Category Archives: Animal Welfare

Skin Care Products, Cosmetics Must Eliminate Microbeads

Microbeads Causing Environmental Damage A total ban on the use of tiny plastic beads in products that enter wastewater is the best way to protect water quality, wildlife, and resources. Avoiding plastic also can help protect your skin and overall … Continue reading

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China Admits To Tiger Farming

Denies Trade In Tiger Bones China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species. They … Continue reading

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Blackfish Movie Inspires College Students To Confront SeaWorld

Blackfish Movie Drowning SeaWorld Through the years, college campuses nationwide have birthed a variety of student-led protests. Currently, many individuals on and off college campuses are in an uproar over the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which tells the tale of Tilikum, … Continue reading

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Wild Horses Stuck In Sub-Zero Temperatures

Wild Horse Program Abusing Taxpayers, Animals How would you and your children like to stand around in the snow and ice all day and all night in sub-zero temperatures? That’s what Uncle Sam is doing to thousands of wild horses … Continue reading

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Godfather Of Illegal Wildlife Sheltered In Laos

Wildlife Trader Untouchable In Southeast Asia On an obscure and bumpy dirt road not far from the banks of the Mekong River, the compound of Vixay Keosavang stands out for its iron gates and cinder-block walls topped with barbed wire, … Continue reading

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Taiji, Japan Killing And Stealing Dolphins

The Cove Is A Nightmare For Dolphins Each year from September to May more than 20,000 dolphins are slaughtered in Japan. Fishermen round them up by the hundreds using sound barriers to disorient and herd the frantic pods into hidden lagoons … Continue reading

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Feds Killing Pets, Protected Species

Wildlife Services Killing Thousands Of Animals It was an August morning two years ago when Maggie, a spry, 7-year-old border collie, slipped through the backyard fence of her family’s suburban Oregon home. Minutes later, she was dead – her neck … Continue reading

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Cows Help Recycle Phone Books

Farmer Recycles Paper A herd of cows in Maine is letting its hooves do the walking through the yellow pages in a unique new use for old phone books. More than five tons of discarded directories are shredded up every … Continue reading

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Buy a Rhino, Save a Rhino

Beer Promotes Rhino Conservation Rhino Chasers, a new environmentally conscious brew, is quenching the thirsts of beer lovers across the country while raising money for the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). An agreement between the brewer and AWF is sending 51 … Continue reading

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