Romans Want to Get Rid of Wild Boars, but Killing Them? That’s Another Matter

The euthanizing of a boar and her six piglets on a playground near the Vatican has aroused fury in Rome, a city that has long complained about the often aggressive animals.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animals, #hunting-and-trapping, #italy, #pigs, #raggi-virginia-1978, #roads-and-traffic, #rome-italy

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‘Tiger King’ Star Doc Antle Is Charged With Wildlife Trafficking

Mr. Antle’s daughters and a former roadside zoo owner in Virginia also face charges of animal cruelty.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #antle-bhagavan-doc, #myrtle-beach-sc, #myrtle-beach-safari-myrtle-beach-sc, #tiger-king-murder-mayhem-and-madness-tv-program, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

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Battle Over Mink Fur Almost Brings Down the Polish Government

Legislation to ban mink farming cracked the governing coalition, forcing the country’s most powerful politician to assume formal office and exposing a struggle for control of Polish conservatism.

#agriculture-and-farming, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animals, #duda-andrzej-1972, #european-union, #fur, #law-and-justice-poland, #minks-animals, #morawiecki-mateusz, #poland, #politics-and-government, #radio-maryja, #ziobro-zbigniew

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U.S. Lab Chimps Stuck in Retirement Limbo

Activists and some congressional lawmakers are demanding that the N.I.H. reconsider its refusal to move 39 chimpanzees from a research center to a sanctuary.

#alamogordo-primate-facility, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animal-behavior, #chimp-haven, #collins-francis-s, #monkeys-and-apes, #national-institutes-of-health, #research, #your-feed-science

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Are Exotic Skins Out of Fashion?

Covid-19 may be the tipping point when it comes to crocodile, python, ostrich, and clothes.

#agriculture-and-farming, #alligators, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animals, #biodiversity, #convention-on-international-trade-in-endangered-species, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fashion-and-apparel, #fur, #kering-sa, #luxury-goods-and-services, #lvmh-moet-hennessy-louis-vuitton-sa, #minks-animals, #people-for-the-ethical-treatment-of-animals, #phillips-van-heusen-corporation, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #reptiles, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching, #your-feed-fashion

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Carole Baskin of ‘Tiger King’ Gets Her Own Show

The unscripted series will follow Ms. Baskin and her husband, Howard Baskin, as “they work to expose” animal abuse, a production company said.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #baskin-carole, #big-cat-rescue, #dancing, #dancing-with-the-stars-tv-program, #itv-tv-network, #lewis-don-1938, #maldonado-passage-joseph, #netflix-inc, #tampa-fla, #television, #tiger-king-murder-mayhem-and-madness-tv-program, #tigers

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Drones, Hooks and Blood: Secrets of the Shark Fishermen of Long Island

‘I don’t want to encourage other people to do this.’

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #environmental-conservation-department-nys, #fishing-sport, #long-island-ny, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #sharks

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Capsized Cattle Ship: New Zealand Suspends Cow Exports

A second man believed to be a crew member was plucked from the sea, but he later died, the Japanese Coast Guard said. The carcasses of a dozen cows were also spotted at sea.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #cattle, #china, #deaths-fatalities, #east-china-sea, #japan, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #new-zealand, #philippines, #rescues, #ships-and-shipping

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France Prohibits a Bird Hunting Technique, 41 Years After an E.U. Ban

The country has suspended the use of glue traps, which conservationists say are cruel to animals and harm the environment.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #birds, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #france, #hunting-and-trapping, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

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How to Move Your Elephant During a Pandemic

After decades in captivity and a 1,700-mile road trip from Argentina into Brazil, an Asian elephant named Mara finally gained a chance to roam.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animal-behavior, #animals, #argentina, #brazil, #buenos-aires-argentina, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elephants, #photography, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-photojournalism, #your-feed-science, #zoos

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The Dog Days of Quarantine

Animal Haven was always rescuing animals. Now the shelter is doing it on the front lines.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animal-haven, #cats, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dogs, #lacey-tiffany-a, #new-york-city, #pets, #rescue-animals, #volunteers-and-community-service

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Why Will Our Great-Grandchildren Scorn Us?

As we topple statues, let’s also search for our own moral blind spots.

#agriculture-and-farming, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #factory-farming, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #vegetarianism

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In Fight to Ban Dog Meat, China’s Activists Find an Ally: The Coronavirus

A fast-growing network of activists sees the pandemic as an opportunity to push legislation that bans the consumption of dog and cat meats.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animals, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dogs, #meat, #politics-and-government, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

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The Pets Left Behind by Covid-19

The pandemic’s human toll in New York has been well documented. But what about the dogs and cats of those who become seriously ill?

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animal-care-centers-of-nyc, #animals, #cats, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dogs, #new-york-city, #pets

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A Soft-Handed Predator Masquerading in Manliness

How we treat animals tells us something about how we treat one another.

#alaska, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #bears, #hunting-and-trapping, #trump-donald-j, #trump-donald-j-jr, #wolves

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Trump Administration Undoes Rules That Restrict Bear Hunting in Alaska

The move reverses an Obama-era ban on hunting methods like baiting bears with doughnuts and shooting swimming caribou.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #bears, #environment, #federal-lands, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #hunting-and-trapping, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #trump-donald-j, #trump-donald-j-jr, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Judge Gives Carole Baskin the Tiger King’s Zoo

The legal battle between Ms. Baskin, an animal-rights activist, and Joseph Maldonado-Passage, a former roadside zoo owner, played out for more than seven years and on a Netflix special.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animals, #baskin-carole, #big-cat-rescue, #humane-society-of-the-united-states, #maldonado-passage-joseph, #netflix-inc, #tigers, #zoos

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How PETA Won Its Messy Fight and Took a Seat at the Table

Turns out if you throw enough red paint, eventually they’ll listen.

#alpacas, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #anthropologie, #fashion-and-apparel, #fur, #hm-hennesmauritz-ab, #humane-society-of-the-united-states, #people-for-the-ethical-treatment-of-animals, #shopping-and-retail

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Alicia Silverstone Wants Us to Eat Our Fruits and Vegetables

From ’90s “It” girl to animal-rights advocate and food activist — with a dash of controversy.

#actors-and-actresses, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #clueless-movie, #movies, #silverstone-alicia, #vaccination-and-immunization, #veganism

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An Official’s Removal Is Sought After He Throws Cat During Zoom Meeting

“OK, first, I’d like to introduce my cat,” said a planning commissioner in Vallejo, Calif., lifting it close to the camera and then, with two hands, tossing it off screen.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #cats, #chris-platzer, #city-councils, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #vallejo-calif, #videophones-and-videoconferencing, #zoom-video-communications

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Vallejo Official’s Removal Is Sought After He Throws Cat During Zoom Meeting

“OK, first, I’d like to introduce my cat,” said a planning commissioner in Vallejo, Calif., lifting it close to the camera and then, with two hands, tossing it off screen.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #cats, #chris-platzer, #city-councils, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #quarantines, #telecommuting, #vallejo-calif, #videophones-and-videoconferencing, #zoom-video-communications

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Chicago Bans Horse-Drawn Carriages Starting in 2021

After the City Council’s vote on Friday, operators will be unable to renew their licenses and the city will stop issuing new ones.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animals, #carriages, #central-park-manhattan-ny, #chicago-ill, #horses, #humane-society-of-the-united-states, #people-for-the-ethical-treatment-of-animals, #politics-and-government

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Canada Goose Will Stop Buying Fur — Sort Of

As of 2022, the luxury outerwear brand will no longer purchase new coyote fur. But it is not giving up fur entirely.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #canada-goose-inc, #coyotes, #fashion-and-apparel, #fur, #people-for-the-ethical-treatment-of-animals, #toronto-ontario

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Our Cruel Treatment of Animals Led to the Coronavirus

The conditions that lead to the emergence of new infectious diseases are the same ones that inflict horrific harms on animals.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #antibiotics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ethics-personal, #philosophy

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