Overcrowded and stinking, Quality Beef Producers is an average US CAFO. The Facebook and Yelp posts speak for themselves, especially when you take into account that these commentators are not vegan animal rights activists, but just shocked passersby, maybe confronted for the first time in their lives with where their cellophane-packaged supermarket steak or fast-food ‘happy’ meal actually comes from. … More A Texas Cattle Concentration Camp
The drive behind the open water lab and thus this form of sea lion captivity seems to lean a lot more towards satisfying scientist curiosity, keeping them in a job, raking in funds and vague hopes for the future, than saving lives from extinction and therefore cannot justify stealing individuals from the wild. … More Why are Wild-Caught Steller Sea Lions imprisoned in Metro Vancouver?
The Harris Ranch CAFO consists of a barren dessert floor dotted with tens of thousands of cattle, stretching out as far as the eye can see, who are sloshing through piss-soaked mud or kicking up shit-infused dust, weather depending. Always there is the overwhelming smell in the prevailing northeasterly wind – like a punch in the face, lingering long after you passed – of this unnatural concentration of exploited, mass-bred individuals. … More A Look at California’s Largest Cattle Feedlot Concentration Camp
Funny images & acts of cute animals behaving like humans are used to blind us for the inherently cruel practices of the meat and dairy industry. Chick-fil-A exploits and kills chickens as a profitable commodity – for junk-food – and exploits and instrumentalizes cows to sell the murder victims. ‘Humorous’ anthropomorphism is deployed to remove our moral concern for farmed animals and to eliminate our awareness of the needless suffering of innocent lives. … More Cows Sacrificing Chickens? EAT NO MOR Chick-fil-A!
“Commercial turtle harvest is considered one of the major contributing factors to declines in turtle populations.”
Export to East Asia increased substantially in recent years, from about 10,000 animals declared as exported from the USA in 1999 to over 300,000 annually in recent years.
The science is clear: turtle populations cannot sustain even small increases in adult mortality. … More Common Snapping Turtles under Threat
The Loro Parque consortium, the enslavers of Morgan, five other orcas, nine bottlenose dolphins, sea lions, chimps, gorillas, lions, tigers, penguins, parrots and many other animal-prisoners on the Canary Island of Tenerife, built an aquarium in the port area of Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria. … More Loro Parque Opens a New Fish-Prison on Gran Canaria
With the occupation of Ascension by British Marines in 1815 and the establishment of a marine garrison on Ascension in 1817, the persecution of the turtles reached an almost industrial scale. The sporadic gathering of turtles of the three centuries before was replaced by a systematic, intensive ‘harvesting’. In order for turtle meat to be available all year round, a turtle pond was built. … More A Small History of the Persecution of Ascension Island’s Sea Turtles