One has to be part of the raiding team to understand the cruelty inflicted to the dogs. Their muzzles shut tied by strings, their tongues swollen because they have bitten them when their snouts were forcefully tied, dead ones piled up on by the weak ones and the stench, it never leaves you; it is as horrible as the sight before you. AKF almost always bury half of the number of dogs recovered from these raids.
Open your eyes! The European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) is a critically endangered species. This video was shot at Bafa Lake in Turkey to wake people up from the darkness of ignorance.
In this week’s report, the Animal People Forum reviews current events involving pigs in Europe, Montreal’s ban on pit bulls, and how NOT to “rescue” zoo penguins.
In this week’s report, the Animal People Forum reviews current events involving reindeer killings, birth control for rats, Donald Trump on animal rights, and more!
So, I write down my thoughts. Perhaps one day a human will read them and realise, “Yes, a Cow does have passion. Does have meaning in her life.”
By providing the first free global view of commercial fishing, Global Fishing Watch delivers a powerful and unprecedented tool that can help to protect our oceans, which are threatened by global overfishing, illegal fishing and habitat destruction.
House Resolution 752 calls on the Chinese authorities to shut down the Yulin Dog Meat Festival and to ban the dog meat trade. The resolution is not a war of culture against China. The bond between companion animals and humans is not Western, but trans-cultural.
Asia for Animals calls on Lotte Mart to cease all sales of dog meat in its supermarkets in China, in light of the animal cruelty, public health risks, and criminality inherent at every stage of the dog meat industry supply chain.
On September 12th, Muslims around the world will celebrate the Eid al Adha by ritually slaughtering animals. But is animal sacrifice actually required by Islam? A number of Muslim scholars argue that ritual slaughter as practiced today is unnecessary and possibly even haram (forbidden).
Morally, as Buddhists, we have three methods we can consider when we ask ourselves whether it is correct to eat animals. In our practice of ahimsa, we can seek to avoid causing harm to others, as well as actively try to change ourselves and others for the better.
As palm oil production expands from Southeast Asia into tropical regions of the Americas and Africa, vulnerable forests and species on four continents face increased risk of loss, a new Duke University-led study finds.
The whole meat issue is trivialized when it becomes about which animals are appropriate for eating and which are taboo. The legitimate way to focus campaigns against the dog and cat meat trades in Asia and elsewhere is to point out the additional cruelty involved in handling and killing those species.