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.
Monthly Archives: June, 2018
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.