Australia’s government has yet again initiated its horrific plan to shoot thousands of camels, justified with the ridiculous excuse that camels are drinking too much water.
Browsing: Hunting & Fishing
South Africa is facilitating illegal trade in lion bones, enabling the activities of notorious international crime syndicates, and threatening the survival of tigers and lions in the wild.
Three species of pangolins have moved into a higher category of threat due to the growing impacts of habitat loss, poaching and illegal trade.
Our society needs a new kind of conservation, one that dispenses with scapegoating and with trying to regulate species numbers through large-scale destruction.
The Faroese tradition of hunting pilot whales is under pressure from animal protection organizations, and locals have been recommended to reduce whale meat consumption for health reasons.
In an interview with Dr. Anne Dagg, considered the “Jane Goodall of giraffes,” we discuss her field research, giraffe behavior, and how things are different for giraffes over 60 years after she first saw them in the wild.
The bill would legalize the hunting of dogs in rural areas and would undoubtedly mean death to many dogs, both feral and owned.
In an interview with International Animal Rescue’s CEO, we discuss why and how the cruel dancing bear trade was ended, and how this project convinced him that animal welfare and human welfare go together.
The final spending package is an incredible example of the progress on animal welfare issues that can result from bipartisan cooperation.
For a Western hunter to pay to kill an African animal and expatriate their parts is a form of objectification, dehumanizing and therefore morally reprehensible. It may entrench a Western narrative of supremacy underpinned by chauvinistic, colonialist and crudely utilitarian anthropocentric attitudes.
As organized criminal syndicates become more involved in poaching, the jobs of many African wildlife rangers have become increasingly dangerous and militarized.