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.
Browsing: Human Rights
Activists in Azerbaijan report on two major organized threats against dogs: hired nighttime shootings by city workers, and a so-called shelter that operates in secrecy and makes dogs disappear.
The five governments that form part the enormous Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA) are failing to protect wildlife and the livelihoods of rural communities. Widespread poaching, logging, fencing, over-population and poor cross border co-operation are driving more people to poverty and causing wildlife to disappear.
A pro-hunting stance is frequently composed both of colonial attitudes and misunderstandings about the ecological impact of hunting.
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.
A gangly, bald, leathery bird with a penchant for eating garbage, the greater adjutant’s unconventional appearance has brought them to the edge of extinction. But in India, an all-female group of conservationists is fighting to clear the adjutant’s name.
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.
What Animal Advocates Can Learn From 19th Century Slavery Abolitionists: An Interview With Dr. Wlodzimierz Gogloza
To what extent can those who advocate the abolition of animal exploitation compare themselves to, and draw inspiration from, slavery abolitionists? Were their goals and tactics similar? Is there anything that can be learned from their failures and successes?
The bond between pets and their owners is unbreakable, but the lack of pet-friendly housing options for domestic violence victims often leaves them with a heartbreaking decision: endure abuse in order to stay with their beloved pet, or leave their pet behind. The Purple Leash Project is aiming to solve this problem.
For the Idu Mishmi people, the tiger is their brother. In order to save the Idu tigers, this exceptional relationship must also be preserved.
Iowa’s Ag-Gag law criminalizes undercover investigations at a broad range of animal facilities, preventing advocates from exposing animal cruelty and environmental, workers’ rights, and food safety violations. The law achieved its goal of suppressing undercover investigations; no investigations have taken place since the law’s passage in 2012.
Animal advocates are often prone to compare the struggle for animal rights with other social justice issues, like racism and sexism. In an interview with Dr. Kristof Dhont, we explore to what extent these issues are connected, and how to discuss their connection in a way that isn’t alienating.