It wasn’t until the coronavirus, and a renewed scrutiny over wildlife trade in China, that some of the policies long under discussion gained traction.
In caring for stray animals during a pandemic, thoughts on the transformative relationships between humans and dogs
My growing concern about humans was also a result of my relationship with street dogs over the years. Since these are very social animals — who not only depend on people for food but also genuinely like being around us — I had access to this vantage point: how sad and empty a human-free world might look through the eyes of a creature that has evolved socially alongside us over tens of thousands of years, become one of our most steadfast companions, emotionally enriching many of us along the way. | Jai Arjun Singh writes
Amul pays 'tribute' to Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars win, gets criticised by PETA which says actor is against dairy cruelty
The Amul girl is seen feeding butter to Joaquin Phoenix, who is a vegan, on the Academy stage.
Joaquin Phoenix's acceptance speeches at awards like Oscars and the change they may drive could empower the voiceless in a way his film Joker never could.
High risk of contamination makes seafood dangerous; people should avoid it for own health if not animal welfare
Seafood has been implicated in so many outbreaks of illnesses that data is collected by official agencies in every country
The Department of Wildlife said that in-breeding lead to genetic problems which was a risk to the body and immune system.
Bonsai does't enhance interior design, aquariums aren't aesthetic, breads kill birds: Stop inflicting pain on animals and trees
Bonsai trees are actually huge ones that are weakened and stunted constantly by cutting their roots, and not allowing them to grow.
Every year around festivals like Makar Sankranti, when kites soar in the sky competing with each other, conservation organisations continue to rescue thousands of birds entangled or injured by these kite strings
Chickens can’t say how they feel, but playing with a fake worm may be a sign of happiness.
The grant is awarded to organisations that protect wildlife, habitats & inspire community action.
Sowing hope: How some women have given organic farming a fillip by collecting seeds of long-forgotten vegetable varieties
Organic farming for me is as important as animal welfare. Here are a few women who have changed thousands of lives by simply collecting old seeds of long-forgotten vegetable varieties.
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.
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.
You rub it on your face and all over your body every day. Millions of rupees are spent on advertising its scent and purity. Let us see how pure soap is.
Equestrian sports are as sick as you can get them. Nothing can disguise the cruelty — both during and after — to the animals whether it's the huge prize money, the fashion show of the spectators, the glittering prizes or the media coverage.
What is ownership? Do we own everything in the world? Is every plant, every creature a belonging of some human. Does it have no right to live?
Nearly half of endangered land mammals and a quarter of birds are already harmed by climate change — a much higher segment than previously thought, researchers have found.
In a bizzare statement, which tried to assert the scientific significance of the cow, Rajasthan's education minister Vasudev Devnani on Saturday said that it is the only animal which inhales as well as exhales oxygen, various media sources reported.
The alumni association of a prominent college in Kerala has announced gold coins to the civic authorities which would kill the maximum number of stray dogs till 10 December in the state where four persons have lost their lives and over 700 have been injured in canine attacks in the last four months.
Writes equal rights activist Harish Iyer on the culling of stray dogs: "Killing is never the answer, and witnessing something as horrible as culling of a bleeding, screaming, crying sentient being leaves a horrible dent in the minds of people who perpetuate it and also those who witness it."