Recognizing the connections between animal protection and the SDGs can help advocates maximize impact, win government support, and collaborate with other stakeholders.
Human activities have contributed to declines in wildlife populations for centuries, not just the past 40 or 50 years.
Sustainable use has ensured the international commercialization of biodiversity, and determined that price and trade be the arbiter of what value each species holds.
Greek organization PFPO has been working hard to reduce the impact of the quarantine on animals, including providing food for stray cats and dogs.
John Howard Moore’s book The Universal Kinship has been held up as a foundational antispeciesist text, but the book is unfortunately full of pseudo-scientific racism.
The United States federal government can accomplish incredible things when it chooses. With investment in cultured meat research, we could do amazing things for human health, the environment and animal welfare.
Pre-emptive action is needed now to halt the spread of the coronavirus and stop the next pandemic. Shut down slaughterhouses and factory farms!
Automobile traffic can be a huge threat to wildlife. In an interview, we learn what one state is doing to reduce the number of animals killed by vehicles.
I went to the zoo to study primates, to turn their behaviors into numbers on a chart. Instead, I found a complicated world, with five orangutans at the center of a twisted web of relationships.
We need to create new wildlife management policies and practices that do not include hunting and killing, but that instead incorporate the intrinsic value and interests of individual animals, species populations, and entire ecosystems.
“Forward-thinking researchers are moving forward with humane, human-relevant cures for COVID-19 because the world cannot afford to be hampered by the results of bogus and outdated animal experiments.”
Typically, potential vaccines undergo extensive animal testing before use in human clinical trials. In their urgency for developing a COVID-19 vaccine, some researchers are skipping this step, exposing animal testing for what it is: wasteful, unnecessary and inapplicable to humans.