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The Blue-Footed Booby

The Mating Dance of the Blue Footed Booby

The Galapagos Islands is a beautiful ecosystem full of amazing animals that can’t be observed almost anywhere else. One such animal is the graceless, adorable blue-footed booby – a marine bird that uses the islands as a nesting spot. Their mating antics and comfort around humans make them a favourite among tourists, but the fragility of their environment means even the people who don’t get to see them up close have to make the right choices to protect them.

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Dispenser Amenities’ Continued Effort for the Spiny Turtles

In our continued effort to preserve the Spiny Softshell Turtles, Dispenser Amenities will again be supporting The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) for the fourth consecutive year. Spiny Softshell Turtles continue to be listed as one of the most highly Endangered Species in all of Canada. The Thames River in London, Ontario, Canada is one of the few remaining nesting grounds for Spiny Softshell Turtles in the region and the focal point for the efforts of UTRCA.

The incubators we supply integrate into the UTRCA hatchery, a facility in which collected eggs are protected, hatched, and released into the wild. We are excited to attend the release of the Turtles into the wilderness later this Spring. 

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TripAdvisor to Ban All Attractions Involving Wild or Endangered Animals

In another win for animal rights activists around the world, TripAdvisor will no longer be selling tickets to attractions that involve contact with wild or endangered animals. Some properties and events have already been removed from the company’s website, while the remaining banned attractions will be fully removed by early 2017. The policy was 6 months in the making and builds upon TripAdvisor’s existing ban on any attractions that involve killing or injuring animals, such as bullfights and captive hunts. Continue reading…


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