Animals.


Alexandra Figueiredo is a journalist and communication consultant with a postgraduation in Psychological Assessment. She's specialized in health journalism and in medical and scientific consultancy. Worked as a radio newscaster and was journalist at SIC Notícias, Expresso, and in two RTP programs, between others. Also coordinated a health program for RTP TV channel. She won several poetry contests, having published poems. She was director of a solidarity association chaired by the former Minister of Health Ana Jorge and was press advisor for the former President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr. Jorge Sampaio, during his time as Ambassador of Tuberculosis in the World. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram.

2 December 2022

Why butterflies are messengers of the soul

1. The Messengers of the Souls Delicate and gracious beings, they are called the messengers of the souls, in a sense that, when a loved one […]
17 November 2022

The new bird paradise you have to visit on the Belgian coast

The Belgian coast is somewhat of a controversial one. Broadly speaking, you either hate it or you love it. For some people, the flat grey coastline, […]
9 November 2022

Emperor penguins added to list of threatened species due to climate change

Emperor penguins have been officially declared a threatened species due to the impact of climate change on their habitat. On October 25th, Emperor penguins were added […]
7 November 2022

Activists fight bid to remove cats from Puerto Rico’s streets

Puerto Rico’s historic district has long been populated by hundreds of cats who merrily scamper around the streets of San Juan. Beloved by both tourists and […]
2 November 2022

Wildlife populations have shrunk by 70% in 50 years

Our planet is a splendid ball full of wonders, some already discovered, some still uncovered in some far-away corner of the world. Even though we as […]
28 October 2022

Rwanda encourages tourists to protect gorillas by using social media

Introduced in October 2022 by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), a branch of the government, “GorillaGram“ is a new platform available to researchers and scientists. The […]
20 October 2022

CIA funds research to bring woolly mammoths back from extinction

A CIA-funded venture capital firm has officially bet on bringing species such as the woolly mammoth and thylacine back from extinction, according to US news outlet […]
10 October 2022

Petition launched against TUI’s ‘swimming with dolphins’ trips

After successfully convincing the Expedia Group to stop selling trips which include swimming with dolphins, the World Animal Protection’s (WAP) next goal is to determine TUI […]
19 September 2022
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Bolivia’s “Death Road” is now alive with wildlife

Even though we humans are animals ourselves, cohabitation between men and other living creatures isn’t exactly very smooth. Because of the way we behave and consume, […]
26 August 2022

Why you should never take a selfie with a sloth

Sloths may well be some of the most intriguing creatures roaming this planet. They’re most often seen hanging around the branch of a tree, sleeping as […]
16 August 2022

Hippos could be added to the list of the world’s most endangered animals

We live in a world full of wonders. One look outside should suffice to be aware of that, but of course, not all living surroundings are […]
9 August 2022

Where do the world’s happiest pet owners live?

Owning a pet is undoubtably a good idea. Pets can brighten even the darkest days and have been academically proven to help with the owners’ overall […]
4 August 2022

What to do in the unlikely event of encountering a shark

With the summer holiday season in full swing, reports of shark attacks are appearing in the news. This should not however stop you from going to […]
13 July 2022

How Jane Goodall helped us rediscover our capacity to marvel at the world’s beauty

Jane Goodall continues to pursue her commitment of providing education to the younger generations, as well as the preservation of the environment. At 88, she continues […]
8 July 2022

Why do some animals live longer than others?

Scientists believe they have found why some animals don’t seem to age. A new study has found that turtles, salamanders and crocodiles age very slowly. Members […]
27 June 2022

Small pets to travel for free with Italy’s railway company this summer

The main rail operator in Italy, Trenitalia, has recently announced that small pets are allowed to travel for free until 15 September. This summer, passengers can […]
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