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I Rescued My First Lobster Today
Offbeat  (tags: rescuers, life, lobsters, rescued, welfare, caring )

- 1542 days ago -
I rescued my first lobster today. Why? The rescuing of lobsters is something I had thought of often, but thought: what's the point? or it won't make a difference or who cares about lobsters when there is so much suffering in the mammal world?
Three Strangely Colored Lobsters Take Up Residence at Connecticut Aquarium
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lobsters )

- 1780 days ago -
Connecticut's Maritime Aquarium is the new home to three exotic lobsters, a colorful trio sharing the same tank at the Norwalk center.
Lobster-Grabbing Arcade "Game" Adds Cruel Twist to Seafood Dining
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lobsters, cruelty )

- 1801 days ago -
Ready for some dinnertime fun and games? How about scooping up live lobsters from an enclosed tank inside an automated arcade-style machine? Eager seafood diners are working a little joystick action into their culinary experiences thanks to
Ask Market Basket to End Sale of Live Lobsters Take Action!!
Offbeat  (tags: lobsters, environment, oceans, cruelty, animalrights )

- 1935 days ago -
Please take action and ask Market Basket to end sell of live lobsters. These lobsters suffer greatly being taken out of the ocean only to be boiled alive!!
Victory! Kalahari Resorts Drop Lobster Zone Machines
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, lobsters, protection, victory )

- 2044 days ago -
The Lobster Zone, found in some bars and restaurants, allows patrons to grab at lobsters and pluck one out of a machine using a joystick-controlled crane with an attached claw. Caught lobsters are dropped down a chute like a cheap trinket, subsequently
Electrocuting Lobsters
Offbeat  (tags: animals, lobsters, electrocuted )

- 2080 days ago -
So here we have a device (which sells for £2,500 -- or roughly $4,400) that kills lobsters almost instantly by electrocution rather than forcing them to endure the 3-4 agonizing minutes they typically spend being boiled or roasted alive.
Entrepreneur Creates 'Humane' Device to Electrocute Lobsters
Offbeat  (tags: animals, killing, lobsters, electrocute )

- 2106 days ago -
A British entrepreneur has created a machine that can kill a lobster humanely in less than one second - by electrocution.
Lobster Liberation Times 30!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, lobsters, liberation, environment )

- 2194 days ago -
No wonder my heart skips a beat whenever I read about a caring person who liberates a lobster from a filthy lobster tank so that the animal can be returned to the sea. So my heart nearly burst out of my rib cage when I read that a Slovenian tourist and
Crabs 'Can Remember Suffering Pain'
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, crabs, lobsters, crustaceans, pain, memory )

- 2344 days ago -
Crabs not only suffer pain but can remember being hurt, new research has suggested. Scientists, who made the discovery by submitting hermit crabs to small electric shocks, said it has important implications for crustacean welfare in the food industry.
140-Year Old Lobster Spared From Becoming Dinner
Offbeat  (tags: Lobsters, cruel deaths )

- 2419 days ago -
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- A 140-year-old lobster that was destined to adorn a dinner plate is back in the ocean after a seafood restaurant in New York City granted him a reprieve.

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