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TripAdvisor ends sale and promotion of all captive dolphin and whale tourist attractions

TripAdvisor ends sale and promotion of a ...

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By the end of this year, global travel site TripAdvisor will no longer sell or promote tickets to attractions that use dolphins and whales for tourist entertainment. We fully endorse TripAdvisor’s decision and expect to see more travel companies do the same. Subscribe to our newsletterSign up Sig ...
Oil prices slide 7% after producers’ meeting is postponed

Oil prices slide 7% after producers̵ ...

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global benchmark oil prices traded as much as $3 a barrel lower as the market opened for Monday’s trading session, reflecting fears of oversupply after Saudi Arabia and Russia postponed to Thursday a meeting about a potential pact to cut production. FILE PHOTO: The sun is see ...
Breaking: KFC commits to higher chicken welfare in six European countries, thanks to you

Breaking: KFC commits to higher chicken ...

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This fantastic news comes after more than half a million of you demanded the company provides better standards for chickens. We handed your petition signatures over to KFC’s Kentucky headquarters in October 2018. Tens of millions of chickens will benefit a result of this historical decision, which ...
One blind, aquatic salamander may have sat mostly still for seven years

One blind, aquatic salamander may have s ...

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Once upon a time, olms knew the cool drizzle of rain and bathed in the glow of the sun. But millions of years ago, these aquatic salamanders moved to underwater caves beneath southeastern Europe’s Dinaric Alps and evolved into the pale, blind, foot-long creatures known today (SN: 4/20/16). Now, a ...