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.
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.
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.
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.
Garcés discusses working together with animal farmers to help animals, why it’s important to work on welfare improvements, and what’s so special about chickens.
The Gadhimai Festival is again underway in Nepal. An interview with the High Priest of Gadhimai offers unsettling insights into the world’s largest animal sacrifice event.
In an interview with the Founder of Health in Harmony, we discuss what happens when rainforest conservation starts out with radically listening to local communities, and when assistance is framed as a thank you from the world for protecting these precious ecosystems.
When is the word “euthanasia” used appropriately, to describe a mercy killing, and when is it used to hide the unpleasant fact that human action, inaction or incompetence led to the killing of an animal?
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.