Beginning in the 1980s, farm animal well-being slowly took over as the major focus of animal advocacy organizations. How has this affected conditions for farm animals in different countries?
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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.
Recognizing the connections between animal protection and the SDGs can help advocates maximize impact, win government support, and collaborate with other stakeholders.
New research reveals poor animal welfare practices in many countries worldwide, which provide the perfect breeding ground for viruses to mutate and spread.
The first World Swift Day was celebrated in 39 countries with a wide variety of activities in order to spread knowledge about these fascinating birds and encourage their protection.
The import ban places enormous pressure on the Mexican government to stop the use of deadly gillnets that are entangling, drowning, and killing the vaquita porpoise, whose population has likely dwindled to just 10 remaining animals.
It’s one cruel industry feeding another: mares are forcibly impregnated and aborted in order to draw their blood, which is used to get sows pregnant sooner so they will have a higher number of piglets who are born to die.
Dog racing is a deeply unethical industry that abuses, uses, exploits and kills dogs purely for profit.
Slaughtered horses come from every industry: race horses, show horses, carriage horses, and draft horses, as well as wild mustangs and backyard pets. The slaughter pipeline is the disposing place for unwanted horses.
The bill would legalize the hunting of dogs in rural areas and would undoubtedly mean death to many dogs, both feral and owned.
As long as the racing goes on, the industry churns out a surplus of unwanted dogs. Greyhound rescuers are there to pick up the pieces.
Unrest in Chile is endangering many of its 253,000 stray dogs. Volunteers are transporting and sheltering the most vulnerable dogs when protests are most intense.