“We have really sophisticated meteorological models for predicting climate change,” says ecologist Mark Urban, the lead author of a study that looks at whether the current climate models properly understand … [Read full article]
The rise and fall of climate change over the past 65 million years has had a continuing effect on the fauna of the North American continent, according to a new … [Read full article]
A goat, a rabbit, six dogs, and 35 domestic and exotic cats have been retrieved from a rural breeder’s home in North Carolina, thanks in part to the Humane Society … [Read full article]
Bob Barker is still saving animals around the world. He recently donated $230,000 to help relocate a family of chimpanzees to Chimp Haven, a chimpanzee rescue center.
Due to climate change causing Arctic sea ice to rapidly melt, polar bears are becoming stuck on land and having to resort to cannibalism for food and survival.
On November 18, 2011, the U.S. Congress lifted the five-year-old ban on slaughtering horses, backed by President Obama (who signed it into law), which prohibited horse slaughtering within U.S. borders. … [Read full article]
Grizzly bears and the many people working to protect them received great news recently: Last week, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave its long-awaited ruling on whether the … [Read full article]
1. Activists occupied KFC on two continents last week. More from the Dogwood Alliance: “Colonel Sanders and various woodland creatures made appearances at over 150 KFC restaurants across the … [Read full article]
Some top activism stories from the past week or so that I haven’t been able to get to but deserve a big share: Two Finland animal activists who were being … [Read full article]
Elephants are beautiful, thoughtful creatures — people love them. I imagine this is why they are in so many ads and movies. However, some of the people and companies that … [Read full article]
The Permian-Triassic extinction event is mostly known for the devastating impact it had on the ocean ecosystems, wiping out up to 96% of all marine species. However land-based animals took … [Read full article]
The National Conference to End Factory Farming starts tomorrow! One of our writers, Kate Follot, will be attending and reporting back for us. In the meantime, though, the organizers there … [Read full article]
Animal rights and environmental activists are increasingly being targeted by governments as terrorists (or “eco-terrorists”) as award-winning independent journalist and author Will Potter repeatedly shows. One of his recent posts on his site Green is the New Red was on animal activists in Finland being prosecuted for undercovering filming of factory farms. The story: