If you think millennials are too busy looking at their phones to care about conservation, you haven’t met these young people. Every year, Birdlife grants funding and support to young people whose new, fresh ideas are changing the way we protect the planet. Learn here about this year’s winners.
Footage Reveals Large-Scale Trade in Dogs for Human Consumption in Indonesia, Defying Government’s Pledge to End Trade
Indonesian and international celebrities once again join calls on the Indonesian government to keep its promise to ban the cruel and dangerous dog and cat meat trades, following the release of the latest investigation documenting the abuse of thousands of dogs throughout Java each month.
The dog and cat meat trade in Malaysia must not be excused or explained as purely cultural. To many Malaysians, dogs and cats are companion animals, not food.
Listening to others we may disagree with doesn’t mean we have to give up on our convictions, but we can learn from the exchange or gain new allies.
Australian authorities hope to kill two million feral cats by 2020.
‘Lonely Lammie’ has become the poster animal of South Africa’s struggling captive animals since the death of her partner Kinkel last year. The zoo’s decision flies in the face of worldwide outcry and numerous specialist recommendations.
At Brown, live pigs are used for training emergency medicine residents, even though their anatomy differs from humans’ in important ways. Live animal use has been phased out of 95% of medicine programs in the United States and Canada.
Commuters and potential rodeo fans in the San Francisco Bay Area are being greeted today by the message “Calf-Roping Kills,” alongside the face of a helpless victim of rodeo’s notorious calf-roping contest, one of the baby cows for whom suffering, injury, and death are the norm.
We have a moral duty to combat climate change in everyday life, and we can start at the dinner table. The single biggest thing a person can do right now to reduce their impact on climate change is stop consuming animal products and transition to a vegan diet.
In Nicaragua, a free veterinary clinic for working animals treated 456 horses. In Zimbabwe, partners are addressing harness wounds caused by improper care, including the use of barbed wire to attach donkeys to carts.
This May, the vegan advocacy organization Viva! is urging the public to swap dairy products for plant-based alternatives as part of their month-long MooFree May initiative. Learn more about the campaign here.
California has shown national leadership by taking on innovative solutions to protect animals. Among the five bills advanced last week were a ban on wild animals in circuses, a ban on trapping fur-bearing animals, and a bill that mandates microchipping animals in shelters.