TAG: animal rights

The UN Looks to Protect Chimpanzee Culture

Jordan Davidson – The United Nations famously protects cultural heritage sites, but for the first time it has recognized the unique culture of animals.

American Meat—An Inside Look at Sustainable Farming in America

Dr. Mercola Waking Times “Thanksgiving is a time when many of us come together and share food and conversation with our family and friends. It’s a time when we celebrate our loved ones, and reflect on that which we are thankful for. In the spirit of the holiday, we are offering our documentary American Meat to you

Appalling Lack of Progress in Factory Farm Policies Despite Increased Public Awareness

Kaye Spector, EcoWatch Waking Times A comprehensive analysis of the U.S. meat, egg and dairy industries in 2008 excoriated  producers for their business practices. A new assessment of progress since then says industrial livestock production remains just as destructive, and little has been done to address any of the problems. The report, from Johns Hopkins University Center for a

Humanity is Waking Up to the Intelligence of Nature

Paul Lenda, Guest Waking Times There’s a heightening level of awareness within the human race with regards to nature and all that is contained within it. Everything from the discoveries of the rudiments of language in monkeys, metacognition in dolphins, self-awareness of elephants, the ability for animals to tell “right” from “wrong”, to the creation

Dolphins Gain Unprecedented Protection in India

Deutsche Welle Waking Times India has officially recognized dolphins as non-human persons, whose rights to life and liberty must be respected. Dolphin parks that were being built across the country will instead be shut down. India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests has advised state governments to ban dolphinariums and other commercial entertainment that involves the

Freedom! Switzerland Bans Dolphins in Captivity

In a major victory for dolphins and dolphin advocates, Switzerland’s House of Representatives has voted to outlaw the keeping of dolphins in aquariums or for entertainment purposes.

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