Our New Site We’ve moved to a new site: Earth in Transition. You’ll find our new posts, along with the Zoe archives, on the new site. (If you subscribe to the weekly Zoe e-mail, you’ll still get the weekly e-mail from Earth in Transition. Plus, we’re on Facebook, and soon on Twitter and Google Plus.) [...]
We’re moving to a new site: Earth in Transition. You’ll find our new posts, along with the Zoe archives, on the new site. We’ll look forward to seeing you there.
July 18, 2012 by Michael Mountain
We’ve moved to a new site. What was Zoe is now Earth in Transition. You’ll find our new posts, along with the Zoe archives, on the new site. We look forward to seeing you there. (If you subscribe to the weekly Zoe e-mail, you’ll still get the weekly e-mail from Earth in Transition. Plus, we’re [...]
Chickens at a factory farm in Mexico Two and a half million chickens have been slaughtered in the last few weeks in 31 factory farms in Mexico in a race to prevent the spread of the latest strain of bird flu. The Ministry of Agriculture says they were “sacrificed as a control and eradication measure.” [...]
One of the nation’s leading art museums is hosting the first-ever Internet Cat Video Film Festival next month in Minneapolis.
The study concludes that the distortion in rock music sounds similar to the noises an animal makes when in distress—which, as part of the animal kingdom, excites human listeners.
Have you ever imagined being dead and buried … and then waking up in a coffin, like in an Edgar Allen Poe story? Or being paralyzed, not dead, and trying to scream as they take your liver out? Or perhaps, when Fido or Fluffy died, you insisted on calling the vet anyway – just to be sure. You’re not just paranoid.
This morning brought an end to two years of struggle to save Lennox from Northern Ireland’s arcane, pointless, and discriminatory laws against any dog that might be considered to look like a pit bull. The authorities not only refused to return him to his family, they turned down all requests to take him out of the country.
An animal protection group has blown the whistle on the rodeo industry with video footage of cowboys giving electric shocks to the horses as they open the gate into the ring. The propaganda from the rodeo industry is that the horses enjoy bucking and jumping – they’re having fun. So why do they need electric [...]