This gallery contains 5 photos.
This is a favourite of mine that sadly seems to have declined in popularity in recent years. Epsom salt is more likely to be something your parents tell you about rather than something you have come across yourself. This mineral compound is made from sulphate and magnesium and has been used for many hundreds of years to treat a wide selection of minor health issues. As well as being used to cure ailments, Epsom salt can be used for various other reasons such as for beauty as well as around the home and garden.
One of the most common reasons people use Epsom salt is to alleviate stress. Stress can often be caused by heightened levels of adrenaline as well as a magnesium deficiency. Drawing yourself a hot bath and dissolving Epsom salt in the water will easily allow your skin to absorb it and this will replenish your magnesium…
View original post 367 more words
Annamaria Curi 56 Blog
View original post 319 more words
If you’re a US citizen, will you help by adding your voice and signing this letter to your representative: http://tinyurl.com/kmpwwfa
A nationwide law is needed to stop big cats kept in private hands from endangering communities. There are at least 10,000 big cats in private ownership. The animals are often kept in squalid conditions and dangerously close to residential areas. You can help stop this today! WILL YOU PLEASE ASK OTHERS TO JOIN YOU, TOO?
So very sorry this has happened to you Beautiful Lady-Greatcatsofthe”World”
The medical team at Bengkulu Natural Resource Conservation Agency (BKSDA) had to amputate the tiger’s front right paw to prevent the spread of the infection.
“The tiger may set his paws on the ground again in three weeks,” a veterinarian of BKSDA Erni Suyanti Musabine said.
Elsa, the name of the tiger, will receive treatment for the next three weeks.
The three-year old female tiger was 1.5 meters long and weighed 70 kilograms. It was rescued by the BKSDA in Beriang Tinggi Village, Tanjung Kemuning Sub-district, Kaur District, Bengkulu.
The BKSDA received a report about the trapped tiger on Tuesday, April 2, from an official of the local…
View original post 178 more words
Fast-disappearing mangrove forests of the Sunderbans pose a question mark over the future of the Royal Bengal Tiger, an endangered species, say scientists.
Rapid deterioration in mangrove health is causing as much as 200 metres of the vegetation-rich coast to disappear annually in the Sunderbans, according to zoologists.
Nathalie Pettorelli, from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and senior study author, said: “Our results indicate a rapidly retreating coastline that cannot be accounted for by the regular dynamics of the Sunderbans. Degradation is happening fast, weakening this natural shield for India and Bangladesh.”
Sunderbans is the largest block of continuous mangrove forest in the world, native to nearly 500 species of reptile, fish, bird and mammals, including the world famous Royal Bengal Tiger, the journal Remote Sensing reports.
Thriving human development, rising global temperatures, degradation of natural protection from tidal waves and cyclones is inevitably…
View original post 64 more words
Help Save India’s Remaining Royal Bengal Tigers…..
Help Save The World’s Remaining Royal Bengal Tigers…
Tiger Awareness is a registered UK charity, we help with funds in India.
The organisation was formed in 1998 to give awareness to the plight of the Tiger. We work with local organisations in India, our funds are used at ground level were they are most needed and are given directly by ourselves.
We help villagers that live in the Tiger range areas, we work in 4 main areas in India, Sundarbans, Bandhavagarh, Ranthambhore and…
View original post 187 more words
This video from South Africa is called International Primate Rescue (1 of 4): Playing with Marmosets.
By Joana Ramiro in Britain:
Halt ‘disturbing’ medical tests on monkeys, campaigners urge
Monday 7th April 2014
Cure Parkinson’s Trust sponsors experiments pumping primate brains full of harmful drugs
Animal welfare activists have begged a British charity to stop “profoundly disturbing” experiments on monkeys’ brains for medical research into Parkinson’s disease.
Campaign organisation Animal Aid issued a statement today denouncing the Cure Parkinson’s Trust for sponsoring Canadian scientists to inject monkeys with brain-damaging drugs.
“The vast majority of the British public do not want their money being used to fund profoundly disturbing experiments on animals,” said Animal Aid director Andrew Tyler.
In papers published in the Journal of Neuroscience and Public Library of Science ONE between 2011 and 2012, the testing was described as injecting marmoset monkeys with the chemical MPTP…
View original post 227 more words
By accessing the above link, you can read the details about a lawsuit brought against the Governor of the State of Idaho by three conservation groups. Those groups are fighting against the use of trapping measures practiced in that state which take the lives of rare and protected Canada Lynxes.