Though Healthy Ecosystems Need Birds, Billions Fatally Strike Our Windows Every Year
Birds cannot see glass windows, fatally crashing in alarming numbers. That’s bad for them, humans, and the environment.
Wild Horses Brutally Uprooted, Non-Native Private Livestock Preferred
Despite evidence showing these horses and their range are in good condition and calls from public and political figures to stop the roundup, BLM moved forward.
Zoo Troubles: The Plight of Two Pandas Lays Bare the Flaws
The consequences of depriving animals of their natural habitats and forcing them to face experiences that go against their instinctive behavior can cause great harm to them, which can sometimes be irreversible.
Balancing Constitutional Limitations with the Rights of Nature
What we learn when we compare mining concessions in Ecuador and the United States.
Animals Raised for Food and Treating them with Respect
Avian influenza epidemics are built into the heavily subsidized poultry industry with no accountability. These epidemics will continue if no action is taken.
Apex Predators Most Threatened by The World’s Roads
Tigers and leopards are among the 10 apex predators most threatened by the world’s roads.
Human-Hawk Relationship Building and the Art of Connection
We value thinking and dismiss instinct as the machinery of an automaton. But instinct is what lets us love life’s juicy essence such as food and drink and sex.
May 4th is Chickens Day: Reflecting on the Meat Industry
Imagine chickens living a cage-free life along with their chicks. We need to respect the lives of chickens and ensure that chickens are treated humanely.
Costa Rica Protects Biodiversity and Made it Accessible
With careful planning and inclusive perspective, we believe nations can build sustainable tourism programs that benefit their economies and the environment.
Fossil Fuel Extraction Threatens Africa’s Remaining Elephants
Tzeporah Berman and Ina-Maria Shikongo: Destructive oil drilling, fracking and new roads are coming to a UNESCO World Heritage site, putting endangered elephants at even greater risk.
Live in the Pacific Northwest? Salmon Can Be a Big Part of Who You Are
April M. Short: The salmon stories project collects and archives stories from everyday people living on the edges of the Pacific Northwest bioregion, who have a connection with salmon in some way.
Whales Will Save Climate — Unless the Military Destroys Them First
Koohan Paik-Mander: The decimation of populations of whales and dolphins over the last decade—resulting from the year-round, full-spectrum military practices carried out in the oceans—has fast-tracked us toward a cataclysmic environmental tipping point.
Watching a Harpooned Whale Die Right Before Your Eyes
Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.
Undercover Investigations Expose Brutal Wildlife Killing Contests
Katie Stennes: Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.
Believing That Meat Is Essential for Human Health Harms Us All
Jennifer Barckley: Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Changing How We Talk About Nonhuman Animals
Debra Merskin, Carrie P. Freeman, and Alicia Graef: We wouldn’t say “it” or “that” when referring to humans, so why would we for other sentient individuals?