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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
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Desperate baboons feed on tobacco

With agricultural practice lacking concern for ecological balance, these Chocma monkeys are reaping revenge on farmers’ lack of regard for the environment as they have begun raiding tobacco fields in Hurungwe as they run out of food due to land clearing
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:56
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Chimp dies aged 24 after being made to smoke and drink at casino in Russia

The chimp, named John, took up the bad habits after being offered whiskey and cigarettes by punters while he worked spinning roulette wheels at Kosmos casino in Moscow. In a bid to save the monkey’s life, John was transferred to Glendzhik safari park on
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:08
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VIDEO: #CATmageddon: Watch the Anti-Smoking Cat Ad That's Better Than the Grammys (Video)

Cat lovers who watched the Grammys will only be talking about one thing from the show: an ad saying cats are twice as likely to get cancer if they’re always breathing in secondhand smoke from their owners.
TheWrap.com
added Feb 16, 2016 13:36
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Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14
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Pamela Anderson to FDA: End Tobacco Animal Testing

Her tweet linked to PETA's campaign against the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products' draft recommendation that some tobacco products be tested on animals.
Ecorazzi
added May 29, 2012 11:36
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Citing Deaths of Lab Monkeys, F.D.A. Ends an Addiction Study

The deaths of four squirrel monkeys used as subjects in a nicotine addiction study have prompted the [FDA] to shut down the research permanentl...mishaps drew the attention of many animal rights activists, including the celebrated primate expert Jane Goo
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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[UK] Does your dog smoke?

NHS Ayrshire & Arran has launched a new campaign to make pet owners aware of the dangers of tobacco - to their pets. They tell us that many pet owners who smoke often do not realise that their second-hand smoke could also be having a deadly effect on the
Largs & Millport Weekly News (uk)
added Nov 2, 2012 15:54
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[Asia, China] Turtle smokes 10 cigarettes a day

A snapping turtle in Changchun is apparently addicted to smoking and goes through around 10 cigarettes a day. According to its keeper surnamed Tang, the 4.3 kilogram grey turtle quickly developed the habit ever since Tang stuffed a cigarette into its mo
Global Times (cn)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:53
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[Texas] Woman killed in house fire after smoking while using oxygen tank

Neighbors said the family had nine cats, a bird and a dog. Most of the animals perished in the fire.
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Jul 7, 2012 22:19
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