Due to the risks posed by the consumption of wildlife, the Chinese Government has imposed an emergency ban. The continued sale of leopard bone medicines demonstrate the need for this ban to be expanded.
The notion that Earth is here for our use and pleasure is deeply embedded in our collective assumption. We have to rebalance our relationship with the natural world. COVID-19 is a warning of what happens when we don’t.
Despite a scientific consensus pointing to China’s wildlife trade as the most likely cause of the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s government is currently touting a treatment containing bile from captive bears.
Despite unwavering support from Americans and a century of conservation success, the administration is stripping away protections for migratory birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
While most of the United States was social distancing and self-quarantining last week, the National Park Service was sending hundreds of Yellowstone bison to slaughter.
People from all corners of the world have had their eyes opened to the health risks and animal welfare concerns of the animal trade, and the world is watching to see what the outcome will be.
Here’s why you should visit an animal sanctuary or watch a nature documentary before you ever give your money to a zoo or safari park.
At Wisconsin’s Ridgeland Pioneer Days, chickens are thrown from rooftops into crowds and terrified pigs are chased and wrestled to the ground, all for “fun.”
For the sake of new lipstick shades, skin creams, or shampoo formulas, animals endure torturous tests and suffer in silence in laboratories.
All forms of entertainment that use captive wild animals to perform for humans are full of endless stress and suffering for the animals.
New research reveals poor animal welfare practices in many countries worldwide, which provide the perfect breeding ground for viruses to mutate and spread.
Of the many anti-environmental actions taken by this administration, these 10 policy changes have been most detrimental to wildlife and the places they live.