For the first time ever, a fishmonger in Australia has been convicted of cruelty toward a lobster. Pain responses are well documented in crabs, crayfish, and prawns, and certain arthropods are now known to be highly intelligent.
Browsing: Australia & Pacific Islands
AfA calls on Indonesia to end the use of animals as photo props and in performances in zoos and safari parks
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Indonesia to join the international movement against the use and abuse of animals in performances and as photo props, and to take strong and immediate action to put an end to such exploitation.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Indonesia to join the international movement against the use and abuse of animals in performances, and to pass and enforce laws ending animal shows in captive wildlife facilities.
Asia for Animals calls on Sriwijaya Air to stop transporting dolphins on behalf of dolphin circus operators, and show opposition to the continued exploitation of dolphins within the Indonesian entertainment industry.
At least 600 species of animals and plants are threatened by extinction in Tasmania. The Tasmanian Land Conservancy uses Avenza’s PDF Maps app to track and monitor populations of endangered species.
Animal protection groups in Indonesia receive tens of reports every month about animal cruelty in parks throughout the country. All because the government entrusts the wrong people to control zoos: an association which is in fact active in animal trade and exploitation.
Learn what drove Ringling Bros. out of business, why Japan has resumed whaling in Antarctica, how China is phasing out legal ivory, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Indonesia to investigate Ragunan Zoo and address problems identified as causing animals to suffer.
Asia for Animals calls on Indonesia’s government to investigate and put an end to cruel treatment of wild animals at Taman Safari facilities.
In this episode, find out why Yellowstone bears and bison are falling prey to hunting interests, how Venezuela’s economic crisis is putting dogs and cats in peril, and why reclassifying temples as zoos is good news for elephants in India!
The twenty-eight countries most responsible for the deaths of African elephants have been revealed in a new report, but other major offenders avoided censure as they failed to provide information or seize any ivory.
In this week’s episode, Animal People reviews the trial of pig activist Anita Krajnc, the lifting of Australia’s dog racing ban, good and bad news for endangered wildlife, and more!