Russia Bans Canadian Seal Imports!

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The other two neighbors that banned them are Kazakhstan and Belarus). World Trade Organization canada kazakhstan europe seal hunt belarus trade seals russiaGreat news! But I'm not exactly sure why RUSSIA would ban them. Apparently, some claim about 90 percent of Canadian sales are to Russia. Russia does have its own seal hunt, but apparently they banned killings of animals under one year old. Weird.

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4 The Love Of Animals

This was made for KARE , an animal rescue center in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This is a small video that was made to help prevent the irresponsible actions of pet owners. It’s message is universal though, and hopefully people will remember that we are responsible for the animals in our lives.

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On "The Botany of Desire"

Animal Person

This is coming very, very late, but part of why " Food Inc." wasn't impressive for me is because I'm not the target audience. I'd already read Pollan and Schlosser and seen " The Future of Food " and " King Corn." And though The Omnivore's Dilemma definitely promotes the eating of animals if those animals were "farmed" a certain way (and locally), there's so much helpful information in it about the food supply, in general, that it's tough to tell people not to read it.

Animal Rights Zone Launches Today

Animal Person

Kazakhstan. Today is the launch of. I'm excited to be a blogger for Animal Rights Zone because its target market is people who don't usually subscribe to blogs. Also, it has the added bonus of organizing my content better than I have. The goal is to provide blogospheric content that is easy to find, and from a variety of sources. On the left, you'll see this: Concepts. Project Treadstone. Responsible Policies. Rabbits. More >> Animals. Goats. Horses. Mammals. Buffalo.

NYT Equine Thought Experiment

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The site was where northern Kazakhstan is now, the culture was called Botai and the date was around 3500 B.C. Forgot to hit "publish now" on this. The New York Times presents us, this morning, with "Equine Alternative" regarding the recent discovery that horses decided to allow themselves be domesticated by humans for our mutual benefit, earlier than we had thought (3500 BC, and we preciously thought it was more like 2500 BC).