Category: Animals + Environment

The Usual Suspects Try Again to Reintroduce Trophy Hunting to Kenya

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  September 2013: (Actually published on October 8,  2013) By Josphat Ngonyo It is now official that cropping,  defined as “harvesting of [wild] animals for a range of products,”  including meat,  horns,  and hides, may be re-introduced to KenyaREAD ON

Depraved business thriving in Texas while the media cheers

Meanwhile, we sure could use a more aggressive response by the HSUS and the other biggies in the animal defense network.  Hog-Dogging is a big-time thrill among many rural communities, but the exploitation of feral pigs for “entertainment” and businessREAD ON

Rethinking Revolution

Animal Liberation, Human Liberation and the Future of the Left By STEVEN BEST ________________ “Animal liberation may sound more like a parody of other liberation movements than a serious objective.” Peter Singer

“Animal liberation is the ultimate freedom movement, the `finalREAD ON

What caused the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon?

Everyone should understand by now that, regardless of what party is in office, it is corporate power that runs and staffs this nation’s highest offices, and that American presidents are essentially shills for the untouchable plutocracy. By Tom Eley 

The Deepwater Horizon ~ A HOLE INTO HELL (with VIDEO)

MULTIPART TOPICAL PORTFOLIO—-MONSTER ACCIDENT IN THE GULF As one ecosystem after another collapses from hyperexploitation, and after one species after another is driven to extinction, when and where will humans draw the line to their incessant depredations? But first, whatREAD ON

ISSUE: Carriage ponies in old Manila

Torment without end Many instances of tremendous animal suffering are protected by established custom and reinforced by poverty. The solution sometimes may involve a struggle with both factors, not exactly easy in most parts of the world. Below some notesREAD ON

ISSUES: Bowhunting (1)

Editor’s Note: The Greanville is completely opposed to so-called recreational hunting in all its forms, regarding it as a depraved and anachronistic activity without any social or moral justification. The contradictions surrounding hunting are legion. Ironically, many people whoREAD ON

What man has wrought

The Sixth Extinction Niles Eldredge An original article »en español articlehighlights Can we stop the devastation of our planet and save our own species? We are in a biodiversity crisis — the fastest mass extinction in Earth’s history, largelyREAD ON