Animal Activism

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Animal activism is the approach in which some, or all, animals are qualified to the ownership of their own being and that their most fundamental concerns—such as the need to avoid suffering—should be supported to the same extent as comparable importance of people

Fish Conservation Efforts US Sen. Richard Blumenthal introduces the Forage Fish Conservation Act

For some time now, we have been heard arguments against fish conservation efforts from animal rights groups about how fish are not as intelligent as many animals and do not feel pain. These claims are false. Fish have shown to be more intelligent than once thought; they can navigate their environment, recognize members of their own species, and use tools (such as a rock or an algae-covered log). Fish also exhibit complex social behaviors such […]

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Lost pets are on the rise in America

The number of lost pets is staggering. In the United States alone, 3.3 million pets are lost every year and 1 out of every 5 dogs will be lost during their lifetime. That’s a lot of animals in need! The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those who have to say goodbye to their best friends, so we’ve got some tips on how you can help prevent pet abandonment this season. In order […]

Animal activist news – Late 2020 edition

Over the last two decades, devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) has wreaked havoc on the Tasmanian devil population, putting them on the edge of extinction. The endangered animal belongs to the class carnivorous marsupial, which are predators having strong jaws. Commonly referred to as Looney Tunes character Taz, a Tasmanian devil looks like a small dog and is only found in Tasmania. For the last 20 years, Tasmanian devils have been experiencing the threat of […]