru is proud to be More Than a Car Company.

Romios Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell 80% Interest in Its Thunder Bay Silver Project to Honey Badger Silver Inc.

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:48pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 10, 2021) - Romios Gold Resources Inc. (TSXV: RG) (OTC Pink: RMIOF) (FSE: D4R) ("Romios" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed the Definitive Agreement (the "Agreement") with Honey Badger Silver Inc. (Honey Badger) to sell an 80% interest in Romios' five claim blocks in the Thunder Bay silver district of northwestern Ontario to Honey Badger.

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 10, 2021) - Romios Gold Resources Inc. (TSXV: RG) (OTC Pink: RMIOF) (FSE: D4R) ("Romios" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed the Definitive Agreement (the "Agreement") with Honey Badger Silver Inc. (Honey Badger) to sell an 80% interest in Romios' five claim blocks in the Thunder Bay silver district of northwestern Ontario to Honey Badger.
  • Romios undertook a brief program of mapping and sampling on 4 of the 5 prospects in October, 2020.
  • By retaining a 20% interest in its claims, Romios maintains exposure to the potential production from these prospects.
  • Romios has granted a right of first refusal to Honey Badger on its 20% remaining interest.

Karus Gold Drills 5.3 Meters of 10.2 g/t Gold and 10 Meters of 5.5 g/t Gold from Upper Zone at FG Gold

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:30pm

Results Define a New High-Grade Corridor 100M Down-Dip of Past Drilling

Key Points: 
  • Karus Gold has not been able to determine true width yet due to complexity of the vein structures within the mineralized zones.
  • Drilling data on the Lower Zone is currently limited and the true thickness and orientation of the zone is not firmly known.
  • However, based on current data, it is estimated that intercept represents ~50%-65% of the true thickness of the zone.
  • Karus Gold is 100% owner of the 1,000 km2 South Caribou Gold District that includes the drill-stage FG Gold and Gold Creek projects in British Columbia.

The Purr-Fect Litter Box and No Scooping With Pluto Square

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 5:45pm

PLUTO makes this a reality with their flagship product Pluto Square, the Modern Cat Litter Cube.

Key Points: 
  • PLUTO makes this a reality with their flagship product Pluto Square, the Modern Cat Litter Cube.
  • Pluto Square fits beautifully in the corner of any space and comes with an array of features that places the feline and owner first.
  • Be it newborn kittens or a big cat, Pluto Square is spacious enough to accommodate cats of many shapes and sizes.
  • Pluto Square traps odors in so no one smells the litter.

Morgan Stanley Builds Digital Platform to Help Billion Oyster Project Speed Up Oyster Bed Growth

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

As we seek to restore one of New York Harbors keystone species, the Billion Oyster Project Digital Platform has the power to transform how we operate.

Key Points: 
  • As we seek to restore one of New York Harbors keystone species, the Billion Oyster Project Digital Platform has the power to transform how we operate.
  • In the past 18 months, a rotating team of Morgan Stanley volunteers worked with BOP to design and build the Billion Oyster Project Digital Platform (BOPDP), delivering a user-friendly, reliable platform that can easily be maintained by the BOP community.
  • Moving forward, Morgan Stanley plans to develop tools for migrating residual data from BOPs legacy platform to the new platform.
  • Billion Oyster Project is a nonprofit organization on a mission to restore oyster reefs to New York Harbor through public education initiatives.

Transformative new seal habitat, "PInniped Cove," debuts June 8 as largest exhibit in The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:45pm

At 160,000 gallons, the new seal habitat becomes the largest display in The Maritime Aquariums 33-year history, surpassing its 110,000-gallon shark exhibit.

Key Points: 
  • At 160,000 gallons, the new seal habitat becomes the largest display in The Maritime Aquariums 33-year history, surpassing its 110,000-gallon shark exhibit.
  • The Maritime Aquarium displays five female harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), the species of seal that commonly migrate into nearby Long Island Sound each winter.
  • This is a beautiful, enormous new space that guests will love maybe even more than the seals will, said Aquarium spokesman Dave Sigworth.
  • About The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk:
    The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to educate visitors about and to create stewards for Long Island Sound.

CGTN: Migrating herd of wild Asian elephants in Yunnan takes a break

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:21am

BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.
  • The number of elephants in the herd has changed as the their journey progressed.
  • People were quickly organized to evacuate where necessary and food was also used to guide elephants away from urban areas.
  • The population of wild Asian elephants has been increasing in China, from 180 in 1980s to about 300 now.

CGTN: Migrating herd of wild Asian elephants in Yunnan takes a break

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:02am

BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.
  • The number of elephants in the herd has changed as the their journey progressed.
  • Local authorities in the places that the elephants visited have all carried out comprehensive response plans to ensure the safety of both humans and the elephants.
  • The population of wild Asian elephants has been increasing in China, from 180 in 1980s to about 300 now.

World Dog Alliance: Dog Meat Festival Opens Up Opportunities for International Collaboration on Animal Protection

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Yulin Dog Meat Festival held in June every year in Guangxi, China, attracts wide criticism across the world.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Yulin Dog Meat Festival held in June every year in Guangxi, China, attracts wide criticism across the world.
  • When campaigning for a ban on dog and cat meat in the UK, the World Dog Alliance was also faced with obstacles in the form of rigid animal welfare policies.
  • While the Queen's speech shows her strong support for animal protection legislation, it also reveals the short-sighted animal policy in the UK.
  • The World Dog Alliance is against any form of animal cruelty, be it the consumption of dog and cat meat, or using dogs and cats for experiments.