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The moral conflict between environmentalism and animal welfare

This is a quote from an OPINION PIECE for your reading and consideration:   From an ecological perspective, the utilitarian’s concern for the welfare of individual animals seems precious,...more >>

Nine out of 10 EU citizens oppose animal slaughter without stunning

Nine out of 10 EU citizens want their governments to ban the slaughter of animals that have not been stunned, according to a poll published recently.   The results of the survey, carried out for...more >>

Nine out of 10 EU citizens oppose animal slaughter without stunning

Nine out of 10 EU citizens want their governments to ban the slaughter of animals that have not been stunned, according to a poll published recently.   The results of the survey, carried out for...more >>

Australian farm: 50,000 crocodiles for luxury Herm├Ęs goods

A croc farm has been designed to supply skins to make handbags and shoes would be one of the biggest in Australia under plan approved by Australia's Northern Territory government. The venture has...more >>

What now for New Zealand's Codes of Welfare?

An association of New Zealand lawyers (The New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA)) has been successful in privately prosecuting  New Zealand’s first rodeo case,, and in challenging a...more >>

Are you critiquing those media stories? For example, "live exports" ...

In early September 2020, a ship taking nearly 6,000 cows out of New Zealand, capsized off the coast of Japan. It’s been reported that the ship capsized because the ship's engine failed,...more >>

Dogs trained to detect COVID-19

After just a few days of training, dogs in Germany proved capable of identifying people infected with COVID-19, according to researchers. The dogs, part of a study by a veterinary university in...more >>

Dogs must be walked twice a day under new law

When it comes to looking after dogs, do you think providing a dog with regular exercise is a sign of a "responsible" dog owner? If the answer to that question is "yes", then how...more >>

Do YOU think invertebrates are sentient?

According to Donald Broom ( Emeritus Professor of Animal Welfare at Cambridge University) "sentience is not confined to animals with large or human-like brains. Moral standing should be accorded...more >>
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