The badger cull is unscientific and cruel and has been pushed by the dairy industry, which has failed to adequately address its own shortcomings and responsibility for the spread of bovine tuberculosis.
Monthly Archives: March, 2020
This pandemic is a pivotal event for almost everyone on the planet. There’s a lot that we still don’t know, but there can be no doubt that this pandemic is a consequence of our treatment of animals.
There have been unprecedented declines in pollinator populations in recent years, largely due to pesticide use and habitat loss. Here’s what you can do to help.
Jaanaan was found by Vafa Animal Shelter in Iran close to death with a shoelace embedded in her neck. Thanks to the hard work of many people, now she has a loving forever home in Canada.
Despite a scientific consensus pointing to China’s wildlife trade as the most likely cause of the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s government is currently touting a treatment containing bile from captive bears.
Animals may suffer during this trying time too, especially if their humans get sick and can no longer care for them. Here are some resources to help.
Despite unwavering support from Americans and a century of conservation success, the administration is stripping away protections for migratory birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
While most of the United States was social distancing and self-quarantining last week, the National Park Service was sending hundreds of Yellowstone bison to slaughter.
Conservationists say a 510-megawatt hydropower plant that is being constructed on the Indonesian island of Sumatra threatens to further imperil the world’s rarest and most endangered great ape species.
People from all corners of the world have had their eyes opened to the health risks and animal welfare concerns of the animal trade, and the world is watching to see what the outcome will be.
75% of emerging human infectious diseases come from animals. If we want to prevent these diseases we have to face the truth: the real culprit is how we choose to relate with and treat animals.