LONELINESS EPIDEMIC | Loneliness epidemic as deadly as smoking | 60 Minutes Australia


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In Australia, and around the world, loneliness has become a massive health epidemic. In fact, researchers say being lonely is just as detrimental to our wellbeing as smoking and excessive drinking. And that means loneliness can be deadly. Just as worrying, it doesn’t discriminate. Loneliness can strike anyone, young, old, male, female, rich or poor.

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Maltese falcons, poaching victims, recovered and freed


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This 19 December 2019 video from Malta says about itself:

Five rehabilitated Common Kestrels and a Merlin released back into the wild

In the past days, we released another six rehabilitated birds back into the wild.

All six falcons – five Common Kestrels and a Merlin – were illegal hunting casualties recovered earlier during this year’s autumn hunting season. Following some weeks under our care, the government vet gave her go-ahead for the birds to be released.

All the Common Kestrels (Spanjulett in Maltese) were picked up by members of the public over a period of less than three weeks. The first one was found on 12th October in Girgenti and it was confirmed shot, with several internal pellets and a fractured left wing. The second Common Kestrel was found in Għaxaq on 15th October with a fracture to its left wing. Five days later, on October 20th, another shot…

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Horses abused with electric prods at 2019 Rowell Ranch Rodeo — Tuesday’s Horse


HAYWARD, Calif. (Dec 12, 2019) — The Mercury News reported: Video footage apparently showing cowboys breaking the law by using electric prods twice on horses during last May’s Rowell Ranch Rodeo has prompted Hayward area park district officials to fine the company behind the event. Paul McCreary, the district’s general manager, said in a Dec. […]

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Horses abused with electric prods at 2019 Rowell Ranch Rodeo — Tuesday’s Horse


HAYWARD, Calif. (Dec 12, 2019) — The Mercury News reported: Video footage apparently showing cowboys breaking the law by using electric prods twice on horses during last May’s Rowell Ranch Rodeo has prompted Hayward area park district officials to fine the company behind the event. Paul McCreary, the district’s general manager, said in a Dec. […]

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Firefighters rescue German Shepherd stuck in a tree after chasing a cat — Q13 FOX News


SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, Calif. — Firefighters are known to rescue cats stuck in trees, but what about German Shepherds? Last week, firefighters in California were called to do exactly that. It’s the type of 911 call dog owner Sharon Thurston says she never expected to make. “I was so scared … that dog is my…

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Firefighters rescue German Shepherd stuck in a tree after chasing a cat — Q13 FOX News


SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, Calif. — Firefighters are known to rescue cats stuck in trees, but what about German Shepherds? Last week, firefighters in California were called to do exactly that. It’s the type of 911 call dog owner Sharon Thurston says she never expected to make. “I was so scared … that dog is my…

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