Chris Marshall The Stuff That Makes Up My Life!

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Pulse trawling kills indiscriminately

Pulse trawling uses electricity to flush flatfish or shrimp out of the sediments in which they hide. The electric shock makes them convulse and flip upwards, into the net. However, many other fish also...

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Lolita’s Tank is Illegally Small

After 45 horrible years in captivity, the tide may finally be turning for Lolita, the world’s loneliest orca. Sign Maddie’s petition to help Lolita today. Public opposition to keeping orcas in captivity is growing,...

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Stop the sale of fur

Real fur can still be bought in many shops throughout the UK. The irony is that it’s illegal to farm fur in this country because it is so horrendously cruel. Recently, real fur has...

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Indonesia: Shut down the “death zoo!”

A sick and emaciated Sumatran tiger named Melani died after being rescued from appalling conditions at Surabaya Zoo in Indonesia. Melani was suffering from a digestive disorder after being fed tainted meat. She was...

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Happy Anniversary Teo

Teo has been living with us for two (2) years today and while it seems like only yesterday that we caught him and brought him to safety, it is also seems like we have...

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Protect threatened British seahorses

Studland Bay in Dorset is the only place in the country where both native seahorse species – the spiny seahorse and the short-snouted seahorse – breed successfully. Eelgrass is as important to seahorses as...

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Happy Birthday Teo

Teo is Six (6) years old today, and he will no doubt spend it like he spends every day: bit of a lie in in his basket by the side of the bed, followed...

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Happy Anniversary Oscar

Six (6) years ago today a small hissing bundle entered our lives, I thought for a week before going to a Foster home in Germany, but Sands had been plotting and he was always...

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Ban electric shock dog collars!

Electric shock collars (ESCs) are worn around a dog’s neck and deliver a painful and distressing electric shock when a dog does not behave in a desired way. These collars are unnecessary, cruel, and...