Tag: animal rights
An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.
"Its killing is a blow to tremendous steps taken by the community to conserve rare and unique species, and a wake-up call for continued support to conservation efforts.”
Days before an export ban took effect, 32 wild-caught elephants were flown out of Zimbabwe to China. The secrecy around the ongoing capture and trade of the nation’s wildlife exposes lack of accountability, transparency and a hint of arrogance by Zimbabwean authorities.
Species are finding less food, more competition for limited resources, or inhospitable conditions to which they can’t adapt fast enough.
Birds are a shared resource among nations. Where governments have acted, they have successfully protected migratory birds and the habitat they depend on.
"The end of Trump's thrill-kill council is a huge victory for elephants, lions and other imperiled animals targeted by trophy hunters."
To get a big-picture perspective on the plastics that plague beaches, scientists team up with volunteers along the California Coast.
Reducing the suffering of chickens can only happen if companies follow through on their promises.
Chris Dickman of the University of Sydney said “without any doubt at all” the animal death toll has exceeded one billion.
Three bird species, two frogs, a shark, a famous snail and one of the world’s largest freshwater fish were among those declared extinct this year.