the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a rule allowing pig slaughterhouses nationwide to police themselves and kill pigs at very high line speeds.
There is no way to avoid the conclusion that dealing with climate change requires massive reforestation, and therefore considerable restrictions on — if not the elimination of — livestock agriculture.
In Romania, increased human-bear conflict due to habitat loss has inspired a new bill, declaring unrestricted open season on killing bears.
What humans do need to do is to grasp the concept that life on Earth is interconnected, and that to mess with one part of it is to mess with it all.
A study has identified the world’s top 20 shark and ray catchers and traders, who catch almost 600,000 metric tonnes of sharks and rays each year.
The California Fish and Game Commission’s omission of the required research detailing how this rule change would affect wildlife demonstrates its priority to accommodate hunters over the protection of animals.
A new study shows that the USA and Canada have lost more than a quarter of their birds over the past 50 years. This includes hundreds of species, from backyard songbirds to long-distance migrants.
Ballooning human population is projected to grow by 2 more billion by 2050. Veganism and animal rights needs to include a focus on human population and family planning if they want to truly address the threats animals face.
The orangutans were found clinging desperately to the last trees standing in the middle of a burnt area of rainforest.
Wolverines are among the fiercest creatures on the planet, yet even they are fighting to survive in a warming world.
Currently, hundreds of thousands of animals, including dogs, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, fish, and birds, are killed each year in the testing of products under EPA’s regulatory purview.
South Africa, DRC, Namibia and Zimbabwe believe they should be able to sell threatened wildlife species on global markets.