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  • Saving Taz

    Saving Taz
    —Today we revisit an Advocacy post from 2009 about the contagious cancer afflicting Tasmanian devils. A year after this post was published, it was estimated that 80 percent of Tasmanian devils remaining in the wild were affected by this disease, which is one of two known contagious cancers. —As this blog post suggests, the best […]
  • ALDF Opens New Frontier for Animal Personhood as Scientists Create Human-Animal

    ALDF Opens New Frontier for Animal Personhood as Scientists Create Human-Animal
    What are the legal implications for splicing human cells into nonhuman animals? When does an animal become a person?how much human material is required? Where do we draw the legal line? Cutting-edge research in ?chimera? science blurs traditional morality and raises critical new questions. And human protection laws may provide the clues we need to solve this puzzle.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    — Each week the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) sends out an e-mail Legislative 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 […]
  • What You Need to Know About Avian Flu

    What You Need to Know About Avian Flu
    Keeping large numbers of animals together, especially in the intensely crowded conditions characteristic of factory farms, leaves those animals highly vulnerable to disease.
  • It?s Dog Bite Prevention Week

    It?s Dog Bite Prevention Week
    Dogs are some of the most beloved animals around the world, and they’ve been valued companions of humans for more than 12,000 years. But as familiar as they are to us, it pays to learn all we can about them to reduce the likelihood of misunderstandings that can lead to dog bites. To that end, […]