Forest elephant populations in one of Central Africa’s largest and most important preserves have declined between 78 percent and 81 percent because of poaching, a new Duke University-led study finds.
Monthly Archives: February, 2017
Cat Care Community has spent the last year collecting photos and helping street cats find real loving homes. Photographing cats has proven the main key to alerting the world that each and every cat has a story to tell.
Leading human-crocodile conflict specialist calls for a new approach to managing human-predator relations
Many conservation policies fail because they don’t take into account the specific local relationships between animals and people, or the different priorities of locals, conservation managers and international NGOs.
#MyDesiValentine, FIAPO’s latest campaign, aims to empower animal organizations by helping them to conduct adoption drives across India. As part of the campaign, we are supporting our NGO members digitally and enabling them to connect with a wider audience of pet lovers.
The 10th Asia for Animals conference will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 27th to 29th November 2017. Abstract submissions are invited across all animal issues on any species, provided they address the theme of Changing Human Behaviour.
Islam does allow the consumption of meat and animal products, but it accompanies this with a list of strict conditions on how to treat the animals ethically and prevent their suffering as much as possible. It also does not prohibit veganism or consider it a sin. Thus, everyone has the complete freedom to choose a vegan diet and abstain from eating meat.
Asia for Animals calls on Sriwijaya Air to stop transporting dolphins on behalf of dolphin circus operators, and show opposition to the continued exploitation of dolphins within the Indonesian entertainment industry.
It is much easier to be cruel than one might think. There’s no doubt the creatures we farm to eat suffer, but we probably never see battery farm animals so it becomes easy to ignore. But lions? A beautiful near-endangered creature on Africa’s shrinking wildlands? Well, we drink them.
FIAPO recently came across a horrific incident in an environmental studies textbook for 4th class children, asking them to suffocate a cat on the pretext of an experiment on understanding the importance of breathing.
Historically, 75% of birds used in racing events never return. Under pressure from NSPCA, the organisers of the SAMDR pigeon race decided to cancel it and return the birds to their loft.
Four men have been sentenced to prison in South Africa for cruelty to animals, for transporting 41 donkeys to be slaughtered under horrific conditions.
In this episode, find out how dogfighting was finally criminalized throughout Mexico; why India’s ban on jallikattu bull wrestling was lifted; what wildlife farming in Nepal, Egypt, and South Africa means for animal welfare and conservation; and more!