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I Tried Goat Yoga. This is What I Think.

On a recent trip to Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to do goat yoga, which is quite literally yoga with goats around you. Before taking the class, I was skeptical of this trend. 1,007 more words

Ivory ban shows that protest still works

Michael Gove’s proposal for a full ivory trade ban was a welcome response to the calls for the protection of elephants. I signed a letter calling for the ban, along with around 200 NGOs, conservationists, MPs and others. 104 more words

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Save Animals. Accelerate Science.

William Russell, a zoologist and Rex Burch, a microbiologist, published a paper in 1959 with the basic tenet of their report being;“that the humanest possible treatment of experimental animals, far from being an obstacle, is actually a prerequisite of animal experiment.”  1,685 more words

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Blessing the animals?

Two recent posts have been about a book written by William Wilberforce, the 18th century evangelical Christian who led the movement to abolish slavery in England. 701 more words