In some regions of Thailand, pig-tailed macaques are abusively trained, often with severe punishments, to harvest coconuts for the export industry.
Yearly Archives: 2020
A marine biologist shares a few of her favorite stories and facts about fish, who are so often under-appreciated and underestimated.
Cultured meat addresses the right problem: far greater numbers of animals are killed for food than are used for any other purpose. It also provides the most realistic path to ending slaughter in the shortest period of time.
What would it mean to decolonize veganism as a way of eating, political commitment, and social movement? This interview with Mi’kmaw scholar Dr. Margaret Robinson is an effort to explore that question.
Dr. Andrew Rowan, chief program officer for WellBeing International, discusses the connections between the wellbeing of humans, animals, and the environment.
Awareness is the first step toward change. It is past time for our country to acknowledge what is happening in the public shelters and municipal pounds of our southern states. We can fix this.
Acting like high-rise timeshares in the sea, shipwrecks and other artificial reefs can support dense populations of sharks, mackerels, barracudas, jacks and other large migratory marine predators essential to ocean health, according to a new study.
As wildfires continue to spread across western U.S. states, impacting air quality and causing wildlife to flee to safety, veterinarians are warning people of potential dangers for pets.
The director of legal affairs and advocacy for Africa Network for Animal Welfare discusses the most pressing issues affecting animals across Africa and the receptiveness of African political leaders to animal protection concerns.
The director of FOUR PAWS / VIER PFOTEN’s Disaster Relief Unit discusses the importance of accounting for animals in disaster planning and response.
Hercules was neglected and in very poor health before he was rescued by Iran’s Vafa Animal Shelter. At the shelter he was able to live out his days in peace, but many dogs are not so lucky.