What would it mean for systems of animal exploitation if instead of looking away, we turned towards animals who were suffering? In an interview with the founder of The Save Movement, we discuss what bearing witness looks like, how it helps animals, and why she considers it an ethical duty.
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A letter claiming that trophy hunting is necessary for African conservation was recently published in a prestigious scientific journal, but upon closer inspection, the piece is little more than a marketing effort disguised as a serious scientific contribution.
Throughout history and across the world, dogs have been pets, companions, hunters, workers, protection, pests, experiments, sacred, memorialized, feared, hated, loved, and everything in between.
Sheep riding, or “mutton busting,” is a rodeo event where children jump on terrified sheep, riding them around as the sheep struggle desperately to free themselves.
It’s important to recognize the signs of dogfighting and know how to report it in order to protect dogs, prevent further animal abuse, and protect your neighborhood from crime and corruption.
At the briefing, multiple organizations urged Congress to task the FDA with moving away from dog studies and other animal testing in the development of new medicines.
The ruling found that the National Marine Fisheries Service violated the Endangered Species Act when it opened thousands of square miles of right whale habitat to fishing with gear known to entangle, injure, and kill right whales.
In an interview with the Executive Producer of the new film Bucking Tradition, we discuss what rodeos mean for animals and the tension between cultural autonomy and animal protection.
Intro. 1378, which forbids selling foie gras from tortured ducks and geese in New York City, was passed yesterday.
With Halloween around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to do to keep pets and wildlife safe.
A trainer and dog advocate shares her thoughts on what dogs really need from us, and how adopter education could transform the adoption process and keep more dogs in their homes for good.
In an interview with the founder of The Gentle Barn animal sanctuary, we discuss what she’s learned over the past 20 years, the role of sanctuaries in the animal protection movement and what surprises visitors most about meeting turkeys.