Animal rights
Animal rights is the idea that some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives, and that their most basic interests – such as the lack of suffering – should be afford...
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Activists branded with hot iron to expose animal cruelty (Paris)
Performance Artist Jacqueline Traide Gets Tortured Like an Animal to Raise Awareness for Animal Cosmetics Testing in Regent Street, London. Activists branded with hot irons, covered in blood and wrap...
Marquage au fer rouge de plusieurs vegans
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Laika: Pioneering Space Dog Launched 60 Years Ago Today
It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth. Her historic flight was one of the defining moments of the space race between the US and Soviet Union. Al Ja...
Pigs can be optimists or pessimists, depending on personality and mood, study finds
You can’t keep a positive pig down. A new study finds that, like humans, pigs can be optimists or pessimists, and that the pessimists are more strongly affected by their current environments.
Vegan mom charged with malnourishing 11-month-old son
A Pennsylvania mother has been charged with child endangerment after investigators found her 11-month-old son allegedly malnourished after being fed only nuts and fruit.
How to lure people put off by the freakiness of lab-made meat?
There's an effort afoot to change the the way people perceive high-tech versions of old-fashioned food—and it's happening far outside the laboratory. For years, food technology companies have referred...
Meat Makers: the artificial beef revolution
Can we improve on nature? The race is on to create man-made meat...
Jane Goodall Responds To Harambe's Death: 'It Looked As Though The Gorilla Was Putting An Arm Around The Child'
In an email to Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard, Goodall expresses her condolences over the difficult choice
Japan To Resume Whaling In Antarctic Despite Court Ruling
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice. The Japanese government says it has taken into account...
US Mandates Military Dogs Be Retired In US
A gigantic defense spending bill signed Wednesday by U.S. President Barack Obama will allow U.S. military dogs to be returned to the United States upon their retirement and gives their military handle...
Kids At The Zoo: Compilation
In this funny animal video, tune in to see an awesome compilation of kids interacting with their favorite animals at the zoo.
Yes, Animals Think And Feel. Here's How We Know
The author of a new book also says that animals can feel empathy, like the humpback whale that rescued a seal. Do animals feel empathy? Does an elephant have consciousness? Can a dog plan ahead? These...
Look at what our obsession with white meat has done to chickens
Chickens look (a lot) different than they did 50 years ago. Americans prefer white meat. This 30 year trend is pushing the limits of what is biologically possible and humane.
Festival du cochon in Canada where you catch GREASED pigs to toss in barrels
The festival is now in its 37th year and takes place in Sainte-Perpétue, which is 150km northeast of Montreal. The game has been heavily criticised by animal rights activists.
Rescued Lab Chimps See The Sky For The First Time At Their New Home -The Chimp Haven Sanctuary
The necessity of animal testing is undeniable. Animal research has played a vital part in nearly every medical breakthrough in the last decade, providing invaluable data in the fight against AIDS, can...
Moral status of animals in the ancient world
The 21st-century debates about animal welfare and animal rights can be traced back to the ancient world.
Jainism, dating from the 6th century BCE, is the oldest religious philosophy which has advo...
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Scientific revolution
The scientific revolution was the emergence of modern science during the early modern period, when developments in mathematics, physics, astronomy, biology (including human anatomy) and chemistry tran...
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Cruel Treatment of Cattle Act 1822
The Cruel Treatment of Cattle Act 1822 (3 Geo. IV c. 71) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the long title "An Act to prevent the cruel and improper Treatment of Cattle"; it is so...
Cruelty to Animals Act 1835
The Cruelty to Animals Act 1835 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 5 & 6 Will. 4, c. 59), which was intended to protect animals from mistreatment.The British legal action...
Cruelty to Animals Act 1849
The Cruelty to Animals Act 1849 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (12 & 13 Vict. c. 92) with the long title An Act for the more effectual Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Act ...
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Cruelty to Animals Act 1876
The Cruelty to Animals Act 1876 was an Act passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom (39 & 40 Vict., Public Acts, c. 77.) which set limits on the practice of, and instituted a licensing syste...
Badger-baiting
Badger-baiting or badger baiting is a blood sport in which badgers are baited with dogs. A baiting session typically results in the death of the badger, and possibly serious injuries to the dogs.
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Bull-baiting
Bull-baiting was a blood sport involving the baiting of bulls.
In England during the time of Queen Anne, bull-baiting was practised in London at Hockley-in-the-Hole, twice a week – and was a...
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Cockfighting
A Cockfight in zooA cockfight is a blood sport between two roosters (cocks), or more accurately gamecocks, held in a ring called a cockpit. The first documented use of the word gamecock, denoting u...
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Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is a charity operating in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare. In 2012, the RSPCA investigated 150,833 cruelty complaints....
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Behaviorism
Behaviorism (or behaviourism) is an approach to psychology that combines elements of philosophy, methodology, and theory. It emerged in the early twentieth century as a reaction to "mentalistic" psyc...
B. F. Skinner
Burrhus Frederic (B. F.) Skinner (March 20, 1904 – August 18, 1990) was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher. He was the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology...
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Animal protection in Nazi Germany
There was widespread support for animal welfare in Nazi Germany, and the Nazis took a variety of measures to ensure animals were protected. Many Nazi leaders, including Adolf Hitler and Hermann Göring...
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Animal Liberation (book)
Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals is a 1975 book by Australian philosopher Peter Singer. The book is widely considered within the animal liberation movement to be the foundi...
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