It is said that a tiger cannot change their stripes. Yet, after once hunting and killing a tiger for the subsistence of his family, now-BirdLife employee Mem Mai proves that people can change their ways, especially when given the opportunity.
China’s Yulin festival inspires international outrage over the consumption of dog meat. But many who are horrified by eating dogs fail to think critically about their own meat consumption or the forms of violence against animals that go on closer to home, too.
A female brown bear who was kept caged for more than a decade as a tourist attraction has finally returned to freedom along with her two young cubs.
It is very disturbing when your local humane organizations are not addressing the needs of animals in your community in an effective and compassionate manner. Animal Legal Defense Fund advises on how to respond.
Activists in Azerbaijan report on two major organized threats against dogs: hired nighttime shootings by city workers, and a so-called shelter that operates in secrecy and makes dogs disappear.
A pro-hunting stance is frequently composed both of colonial attitudes and misunderstandings about the ecological impact of hunting.
Just as we do the best with what we have in our work, we must also do the best to maintain our personal lives, our social support groups, our hobbies and our self-care rituals. We must replenish ourselves so we can bring the best of ourselves to this movement.
According to research-based recommendations on the most important areas of focus for improving animal lives, factory-farmed birds and fish need our help most.
Tomorrow’s protest, staged in response to the shocking footage of animal abuse at Indiana’s Fair Oaks Farms released earlier this month, serves to remind the public that cruelty is integral to dairy farming.
South Africa’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries is determined to set yet another export quota for lion bones. This flies in the face of several ongoing processes aimed at curbing the controversial industry, including litigation challenging the quota.
Shriners International is likely the largest institutional supporter of animal circuses in the United States. Tell Shriners International and Shriners everywhere to stop abusing elephants in circuses now!
Even though such confinements (‘sanctuaries’) currently offer a solution better than death in a slaughterhouse or via euthanasia, they are far from being close to an ideal solution.