Commuters and potential rodeo fans in the San Francisco Bay Area are being greeted today by the message “Calf-Roping Kills,” alongside the face of a helpless victim of rodeo’s notorious calf-roping contest, one of the baby cows for whom suffering, injury, and death are the norm.
Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an “act of self-defense,” ignoring eye-witness accounts and backtracking on an original announcement condemning the act.
Pressure Builds on Cheltenham and the British Horseracing Authority to Suspend Racing as Three Horses Killed
On the last day of the Cheltenham Festival, two more horses lost their lives. Animal Aid demands an end to all future racing at Cheltenham, and calls for the British Horseracing Authority to be removed as the welfare regulator of race horses.
Before more exploitation of the natural world is proposed as a way to solve rural poverty in developing African countries, we need to interrogate the nature of corrupt and damaging financial relationships between those countries and the wealthy global North.
Every year, thousands of tourists visit South African private nature reserves to see wild animals. But how many travelers know that some of these self-declared champions of conservation also allow animals to be killed by trophy hunters for ‘sport’?
Animal Advocates from Hong Kong share about their ongoing battle to protect wild boars. Since 2013 they have made so much progress, and they are now running a petition to disband the hunting group for good!
This portion of this exhibition explains the main forms of fish exploitation: large-scale industrial fishing, aquaculture farming, the aquarium trade and so-called recreational fishing.
The rankings are based on a comprehensive review of each jurisdiction’s animal protection laws. This is the longest-running and most authoritative report of its kind, and tracks which states are taking animal protection seriously.
Various studies and statistics have demonstrated a strong link between animal cruelty and other violent crimes, such as domestic abuse and homicide. The report aims to increase awareness of that link among law enforcement officers and equip them with tools to more effectively address animal abuse.
Tigers in India have been under threat for hundreds of years, and by the year 1971, their population had dropped to 1800. Though hunting tigers is outlawed today, they continue to be threatened by human activities, such as habitat encroachment, illegal poaching, and government-sanctioned killing of tigers deemed to be “man-eaters.”
Bulls of fire is an extremely cruel Spanish bloodsport. In it, torches are tied to bulls’ horns and then set on fire, all for the entertainment of the crowd. This atrocious physical and mental torture, considered a tradition, is still practiced in two Spanish regions, namely Catalonia and Valencia.