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Manatee with “Trump” carved on back found in Florida river sparks outrage

Team Brew   Tue 12 Jan 2021    

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has opened an investigation into the cruel harassment of a manatee found in a Florida river with the word “Trump” scratched on its back. The West Indian manatee, a species classified as “threatened” under […]

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Purrs and Grr’s! Scenes from the Dubai Pet Festival 2020

Team Brew   Wed 23 Dec 2020    

Paws and claws of all sizes tumbled amok the grounds of Al Warsan Birds & Pets Market last week as Dubai’s annual Pet Festival made its bounding return. The free-entry family-fun event is designed to raise awareness on animal welfare and […]

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Indonesia’s all-women forest warriors stand guard over Sumatran wildlife

Team Brew   Thu 17 Dec 2020    

Indonesia’s Sumatra island is a thriving ground for several at-risk wildlife, tigers and pangolins among them. But on-and-off illegal hunts have threatened their survival. And one unique group of ‘warriors’ are not happy about it. A 30-strong team of female […]

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In a year of losses, the Earth reaps some wins — but is it enough?

Team Brew   Thu 10 Dec 2020    

A year of turbulence, of tragedy, a year that tested resolve and grit, that pushed nations and their people to take a knee before its overwhelming onslaught. The buckling challenges of pandemic aside, the world has been lashed with natural […]

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Grim ‘Tiger King’ tale prompts big cat safety bill in US

Team Brew   Thu 10 Dec 2020    

The United States voted Thursday to ban the keeping of big cats as pets, following the grievous light the controversial Netflix documentary Tiger King threw on the issue early 2020, sparking escalating concerns. The Big Cat Public Safety Act, as […]

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Colombian sanctuary offers refuge to scared, orphaned woolly monkeys

Team Brew   Tue 08 Dec 2020    

A sanctuary in the corner of the Colombian Amazon is offering a new life to orphaned monkeys left behind by hunted parents — shot down for their meat and pelt. The refuge run by a local leader, Jhon Jairo Vasquez, […]

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Love for the ‘barks’: Ukrainian machine recycles plastics to feed strays

Team Brew   Sun 06 Dec 2020    

A Ukrainian social entrepreneur has turned a waste recycling vending machine into an animal-friendly initiative where plastic bottles serve as currency to buy food for stray cats and dogs. Installed in one of Kiev’s residential areas at the end of […]

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Bawk did you say?: ‘Green’ chicken to soon hit Singapore eateries in a global first

Team Brew   Thu 03 Dec 2020    

Lab-grown chicken will soon be available in restaurants in Singapore after the country became the first to green-light meat created without slaughtering any animals. US start-up Eat Just said Wednesday that its meat had been approved for sale in the […]

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170 at-risk elephants up for sale as overpopulation, droughts strike Namibia

Team Brew   Thu 03 Dec 2020    

Namibia has put 170 “high value” wild elephants up for sale due to drought and an increase in elephant numbers, the southern African country’s environmental ministry said on Wednesday. An advertisement carried by state-owned daily New Era said an increase […]

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Lonely to loved: Pakistan’s infamous elephant now ambles free in Cambodia

Team Brew   Tue 01 Dec 2020    

Kaavan, dubbed the world’s loneliest elephant, finally escaped the meagre confines of a zoo in Islamabad on Monday, and has now taken his first steps to freedom at the wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia. And tagging alongside him at every stage […]

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Choked, strangled, dying: The plastic crisis crippling our oceans

Team Brew   Thu 19 Nov 2020    

A dead manatee in Florida was found to have swallowed so many plastic bags they formed a cantaloupe-sized ball in its stomach, while a baby turtle had its intestines perforated by tiny plastic fragments. They are some of 1,800 marine […]

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