Yearly Archives: 2017

Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes three new trustees

29 December 2017

AWF trustees provide strategic direction to the vet-led charity, ensure its financial stability, and safeguard its brand and reputation

Three veterinary surgeons working in practice, business, academia and education, amongst other areas, are the new trustees appointed to the board of the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF), the charity announced today.

Farm animal vet and Origin...

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Scientists should be super modelers

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Scholars and conservationists want to aim for the right future to preserve biodiversity and plan sustainable environments. One of those scholars is calling for due diligence to make sure the right data, not conventional wisdom, shapes that target....
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First-ever hybrid bird species from the Amazon

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Researchers have described the first known hybrid bird species to be found in the Amazon rainforest. Through a series of genetic and other tests the team have revealed that the golden-crowned manakin -- first discovered in Brazil in 1957 but not seen again until 2002 - is in fact a hybrid...
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