Earth Pet News, Articles & Alerts

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May 2022

It may come as no surprise that climate change plays an important role in the increasing number of new pathogens and disease outbreaks that have been wreaking havoc in both human and animal populations.
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April 2022

Antibiotic resistance and the increasing presence of pharmaceutical compounds in the surrounding environment is an important topic. Pharmaceutical drugs often play a key role in the management of infectious diseases around the world.
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March 2022

African Swine Fever (ASF) has been affecting multiple regions around the world. ASF is a contagious, viral disease that affects domestic pigs and wild boar, leading to high mortality. It does not affect people.
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February 2022

Avian Influenza (AI) is a highly contagious viral disease that affects bird species across the world. Two categories of AI viruses are commonly observed and referred to as low pathogenicity AI (LPAI) or high pathogenicity AI (HPAI).
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January 2022

Composting undergoes three phases: Mesophilic, Thermophilic and Cooling and Maturing/Curing Phase. These phases are classified by the micro-organisms which predominate that phase and the temperatures reached.
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December 2021

Landfills are the antithesis of sustainability. They are the earliest form of waste management, however in the past few years we have come to realize that these sites have an increasingly damaging impact on our planet.
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November 2021

Animal diseases pose a continuing threat to human and animal health, food security, the environment, and the national economy. In the event of an outbreak, it is vital to properly manage and dispose of the infected animals to prevent any further spread of the disease.
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October 2021

In terms of environmental impact, cremation has a lower impact than the disposal of carcasses on landfill as the high temperatures ensure no pathogenic micro-organisms can contaminate the environment. Cremation does however have a higher environmental impact than EarthPet’s closed composting system.
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Rabies Fact Sheet

ABOUT 59 000 DEATHS OCCUR ANUALLY WORLDWIDE DUE TO RABIES! 40% of the victims are children younger than 15. The virus attacks the brain and is fatal once symptoms appear. Vaccinating saves lives. Rabies is 100% preventable.

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