The founder of Liberia Animal Welfare & Conservation Society discusses current issues facing animal in Liberia, LAWCS’ programs, and the benefits of humane education.
We discuss the importance of grounding activism in real relationships with animals, the relationship between feminism and animal liberation, cockfighting rooster rehabilitation, and her advice for advocates who find their compassion for humans waning.
The head of policy for Born Free Foundation discusses how wildlife crime harms humans, nonhuman animals, and ecosystems alike.
Dr. Chinny Krishna discusses the impact of free-roaming dogs on human communities and the effectiveness of TNVR (Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Return) as compared to lethal culling.
The pandemic has revealed the truth about Thailand’s unsustainable and exploitative elephant tourism sector — and a chance to rethink the relationship between humans and elephants.
“Statements of solidarity are certainly needed, but where change actually happens is when racial equity work becomes integrated into our movement, our workplaces, and society.”
After decades of denial, investigators have revealed a multi-state conspiracy of cruelty involving the torture and killing of innocent rabbits to “blood” greyhounds.
The program aims to serve remote and under-served areas, and to reduce both pet overpopulation and human rabies deaths.
Utilitarian philosophies and a focus on bottom-line effectiveness have brought the animal protection movement so far –– but we can’t expect to go much further unless these principles encompass more of the things that matter.
By supporting imprisonment as a solution to violence against animals, we are advocating that the oppression of being imprisoned itself is not a problem, but only who is being imprisoned.
Anger often drives people towards activism. But is advocacy grounded in anger effective?