A recent spay/neuter campaign in the town of Topoloveni, Romania, resulted in the sterilization of more than 400 dogs and cats, and sets an example for humane, effective population control for other cities to follow.
Events are being organised around the world for International Gibbon Day. Gibbons, who are also referred to as “smaller apes”, are not only losing their habitat because of deforestation; they are also being trafficked as pets.
Humans incessantly demand new roads for connectivity, forcing wild animals closer to roads and human settlements, so that even new wildlife crossings can do little to save animal lives.
It is well known that the three main threats to orcas are lack of food, pollution, and boat traffic. In addition, aquarium captures performed in the 1960s and 70s wiped out a generation of young females and males, a loss to the species that has taken decades to recover from.
If we are serious about providing care at any significant scale, clearly the sheltering model isn’t going to work. We need a radical shift in how we respond, toward a more sustainable method of caring for street animals.
The current law of Japan sets very low punishments for violations of its animal welfare act. In most cases, criminals like cat murderer Makoto Oya are released from prison with only a financial penalty.
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.
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.
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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.