FDA ordered to Examine Antibio...

Apr 12, 2012 by

From the ASPCA Blog On March 22, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must address the overuse of...

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Please Stop the Cruelty

Apr 1, 2012 by

What we do not know exists, we cannot change. But, once we have information, we can embark on the journey to change. This is why we...

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NIH Agrees, Nearly All Chimpan...

Jan 3, 2012 by

From Discover Online After seven months of deliberation, the US Institute of Medicine has released a report that marks a turning...

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Happily Ever After: Cinderella...

Dec 22, 2011 by

 From the ASPCA blog: Fairytales do come true. In June, 2010 ASPCA responders deployed to rural Tennessee, to assist with a critical...

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Is it homophobic to split up g...

Nov 26, 2011 by

From Alex Needham for The Guardian When Toronto zoo bought African penguins Pedro and Buddy from Pittsburgh’s National Aviary,...

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Tarra The Elephant Mourns The ...

Nov 1, 2011 by

From A Place To Love Dogs Happier Days For those who have not seen this video from The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, it is a...

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FADs and Long-lines: Two Dirty...

Sep 27, 2011 by

What is the cost of unrestrained consumption? The environment is paying dearly and the supply of ocean provided food is dwindling....

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Julio “Hoolie the Hoolig...

Sep 19, 2011 by

From the John W Strobel III series, People I’ve Met Along the Way… How does one explain a relationship that is tentative...

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Our Modern-Day Freak Show

Jul 13, 2011 by

On one hand, it is arrogant for us to think we are the caretakers of this planet. On another hand, we are the species that has the...

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Chimps “mourn” nin...

Jul 6, 2011 by

National Geographic brings us this report from the Max Planck Institute for...

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Saving Valentina

Jun 29, 2011 by

From The Great Whale Conservancy Michael Fishbach narrates his encounter with a humpback whale entangled in a fishing net. Gershon...

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An Unexpected End

May 4, 2011 by

Click here to see, large screen, the photogallery If the real estate and debt disaster in Ireland have filled the front pages of the...

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Why Shark Week is irresponsibl...

Apr 27, 2011 by

“Teeth of death,” “Shark feeding frenzy,” “The Worst Shark Attack Ever.” It is that time of year again, when the Discovery Channel...

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Sex and violence in wildlife f...

Apr 20, 2011 by

Below are some excerpts on sex and violence in wildlife films from my book “Shooting in the Wild.” I hope you enjoy them. “Shooting...

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The White Tailed Deer

Feb 2, 2011 by

The White Tailed Deer is a beautiful animal and a great success story. When my father was a boy during the great depression, White...

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A “Wild” bond we a...

Dec 8, 2010 by

During my life I have been fortunate enough to have had the ability to travel. Nothing crazy mind you, but certainly enough to...

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Living with Carnivores: The Co...

Dec 1, 2010 by

Wildlife comes in all shapes and sizes and I truly love them all, but let’s face it some species have a bad rap. Carnivores for...

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Testimony of an ex-whaler

Nov 3, 2010 by

By John Burton for Greenpeace In 1949 I became a boy whaler. In the three ‘seasons’ I spent whaling in the Antarctic, I...

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