Four men have been sentenced to prison in South Africa for cruelty to animals, for transporting 41 donkeys to be slaughtered under horrific conditions.
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In this episode, find out how dogfighting was finally criminalized throughout Mexico; why India’s ban on jallikattu bull wrestling was lifted; what wildlife farming in Nepal, Egypt, and South Africa means for animal welfare and conservation; and more!
The demand for donkey skins, supposedly for medicinal purposes, continues in South Africa. The NSPCA has uncovered another horrific donkey killing site where hundreds of donkeys were illegally and brutally slaughtered on a farm in Olifantshoek.
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The results of a shocking investigation by The Donkey Sanctuary reveal mass-scale suffering of donkeys caught up in global trading of their skins to sustain the demand for ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine that relies on gelatin from the hides.
Tamil Nadu has been a leading example in the animals rights movement in many aspects. With the return of Jallikattu, now we are also going to be a leading example in taking the animal rights movement back to the stone age.
Hindu philosophy emphasizes the great importance of the animal kingdom in its temple worship. The interdependence of worship, gods, man and animals is glorified in the spiritual ideals of Hinduism.
Learn what drove Ringling Bros. out of business, why Japan has resumed whaling in Antarctica, how China is phasing out legal ivory, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
The latest news from scientists is that if we do not act immediately, all wild bees could be dead within the near future. If bees disappear, then 30% of human food sources will no longer be available either.
In this episode, find out the latest victory against dog meat in South Korea, and why the battle is still far from over. Also discover how fur farming in Japan came to a permanent end, why wildlife rangers around the world are being murdered by poachers, and more!
Christmas underscores the emotive power of the amazing animals with whom we share our world. The birth of Christ is a prime opportunity to remember that Christmas is not just about humanity. Rather, the arrival of the infant Christ promises cosmic, restorative consequences for the whole of creation.
In this episode, find out why Yellowstone bears and bison are falling prey to hunting interests, how Venezuela’s economic crisis is putting dogs and cats in peril, and why reclassifying temples as zoos is good news for elephants in India!