Population

‘It’s a Nightmare’: feral hog population explosion rocks East Honolulu neighborhood

Aina Haina, an affluent residential neighborhood on the southeast coast of Oahu, sandwiched between Waialae/Kahala and Hawaii Kai, is trying to fend off an infestation of pigs. Residents of single-family homes, many of them on the steep hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean, report less appealing views these days: Colonies of feral pigs have moved out …

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The increase in the number of cats has led to a population ‘crisis’ – DiscoverWeyburn.com

Saskatchewan is currently experiencing an explosion in its cat population; The massive increase is suspected for several reasons. Throughout the coronavirus lockdowns, many people have been taking in pets to help keep themselves occupied. However, once people returned to work, many people chose to deliver the animals to local shelters. This combined with the lack …

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Japan’s traditional crafts are struggling to survive due to the country’s declining population: NPR

Yoshikazu Natsuno (left) watches his son Shinichi hammer a thick pile of specialized papers. Between each leaf a thin layer of gold leaf. “My son would take over this work, so in our case, we had a successor,” says Nitsuno. “Many other Kanazawa artisan families were not so lucky.” Jackie Northam/NPR Hide caption Caption switch …

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‘Much more than just delivering a meal;’ Meals on Wheels Spokane helps vulnerable population during ongoing heat wave

Don and Cindy Black pulled into the parking lot of Meals on Wheels on Thursday morning, loaded up their hot meal van and set off for their delivery in North Spokane. They gave their time for two years to help the elderly, disabled or confined to their homes. Don is the helmsman and drives; Cindy …

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The Community Cat Coalition helps keep the county’s stray cat population down | lifestyles

Ashtabula, Ohio – The Cat Community Alliance has been working for the past two years to help control stray cat populations in Ashtabula County. So far this year, the group has helped 340 cats, including 33 trapped last weekend in Ashtabula, Geneva and Konyot, volunteer Kim Fiddler said. Cats were sent to veterinarians to be …

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The York County SPCA airs thousands of cats each year to reduce the population

The number of cats roaming freely in the county isn’t bad, but the York County SPCA Administrator knows the county could do better. Principal Stephen Martinez said the county has not seen a significant decrease in the growth rate of free-roaming cats since tracking began in 2013. “It’s not bad in York County, and the …

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The Community Cat Coalition helps keep the county’s stray cat population down | local news

ASHTABULA – The Cat Community Alliance has been working for the past two years to help control stray cat populations in Ashtabula County. So far this year, the group has helped 340 cats, including 33 trapped last weekend in Ashtabula, Geneva and Konyot, volunteer Kim Fiddler said. Cats were sent to veterinarians to be neutered …

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