A report has confirmed the longstanding classification of the red wolf as a distinct species deserving of protection. With only two known breeding pairs left in the wild, and recent rollbacks on protections, it is urgent that the USFWS act now to protect the red wolf.
Monthly Archives: March, 2019
Some California restaurants and retailers have continued selling foie gras, despite a state ban on the sale of this cruelly-produced “gourmet” delicacy made from the liver of a force-fed duck or goose.
Only 5,000-6,000 gray wolves exist in the contiguous United States, occupying less than 10 percent of their historic range. Protecting these wolves and establishing wolf populations in remaining suitable habitat is crucial to the future of the species.
A gangly, bald, leathery bird with a penchant for eating garbage, the greater adjutant’s unconventional appearance has brought them to the edge of extinction. But in India, an all-female group of conservationists is fighting to clear the adjutant’s name.
One surprising finding in this study was that when deciding how much to feed birds, people prioritized natural factors, such as cold weather, more than time and money.
“Our empathy inspired us, but our compassion called us to act. If we can do just one thing to improve their lives, even just a little, we know it’s the right thing to do.”
Conservationists Sue U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Over Long-Overdue Plan to Prevent Disease at National Elk Refuge
The outdated and unnecessary practice of supplemental feeding threatens to accelerate the spread of wildlife diseases, including lethal chronic wasting disease, and has led to the degradation of habitat.
Thanks to an amazing public response, The Donkey Sanctuary in Italy has successfully found urgent homes for most of the 48 donkeys they seized from a “hell” farm.
The last wild buffalo are under threat, subjected regularly to stressful hazing, slaughter, and unnecessary quarantine. And all of these threats are legal and funded by US tax dollars.
The Eurasian blackcap’s beautiful song has inspired humanity for centuries. But in Cyprus today, it is silenced by industrial-level illegal trapping, all to fuel an unlawful trade in local delicacies. Could education be the solution?
A historic bill that would ban the sale of fur in California, the first of its kind in the nation, will face its second test this coming Tuesday, March 26. With California boasting the fifth largest economy in the world, this legislation would have a tremendous impact on more than a hundred million animals killed every year for their fur.
Pressure Builds on Cheltenham and the British Horseracing Authority to Suspend Racing as Three Horses Killed
On the last day of the Cheltenham Festival, two more horses lost their lives. Animal Aid demands an end to all future racing at Cheltenham, and calls for the British Horseracing Authority to be removed as the welfare regulator of race horses.