POLL: Should the use of strychnine for killing wolves be banned?

POLL: Should the use of strychnine for killing wolves be banned?

Health Canada is launching a review this spring on whether strychnine should be used to kill wolves. The Government of Alberta uses the poison to keep dwindling caribou herds alive. Alberta Trappers Association president Bill Abercrombie says strychnine is a horrendous way to kill an animal. “Strychnine initiates convulsions and the animal basically goes into […]

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Petition: Chilling Results Revealed from Investigation into Wildlife Killing Contest in Texas

Petition: Chilling Results Revealed from Investigation into Wildlife Killing Contest in Texas

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) released information about an undercover investigation into a wildlife killing contest in Texas. Wildlife killing contests are horrible events in which people, including children, are incentivized to hunt and kill wild animals for cash and prizes. The results are chilling.   Texas is thought to have the […]

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Short Film from Hollywood Moviemakers Exposes Nike’s Role in Kangaroo Slaughter

Short Film from Hollywood Moviemakers Exposes Nike’s Role in Kangaroo Slaughter

(HOLLYWOOD) – An innovative and disturbing short film by Hollywood producer Gavin Polone and director Derek Ambrosi, released on 4 February 2020, exposed the hidden truth behind Nike soccer shoes made from kangaroo skins, according to the Center for a Humane Economy. The 60-second short film lays bare an element of Nike’s supply chain that […]

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POLL: Should Australia’s “over-abundant populations” of kangaroos be culled?

POLL: Should Australia’s “over-abundant populations” of kangaroos be culled?

Wildlife carers say they are “in tears” after the Victorian government announced a plan to allow commercial hunters to shoot thousands of extra kangaroos. The announcement today comes just one year after the Black Summer bushfires killed or harmed an estimated three billion native animals – 5 million of which were kangaroos or wallabies. Despite […]

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Petition: Charge Men Who Beat Dolphin to Death With Animal Abuse

Petition: Charge Men Who Beat Dolphin to Death With Animal Abuse

Gangetic dolphins, or Ganges river dolphins, live in the rivers of Nepal, India, and Bangladesh. Sadly, their population is steadily declining. They used to have a population of tens of thousands, but now there are less than 2000 due to “direct killing, habitat fragmentation by dams and barrages and indiscriminate fishing.” Recently, a video from […]

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