Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: animal rights

#BackToTheWild: 13 captive elephants to be rewilded from Kent, England to...

A mission to be completed by The Aspinall Foundation, an organization that's committed to returning rare and endangered animals back to their natural habitats, will return the 13 African elephants, including 3 calves, by plane to their "ancestral homelands."

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

France to ban shredding and gassing of male chicks

This initiative comes after years of push back by animal welfare groups and the measure will be pushed to be adopted at a European level.

Repeating mistakes: why the plan to protect the world’s wildlife falls...

If the plan goes ahead in its current form, it will fall short in safeguarding the wonder of our natural world.

For Africa’s great apes, even ‘best-case’ climate change will decimate habitat

“African great apes are one of the most vulnerable mammal groups in the world.”

Biden administration protects endangered Pacific humpback whales

The rule will protect two endangered and one threatened whale populations totaling 116,098 square nautical miles of habitat protection.

The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm...

Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Germany’s new wildflower meadows offer urban safe havens to bees and...

thanks to wildflower meadows being planted precisely to reverse precipitous declines in insect populations.

Senate bans shark fin trade and addresses forced labor and illegal...

The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act makes it illegal to possess, buy, sell or transport shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins.

‘A huge victory’: Biden USDA moves to restore animal welfare protections...

“Finally, USDA will close the loophole allowing factory farms to produce ‘organic’ eggs and chicken.”

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”