Tom Regan on Endangered Species

Animal Ethics

The rights view is not opposed to efforts to save endangered species. It only insists that we be clear about the reasons for doing so. If people are encouraged to believe that the harm done to animals matters morally only when these animals belong to endangered species, then these same people will be encouraged to regard the harm done to other animals as morally acceptable.

Why Is the Federal Government Awarding Contracts to a Company That Was Involved in Smuggling Primates?

Critter News

was started by Mathew Block to import primates into the US for animal experimentation. In 1993, he went to prison for smuggling baby orangutans. Block pleaded guilty in February to felony conspiracy to violate the Lacey and Endangered Species Acts by conspiring to smuggle orangutans. They were denied contracts by HHS back in 2003 due to what the government said was an insufficient response for their RFP. Tags: animal experimentation

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Rare Tee Clothing

4 The Love Of Animals

Their mission is to raise awareness on threatened and endangered species through their fun and contemporary apparel. I also loved that Rare Tee donates $1 per t shirt to wildlife conservation, with current donations going to Audubon Society to help provide volunteers for wildlife rescue and clean up for the Gulf Oil Spill. They currently have 10 different designs, with choices for men, women, and even kids. Tags: people helping animals reviews

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