Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

1 August 2023

Entire pilot whale pod dies despite rescue efforts in Australia

An entire pod of pilot whales has died on the coast of Western Australia after repeatedly beaching themselves. Experts and volunteers spent nearly two days attempting […]
25 July 2023

Why is Egypt’s dog ban controversial?

In a new law adopted in May and entered into force in June, Egypt banned all but 10 dog breeds form being kept as pets. The […]
7 July 2023

The most loyal dog in the world turns 100 this year

In a world that often seems to favor fleeting relationships and disposable connections, there are stories that stand the test of time, touching the hearts of […]
6 July 2023

Dogs process body language similarly to humans, new study reveals

In a revealing study, published in the Communications Biology journal, scientists have made a stunning discovery – dogs and humans possess similar functionally analogous brain regions […]
8 June 2023

You can now get a duo massage with your dog

Life is full of stress. Even though some of us are able to shake it off and always see the positive side of things, many among […]
8 February 2023

The record-breaking bird that flew from Alaska to Australia without stopping

When thinking of birds, you probably picture the little robin of the woods who’s been living in your garden since forever (did you know robins are […]
3 February 2023

How climate change led to the appearance of a new bear species

Global warming is getting worse every year, with record breaking temperatures being recorded worldwide. The Earth, as we know it, will soon forever change the way […]
23 January 2023

Dutch to outlaw unhealthy designer pet breeds, including on social media

The Netherlands announced on Friday that it aims to make it illegal to own pet breeds prone to suffering and health problems. In an address to […]
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 […]