Learn what drove Ringling Bros. out of business, why Japan has resumed whaling in Antarctica, how China is phasing out legal ivory, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
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Animal law expert Larry Weiss, who has defended activists charged with offenses since the 1980s, recounts the history of the animal rights movement up to the present at VegFest 2016.
Circus owner, Brian Boswell, is challenging the legality of elephant protection laws after his attempt to sell African elephants to a zoo in the United Arab Emirates was blocked by wildlife authorities.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Indonesia to investigate Ragunan Zoo and address problems identified as causing animals to suffer.
Asia for Animals calls on Indonesia’s government to investigate and put an end to cruel treatment of wild animals at Taman Safari facilities.
In this week’s episode, Animal People covers the fate of 46 million Thanksgiving turkeys, Argentina’s vote to ban greyhound racing, new threats to wild gorillas in Nigeria, and more!
Asia for Animals condemns Hefei Wildlife Park’s practice of giving cigarettes to its chimpanzees to smoke.
Asia for Animals calls on Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, China to improve its treatment of orangutans, following reports of park staff bringing a baby orangutan into a public shopping mall.
Africa’s wild apes are being illegally exported to China using fraudulent permits from the Convention in International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), according to conservationist and researcher Karl Ammann.
Asia for Animals calls on the mayor of Sapporo City to stop the transfer of four elephants from the wilds of Myanmar to the Maruyama Zoo in Japan.
In this week’s episode, Animal People reviews the trial of pig activist Anita Krajnc, the lifting of Australia’s dog racing ban, good and bad news for endangered wildlife, and more!
A project to keep dolphins in captivity in the U.S. Virgin Islands is endangering 250 coral colonies within the proposed enclosure area. However, there is an alternative that could help preserve the coral reefs, enhance tourism, and avoid holding dolphins in captivity.