Every year, fins from up to 73 million sharks enter the global shark fin trade. The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019, introduced by Senator Booker (D-NJ) would create a nationwide prohibition on the trade of shark fins in the US.
“My aim was to peek inside the slaughterhouse and to show that the workers shouldn’t be called “evil” or “bad people.” The core problem is the animal-industrial complex, the system of exploiting animals, which also has negative effects on the workers.”
These seven farmers transformed their livelihoods to avoid inflicting unnecessary suffering on animals.
Clean meat, cultured meat, or lab-grown meat: whatever you call it, meat made without killing animals is coming.
Under the law, which is set to go in effect this week, plant-based products, such as “veggie burgers,” “tofu dogs” and “almond milk” would be considered mislabeled and subject to fines for not containing any actual animal products.
Dogs are treasured members of our families. Making sure they don’t ingest anything toxic to them is an important part of keeping them safe and healthy.
What is commonly referred to as ‘lactose intolerance’ is not a disease but is rather the normal human condition. This information should not be suppressed to protect the dairy industry.
During a single hour of investigation, five coaches carrying hundreds of tourists arrived and all were given an explicit sales pitch for the tiger bone glue, despite laws against the sale and trade of products made from tigers.
By all means, be vegan, but let’s not make a fetish out of our personal consumption, at the cost of our attention to other things that may impact the lives of animals much, much more.
China’s Yulin festival inspires international outrage over the consumption of dog meat. But many who are horrified by eating dogs fail to think critically about their own meat consumption or the forms of violence against animals that go on closer to home, too.
The first minke whale in Japan’s controversial new commercial whale hunt was landed in northern Japan yesterday. This is the first of an estimated 227 whales due to be killed in the country’s first openly commercial hunt.
According to research-based recommendations on the most important areas of focus for improving animal lives, factory-farmed birds and fish need our help most.