This post was originally published on this site By Michael Goldberg In February of this year, I was one of around 100 members of the grassroots animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) who walked into a Whole Foods store on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California. Several of the activists rolled a small wooden calf … Read moreIs Whole Foods Telling Us the Truth About Its Stance on Animal Rights?
By Alan Knight At the end of September, four rescued orangutans returned to their home in the rainforest after undergoing lengthy rehabilitation at International Animal Rescue’s (IAR) conservation center in West Borneo, where I work as a chief executive. Amy, Kepo, Ongky and Rambo had been rescued by our Orangutan Protection Unit at various times … Read moreThe Bornean Orangutan Population Has Fallen by Nearly 150,000 in Just 16 Years
This post was originally published on this site By Karen Davis We adopted Amelia as a young turkey into our sanctuary from a local farmer. She lived with us for five years until her legs gave out, and we had to call our veterinarian to put her to rest, surrounded by her friends in the … Read moreTurkeys: Who Are They, and Why Should We Care?
By Reynard Loki Many children play with toys that evoke the bucolic life on a farm. And many will likely visit a small local farm, where animals have space and access to sunlight and the outdoors. But most kids are probably not aware that, for the vast majority of farmed animals, life is anything but … Read moreHow Can You Talk to Kids About Factory Farming? These Books Can Help.