They were among the great heroes of 9/11 – the dogs and their people who searched the wreckage, risking their own lives to save the lives of others.
On July 2, Granny J2 celebrated her 100th birthday. They held a party in her honor on San Juan Island, off the coast of Seattle. How do they know she just turned 100?
For 5,000 years, starting with chariots drawn by oxen in Mesopotamia, animals have been conscripted into war. From charging elephants to bomb-sniffing bees…
The welfare of animals after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan has been left to small group of rescue and relief teams.
What if your health could possibly benefit from animal experimentation. Would you mind someone’s pet going under the knife for your benefit?
It’s time to relate to them as neighbors, not slaves. How we can start to release them from captivity and stop the slaughter of these intelligent creatures.
Part Two of our Feature: Dolphins and People Last week, we looked at the amazing intelligence of dolphins, their self-awareness, their society and their culture. We also looked at the nature of “personhood” – what gives someone certain legal rights as a “person”, and how, by every one of those criteria, dolphins qualify as “persons.” [...]
It’s become an emblem of the greater gulf between ourselves and the natural world — the oceans, the land, the creatures, the planet. Some stories and facts that didn’t make it into the major media.
Inside a new campaign to have them protected as “persons” Part One: The Smartest of Us All? “So long, and thanks for all the fish!” It’s the famous message left by the dolphins when they depart Planet Earth in the sci-fi classic Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy just before the planet is demolished to make room for [...]