These slaughterhouses are the product of a society where poverty and malnourishment runs rampant, where human rights abuses are seldom handled with efficacy by the government, and where animal rights are ignored.
Every year over an estimated one hundred animals will be put to death to pursue junk science. From mice to chimpanzees, scientists use justifications such as similarities of the central nervous system amongst mammals to defend flimsy research.
The seal slaughter is an inhumane, greed-driven practice that must be stopped. There is no purpose to the annual hunt other than to create revenue for fishermen out of work, and for reasons of fashion and vanity.
As more bodies have been recovered in typhoon affected areas in central Philippines, the toll rose to 5,598, authorities said Friday.
Globally, dolphins, whales, and sharks are mercilessly slaughtered for economic gain. These creatures are in need of our help more than ever, as the rates of murder are increasing and creating a state of global alarm for our oceans.
A native New Zealand bird that was declared extinct in 2007 might still be alive, conservation groups said Wednesday.
The European Union has expressed disappointment at Japan's new greenhouse gas emission reduction target announced Friday, Xinhua reported.
The Brazilian government said Thursday that deforestation of its Amazon rainforest rose by 28 percent over the period of August 2012 to July 2013.
The number of deaths in the Philippines caused by typhoon Haiyan jumped to 1,833, with the initial cost of damage increasing to $17.4 million, a government official said Wednesday.
Agra district authorities have announced plans to demolish all encroachments and illegal structures and remove squatters within the premises of, or uncomfortably near, historical monuments in this tourist city.