Category: Animal Welfare

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New Study Suggests Animals Are Self-Aware

The idea that non-human animals aren’t intelligent, emotional or self-aware has long been used as an excuse for their exploitation. Those prejudices are rapidly breaking down in the face of a growing body of scientific...

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North Carolina Governor Vetoes Ag-Gag Bill

North Carolina came very close to criminalizing some of our nation’s greatest heroes: undercover investigators. The state’s recently passed House Bill 405 was designed to punish whistleblowers who uncover criminal activity and abuse in factory farms....

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Jane Goodall Blames Animal Agriculture for Climate Change

When Jane Goodall talks, people listen. For good reason; the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, she spent a whopping five decades studying them in Tanzania, and has dedicated her life to animal welfare, environmental preservation and peace. That’s why her words about...