Recognizing the connections between animal protection and the SDGs can help advocates maximize impact, win government support, and collaborate with other stakeholders.
Browsing: Wild Animals
Human activities have contributed to declines in wildlife populations for centuries, not just the past 40 or 50 years.
Sustainable use has ensured the international commercialization of biodiversity, and determined that price and trade be the arbiter of what value each species holds.
Taking animal rights seriously means starting at the beginning, limiting the power and influence our species exerts. If we care about animals, we should have smaller families.
Are we headed towards a world without lions in the wild? In an interview with author Sara Evans, we discuss the threats lions face and why we should have hope that these big cats will persist.
Capturing and confining dolphins and orcas in restrictive concrete pools is killing them—physically and psychologically. Don’t support captive animal entertainment.
A vegan and animal advocate uses his experience with recently moving to the countryside to work through the difficult subject of wild animal welfare and how humans can best live among wild animals.
The “big five” wildlife species were chosen by trophy hunters based on the species most difficult to kill. The New Big 5 will be based on the animals most popular to photograph, and advocates for compassion and conservation.
The sensationalism obscured what the main focus of the series should have been: that the abuse of privately-owned big cats is a serious problem, and that legislation must be put in place to fix it.
In the United States, wild bears are being killed for their gallbladders due to the global bear bile trade.
Automobile traffic can be a huge threat to wildlife. In an interview, we learn what one state is doing to reduce the number of animals killed by vehicles.