The notion that Earth is here for our use and pleasure is deeply embedded in our collective assumption. We have to rebalance our relationship with the natural world. COVID-19 is a warning of what happens when we don’t.
Many videos and photos of wild animals interacting with humans become viral on the Internet. Although they may seem cute or funny, they can harm animals in a number of ways.
SB 1115 would allow pets to donate blood for veterinary use, and phase out colony blood banks, which keep animals in cages.
What if more organizations aimed to address the interconnected well-being of animals, humans, and the environment?
As with a number of previous outbreaks, coronavirus is believed to have originated in a market where many live animals are sold and slaughtered in unhygienic conditions.
There’s nothing fun about selfies taken with bears in chains, on the back of an elephant or petting lion cubs. Animal welfare should not stop on holiday.
The Faroese tradition of hunting pilot whales is under pressure from animal protection organizations, and locals have been recommended to reduce whale meat consumption for health reasons.
A prominent Indian activist writes about the complexities of elephant captivity in India.
In an interview with International Animal Rescue’s CEO, we discuss why and how the cruel dancing bear trade was ended, and how this project convinced him that animal welfare and human welfare go together.
For a Western hunter to pay to kill an African animal and expatriate their parts is a form of objectification, dehumanizing and therefore morally reprehensible. It may entrench a Western narrative of supremacy underpinned by chauvinistic, colonialist and crudely utilitarian anthropocentric attitudes.
During the festival of Tihar in Nepal, people honor animals and their sacred and unique bond with humans.