Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: animals

How deforestation helps deadly viruses jump from animals to humans

Given the evidence, it is clear humans need to balance the production of food, forest commodities and other goods with the protection of tropical forests.

Bridging the food-or-energy gap

“This dual use of the land adds a layer of efficiency that wouldn’t be there. You start seeing layer after layer of benefit, benefit, benefit."

You’re not so different from an octopus: Rethinking our relationship to...

Animal whisperer, Sy Montgomery, argues that we share greater similarities than differences with our fellow animals, and that fact should make us re-examine our relationships with them.

Animals will struggle to adapt fast enough to cope with climate...

The blackcurrant harvest on my allotment is highly dependent on the weather. In 2018 the UK had a hot, dry summer and...

SUNY uses taxpayer dollars to torture kittens in useless experiments

The State University of New York is being sued for refusing to turn over documents about cruel animal experiments.

Federal judge strikes down Iowa’s ag-gag law ruling it a violation...

"Today's victory makes it clear that the government cannot protect these industries at the expense of our constitutional rights."

Biological annihilation

To mitigate the crisis, to save life itself, would require not merely the replacement of carbon-dirty fossil fuels with renewable forms of energy, but a genuine reevaluation of modern life and its institutions.

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food...

As tiny fibers shed from synthetic textiles invade our bodies, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.

Help save creatures great and small on World Animal Day

On this international day of action, participants aim to "raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe."

US Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services becomes multi million-dollar federal wildlife-killing...

"The Department of Agriculture needs to get out of the wildlife-slaughter business."

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”