Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tag: animal rights

Could property law help achieve ‘rights of nature’ for wild animals?

Similar changes in political winds would have fewer effects on animals and their habitats if Congress formalized the preservation of property rights for wildlife habitat on public lands.

Biden administration reverses rule that gutted protections for migratory birds

The "now-defunct rule" will continue to protect birds from incidental take and other activities specifically intended to kill birds.

The US is ‘out of step’ on primate research with the...

While the European Union votes to phase out animal research, the United States wants more.

New study identifies regions of greatest conservation potential for species, water...

A new study has mapped out the regions where conservation actions can maximize the protection of biodiversity, carbon stocks, and water, while a separate study has identified regions of the world where land animals are most at threat.

Move or change: How plants and animals are trying to survive...

Thor Hanson’s new book explains the biology behind climate change and why some species may be better able to survive a quickly changing planet.

Taxpayers are funding cruel and outdated DOJ training programs that kill...

It makes no sense to continue wasting both tax dollars and animals’ lives.

Biden administration to keep Trump-era removal of the gray wolf from...

“It’s shocking that Biden officials are backing Trump’s ruthless decision to strip protections from wolves.”

New UN climate report is ‘code red for humanity,’ but joining...

In its first major climate report since 2013, the IPCC offers its starkest warning yet: Serious impacts of global warming are now unavoidable.

How the USDA is failing America’s captive elephants

Performing elephants are denied all that is natural to them and are forced to endure beatings, electric shock, food and water deprivation and intimidation.

#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."

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out obstruction of Biden...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

Follow Alabama’s lead on child care

If one of our poorest states can rise to meet this basic human need, why can’t Congress?