California has shown national leadership by taking on innovative solutions to protect animals. Among the five bills advanced last week were a ban on wild animals in circuses, a ban on trapping fur-bearing animals, and a bill that mandates microchipping animals in shelters.
Now and then, we come across something that gives us a glimpse of how a meat-free future is unfolding. The most amazing testimony of things to come comes from meat companies that are actually giving up on meat.
It can be heartbreaking to see a neighbor’s animal suffering in a situation of neglect. Depending on the situation, there are various ways you can help the animal or animals involved.
Cities will certainly be the most important human habitat going into the foreseeable future, and it is crucial that we get them right. It is essential to understand that our well-being is tied to a connection to nature and that nature in the city is not an amenity but a necessity.
The film, now available online, efficiently and convincingly compiles many of the reasons the fur farming industry is harmful to animals, human health, and the environment, and should be brought to an end.
Because wild animals are on the move in spring, they run the gauntlet of anthropogenic threats. Animal Help Now offers resources so that you can help wild animals in crisis find the safety and care they need.
Yellowstone National Park and other bison managers took the lives of 458 of the United States’ last wild buffalo this year. All those buffalo souls lost simply because livestock interests don’t want to share the land.
Yemen has been in the merciless grip of a civil war since 2015. The government is in meltdown, public authorities are penniless and workers without salaries, leaving zoos abandoned and their imprisoned animals starving to death.
As a vegan, should you always reject and refute the reasons other people give for not being (entirely) vegan? I think not. I think “making apologies” – the thing so frowned upon by hardliners – is often a good thing.
Given the ever-growing interest in the UK in animal protection and the many ways humans use and consume animals, the time is right for a law firm dedicated to ensuring that the protections given to animals by legislation are honored in practice.
Penn State’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has made a commendable change and ended the use of live pigs to teach invasive medical procedures.
Two colonies of wild boar in the United Kingdom are under imminent threat of being culled. Animal Aid UK reports on their ongoing fight to save the boar and how you can get involved.