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Browsing: North America
There have been unprecedented declines in pollinator populations in recent years, largely due to pesticide use and habitat loss. Here’s what you can do to help.
Animals may suffer during this trying time too, especially if their humans get sick and can no longer care for them. Here are some resources to help.
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.
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.
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.
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.