Tag: animal rights
Farm animals have less legal protection than other confined animals, such as those living in laboratories or zoos.
“Today’s ruling makes clear that climate-busting pipelines like Keystone XL cannot be built until the federal government does its job and properly analyzes these projects’ devastating effects on their surrounding communities and wildlife.”
A biodiversity experiment in Australia showed animal species can help reduce flammable leaf litter by 24 percent.
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."