Animal rights are for all animals, based on their intrinsic value and right to life. Gau Raksha, on the other hand, is an extremely narrow movement characterized by speciesism and sexism, and motivated solely by religious beliefs.
At the moment, animals are not well represented at the UN, but animal protection organizations can change that. Groups can apply for official status with the UN Economic and Social Council to stand up for animals on an international scale.
Bev Pervan, co-founder of Karoo Wildlife Centre and Campaign Against Canned Hunting, died from cancer on 30th April 2016. We remember her today because of the impact she made on animal welfare in South Africa.
Sanctuaries Rally Behind Proposed Bill to Limit Private Ownership of Exotic Animals in the United States
The Big Cat Public Safety Act was recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed, this proposed law would put restrictions on private ownership of dangerous exotic animals nationwide.
China’s animal charities are determined to highlight the criminal behaviour of dog and cat traffickers and meat traders in a bid to end the industry for good.
Canada’s proposed Marine Mammals Regulations fail to protect endangered orcas and other cetaceans. Lifeforce has started a petition to the government to increase the allowed distance between boats and orcas.
Our investigations have revealed utmost cruelty in the dairy industry. So we have created a short film exposing the realities of the dairy industry. The question remains for you to answer: is milk the white gold, or the white lie?
Most incidents of conflict between people and tigers display how ugly we humans can become. But the respectful behavior of one particular community during a recent WTI tiger rescue made a much stronger and more hopeful impression.
In the wake of Uttar Pradesh’s crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses, and its repercussions, we must disentangle politics and religion from the fates of millions of sentient beings incognizant of such human concepts.
Pleistocene Park aims to recreate an Arctic pasture ecosystem as it existed during the Ice Age. In this exclusive interview, park director Nikita Zimov discusses the park’s implications for conservation, animal welfare, and the future of human civilization!
Charles Wartenberg, founder of the Animal Kingdom Foundation, passed away in December 2016. He will be remembered for his tireless advocacy and transformation of animal welfare in the Philippines.
End Circus Suffering has highlighted cruelty to animals in Indian circuses and helped rehabilitate more than 170 animals so far. Following the latest developments, letters of protest from all over the world have found their way to the Indian government.