Cities will certainly be the most important human habitat going into the foreseeable future, and it is crucial that we get them right. It is essential to understand that our well-being is tied to a connection to nature and that nature in the city is not an amenity but a necessity.
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Because wild animals are on the move in spring, they run the gauntlet of anthropogenic threats. Animal Help Now offers resources so that you can help wild animals in crisis find the safety and care they need.
A report has confirmed the longstanding classification of the red wolf as a distinct species deserving of protection. With only two known breeding pairs left in the wild, and recent rollbacks on protections, it is urgent that the USFWS act now to protect the red wolf.
Only 5,000-6,000 gray wolves exist in the contiguous United States, occupying less than 10 percent of their historic range. Protecting these wolves and establishing wolf populations in remaining suitable habitat is crucial to the future of the species.
A gangly, bald, leathery bird with a penchant for eating garbage, the greater adjutant’s unconventional appearance has brought them to the edge of extinction. But in India, an all-female group of conservationists is fighting to clear the adjutant’s name.
The last wild buffalo are under threat, subjected regularly to stressful hazing, slaughter, and unnecessary quarantine. And all of these threats are legal and funded by US tax dollars.
Compassionate conservation takes the well-being of wild lives as a core commitment. For the compassionate conservationist, forms of conservation that do not consider the well-being of other animals and their environments as an equal concern to other conservation goals are fundamentally unethical.
Security forces are now equipped with slingshots to fend off monkeys who harass visitors at the Taj Mahal. The root cause of this conflict between humans and rhesus macaques is the eradication of the monkeys’ natural habitat, which has forced them into proximity with humans.
Given the ever-growing interest in the UK in animal protection and the many ways humans use and consume animals, the time is right for a law firm dedicated to ensuring that the protections given to animals by legislation are honored in practice.
Whether you’re a pet owner or a feral cat caregiver, it’s important that the animals under your care are spayed or neutered. Alley Cat Allies offers up facts and answers to common myths about cat sterilization.
Two colonies of wild boar in the United Kingdom are under imminent threat of being culled. Animal Aid UK reports on their ongoing fight to save the boar and how you can get involved.
Pigeons are considered a major pest problem in many urban areas. As with many animals who are considered pests, this raises a difficult question, especially for those who aim to treat animals humanely.