There has been increased attention in recent years to small cetacean hunts in specific regions, such as dolphin hunts in Taiji, Japan, made famous by the 2009 documentary The Cove. However, the often-held assumption that small cetacean hunts are rare or only occur in a few regions is unfortunately far from correct.
Browsing: Marine Animals
Read AfA Coalition’s letter to Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan, calling for an end to animal performances at Ancol Dreamworld.
Two new foreign predatory fish have been discovered in Malaysian waters. Shifting fish species around, whether for commercial fishing stock or the aquarium trade, creates the potential for ecological disasters.
Find out how the UK military is combating bird trapping in Cyprus, why conflict is erupting over Australia’s feral horses, what the new U.S. farm bill may mean for animals, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Do we have a right to keep dogs and other animals in service for physical and emotional support? The issue comes down to the longstanding welfare versus rights debate within animal protection.
Rather than venturing into new and alien habitats for the first time, large predators are re-colonizing ecosystems that used to be prime hunting grounds for them before humans decimated their populations.
An animal rights poem by Ashby McGowan, written in protest of Canada’s annual seal hunt. To be performed at rallies and campaign events.
Find out why Canada continues to subsidize seal hunting, how some “rescue” groups actually support dog breeding, why the end of Australian live export may soon be in sight, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Find out what the birth of the first cloned monkeys means for animal research, why the United Nations opposes children at bullfights, how dog shows can prove harmful for dogs, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Found out how China is implementing its new ban on ivory sales, why Pope Francis promoted a circus convicted of cruelty, what Sindh’s new bill means for animal rights in Pakistan, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
The Vancouver Aquarium’s plan to separate two nursing walrus pups from their mother is a cruel commercial ploy insensitive to the animals’ needs.
Tropical fish are nature’s art! It is up to all of us to make better decisions to keep our ocean and ocean ecosystem healthy.