Animals

After Cecil, Hunting Bans May Cause More Problems for Wildlife

by Anthony Marcusa

First there was shock and outrage; then there was an outpouring of support. After that, a call for justice and political change. Now, a week after the senseless murder of

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New U.S. Bill Proposes to Ban Hunters From Importing Trophy Kills

by Brianne Hogan

The murder of Cecil the Lion has helped boost efforts in Washington to crack down on overseas poaching. The high-profile killing of Cecil by American dentist Walter Palmer has pressured

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Jon Stewart’s Post-‘Daily Show’ Plans Include Running Animal Sanctuary

by Brianne Hogan

Jon Stewart recently discussed his retirement plans with his “Daily Show” audience, which includes running an animal sanctuary on his new farm. Comedy Central recently released a compilation of Stewart’s recent

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Delta Airlines Joins Ban on Animal Trophies

by Brianne Hogan

Another victory for the fight against trophy hunting, and Cecil the Lion. Delta Airlines becomes the latest carrier to ban the shipment of big game trophies. On Monday, the airline —

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Activists Save 1,000 Cats on Their Way to Slaughter In China

by Brianne Hogan

Animal rights activists saved over 1,000 starving cats on their way to slaughterhouses in southern China earlier this week. The cats were in a truck on route to he southern Guangdong

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho’s Ag-Gag Law

by Brianne Hogan

Some good news! Yesterday a federal judge has ruled that Idaho’s law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional. The ruling comes after a coalition of

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Goat Cheese Farm Converts to Vegan Cheese Farm

by Brianne Hogan

After 20 years of producing award-winning goat cheese, farmers Carol and Julian Pearce are now going vegan. The farmers have always been compassionate and loving towards animals (Carol has a background in

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