Beware Introducing Alien Species Into Our Environment

Two new foreign predatory fish have been discovered in Malaysian waters. Shifting fish species around, whether for commercial fishing stock or the aquarium trade, creates the potential for ecological disasters.


Service and Support Dogs: Welfarism versus Rights

Do we have a right to keep dogs and other animals in service for physical and emotional support? The issue comes down to the longstanding welfare versus rights debate within animal protection.


The Ethical Cost of Killing for Conservation

Someday in the future, a population of rabbits on a distant archipelago might be something people would marvel at. The focus of conservation should be on promoting environmental stability rather than attempting to reintroduce or eliminate particular species.

Animal News Stories from Around the Web

In recent years, major news outlets have started taking note of the animal movement, and including coverage of animal rights, welfare, and conservation issues on a near-daily basis. Check out our curated selection of top stories from around the world, updated daily.


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