In what is being viewed as first sign of whale sharks finding a conducive environment for reproducing along the Gujarat coast, a sub-one metre pup of the largest fish species was recently caught in fishing nets.
Experts working on whale shark conservation are studying the phenomenon which indicates the giant fish swims all the way from Australian shores to Gujarat to reproduce.
The whale shark pup was found in the nets of a fishing trawler off Sutrapada coast in Junagadh district, around 300km from here, a few days ago. Mohan Beem Solanki, a fisherman, informed the Whale Shark Conservation Project…
Encouraging students to develop sensitivity toward animals, CBSE is endorsing the ‘compassionate citizen’ approach which basically involves an education programme designed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal (PETA) for children aged 8-12 years. This study would soon be made part of the school curriculum…
Cruelty Free International is pleased to announce that Seattle-based cosmetics company Paula’s Choice LLC has been certified under the Leaping Bunny programme, managed in the USA and Canada by Cruelty Free International’s partner, the Coalition for Consumer information on Cosmetics (CCIC).
Paula’s Choice is a skin care and cosmetics company with distribution in 50 countries around the world. To find out more visit:
Paula’s Choice namesake founder Paula Begoun states, “All of us are thrilled to have this certification as definitive proof of our commitment to not testing on animals. Our pet friendly office with 15 dogs is proud of us, too.”
In their own words: Led by best-selling author and beauty expert Paula Begoun, the Paula’s Choice Research Team evaluates and reviews hundreds of skin-care and makeup products in books such as Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me. Combining cosmetics industry knowledge and expertise, Paula and her team have developed the Paula’s Choice line of state-of-the-art formulations based on reliable, published skin-care research. Products include skin-care, makeup, body and hair-care products. All products are fragrance-free, cruelty free, and environmentally friendly.
Cruelty Free International administers the Humane Cosmetics Standard, the most rigorous international certification programme for non-animal tested products in the world. Symbolised by the Leaping Bunny logo, Cruelty Free International guarantees that products from certified companies are cruelty-free.
A pod of 14 sperm whales was spotted off North Berwick last week; the whales were thought to be heading towards Fife. This is the largest group ever seen in the North Sea and one of the largest pods ever seen off the UK coast – according to marine research and conservation charity Sea Watch Foundation…