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[Asia, China] Cruel tourists laugh and cheer as a depressed chimp smokes a CIGARETTE like a human in a Chinese zoo

A chimpanzee at a zoo in China has been filmed lighting up a cigarette and smoking like it's completely normal. The shocking incident was captured by a tourist at the Tianshan wild animal zoo, in Xinjiang, north-western China, while onlookers laughed. Cau
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:02

[UK] Video: Illegal tobacco sniffer dog finds £8k of counterfeit goods hidden in ceiling of Rugby shop after tip off

An illegal tobacco sniffer dog found £8,000 worth of counterfeit goods hidden in a ceiling tile in a Rugby shop. Scamp the sniffer dog was taking part in a community demonstration with his handler and Warwickshire Trading Standards Officers today (Thurs
Rugby Advertiser(uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:23

VIDEO: Trading with the Enemy: Homing Pigeons with Cigars Challenge U.S. Embargo, Fly from Cuba to Florida

For his project called "Trading with the Enemy," Duke Riley spent four years planning and eight months breeding and homing a kit of 50 pigeons in Key West, Florida. His goal was to prove that pigeons could make the 90-mile flight from Havana back to Key W
Democracy Now!
added Aug 13, 2015 10:55

[UK] Campaign to stop people smoking in their cars and homes to launch later this month

Residents are being encouraged to protect their children and pets from secondhand smoke by making their homes and cars smoke free. The Smokefree Homes and Cars campaign, which launches on August 26, encourages everyone to sign the pledge to make thei
Wisbech Standard (uk)
added Aug 11, 2015 18:49

[Ohio] Police: Dog burned by flicked cigarette

a neighbor is accused of flicking a cigarette at a dog that was tied up in a yard next door. The dog suffered a burn on its buttocks. The dog's owner also found cigarette holes in her trampoline.
added Aug 10, 2015 20:42

Shocking portraits of the people - including a 14-year-old girl - who pay tens of thousands to bring down the beasts in Africa

Photographer David Chancellor spent seven years meeting people who travelled to Africa to hunt big beasts including lions and leopards, capturing them praying and smoking after they made the kill.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:15

[Africa] Wild Uganda Chimpanzees Using Clay as Food

Destruction of local palm trees may have driven chimpanzees in Uganda's Budongo Forest to eat clay...Raffia trees are being killed by local tobacco farmers, who strip the trees of leaves for use in curing and drying tobacco.
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2015 15:46

The Blight of the Honey Bee

science of bee death is significantly more straightforward. There are two primary...culprits: the varroa mite...and pesticides themselves, especially a new class of “sublethal neonicotinoids,” which do not kill pests but turn them into cigarette fiends
New York Magazine
added Jun 21, 2015 17:01

ARCHIVE: Systemic Spread and Propagation of a Plant-Pathogenic Virus in European Honeybees, Apis mellifera

we showed that a plant-pathogenic RNA virus, tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV), could replicate and produce virions in honeybees, Apis mellifera, resulting in infections that were found throughout the entire body. Additionally, we showed that TRSV-infected i
mBio (American Society for Microbiology)
added Jun 16, 2015 18:32

ARCHIVE: Latest buzz on bee colony collapse disorder: a virus, NOT a pesticide, is the problem

“It is somewhat ironic that the proposed pathogen in this case comes from tobacco, since the first virus ever isolated and characterized (in the late 1800s) was tobacco mosaic virus—which infects and kills not only tobacco, but other member of its family
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 16, 2015 18:27
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