Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: animal rights

Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt...

Curbing carbon dioxide emissions has critical implications for Emperor Penguins and an untold number of other species for which science has yet to document such a plain-spoken warning.

House of Representatives approves making animal cruelty a federal offense

Under the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, a violator could face up to seven years in prison.

Humanity is getting increasingly serious about enforcing animal rights protections all...

The scene was heart-crushing: 21 dogs, many sick, wounded and infected, on heavy chains or trapped in filthy kennels with no food...

Trophy hunting – can it really be justified by ‘conservation benefits’?

Killing animals for fun is an activity which divides opinion. It can also be a highly emotive issue, with high profile cases...

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for...

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Could Trump end a cruel dog meat festival during U.S.-China trade...

Even most of the Chinese public wants the inhumane event to be shut down.

Orangutan habitats being cleared in areas near palm oil mills, report...

A new study identifies the palm oil mills in Indonesia with the most clearance of orangutan habitat happening around them.The top 10...

A gray whale washed ashore in Alaska may hold clues to...

Most years the annual gray whale migration along North America’s West Coast is a sure sign of spring. But this year something...

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”