Tag: animal rights

    How is fashion getting greener, and why is it important?

    The best indicator of human pain is fashion. War, protests, or economic crises will all be reflected in the way we live and look. Like cement, this phenomenon connects the way of life and thinking, culture, economics, art and politics. Now our awakening self-awareness is being broadcast live on all possible surfaces. For the last […]

    Spain approves new law recognizing animals as ‘sentient beings’

    Under a new law passed in Spain, domestic and wild animals are no longer considered objects. The relevant law was approved by Spain’s lower house, the Congress of Deputies, on December 3. And animal rights activists have been promoting it for 4 years, El Pais reports. Under EU law, animals are recognized as ‘sentient beings’, […]

    Lobsters and crabs are sentient beings and shouldn’t be boiled alive, UK report says

    Octopuses, crabs and lobsters are capable of experiencing pain or suffering, according to a review commissioned by the UK government, which has added the creatures to a list of sentient beings to be given protection under new animal welfare laws, CNN states. The report by experts at the London School of Economics looked at 300 […]

    Italy has adopted a “historic” ban on fur farms, the last of which will close in 6 months

    Italy has banned fur farms. They now have 10 such kind of farms, and all are due to close in the coming months. Government will pay farmers monetary compensation, Plant Based News reports. The Budget Committee of the Italian Senate voted in favor of approving the amended version of the amendment to the budget law. […]

    Camels weep as their young perish in Syria’s killer drought
    19 Dec 2021

    Camels are a miserable canary in the coal mine of Syria, which is experiencing its worst drought in 70 years, Al-Monitor states. Let’s get to know about the tough situation in the war-torn country. *** A baby camel moans in anguish as it sits in a muddy manger, its forelegs folded under its emaciated frame. […]

    Billie Eilish is PETA 2021 Person of the Year for “championing animal rights”

    PETA NGO announced on December 1 that Billie Eilish is their 2021 Person of the Year for “championing animal rights, never staying silent about injustice, and using her influence to push the fashion industry to recognize that cruelty is never in style.” She gets people to listen – and not only to her music. She […]

    France has banned the use of wild animals in circuses and shows

    The French parliament has voted to end the use of wild animals in circus performances from 2023, spelling an end to performing tigers, lions, or bears. Violators will be fined and even imprisoned. The French parliament outlawed mink farming, in new animal rights legislation hailed as a step forward by campaigners. In two years, the […]

    Historic victory: France bans the farming of wild animals for their fur

    In a historic move, on November 18 the French senate voted by an overwhelming majority in favor of legislation to end the farming of wild animals for their fur. The ban will go into immediate effect and will see the two remaining French mink fur farms shut down. This will save thousands of animals from […]

    Why do we have to give up fur and leather clothes, and what are the alternatives

    Ethical consumption is the result of consciousness. Usually, people don’t care what they wear is made from. But workers’ rights must be respected in production, and that production does not harm the environment and animals. Let’s read Anastasia Pokropivna, representative of the “Fur-free retail” campaign of the NGO “Open Cages,” an explanation of what ethical […]

    Philip Dick’s legacy: will you have compassion for the last animals on Earth?

    In recent times, there is hardly a person who has not heard of the Hollywood franchise “Blade Runner”. Also in the old days thundered the dilogy “Total Recall” and the lesser-known action movie in two parts “Screamers”, as well as the films “Minority Report” and the series “The Man in the High Castle”. All these […]