Find out how the UK military is combating bird trapping in Cyprus, why conflict is erupting over Australia’s feral horses, what the new U.S. farm bill may mean for animals, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
OIPA has launched a petition in response to the mass killing of stray dogs in Tirana, which will be sent to the Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj.
Most of my life has been spent with and for animals. I hope my memoir will inspire readers to see the beauty in animals and feel their inherent connectedness with them.
The palm oil industry’s monumental and crippling impact on orangutans is well known, but the blood of pygmy elephants and other species is on their hands as well.
Every U.S. state has an agency that sets wildlife policy, but the vast majority of these commissions are heavily weighted in favor of hunters and ranchers. Animals’ needs and welfare have been considered only secondarily, if at all.
Serious questions need to be raised immediately about how an adult chimp managed to escape from a zoo in Malaysia, and why she was shot dead instead of being subdued humanely.
Do we have a right to keep dogs and other animals in service for physical and emotional support? The issue comes down to the longstanding welfare versus rights debate within animal protection.
A poem inspired by a Save Movement Vigil at the Sandyford slaughterhouse in Paisley, Scotland.
The law alone is not enough to stop violence against animals. Improving how animals are treated requires a shift in the way we campaign.
On Sunday, June 3rd, some 200 demonstrators throughout Taiwan gathered in the sweltering summer sun to show support for equal treatment of all animals.
Someday in the future, a population of rabbits on a distant archipelago might be something people would marvel at. The focus of conservation should be on promoting environmental stability rather than attempting to reintroduce or eliminate particular species.
If we want to protect nature and our future on this planet, we must dismantle and restructure dominant conservation systems. Reclaim Conservation and Conservation Solutions Afrika are planning a field course this August in Nanyuki, Kenya which will explore these issues in depth.
Pigs are susceptible to the same types of emotional pain that human mothers feel. We can and must demand that major supermarket chains free pigs from cages and allow them to live in groups.
Despite being gambling venues where dogs can be heard crying out in agony when they suffer injuries, Irish greyhound racing tracks are increasingly trying to lure kids in with offers of toy vouchers, free meals and colouring competitions.
NSPCA inspectors were recently horrified to discover that horses in the care of South Africa’s army were starving to death. We will be laying criminal charges against the persons responsible for their suffering.
The situation is still quite alarming, with many abandoned dogs even a few years after our first reactions. We are constantly trying to provide emergency help for both the dogs and the Roma people.
In China’s city of Dalian, a quarter million people staged a massive protest in response to a number of high-profile cruelty cases. As the climax of the event, a huge banner was displayed. It read: “Build a Beautiful China, Punish Animal Abusers.”
We urgently appeal to members of the public to stop keeping tortoises as pets. By leaving these gentle animals in the wild you will also help relieve the burden placed on rehabilitation centres and ensure the future of the species.
It is now more clear than ever that the Irish Hare must be given full protection. Urgently contact Minister Josepha Madigan and the National Parks and Wildlife Service to demand an immediate ban on hare coursing, hare shooting and hare hunting.
Whether it’s the common cold, allergies or even asthma, a number of studies have found that the risk of health problems in children who have a family dog is considerably lower.