Animals Managing to Survive in Afghanistan
AUGUST 4, 2011
Apparently, wildlife in Afghanistan is managing to survive despite the horrors of war and violence. afghanistan snow leopard war wildlifeThe stupid video won't embed, so here's the link to the web page. It's from Time Magazine.
Mules Serve as Military Animals in Afghanistan
AUGUST 23, 2009
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Military Dogs Play Roles in Iraq and Afghanistan
MARCH 31, 2009
But the grand tradition continues in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tags: afghanistan military military force iraq dogs We chain them, use them for experiments, eat them in some countries and make them wear funny sweaters in others. But we also use them to fight our wars and intimidate our detainees. The most famous example of military dogs is the Vietnam dogs who faithfully served American soldiers and then were abandoned to unknown fates after we left the country.
Big Cat Week 2012 Starts Sunday!
4 The Love Of Animals
DECEMBER 7, 2012
Tune in Sunday to watch the first ever capture and release of an endangered snow leopard in Afghanistan! Snow Leopard of Afghanistan. Afghanistan, one of the most dangerous places on earth, is also home to a population of endangered and elusive snow leopards.
New Podcast Uploaded for 01/26/10
JANUARY 24, 2010
In this week's podcast ending January 26, 2010: **Animal rescue efforts are underway in disaster-stricken Haiti; **A research study involving the burial of live pigs is halted; **The blood sport of dogfighting enjoys a revival in Afghanistan; **And a report by animal welfare organizations criticize pig farming in the European Union.
Military Used Pigs in Brain Injury Research
APRIL 7, 2009
troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lovely. Military researchers have dressed live pigs in body armor and strapped them into Humvee simulators that were then blown up with explosives to study the link between roadside bomb blasts and brain injury. For an 11-month period that ended in December, researchers subjected pigs and rats to about 200 blasts, according to Pentagon documents and interviews. The explosions have ranged in intensity, wounding some of the pigs and killing others.
Service Members Get a Second Chance with Service Dogs
4 The Love Of Animals
JULY 10, 2010
In early 2009, in recognition of the increasing number of “Wounded Warriors” that were returning from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, FSD made the decision to concentrate its efforts on identifying deserving disabled veterans and matching them with a trained service dog companion.
A Win-Lose Proposition for Farmers and Consumers
DECEMBER 5, 2009
But all of that aside, the bold solution is: Americans who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) would be the targeted consumers of the surplus (in addition to military food assistance programs in places like Afghanistan). "By