On an average, a cow releases something between 150 to 250 pounds of methane (68 – 113 kilograms) into the atmosphere every year. New Zealand says the money raised from the proposed taxes would be pumped back into the industry to finance new technologies and research
500 pilot whales die in New Zealand strandings
The standed whales couldn’t be refloated due to risk of shark attacks in the infested watrs. The surviving whales were euthanised to prevent further suffering.