Ten critically endangered Javan slow lorises are in intensive care after being confiscated from poachers. It is not uncommon for lorises to die from stress, dehydration, and malnutrition as a result of being kept and transported in cramped, dirty boxes.
Monthly Archives: January, 2019
The substantial reduction in most South American urban markets that were formerly major illegal bird trade hubs is a major conservation achievement in recent decades, with millions of birds saved as these local markets collapsed.
The rankings are based on a comprehensive review of each jurisdiction’s animal protection laws. This is the longest-running and most authoritative report of its kind, and tracks which states are taking animal protection seriously.
Research shows that plant-based diets benefit athletes’ heart health, endurance, and recovery.
So-called ‘modern’ zoos continue to use and abuse elephants as property in their relentless pursuit of profits, and the animals always pay the price. Please don’t visit zoos that hold elephants captive.
Read the stories of four dogs who have been involved in legal battles, where instead of tucking their tails between their legs, they fought for their rights and the rights of their owners.
This syndicate has been involved in multiple shipments of illegal ivory tusks from Africa to China and has been directly involved in the trade for years, so dismantling the operation has put a major dent in global illegal ivory trafficking operations.
Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just a homeowner with a yard, you can do your part to keep your local bees alive.
We need to focus on fighting capitalism and large corporations, instead of blaming the powerless people who are also victims of a violent system, being used for profit just as non-human animals are.
At Pushkar Fair, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan and neighboring states gather with thousands of camels for trading. This year, a week-long Camel Treatment Camp was organized to offer free veterinary care to the camels and provide information to their handlers about camel health and welfare.
A primer on service dogs and therapy dogs clears up any confusion there may be about the work each type of dog does.
Any time of year is perfect for ditching animal products – but January offers the incentive to try something new, and there are lots of good reasons to give it a go.