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Five Wins For Dogs

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:00:07 +0000

Tweet The Fight Against Rabies and Inhumane Culling by World Animal Protection — Our thanks to World Animal Protection (formerly the World Society for the Protection of Animals) for permission to republish this article, which originally appeared on their site on September 28, 2016. To mark the 10th annual World Rabies Day, we’re taking a […]



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:45:20 +0000

Tweet –The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) sends out a “Take Action Thursday” email alert, which tells subscribers about current actions they can take to help animals. NAVS is a national, not-for-profit educational organization incorporated in the State of Illinois. NAVS promotes greater compassion, respect, and justice for animals through educational programs based on respected ethical […]



It Is Just This Simple

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:47:35 +0000

There are many people, in America and elsewhere, who decry political processes and don't see a place for (international) policy decisions in saving wildlife. Too many machinations; too many loopholes to satisfy special interests; too little enforcement.



World’s Maritime Countries Get Marine Conservation “Fever”

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:16:44 +0000

Tweet –by John P. Rafferty –Our thanks to the editors of the Britannica Book of the Year (BBOY) and John Rafferty for permission to republish this special report on the increase in the establishment of marine protected areas around the world. This article first appeared online at Britannica.com and will be published in BBOY in […]



Antibiotic Use in Livestock Is a Growing Threat

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:00:27 +0000

When we give more antibiotics to animals than to our own children, that puts our kids’ lives at risk. It seems crazy to risk losing the effectiveness of one of our most important inventions—antibiotics—simply because we don't want to make animal factories clean up.



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:52:05 +0000

Tweet –The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) sends out a “Take Action Thursday” email alert, which tells subscribers about current actions they can take to help animals. NAVS is a national, not-for-profit educational organization incorporated in the State of Illinois. NAVS promotes greater compassion, respect, and justice for animals through educational programs based on respected ethical […]



U.S. Senate Passes Wildlife Trafficking Act

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:44:30 +0000

The United States Senate passed the END Wildlife Trafficking Act, a bipartisan bill that aims to tackle one of the most pressing environmental issues we face.



“Art for Animals” 2016 Contest Winners Announced

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:43:45 +0000

Tweet The Chicago-based National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) holds an annual animal-themed art contest, Art for Animals, and invites artists to provide viewers with a fresh and creative perspective about respect, justice, and compassion for animals. For the 2016 contest, NAVS invited animal lovers and artists of all ages to submit inspiring artwork that best demonstrates […]