Typically, when describing a new species, biologists kill a member of the species to serve as a physical specimen. It’s time to rethink this practice.
Browsing: Wild Animals
Humans are responsible for incredible suffering. But would animals be better off if we all disappeared?
The filmmaker and investigative journalist shares his perspective on how the wildlife trade is changing, why enforcement of laws that protect wildlife is so lacking, and why we can’t rely on CITES to protect wild animals.
In defiance of a global moratorium on commercial whaling, Norway has again issued an annual kill quota of 1,278 minke whales for the 2021 whaling season.
The zoo insists the pandas are healthy, but a group of panda enthusiasts aren’t buying it, and they’ve compiled their alarming evidence here.
A new study demonstrates that legalized trade and commercial breeding of wild animals stimulates demand, encourages poachers and smugglers and ultimately pushes species towards extinction in the wild.
“The Scale and Power of the Trophy Hunting Industry Is Astonishing”: An Interview With Eduardo Gonçalves
“Nobody has shone the spotlight on the industry, its power or the slaughter that it is responsible for before. This is what I am seeking to do.”
In this fictional short story, an activist hatches a grand plan to take down poachers in Zimbabwe.
In an interview with Casey Mclean, we discussed the need for a marine wildlife hospital, how humans are negatively impacting marine animals, and what changes these animals need from us so they can survive and thrive.
The new regulation is primarily designed to benefit the oil and gas industry and electric utilities by shielding companies from liability for the millions of birds their operations kill each year.
Images and videos of people touching, holding, and playing with wild animals go viral all the time. But how does this affect the animals themselves?
The animals are imprisoned in very small cages, neglected, dehydrated, and malnourished in a facility where maintenance, hygiene and good care are not provided.