The New Zealand government has declared war on red-vented bulbuls, birds native to South Asia who have made their way to New Zealand's shores. Although the birds are not dangerous to any native plants or animals, the Conservation Department considers
Every year, Australia exports millions of live animals to countries in the Middle East, a gruelling trip across the Indian Ocean, sometimes in searing heat, that may take weeks. More than 200 million animals have been crammed onto filthy cargo ships over
Despite the availability of humane and educationally superior human-patient simulators, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) continues to cut holes into the throats, chests and limbs of live animals in a surgical training course called
The Buenos Aires Zoo has stood for 140 years and currently holds 2,500 animals. However, all of that is about to change. Thank the city for deciding to shut down its zoo and retire all of its animals to sanctuaries.
The Massachusetts bill to restrict the trade in ivory and rhino horn, S. 440, needs to move quickly if it is going to pass this year. Unfortunately, the bill is currently stalled in the legislature. We need your help to convince legislators to pass it
Bears do not belong in confinement of a zoo or any other such facility that robs them of a productive and natural life. It is a sad fact that dozens of bears end up in dungeon-like pits for the amusement of humans.
Many carnivorous, wild cats can only be found in the island of Borneo. But new research shows that we're losing them at an alarming rate: half of these majestic cats are expected to go extinct unless we act now.
People need to be reminded that animals are not just objects or personal property but living, breathing creatures with feelings and emotions. Animal cruelty has gotten way out of hand and unless charges and penalties become stiffer, these defenseless
Animal cruelty cases are too often dismissed, allowing violent individuals to walk free and providing no justice for the abused animals. In my home state of Connecticut, only 18% of defendants accused of animal cruelty between 2005 and 2010 were found
As most people are aware, the Orca is now considered one of the most endangered species of our seas. June is proposed to be National Orca Protection Month and we as animal advocates want to support this bill and the protection of these amazing creatures
But, while conducting a search warrant of the Peabody home and property after IncaâEUR(TM)s death, investigators found remains believed to be those of Dale buried on the property. A necropsy revealed the dog had not died from choking on a toy, ...
The animals will be moved to nature reserves throughout the country where they will live in more suitable environments. The zoo will be transformed into an ecopark will provide children a place 2 learn how to take care of and relate with different species
Restaurant chain Olive Garden is refusing to ditch meat suppliers that dose their animals with antibiotics every dayâEUR"an unnecessary practice that is a huge contributor to the growing germ resistance to these antibiotics. Big agriculture companies ...
Shelters are receiving an overwhelming number of calls and police departments are cracking down, but the best thing for everyone is if dogsâEUR"and all living beingsâEUR"are kept safe in the first place. You can help!