Find out why Canada continues to subsidize seal hunting, how some “rescue” groups actually support dog breeding, why the end of Australian live export may soon be in sight, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
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Find out what the birth of the first cloned monkeys means for animal research, why the United Nations opposes children at bullfights, how dog shows can prove harmful for dogs, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Found out how China is implementing its new ban on ivory sales, why Pope Francis promoted a circus convicted of cruelty, what Sindh’s new bill means for animal rights in Pakistan, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
The Vancouver Aquarium’s plan to separate two nursing walrus pups from their mother is a cruel commercial ploy insensitive to the animals’ needs.
Tropical fish are nature’s art! It is up to all of us to make better decisions to keep our ocean and ocean ecosystem healthy.
Microplastics pose a major threat to foraging sea animals, but if we can manufacture plastic so it unintentionally tastes good, we might also be able to manufacture it so it intentionally tastes bad.
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.
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.
Deep-sea ecosystems and species can take decades or even centuries to recover from a disturbance. It’s more important than ever that we understand deep-sea ecosystems and have a good idea of what we stand to lose.
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.
That they are dangerous is clear, but like many things in nature, crocodiles do not set out to hunt humans. Crocodiles and humans may never coexist in peace, but knowing and understanding how to avoid becoming a croc’s dinner is an important first step.
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.