Cruelty of Bear Dancing
practice of bears tortured and forced to dance for the public is
hoped to be stamped out within ten years, say a wildlife rescue
organization in India.
Oil ... The Ape Killer
and environmental welfare organisations call on consumers to question
products containing palm oil which destroys Orangutan habitats.
Ordinary food shoppers are unwittingly causing the extinction of
rain forest animals such as the much-loved Orangutan.
Hope for India's Captive Elephants
caught captive elephants in India are estimated to number more than
5000, but help is at hand with the launch of the street
Elephant Welfare Project.
Poison and Prejudice around the Parthenon
story of how Greece, its media and authorities twisted truths and
denied mass killings of thousands of stray dogs and cats in the
run-up to the last Olympics... and how the situation has become
worse since then.
Fur is Back in Fashion - plus Cats and Dogs being Farmed for fur
insensitive new generation of fashion followers are buying and wearing
real fur clothing again. In a shocking report by the BBC's Money
Programme, young people say that "Moral objections are old
it be peace time or in conflict, animals are suffering horrific
deaths and injuries caused by human waged destruction
Pigeons Back into our Cities
Animal Stories Here>>>
and Holland show new humane ways that enable people and pigeons
in cities to live side by side.
Rain Forest Destruction Sped Up By Illegal Soy Bean Plantations
destruction of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil is being dramatically
accelerated due to massive plantations of soy. European consumers
are inadvertently causing the effect due to preference of non-genetically
modified soy instead of the American GM equivalent
Crops Now Threatening Natural Flora Diversity
Crops are now infiltrating wild crops. Read updated stories on this
Report from The World Wide Fund for Nature
Global warming could fundamentally alter one third of plant and
animal habitats by the end of this century, and cause the eventual
extinction of certain plant and animal species, according to a recent
study released by WWF, the conservation organization ...more
Environmental Stories Here>>>
Ethical Labeling Campaign
web sites VeggieGlobal and Looking-Glass have launched a major campaign
and investigation into ethical labeling of food and consumer products.
non-killjoy firework campaign
Ban the Bang! is a well-balanced campaign to stop
the use of excessive fireworks that cause suffering and death to
animals, as well as distress to young children, the elderly and
communities in general.
more at the "Ban The Bang!" campaign site
London Whale - A symbol of a dying world
Did we really listen to the dying song of the London whale? To understand
that it had sent us a simple message ... "Stop killing our
News provides the latest stories about the notorious Canadian Seal
Slaughter ... the largest since 1970
Being Killed by Fishing Nets off British Coast
January 2003 alone, nearly 200 dolphins were washed up dead on the
south-west coast of Britain ...more
Coral Reefs Wiped Out by 2050
Oceans, Marine Life and Wetlands Stories Here>>>
British Association for the Advancement of Science conference were
recently told that nearly all the world's coral reefs will be dead
in 45 years ...more
Chinese Year of the Dog - by Kim Cooling
after this picture was taken this little dog was bled alive then
full story ...
rescuer Kim Cooling has given a harrowing account of her trip
to China where she witnessed the barbaric slaughter of dogs in
the southern Guangxi province. Armed with a video and stills camera,
Kim's heart-rending story presents a snapshot account of the slow
death that thousands of dogs and cats go through every day across
China, killed for human consumption. ...more
post war, silent, underground killer
can't see it - you can't hear it - you can't smell it - and the
conflict in your country may have been over for years. But landmines
are killing or seriously maiming both humans and animals in war-torn
countries across the world every day ...more
June 2003, participants from 28 African countries assembled for
a high profile conference on female genital mutilation (FGM).
Its purpose was to discuss efforts to ban the world's most barbaric
non-consenting "operations" on girls...
United Nations recently issued a warning that world water resources
are diminishing, leaving 1/6 of humanity without clean running
Humanitarian Stories Here>>>
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