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Changing Times: Lawyers File World's First Habeas Corpus Case on Behalf of Elephants
Animals  (tags: USA, Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), Connecticut Superior Court, Performing Animal Welfare Society, ARK 2000, sanctuary, Beulah, Minnie, Karen, Changing Times, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - changingtimes.media
The petition was filed Monday in Connecticut Superior Court on behalf of three elephants - Beulah, Minnie,& Karen, demanding that a common law court recognise the elephants as legal persons with the fundamental right to bodily liberty
Changing Times: New Orangutan Species Identified in Indonesia
Animals  (tags: indonesia, sumatra, Batang Toru forest, new species, orangutan, Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis), Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii), most endangered, IUCN/SSC, SOCP, Annette Gartland, changing times )

Evelyn
- 36 days ago - changingtimes.media
Newly named Tapanuli orangutan is already being described as one of the most endangered great ape species. A lot of work to be done to make sure that the Tapanuli orangutan does not go extinct in the same century in which it was first described
World Orangutan Day: Conservationists Call for An End to Habitat Destruction
Animals  (tags: animalrights, environment, endangered, protection, wildlife, extinction, Borneo, orangutan, Orangutan Land Trust, palm oil, Sumatra, International Orangutan Day, Changing Times, Annette Gartland, OIC, SOCP, BOSF, IAR, HOCRU, IUCN, rescue )

Annette
- 112 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Today is International Orangutan Day and events have been organised around the world to raise awareness about the plight of the now critically endangered primate. Changing Times brings you the full story about the situation in Sumatra and Borneo.
Changing Times: Freedom Beckons for Pongky the Orangutan After More Than a Decade in Captivity
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, captivity, rescued, Sumatran orangutan, Pongky, rehabilitation, release, wild, good news, Changing Times, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 676 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
A Sumatran orangutan who was kept for more than a decade in a tiny cage, then was rescued, only to end up back behind bars in a zoo, is now at a rehabilitation centre and there is every chance he will be released into the wild.
Asia for Animals Conference: The Horrors of Illegal Wildlife Trading and Live Exports
Animals  (tags: Changing Times, 2015 Asia for Animals conference, International Animal Rescue, animal rights, Animal Welfare, protection, wild animals, wildlife trading )

Evelyn
- 794 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
In a call to action at the 2015 Asia for Animals conference, the CEO of International Animal Rescue, Alan Knight, urged delegates to call on Youtube and Google to adopt an animal welfare charter.
Changing Times: New York Judge Hears Case on Rights of Research Chimpanzees
Animals  (tags: Changing Times, Annette Gartland, News York, Supreme Court case, chimpanzees, Hercules, Leo, personhood, animal rights, Justice Jaffe, NhRP, Steven Wise, Nonhuman Rights Project )

Evelyn
- 927 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Lawyers for Hercules and Leo argued before Supreme Court justice Barbara Jaffe that the chimps should be granted personhood. Wise told a packed courtroom. "The way we treat Hercules and Leo is the way we treat our worst human criminals."
   

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