A collection of various news articles concerning animal law, the environment, health, and more, collected from around the web.
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I'm an attorney and animal advocate in New York City. I blog about animal welfare, animal rights, and veganism on The Paw Report, and movies and books on Serpent Club. I enjoy reading, horror films, and photography. One day I'll finish my novel, climb Kilimanjaro and master astrophotography.
An overview and response to the Introduction of Marc Mekoff’s book, “Animals Matter.”
A yoga studio and healing center in New Hampshire recently killed chickens for a slaughter demonstration. Yes, you read that right — the owners of Be Well Studios and a natural market […]
“Domesecration is the systemic practice of violence in which social animals are enslaved and biologically manipulated, resulting in their objectification, subordination, and oppression. “Through domesecration, many species of animals that lived on […]
A few days ago, World Giraffe Day was celebrated. Unfortunately for giraffes, things are not looking good: Their population has plummeted from a 120,000 to a staggering 80,000 individuals between 1998 and […]
(Please see my previous post, where I compiled a list of puppy mill legislation across the country.) CONNECTICUT Congratulations to Connecticut! Public Act 14-77, An Act Concerning Certain Recommendations of the Task […]
It *is* Monday, right? When you’re not working regularly, the days just bleed together. I haven’t been updating much lately. I was traveling and visiting family. But the good news is that […]
The Background This is a follow-up to this post. Urban Adamah (UA), a Jewish community center, had 15 hens. When the hens were no longer producing eggs to the center’s satisfaction, the […]
My Interview With the Filmmakers of “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret”: Animal Agriculture’s Devastating Impact On Our Planet
There is one single industry destroying the planet more than any other, and yet the world’s major environmental organizations do not want to discuss it. The upcoming documentary film “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability […]
Today’s post over at Archaeology and Material Culture, Unsavory Materiality: The Aesthetics of Institutional Food, shares some shocking information: Food waste […] is much easier to quantify and serves as a somewhat shocking […]