Botswana’s government has again demonstrated to the world that it either does not understand or does not care that elephants play a critical role in maintaining healthy ecological systems.
Monthly Archives: February, 2020
A team of Indonesian caregivers spends hours in the forest every day and night, modeling essential forest skills like nest-building and foraging.
It’s one cruel industry feeding another: mares are forcibly impregnated and aborted in order to draw their blood, which is used to get sows pregnant sooner so they will have a higher number of piglets who are born to die.
The findings not only challenge a long-accepted theory around lifespan, but also suggest new evidence that global warming could have a huge impact on the life expectancy among cold-blooded species.
An animal advocacy group reveals the abuse of civets for the production of civet coffee and urges TripAdvisor to stop booking cruel coffee tours.
Organization FIRE stepped in after Truman State University denied the student group. The group has now been approved and the university has reformed its policies.
Goldfish are among the most popular pets. But is it true that a fish who simply eats and swims in a bowl is a well-kept fish?
What if more organizations aimed to address the interconnected well-being of animals, humans, and the environment?
The current situation – awful as it is – has shone a spotlight on all wildlife trade in China, presenting the government with an opportunity to finally tackle demand for wildlife threatened by trade, including by closing legal markets.
Companion animals give us unconditional love, but they can’t tell us when they get too cold. A little care and caution will go a long way toward keeping all our family members healthy this winter.
Now in its 16th year, the list reveals practices that harmed and killed elephants in zoos across North America in 2019. Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania is ranked as the #1 worst zoo.
As with a number of previous outbreaks, coronavirus is believed to have originated in a market where many live animals are sold and slaughtered in unhygienic conditions.