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.
Monthly Archives: January, 2017
The results of a shocking investigation by The Donkey Sanctuary reveal mass-scale suffering of donkeys caught up in global trading of their skins to sustain the demand for ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine that relies on gelatin from the hides.
In a move clearly supporting the canned lion hunting industry, the South African Government plans to permit the annual export of 800 lion skeletons to manufacturers of fake tiger wine.
All the rains of the Universe Will not sweeten this little planet. This evil cancer…
While there is no dearth of self-help titles, books on animal activism, or on veganism, there didn’t appear to be any one book that spoke to all three areas. That’s why I decided to write my own book, called Animal Persuasion.
Tamil Nadu has been a leading example in the animals rights movement in many aspects. With the return of Jallikattu, now we are also going to be a leading example in taking the animal rights movement back to the stone age.
It may be a story of extreme cruelty in the name of science. It may also be about fraud. This story certainly involved the death of hundreds of wild animals, which underpinned a doctoral dissertation plus a paper in the British Ecological Society’s Journal of Applied Ecology.
Hindu philosophy emphasizes the great importance of the animal kingdom in its temple worship. The interdependence of worship, gods, man and animals is glorified in the spiritual ideals of Hinduism.
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!
A scathing new report shows that key countries affected by wildlife crime have failed to halt poaching and illegal trafficking of endangered animals as a result of widespread corruption and inadequate law enforcement, thus putting increasing numbers of species at risk of extinction.
Outrage at the looting of Africa’s wildlife and environmental destruction boiled over in Namibia last month in a strongly worded letter of protest to the Chinese Ambassador, signed by almost every environmental protection and research organisation in the country.
The Iranian Anti-Vivisection Association (IAVA) has jointly won the 2016 Lush Prize for their work to replace animal experiments and implement alternatives in education and training.