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September 1, 2017 10:05 AM Preventing cruelty to animals is not only the job of the SPCA but also of individuals and communities

Eight years after the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was established in Windhoek in 1949, it moved into the premises in the old Leutwein Street which it still occupies to this day, some 60 years later. On Friday 01 September, the SPCA turned 68 and announced it has now outgrown its premises to such an extenct that it needs to relocate 93

August 28, 2017 2:34 PM South Africa’s weather and climate

A subtropical climate, moderated by ocean on two sides of the triangle-shaped country and the altitude of the interior plateau, account for the warm temperate weather so typical of South Africa – and so popular with its foreign visitors. South Africa is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by the Indian Ocean. Their waters meet at Cape Agulhas 70

August 28, 2017 6:31 AM Australia launches shark drones to protect beaches

The Little Ripper drones use artificial intelligence to distinguish sharks from dolphins and surfers in real time, warning swimmers of what lies beneath. Australia is famous for a few things: sunshine, excellent beaches and a huge array of deadly animals that will bite/poison/sting you at a moment's notice. With that in mind, a group of researchers have created 141

August 28, 2017 2:42 AM Hurricane Harvey victims: How to help

(HOUSTON) — Southeastern Texas has been pummeled with unprecedented flooding this weekend after the arrival of Hurricane Harvey, leaving thousands of residents stranded and in need of help. The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance and disaster relief in times of crisis, and is seeking donations to help victims 134

August 26, 2017 9:01 PM Australia to launch beach-protecting, AI-powered shark drones

The Little Ripper drones use artificial intelligence to distinguish sharks from dolphins and surfers in real time, warning swimmers of what lies beneath. Australia is famous for a few things: sunshine, excellent beaches and a huge array of deadly animals that will bite/poison/sting you at a moment's notice. With that in mind, a group of researchers have created 135

August 25, 2017 12:46 PM Hamilton sees first case of bat rabies this year

The city is reminding the public to keep a safe distance from bats and other wild animals The City of Hamilton has confirmed the first case of bat rabies this year and is reminding the public to stay away from bats and other wild animals. Eight bats have tested positive for rabies in Hamilton over the past four years — and that's only a small portion 129

August 20, 2017 11:37 AM Partial solar eclipse: Drawing shade near high noon

Though Americans across the nation will undoubtedly have their faces turned toward the sky Monday, don't let the total solar eclipse of 2017 be the last thing you ever see. Experts are in agreement — this event is to be handled with proper care. THE ISSUE: In the total solar eclipse the nation is about to encounter Monday is an unusual event; residents 129

August 20, 2017 11:37 AM A heavenly show, all for you

Tomorrow's eclipse a shining moment to witness a wonder Because it will stretch from the Pacific to Atlantic, the event has been widely dubbed "The Great American Eclipse." And in many ways, Monday's eclipse is a gift from the universe. When the moon crosses directly between the Earth and the sun's rays on Monday afternoon, casting a stretch of the United 117

August 19, 2017 5:29 AM Bird flu virus slips into another Philippine province

Seven days after the government declared an avian flu outbreak in Pampanga, the authorities announced on Friday a similar outbreak in at least two towns in neighboring Nueva Ecija. Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said tests confirmed that the avian flu virus strain found in San Luis, Pampanga, has also been found in the towns of Jaen and San Isidro 114

August 17, 2017 3:35 AM A Mob Of Beachgoers Wanted To Play With A Baby Dolphin. They Killed It

A baby dolphin died last week after "hundreds" of beachgoers in southern Spain surrounded the animal to touch and take pictures with it, sparking condemnation from a local animal rescue group. The incident took place last Friday in Mojacar, on the country's southeastern coast, according to Equinac, a Spanish nonprofit organization that advocates for marine 36