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

Animal Testing Alternatives are the critical way forward

Introduction Animal testing is a controversial topic. People on both sides of the fence have strong opinions and arguments, but it seems like most people agree that alternatives to animal testing should be explored. This article will serve as a guide for other options to animal testing and why they matter. We’ll also discuss companies that still use animals in their research and what you can do about it. What is animal testing? Animal testing is exactly what it sounds […]

Endangered Animals list: Raising awareness to a great responsibility

Humans have a responsibility to protect endangered animals from extinction. Every day, more and more animal species are becoming endangered or extinct. In this post, we will look at endangered animals around the world and some endangered plants in North America. We will also explore why it is so important that humans do what they can to save these precious creatures! Why Endangered animals matter 1. The world population is projected to be 9 billion by 2020 2. There will […]

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Animal Rights Groups for Activists: What to Join and Where to Donate

Introduction to Animal Rights Groups Animal rights groups are popping up all over the country. These organizations have different focuses, but they all share one goal: to educate citizens about animal cruelty and help them make more informed decisions about spending their money. Animal rights activist groups work to accomplish this by holding rallies, distributing pamphlets, creating social media campaigns, and even providing vegan alternatives in public places like restaurants or grocery stores. The end goal is for every citizen […]

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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 as cooperation with one another […]

Lost Pets in America: Tips to Reduce the Problem

In the last decade, lost pets in America have risen by 40%. This is a significant increase that has led to an increase in animal shelters and pet adoption rates. Some people believe that this is due to more people adopting animals than ever before, while others think it’s because of higher populations moving from rural areas to urban ones. Whatever the reason for this rise, there are still plenty of ways we can reduce it! The number of lost […]

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Animal activism 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 extinction due to devil facial […]