Swiss Activists Try to Ban Seal Products

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I had no idea that Switzerland is NOT part of the EU. canada seal hunt seal hunters SwitzerlandTherefore, the EU's ban on seal products does not apply to them. But activists are trying to change that.

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First Outbreak of Usutu Virus in Germany

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The Blackbird die-off that was observed in north-west Baden-Württemberg, neighbouring parts of Rheinland-Pfalz and southern Hessen in 2011 was caused by the Usutu Virus. It subsequently spread to Budapest/ Hungary (2005, 2006), Zürich/ Switzerland (2006), and north-east Italy (2008/2009). Okay, I meant to write an entertaining post. I honestly did.