A video which appears to show an elephant with a smoking habit has been circulating across social media.
Scientists believe the female elephant – spotted by conservationists in India hoisting chunks of ashen wood with its trunk and then placing them into its mouth and blowing out puffs of smoke – may be eating the ash-covered charcoal to flush out toxins
The United States will allow hunters to import certain big-game trophies such as elephant tusks from certain African countries with approvals granted on a case by case basis. Nick Ames has more
The US is opening its doors to allowing elephant hunters to bring tusks and other animal parts into the country as trophies, despite President Donald Trump’s on-line condemnation of the practice as a ‘horror show’.
Cutting out plastic straws and offering only biodegradable cutlery are some of the measures being rolled out by Dubai-based restaurant Freedom Pizza to reduce the amount of single use plastic going to landfill
Freedom Pizza, a popular take away service in the UAE, has announced plans to stop providing customers with plastic straws as part of a long term sustainability campaign.
Switzerland has banned the common culinary practice of boiling lobsters and crabs alive. Nick Ames has more
The ban in Switzerland of boiling lobsters and crabs alive has come into effect across Switzerland since new research indicated they feel the agonising searing heat of the water for up to three minutes before death occurs.
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