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  • Earthtalk Q&A: Mascotas y Coronavirus

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk Dado que Covid-19 probablemente se originó en murciélagos, no sorprende que el temido virus pueda pasar entre animales y humanos. Pero cuando un tigre malayo de cuatro años en el zoológico del Bronx dio positivo recientemente por Coronavirus (y seis de sus compañeros...
  • Earthtalk Q&A: Pets & Coronavirus

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Given that Covid-19 probably originated in bats means that it’s no surprise that the dreaded virus can pass between animals and humans. But when a four-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for Coronavirus recently (and six of his peers showed...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Lawn Chemicals and Dog Cancer

    From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Unfortunately, the answer may very well be yes. A 2012 study published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Environmental Research, found that exposure to certain lawn care products, such as the nearly ubiquitous herbicide 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Químicos para el césped y el cáncer canino

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk Lamentablemente, la respuesta puede ser sí. Un estudio de 2012 publicado en la revista científica revisada por pares, Environmental Research, encontró que la exposición a ciertos productos para el cuidado del césped, como el herbicida casi ubicuo 2,4-diclorofenoxiacético (2 4-D para abreviar), aumenta...
  • CA LAWMAKERS MOVE MULTIPLE ANIMAL-WELFARE BILLS FORWARD

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A slew of animal protection bills moved forward in the California Legislature this week – including proposals to limit animal abuse, hunting, poisoning and trapping. Senate Bill 580 would force people convicted of such serious crimes as aggravated cruelty, bestiality and hoarding to undergo mental-health evaluation and...

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