75% of emerging human infectious diseases come from animals. If we want to prevent these diseases we have to face the truth: the real culprit is how we choose to relate with and treat animals.
Browsing: Marine Animals
Fish are social animals with their own unique personalities, and they are far more intelligent than they are given credit for.
The Mirage Hotel of Las Vegas keeps dolphins in tanks in the desert sun where they are forced to perform for tourists. The facility has a notoriously high mortality rate for dolphins.
As demand for octopus for consumption grows, efforts to farm these animals intensify, with terrible ethical and environmental consequences.
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.
What’s missing when “animal lovers” go to zoos, swim with captive dolphins, or support other animal-exploiting attractions and industries? Empathy, respect, and awareness.
The scale of wildlife trafficking in Southeast Asia is incredible and a renewed game plan is needed to combat it, says a new report released yesterday.
Goldfish are among the most popular pets. But is it true that a fish who simply eats and swims in a bowl is a well-kept fish?
As with a number of previous outbreaks, coronavirus is believed to have originated in a market where many live animals are sold and slaughtered in unhygienic conditions.
The US House Natural Resource Committee worked to pass five pieces of legislation that aim to address climate change, protect precious wildlife and lands and establish a new National Wildlife Refuge.
There’s nothing fun about selfies taken with bears in chains, on the back of an elephant or petting lion cubs. Animal welfare should not stop on holiday.