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A shopper's guide to ethically-sourced down jackets

In the earth’s northern hemisphere, many of us are staring down another blisteringly cold polar vortex this winter. When it comes to coping, a cozy down-filled jacket is one of the most reliable defenses. 930 more words

PETA wins suit for names of UConn researchers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has ordered the University of Connecticut Health Center to disclose the names of researchers who were found to have violated federal guidelines for treating animals. 119 more words


"A Little Bit of Leather" Is Like "A Little Bit Pregnant"

The only way to keep warm and dry is with leather and fur, right? True, when you live in the last century. But we do not live in the last century, we live in the year 2014, almost 2015, and there are many, many different ways to stay warm and dry without wrapping yourself in a piece of dead skin. 262 more words

Animal Welfare

Mice Are Cute and Rats Are Vile - Really?

Most people will say cats, dogs and even mice are cute animals, and would not purposely hurt them. But rats? These intelligent, but seemingly vile animals seem to have no lobby, hardly any lovers, not even in the “animal lover community”. 228 more words

Animal Welfare

Baby Elephant TAKEN by Ringling Bros. Circus

In the wild, female elephants usually don’t begin mating until they are 18, but Ringling Bros. used Shirley for breeding when she was only 7 years old. 198 more words

Don Lichterman

Black Bears Need Bright Future

Some people believe that bears are cuddly toys. And cute to watch. But bears grow into imposing creatures and then they often end up in abysmal places. 140 more words

Animal Welfare