The top ten animal rights issues are climate change, habitat destruction due to human development practices, invasive species, and seven more.
The First Unitarian Church of Louisville, Kentucky held its annual blessing of the animals in the church sanctuary. Animal companions were blessed both in person and virtually in a slide show. Reverend Kathy Hurt […]
Probably more than you think! Read Tuck.com’s article on how much dogs sleep and how their sleep cycles differ from ours. Also on our recommended reading list: How much sleep do cats need? How do […]
This article currently appears in the Times of Israel: An open letter to Animal Rights Activists Dear Animal Rights activists As a fellow animal lover I am a great supporter of the work that you do. I too would rather go naked than wear fur. I believe tusks belong on an elephant and the only […]via An open letter to Animal Rights activists — Roro's Rantings
I wrote this review about Jane Goodall many years ago, but it still rings true.
This article about the irrational emotions surrounding animals we prepare for table is really interesting.
Science Daily reports the vast majority of Americans support the Endangered Species Act despite increasing efforts to curtail it: Political and business interests don’t appear to align with the public’s view. Roughly four out of five Americans support the Endangered Species Act, and only one in 10 oppose it, found a survey of 1,287 Americans. Support has remained […]via Vast majority Of Americans Support Endangered Species Act — Natural History Wanderings
October brings us one of the most beautiful pet lovers’ traditions: the blessing of the animals. This is when churches open their courtyards, lawns, and sometimes even their sanctuaries to pets and their owners. Typically, […]
Pet leasing appears to be the latest scheme to bilk the unwary of their hard-earned dollars. Many humans thought they were the legal owners of their pets, only to discover that their beloved animals were “leases.”
In a tucked away corner of Kentucky, on a recent Thursday night, several elected officials conducted a poorly publicized public hearing to discuss whether regulations that have protected the Ohio River from pollution should be […]
Dogs are not wild animals. But what if they had to be? Would they latch onto the first human that came along? Probably. At least that’s what Wes Anderson hypothesizes in his latest film, Isle […]