U.S. Move to Retire all Government-Owned Research Chimpanzees: A Big Step in the Right Direction, but Still a Long Journey Ahead
A few weeks ago, news broke that the U.S. government would retire all 50 chimpanzees it was holding in reserve “in case” of need for them in the future as research subjects. This victory comes as the result of a campaign spanning many years and which would not have been possible without the collaboration, cooperation, and joint advocacy of numerous animal protection groups, both small and large, nationwide.
If anybody doubts Nature’s fury, come to Chennai, India. I don’t know if this is Climate Change, but I have never seen such extreme weather. The last one month has been hell, and yesterday was the worst.
“…it can be predicted that this land would almost certainly never be restored to the peaceful and beautiful countryside that the Sage Grouse and the other birds and animals now know as their home.”
ACTAsia sent out the following Press Release in China with billboard advertising to encourage a Fur Free Life: “Poisons could be slowly killing you and your children. Not through your food or through the air but now through clothing – fur clothing.”
Legal advancements for animals can often come at a painfully slow pace. But recently, we couldn’t help but notice how many wins and promising animal law-related news items kept coming in.
Continued from How long will the sage grouse dance? part one Erik Molvar commented,…
“The Sage Grouse and their habitat are severely threatened. This is the story of just one of these threats. As the Sage Grouse goes, so goes the west as we know it.”
Wildlife belongs in the wild. If you see protected wildlife for sale please report to SCORPION and also report to law enforcement agencies. Keeping protected animals at home will make life uneasy under the shadow of the threat of prison and paying of expensive fines.
On this day
I give Thanks
For this good, green Earth
That gives me Life.
And I give thanks
For the miraculous tapestry
That connects me to all things…
“Most leftists, I believe, don’t have a problem with such comparisons. It’s only when human suffering is compared to animal suffering that these analogies become truly objectionable…”
Perhaps Mars once did have “life”.
Perhaps there were once dragonflies and porcupines
Elephants and roses
And there had to be humans…
Whatever you think of Starbucks’ “red cup controversy,” there’s a much more serious reason to boycott the company: for its role in palm oil deforestation and the deaths of countless millions of wild animals in Indonesia.
Animal People executive director Wolf Clifton recently traveled Indonesia visiting animal projects, prior to the Asia for Animals 2015 conference in Kuching, Malaysia. Highlights in this entry include: humane education through punk rock and puppetry, the battle to end dog eating in Indonesia, and the best vegan food in Yogyakarta!
We must ensure that policy makers take action now to support and encourage food consumption and production systems that minimise climate change impacts, deliver food security and good nutrition, and preserve the well‐being of the planet, future generations and the animals.
Who’s The Animal? Check out this thought provoking film that was made for BBC RAW,…
For many years as a meat eater, I knew my diet did not correspond with…
A memorial tribute to an incredible little dog from Thailand, who survived history’s deadliest tsunami, crossed the Pacific, and defended her new human family from demons and swordsmen.
New guidance from the ICAM Coalition to help us assess if our dog population management work is really making a difference.
New evidence suggests that human civilization predated rainforest in the Amazon, and may even have played a role in creating it. What does this mean for conservation efforts in the Amazon today?
What is it that drives a person to take pride in being the one who brought about the ultimate extinction of a species?