In this week’s report, the Animal People Forum reviews current events involving reindeer killings, birth control for rats, Donald Trump on animal rights, and more!
Browsing: Wild Animals
By providing the first free global view of commercial fishing, Global Fishing Watch delivers a powerful and unprecedented tool that can help to protect our oceans, which are threatened by global overfishing, illegal fishing and habitat destruction.
Guardian of the Forest
Some say Creator of Mankind.
What do you think
About the destruction of your forests?
In this booklet, sponsored by Animal People and endorsed by Al-Azhar University, Dr. Kristen Stilt shows the amazing range of animal welfare and protection required by Islamic law, and asks Muslims to follow the rules of animal welfare that the religion requires.
They have run all day
With the caribou.
Now, silvered shadows
On the moonlit tundra
Wildlife officials are currently killing off a grey wolf pack in Washington state for preying on livestock. Underlying the Profanity Peak wolf massacre is the toxic ideology of human tyranny over nature, which must be exposed and overcome to avoid catastrophe for humans and non-human animals alike.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Bali, Indonesia to prevent construction of dolphin cages offshore, which would confine wild-caught dolphins as a tourist attraction.
All Hail to RA
Giver of Life
Who brings forth
The fruit and the flowers
And makes earth green…
As more of Southeast Asia’s natural forests are cleared and converted into plantations for growing oil palm, rubber and other tree crops, a Duke University-led study finds that 42 percent of species endemic to the region’s forests face a much higher risk of extinction from habitat loss than previously thought.
Asia for Animals calls on the Malaysian government to intervene on behalf of Lasah, a wild-caught elephant forced to provide rides for tourists, rehoming him to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Sarawak, Malaysia to confiscate four sun bears kept inside a crocodile farm, to place in a sanctuary with the expertise and resources to meet their needs.
For the world’s coral reefs, the picture keeps getting gloomier. Although it’s widely assumed that both local and global factors are contributing to their decline, new research from UNC-Chapel Hill shows that isolated reefs far from human activities are in fact not healthier than those in more densely populated areas.