Amphibians are considered important indicators of ecosystem health. Therefore, the fact that we don't see frogs around us anymore is worrying.
Apart from the ‘feminising’ effect that dairy and meat can have on men, they also increase the chances of testicular and other kinds of cancer, due to increased levels of oestrogen.
The increasing demand for organs, tissues, and cells, and the dearth of available human organs, have focused scientific interest in taking organs from animals.
As supplements become an integral part of our lives, it is important to know where they come from. Most Indians would be surprised to know how many vitamins are derived from animals and are not vegetarian.
For the last 300 years, doctors have been trying to create a miracle in the process called xenotransplantation, or the transplanting of non-human organs or cells into a human body.
Clinical testing of drugs on dogs is a cruel practice, doesn't add value or provide data that is applicable to humans
The primary objection to the specific use of dogs in testing is thus simple — the data derived from dogs is not predictive enough to be applied to the case of humans
Mythology, folklore are full of animal-human hybrid but evolution has left animals out of spiritual fulfilment
The tragedy is that, as we “evolve” we do not include animals in our spiritual fulfilment anymore. There are no religions and cults anymore that embrace all of Earthkind.
Hate animal cruelty? Then complain about 'natural sources' in your food and cosmetics, save thousands of lives
“Natural sources” is a very deceptive word. If vegetarian, the food writes clearly that it is from vegetable sources. But, most often in the health and food industry, especially in the cosmetics area, it means animal sources such as organs, glands, fat, protein, and oil. There is a reason that companies write their products in such small type that it is almost impossible to read them, but do try. Your one complaint and insistence on a non-animal alternative could save thousands of lives.
India needs more companies that offer professionals dog walkers, emergency pet taxis and other flexible services
India’s cities need more companies that offer flexible services like dog walking and emergency pet care to professionals.
In the ancient world, humans were not just close to animals but, in most cases, deeply dependent on them.
Boarding kennel stress is real. Imagine taking a young child to a strange place and leaving it with people it doesn’t know. The child will more often than not, become distressed and upset. The same thing can happen to dogs.
Is the chicken you get in commercial large scale food vendors, in products like sandwiches, chicken? Perhaps not.
The most important animal in your life, no matter where you are, is the mosquito. Therefore, you should know the facts about it. Separating fact from fancy can help us better protect ourselves.
Hotel management ceases to be exclusive domain of meat eaters in India as vegetarians quietly take firm footing
Yoga, Ayurveda, and other ancient medicines are based on vegetarianism. With the availability of options for vegetarians, vegetarian food will become better and more people will turn vegetarian, becoming healthier in the process.
Animals and plants aren't the only categorisation for living beings; there are several which defy classification
Animals eat other animals or plants to get energy for their survival since they can move. Plants get energy for their survival from the sun, because they cannot move. But there are beings that defy these rules
Illegal use of Fipronil insecticide by illiterate farmers in India poses a threat to health, environment
Fipronil is an insecticide not permitted for use around animals destined for consumption, or in any products destined for the human food chain.
Helping an animal is about attitude and a value system. We can examine our treatment of fellow creatures by our language.
Badminton shuttlecocks are made from plucked feathers of live ducks and geese, causing much pain to animals
How many of us examine the things we use to see which ones of them cause death? A lot of sports do. For example, badminton which uses shuttlecocks made of feathers plucked from live ducks or geese.
Nothing could be stranger than the recent crops of articles in consumer and women’s magazines on the way to eat caviar.
Monitor lizard and Gangetic dolphin: Human greed and superstitions driving them closer to extinction
Use your power of protest — write to the media, write to the concerned officials and get others to do the same. Otherwise we will lose these animals just as we lost the cheetah to extinction before