South Africa is facilitating illegal trade in lion bones, enabling the activities of notorious international crime syndicates, and threatening the survival of tigers and lions in the wild.
Dogs are usually considered intelligent when they are easy to train and prone to follow commands, but “trainability” is not the only measure of intelligence.
Our society needs a new kind of conservation, one that dispenses with scapegoating and with trying to regulate species numbers through large-scale destruction.
Animal welfare and environmental protection organizations often overlook how the food served at their events and fundraisers may conflict with their missions.
A prominent Indian activist writes about the complexities of elephant captivity in India.
As long as the racing goes on, the industry churns out a surplus of unwanted dogs. Greyhound rescuers are there to pick up the pieces.
Our attack on the nonhuman world has become an attack on ourselves. This lawsuit seeks to challenge that for the sake of humans and nonhumans alike.
For a Western hunter to pay to kill an African animal and expatriate their parts is a form of objectification, dehumanizing and therefore morally reprehensible. It may entrench a Western narrative of supremacy underpinned by chauvinistic, colonialist and crudely utilitarian anthropocentric attitudes.
Many people are interested in owning a wolf-dog hybrid or other exotic pet, but they are unprepared to care for them. This means many end up abandoned or neglected.
For many children, losing a pet is their first experience with grief and loss. Luckily there are some ways to help your family cope with the loss and come together.
Allowing unskilled volunteers to have contact with orangutans is dangerous for both animals and humans and can have serious negative impacts for orangutans under rehabilitation.
In a violation of students’ First Amendment rights, a committee at Truman State University has rejected the club due to concerns about the “emotional risk” of “hostile” confrontations.