Elizabeth Jacyshyn-Owen

Unprecedented protests in Russia, Indigenous leaders sue Bolsonaro, Germany bans killing of chicks

Unprecedented protests in Russia, Indigenous leaders sue Bolsonaro, Germany bans killing of chicks

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re looking at the biggest pro-democracy protests in Russia for decades, Indigenous leaders filing a claim in the International Criminal Court accusing the Brazilian president of crimes against humanity, and Germany’s new bill to prohibit the mass slaughter of male chicks from 2022.

Jaguars return to Argentina, anti-malaria medical breakthrough, fighting child marriage with Taekwondo

Jaguars return to Argentina, anti-malaria medical breakthrough, fighting child marriage with Taekwondo

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re looking at the reintroduction of jaguars into Argentina’s wetlands, a medical breakthrough courtesy of South African scientists, and a 17-year-old girl fighting child marriage in Zimbabwe through martial arts.

Brooklyn’s progressive policing model, student-run refugee law clinics, the solutions whisperer

Brooklyn’s progressive policing model, student-run refugee law clinics, the solutions whisperer

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about a progressive policing model in Brooklyn, the introduction of over 30 drop-in law clinics for refugees in Germany, and solutions-oriented workshops creating tangible fixes to real-world problems.

Sumatran rhino conservation, rewilding Britain with reptiles, New York’s plastic pollution superheroes

Sumatran rhino conservation, rewilding Britain with reptiles, New York’s plastic pollution superheroes

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re looking at the success of a Sumatran rhino conservation programme which has boosted the local creative economy, two teenage boys on a mission to reintroduce Britain’s lost toads, frogs, and lizards, and a self-styled plastic waste superhero in Brooklyn.

Four-day working week boom, successful police de-escalation training, electric car sales record in Norway

Four-day working week boom, successful police de-escalation training, electric car sales record in Norway

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about an increasing number of UK firms adopting a four-day working week in light of the pandemic, a New Jersey police force combating police brutality with a de-escalation programme, and a boom in electric car sales in Norway resulting in the green vehicles taking a record 54% market share.

Fighting FGM in Sierra Leone, Australia changes its national anthem, train carriage for Moscow’s stray pets

Fighting FGM in Sierra Leone, Australia changes its national anthem, train carriage for Moscow’s stray pets Sierra Leone, village, Africa

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about how a woman in Sierra Leona is tackling female genital mutilation by education elderly women, Australia’s decision to recognise 60,000 years of Indigenous history in its national anthem, and a train carriage in Moscow’s metro system offering a lifeline to the city’s stray animals.