The UK’s new guidelines regarding gatherings and activities in the time of COVID-19 set restrictions for public gatherings, but contain exceptions for hunting and shooting.
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Over 60 Animal Protection and Environmental Organizations Call for Animal Welfare to be Addressed in COVID-19 Recovery Policies and Financing
The fact that the COVID-19 crisis very likely arose from the exploitation of animals has drawn greater attention to how human uses of animals can increase the risk of future pandemics.
What would it mean to decolonize veganism as a way of eating, political commitment, and social movement? This interview with Mi’kmaw scholar Dr. Margaret Robinson is an effort to explore that question.
Dr. Andrew Rowan, chief program officer for WellBeing International, discusses the connections between the wellbeing of humans, animals, and the environment.
The director of legal affairs and advocacy for Africa Network for Animal Welfare discusses the most pressing issues affecting animals across Africa and the receptiveness of African political leaders to animal protection concerns.
Dr. Chris Walzer, Executive Director of Health for Wildlife Conservation Society, discusses the relationship between the wildlife trade and the transmission of zoonotic diseases, including COVID-19.
The head of policy for Born Free Foundation discusses how wildlife crime harms humans, nonhuman animals, and ecosystems alike.
Dr. Jim Desmond weighs in on timely topics such as the connection between animal welfare and the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of the wildlife trade in zoonotic disease transmission, and how governments can act to prevent future pandemics.
Governments might be able to prevent future pandemics by investing as little as $22 billion a year in programs to curb wildlife trafficking and stem the destruction of tropical forests.
There is a fundamental and often-overlooked connection between pandemics such as the current COVID-19 crisis and our animal-based food system, says a major new report.
The carcasses of more than 400 elephants have been discovered in Botswana and nobody yet knows what’s killing them. The government appears to be dragging its heels in pursuit of answers.
Recognizing the connections between animal protection and the SDGs can help advocates maximize impact, win government support, and collaborate with other stakeholders.