Of all the predatory activities that human beings are capable of, the act of knowingly sending companion animals down the slaughter pipeline to be eaten, for the sake of profit, must be close to the top of the most reprehensible list.
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In the United States, wild bears are being killed for their gallbladders due to the global bear bile trade.
As demand for octopus for consumption grows, efforts to farm these animals intensify, with terrible ethical and environmental consequences.
While progress is being made on the huge task of reducing demand and promoting veganism, we can also try to give currently living hens better living conditions.
The case highlights the fact that South Korea’s notorious dog meat trade not only drives dog to brutal slaughter but also operates as a cheap, unlawful channel for universities to source dogs for painful animal experiments.
During a single hour of investigation, five coaches carrying hundreds of tourists arrived and all were given an explicit sales pitch for the tiger bone glue, despite laws against the sale and trade of products made from tigers.
Reading about the environment can sometimes seem like a depressing litany of fading species, increased development, and a warming planet. But there are reasons to be hopeful. As we enter the new year, here are 12 conservation wins we saw in 2018.
Find out how the UK military is combating bird trapping in Cyprus, why conflict is erupting over Australia’s feral horses, what the new U.S. farm bill may mean for animals, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!