Read: http://www.darpanmagazine.com/news/national/pikes-plastic-plight-alberta-man-frees-fish-cinched-in-two-by-bottle-wrapper/

The plastic was a sports drink wrapper that had nearly cinched the pike in two in the middle of its body.

Joanna Skrajny said it shows what kind of an effect something as simple as a plastic wrapper can have on nature.
“It seems to be getting more and more common. There are cases where nesting birds have so much plastic in their stomachs that they are unable to eat,” she said.
Questions:
  1. What happened to the fish?
  2. What can be done to prevent this from happening?
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Tampines set to use ‘green’ pesticide in HDB bin chutes | Today Online

http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/tampines-set-use-green-pesticide-hdb-bin-chutes

The new method comes as a relief for Tampines resident Tang Wai Cheng, who squirms whenever she sees cockroaches near the chute at her home during thermal fogging. “The new method is better for the environment,” said the clinic assistant. “It’ll also help people with asthma, like me, who would close the windows whenever fogging is conducted.”

Pampered pets vs Abused animals

Cat food/toy – Source: https://youtu.be/aeKsKr9X4KE

Pampered Pets – Source: https://youtu.be/GGytoCC23B4

Yulin – Source: https://youtu.be/4gGAn_khApA

Farm Animals – Source: https://youtu.be/tKaCFyGdazo

Questions:

  • Do animals have a good life now?
  • Should people become vegetarian if they love animals?
  • What do you consider as animal abuse?
  • What can be done for animals that are bred for food or work?
  • Should animals be kept in zoos?
  • Should animals be used for entertainment?