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.
The case highlights the fact that South Korea’s notorious dog meat trade not only drives dog to brutal slaughter but also operates as a cheap, unlawful channel for universities to source dogs for painful animal experiments.
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.
More than 100 million animals are used in research and product testing in the United States every year. These millions of animals experience great physical and mental suffering, and there are few laws that protect them.
A new study shows that global conservation action has reduced the effective extinction rate of birds by an astonishing 40%.
In an interview with Dr. Anne Dagg, considered the “Jane Goodall of giraffes,” we discuss her field research, giraffe behavior, and how things are different for giraffes over 60 years after she first saw them in the wild.
The world’s oceans are losing oxygen and becoming warmer, more acidic, and increasingly filed with plastic.
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.
Interactions with all infant wildlife, walking with predators or elephants, interacting with predators and the riding of wild animals are no longer acceptable practices, according to the South African Tourism Services Association.
The research at SUNY’s College of Optometry has killed hundreds of cats without producing any information applicable to human vision disorders. Thanks to a lawsuit it is now coming to an end.
The research, carried out by the Institute for Traffic Medicine, unsurprisingly killed almost half of the pigs used, leaving the others brutally injured and suffering for six hours before dying in pain.
To produce drugs containing Premarin (Pregnant Mare’s Urine), mares are confined, subjected to constant pregnancy, and their foals are immediately removed and often sent to slaughter. Several humanely sourced alternatives exist to this cruel drug.