Experts have called for a moratorium on whale watching in the Pacific Northwest to protect the highly-endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales, but the whale watching industry persists. Why, and why is this such an important issue?
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Over 60 Animal Protection and Environmental Organizations Call for Animal Welfare to be Addressed in COVID-19 Recovery Policies and Financing
The fact that the COVID-19 crisis very likely arose from the exploitation of animals has drawn greater attention to how human uses of animals can increase the risk of future pandemics.
In some regions of Thailand, pig-tailed macaques are abusively trained, often with severe punishments, to harvest coconuts for the export industry.
The co-founders of WildlifeSOS discuss combating wildlife crime through community development.
The pandemic has revealed the truth about Thailand’s unsustainable and exploitative elephant tourism sector — and a chance to rethink the relationship between humans and elephants.
After decades of denial, investigators have revealed a multi-state conspiracy of cruelty involving the torture and killing of innocent rabbits to “blood” greyhounds.
As many elephant owners in Asia are left without income from tourism, they are turning to breeding their elephants.
What would it look like if the superhero’s sense of justice and compassion extended to non-humans too?
Capturing and confining dolphins and orcas in restrictive concrete pools is killing them—physically and psychologically. Don’t support captive animal entertainment.
The sensationalism obscured what the main focus of the series should have been: that the abuse of privately-owned big cats is a serious problem, and that legislation must be put in place to fix it.
I went to the zoo to study primates, to turn their behaviors into numbers on a chart. Instead, I found a complicated world, with five orangutans at the center of a twisted web of relationships.
While the stress and isolation we are experiencing under lockdown is temporary, for the animals we exploit there is no relief from confinement.