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.
Animals at St. Paul’s Hospital have been subjected to various experimental surgeries, forced to inhale cigarette smoke, and much, much more. The lucrative animal research industry must not be allowed to continue this dark history of vivisection.
Until now, Neanderthals were believed to have been carnivorous. That Neanderthals in Spain were vegetarian may challenge theories that eating meat was essential for early human brain development.
It is an utter shame that India dares call itself a ‘progressive’ nation after ignoring the infliction of such brutal acts on such a noble, simple and pious animal once worshipped in this country.
Thailand’s infamous Tiger Temple, shut down on suspicion of wildlife trafficking last year, is now set to reopen under a new name. Despite the evidence from last year’s raid, the Tiger Temple has been granted a provisional zoo license by the government.
Philosopher Tom Regan, one of the intellectual founders of the modern animal rights movement, passed away on February 17th, 2017. Regan argued against the view that only human beings, and not other animals, deserve moral consideration.
In today’s age, we no longer live in a time in which dogs and human need to stand together to fight against predators and scavenge for food. However, our mutually beneficial relationship has continued, and we still help each other grow and stay healthy.
There have been 52 cetacean deaths in 52 years in connection with the Vancouver Aquarium, with a mother and daughter beluga being the most recent. However, the Vancouver media has not been reporting the whole story and truths about the struggle to end cetacean captivity.
Such are the benefits the cow provides to humanity, that the ancient Hindu scriptures define the cow as the “Mother of all civilizations”. It is the responsibility of all humans to contribute to the mighty task of cattle protection in today’s world.
Global problems need global solutions, without which efforts to save wildlife, halt climate change, and live sustainably are doomed to failure. Only a radical re-think of the way we live will enable us to live sustainably and in harmony with nature.
The American Museum of the House Cat is opening near Dillsboro, North Carolina on April 1st, 2017. The house cat is now said to be America’s most popular pet, and any cat lover who learns about the museum will want to visit it.