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.
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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!
In February, WTI assisted in capturing a tiger that had been declared a man-eater. Shoot orders had been issued against the tiger, so there was a limited opportunity to resolve the situation without killing it.
Animal welfare organisations are reeling from an unexpected announcement that they will no longer receive funding from the National Lotteries Commission – a decision which could also have devastating impacts on humans.
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.
The exclusion of animal welfare organisations is short-sighted and inexcusable. There is no competition or conflict between helping people and helping animals. Uplifting the welfare of animals helps communities.
We all feel deeply aggrieved over the lost lives – humans and dogs. But I despair over the vigilantes who seem to take the ‘eye for an eye’ approach by ruthlessly culling every dog they can lay their eyes upon.
There’s no such thing as a happy cow, giving away her milk to humans while depriving it to her own babies. While traditionally thought of as quintessential to healthy living, consumption of dairy and other animal products has been linked with most of the top 20 causes of early death.
Each year, 7.6 million animals in the US go to shelters. Why not give rescue dogs a chance to do something for themselves and others? Instead of buying or breeding animals, help these rescue animals and train them to become service or therapy animals.
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.
How is Donald Trump’s administration likely to impact animal protection? Find out in this special episode of Animal People World News!