California Governor Gavin Newsom has made it illegal to sell or produce fur, hunt bobcats, use wild animals in circuses, sell the skins of exotic animals, and strengthened protections for California’s horses facing slaughter!
The bill would end taxpayer-funded cruel experiments on dogs, including those at Wayne State University. A link included here helps Michigan residents contact their representatives.
A recent letter published in the journal Science argues that banning trophy hunting imperils biodiversity, which simply doesn’t stack up.
Last week Governor Newsom signed into law the bill, which authorizes California to protect migratory birds, including their nests and eggs.
What humans do need to do is to grasp the concept that life on Earth is interconnected, and that to mess with one part of it is to mess with it all.
UK military medics are being sent to Denmark to take part in exercises involving pigs being given “bullet and blast wounds.” The animals are killed at the end of the experiments.
Currently, hundreds of thousands of animals, including dogs, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, fish, and birds, are killed each year in the testing of products under EPA’s regulatory purview.
Spanish organization ADDA reports on the work they have done for animals in their country.
California is sending the world a clear statement: fur-bearing animals have the right to live in their own skin, free from being maimed and killed by horrific traps to steal their fur for trivial “fashion” statements.
“What we are trying to do in the Western Balkan region is not only a rescue program for single animals. In our view, it is far more important to change the mentality of citizens and the legislation on stray dogs’ management.”
South Africa, DRC, Namibia and Zimbabwe believe they should be able to sell threatened wildlife species on global markets.