Latest International Fund for Animal Welfare Stories
October 4 has been traditionally known as the feast day of Francis Assisi, the patron saint of animals. So what better way to celebrate animals than on the day already honored for an animal and nature enthusiast?
An independent scientific review panel has concluded that the mass stranding of approximately 100 melon-headed whales in the Loza Lagoon system in northwest Madagascar in 2008 was primarily triggered by acoustic stimuli, more specifically, a multi-beam echosounder system operated by a survey vessel contracted by ExxonMobil Exploration and Production (Northern Madagascar) Limited.
- Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.