Animals.


Dana is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

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 […]
30 May 2022

A town in Germany is putting all cats in lockdown

All house cats of Walldorf—a small German town in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg—are being locked up until the end of August 2022. In the past […]
12 May 2022

Why ecotourists in the Bahamas are spoiling the local iguanas’ health

“Don’t feed the animals.” For those acquainted with (petting) zoos, it’s a well-known sign. One we’ve read so often we could dream it and yet, some […]
26 April 2022

Bison to be reintroduced in the UK after absence of thousands of years

The People’s Postcode Lottery is investing £1,575,000 in a project called Wilder Blean, which aims to reintroduce bison in the United Kingdom, a territory once roaming […]
21 April 2022

Knowledge of Indigenous people in Canada helps to protect the habitat of grizzlies

A genetic study of grizzly bears on the coast of British Columbia has discovered that there are three geographically separate DNA clusters, which do not mix, […]
1 March 2022

Where to go if you want to meet the world’s oldest fish

Of all wildlife on Earth, those living below the water are probably the most mysterious. Considering 72% of our planet consists of water, it doesn’t come […]
15 February 2022

Romania is home to the largest population of Brown Bears in Europe

The Brown Bear is a well-known symbol of mountain woodlands across Eurasia and North America. While it was once roaming the continents from one ocean to […]
14 January 2022

New species of frog found in Panama named in honor of Greta Thunberg

An international team led by biologists from Panama and Switzerland discovered a new species of frog in a Panamanian cloud forest and has named it “Greta […]
28 December 2021

Elephants in Thailand are suffering the impact of Covid-19 on tourism

Thailand’s elephants are suffering the side effects of the pandemic and its impact on the tourism sector. For decades, Thailand’s elephants have served as entertainment for […]
23 December 2021

Camels with Botox and silicone disqualified from beauty contest

During King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, a popular beauty contest for camels held in Saudi Arabia, 43 contestants were disqualified for having subjected the animals to various […]
15 December 2021

Help choose the wildlife photographer of the year

Each year, more than 50,000 photographs are submitted to enter the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award at London’s Natural History Museum. The jury selects 100 […]
24 November 2021

European Parliament urges the EU to stop the use of animals in research

Ministers of the European Parliament (MEPs) are requesting an EU-wide action plan with ambitious and achievable objectives as well as timelines for phasing-out the use of […]
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