Wild Life

India Declares Dolphins “Non-Human Persons”

India Declares Dolphins “Non-Human Persons”

By: Jason Scott Hackman, dailykos.com. India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to forbid the keeping of captive dolphins for public entertainment anywhere in the country. In a policy statement released Friday, the ministry advised state governments to reject any proposal to establish a dolphinarium “by any person / persons, organizations, government agencies, private or […]

Black Rhino hunt permit auctioned ´for conservation´

Black Rhino hunt permit auctioned ´for conservation´

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. A Texas hunting club caused controversy this week after it auctioned off a permit to kill a Namibian black rhino for $350,000. Protesters gathered outside the Dallas safari club to show their opposition and organizers have even received death threats from animal rights activists, but the club defended its actions […]

Everything you think you know about animals is wrong

Everything you think you know about animals is wrong

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. Human beings are the most intelligent, and therefore important, of all the world´s species, right? We deserve our superior status over other animals because of the following scientific truths: that only humans are self-aware and feel empathy, that we are unique in our abilities to use language and tools, that […]