Ten Poles and Polish families who helped rescue Jews during World War Two were posthumously awarded with Righteous Among the Nations medals at a ceremony at Warsaw's POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews on Wednesday.
To coordinate their efforts, the women volunteers set up the Animal Rescue Collective Guild Craft Poland on Facebook which now has over 1,000 members. To date they have sent over 300kg of pouches and blankets to help the orphaned animals.
Polish development aid funds have been used to construct a rescue station on the Pip Ivan mountain in Ukraine's Chornohora range, said panelists at the 13th Europe-Ukraine Forum that started in Jasionka near the south-eastern city of Rzeszów on Tuesday.
The Animal Advocacy and Protection (AAP) foundation in Spain on Wednesday thanked Poland for saving the five tigers which arrived at their animal rescue centre. In October, tigers being smuggled from Italy to Russia were stranded for days at the Polish-Belarusian border.
The 80-year-old pensioner who recently suffered a stroke and has difficulty moving, had been struggling to look after his horse Eliza and it was feared that she would have to be taken away – and then internet-users came to the rescue.
A lorry carrying ten tigers had set off from Rome on October 22 to Dagestan but was stopped at the border on Sunday after driving almost 2,000km. One of the tigers has since died due to the appalling conditions and the others are now fighting for their lives.
After identifying an area where the missing person might be, the system from the University of Wrocław scientists uses mathematical models to take into account the specifics of the person who is missing as well as data about the coverage and shape of the terrain.
TFN travelled to the small village of Wola Wodzyńska just north of Płońsk to find out about the incredible work of the Judyta Foundation and to meet the furry residents getting a heavy dose of TLC.
Rescue teams are striving to establish contact with two speleologists trapped in a flooded corridor of an underground cave in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains.
Mystery surrounds strange case of dog found lying in asphalt. The pooch was rescued after passersby alerted a local animal charity.