Veteran animal rights and legal expert Larry Weiss discusses some of the most pressing issues in animal rights today, and outlines his vision for a humane tomorrow, at VegFest Colorado 2017.
Browsing: Current Events
Reactions to Sea Shepherd’s withdrawal from direct combat on the Southern Ocean have been mixed, with some whale protection advocates praising the group’s history of activism and others criticizing its methods as counterproductive.
Watching animals more and hunting them less, Americans spent more on wildlife activities in 2016 than at any other time in the past 25 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The U.K. government is currently accepting public feedback on a proposal to install cameras in all slaughterhouses across England, to help prevent animal cruelty and avoidable suffering.
Lebanon has enacted its first animal welfare law, which prohibits abuse and neglect of animals and regulates their treatment in breeding operations, pet shops, homes, farms, slaughterhouses, laboratories, and zoos.
Elephants in Borneo may soon disappear because of habitat destruction and fragmentation, driven by plantation agencies, palm oil developers and logging industries.
RedRover, a national nonprofit animal welfare organization, will help the SPCA of Texas provide daily care and comfort for animals who are displaced by Hurricane Harvey in Dallas, Texas.
It’s International Orangutan Day today, and events have been organised around the world to raise awareness about the plight of the now critically endangered primate.
Xanda was shot just outside Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, near the spot his father Cecil was killed by American bow hunting dentist Walter Palmer. His death is mired in confusion, and means that his seven offspring face an unlikely future.
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Michael Hansen says he supports federal funding for cultured meat, as well as national bans on fur sales and animal circuses. This would put him well to the left of some of the most compassionate senators currently in office.
The colorful, boldly patterned tiger moths are in the spotlight this year for the Sixth Annual National Moth Week taking place around the world July 22 through 30.