August is often the hottest month in the Northern hemisphere. Jessica Scott-Reid discusses what this means for sled dogs, who serve their owners’ purpose only during the winter.
We can learn a great deal comparing the discrimination humans with disabilities face and the discrimination many nonhuman animals face. Examining the ableist perspective shows us how that logic either breaks down as unacceptable – or leads to truly immoral conclusions.
While zoos masquerade as prime exemplars of wildlife conservation efforts, when closely examined they cause the captive animals in modern zoos significantly more suffering and deprivation than well-being and life enrichment.
With New York City, a world fashion capital, finally joining the crop of cities banning the sale of fur, the exploitative fur industry’s days are numbered.