In this age of extinctions, governments love to trumpet any rare or unique findings of species. Publicity can generate support to prevent species from becoming extinct, but it may also backfire when publicity incites the interest of poachers and betrays details of a species’ location.
In no other country is such brutal cruelty practiced against cattle as in India. India must take the effort to make cow slaughter a legal crime, disregarding the boundaries of the states.
Sea otters and other marine life are highly likely to be affected by habitat degradation and loss. Developments such as land reclamation, sewage, dredging, and dumping degrade the environment and take up valuable habitat.
Many animal activists regard organized religion as an opponent. Concerning Judaism specifically, this is largely due to the misunderstanding of biblical verses that, when properly interpreted, actually endorse the struggle to improve conditions for animals.
Asia for Animals opposes the commercial exploitation of Asiatic black bear cubs within the animal circus at the Dam Sen Tourist Park in Ho Chi Minh City.
Much to the joy of India’s animal rights community, the government has released four new rules to regulate dog breeders, animal markets, case property animals, and aquariums and pet shops that sell fish.
The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) welcomes the judgement of the Pietermaritzburg High Court that no wild or captive elephant may be exported for the purpose of keeping it in captivity in a controlled environment.
Yulin, notorious as it is, cannot be expected to lead to a national dog meat trade ban. Yet the Yulin authorities can use China’s existing laws and regulations as a weapon against dog slaughter.
Thousands of animals are slaughtered illegally across India due to ineffective implementation of laws and regulations. We need you to step up and join FIAPO’s campaign to bring justice!
Across the United States there are elections with important animal issues at stake, including in California’s 34th congressional district and New Jersey’s gubernatorial primary.
Reptiles may be cold-blooded, but wearing their skins is cold-hearted. The trade in exotic animal skins, and those of reptiles in particular, victimizes thousands of animals to fulfil the demands of luxury fashion houses.
The Vancouver Parks Board has passed a total ban on the captivity of cetaceans. The amended Cetacean Bylaw will finally end cetacean suffering in the city of Vancouver, despite Aquarium business propaganda. This will help to guarantee the rights and freedoms of cetaceans worldwide!