Animals

Endangered Species to Light Up the Empire State Building

by Brianne Hogan

On Saturday night, the most famous building in New York City will be aglow with images of endangered species as part of Oceanic Preservation Society’s “Projecting Change on the Empire State

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New Podcasts Explores the Ins and Outs of Animal Law

by Natalia Lima

Our Hen House, a nonprofit animal rights organization, has launched a new podcast completely dedicated to the legal system and its relationship to animals. Hosted by self-proclaimed “passionate (and nosy)

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African Golden Wolf is First New Canine in 150 Years

by Brianne Hogan

Looks like the jackals, the tricksters of traditional folklore, have fooled us once again. The golden jackals found across parts of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe, are now

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Zimbabwe Asks for Extradition of Cecil’s Killer

by Natalia Lima

The Zimbabwean authorities have officially stated they want Walter James Palmer, the dentist responsible for killing Cecil, the lion, in an illegal hunt, extradited to the country so he can

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NY Court: Chimps Are Not People

by Natalia Lima

The Manhattan Supreme Court ruled that chimpanzees are property, not ‘persons’ according to the law, in the case of Leo and Hercules, two chimpanzees currently being used for science experiments

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California Coastal Commission Delays Vote on SeaWorld Expansion

by Brianne Hogan

Another possible win for “Blackfish.” The California Coastal Commission has decided to delay SeaWorld San Diego from building larger tanks for the park’s killer whales after receiving more than 75,000

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Plea for Cecil the Lion Raises Over $150K

by Brianne Hogan

Jimmy Kimmel‘s emotional plea for donations in honor of Cecil the Lion’s tragic death raked in a remarkable $150,000 for Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit. On Tuesday night, the funny late night

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