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.
A poll of over 1,000 pet owners asked who is using CBD oils on their animals, how they’re administering it, and the effects they’ve observed.
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.
A new study estimates that at least 1.7–4.6 million birds of at least 413 species may be killed or taken illegally each year in the region, many of them on migration.
There has been no respite for the heavily hunted tiger, with an estimated average of over 120 individuals seized each year over the past 19 years, a new report revealed today.
“My aim was to peek inside the slaughterhouse and to show that the workers shouldn’t be called “evil” or “bad people.” The core problem is the animal-industrial complex, the system of exploiting animals, which also has negative effects on the workers.”
Clean meat, cultured meat, or lab-grown meat: whatever you call it, meat made without killing animals is coming.
An ongoing and well-funded project at Italy’s University of Turin is putting macaque monkeys through extreme suffering, with no proven benefit to human health. Organizations are calling for the use of human-based research techniques instead.
Botswana has a growing population of humans and cattle, not elephants. Outside protected areas, desertification caused by cattle over-grazing too often gets ignored. Hunting will not solve this problem; appropriate land use planning will.
Fifty years ago, Nobel Prize Winner Sir Peter Medawar predicted that “… research on animals will provide us with the knowledge that will make it possible for us, one day, to dispense with the use of them [in the laboratory] altogether.” Is his prediction finally coming true?
Fireflies light up our nights — and our imaginations. But human actions like spraying toxic pesticides are putting them and other critical bugs in danger. We need solutions that match the severity of the global extinction problem.
The University of Washington recently started using live pigs to teach general surgery residents—following a five-year span in which human-relevant methods were used instead of animals. Take action today to keep the pressure on UW to give up live animal use.