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The Birds are All Right

10,000 Birds

The post The Birds are All Right appeared first on 10,000 Birds. It was the month of March, 2017, when I went to Lake Cuitzeo to check up on our migratory waterfowl and shorebirds one last time before they travelled north to breed.

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Animal Rights Activists Jailed in Europe

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On Fighting for "Animal Rights"

Animal Person

A couple of years ago I wrote about whether it's a good use of my time to be a purist about the term "animal rights" when most of the world doesn't have the same understanding of the term as I do. would call HSUS an animal rights group (after all, HSUS doesn't even do that). Or how a paragraph would refer to animal rights and animal welfare as if they're interchangeable. Isn't my time better spent fighting for actual animal rights than the term "animal rights?".

Animal Rights: The Guide

Why Humans Are the Only Ones with Rights

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Someone posted a question about why humans have human rights and whether they should considering that others do not. Therefore, we are the only ones who matter and the only ones who should have rights. Therefore, we are the only ones who should have rights. human rights animal rightsI responded. I'm reposting what I wrote as I rarely do any original writing for this blog anymore. It's not profound, but an opinion.

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"Bold Native" is Film About Animal Rights

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Undercover Animal Rights Investigator Interviewed

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Really interesting interview with an animal rights undercover investigator. Tags: animal abuse undercover investigation animal rights factory farm This is very important work and an enlightening, though short, piece. I admire these people tremendously, whether they go undercover on a factory farm or a research institute. I could never do what they do. I don't have the guts.

Wood Warbler Names Done Right

10,000 Birds

We here at 10,000 Birds have decided to right some wrongs and improve the birding world by renaming birds the way they should have been named from Linnaeus to the present. (Or, … The post Wood Warbler Names Done Right appeared first on 10,000 Birds. For many North American birders, wood warblers represent everything exciting, compelling, and immediate about birding.

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Animal Rights Lawyers Continue to Emerge

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Choosing the Right Breed for your Personality

4 The Love Of Animals

Although every dog is a unique individual, there are characteristics that are inherent in certain breeds which could help you find the right dog for your personality type. It’s important to take other factors into consideration when you are choosing the right breed. Bringing a dog into the family is no small decision. It’s a long-term commitment that involves an additional member of your household.

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Examples of FBI Tactics Against Animal Rights Activist

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Animal Rights in the Middle East

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Interesting article on the challenges faced by animal rights activists in the Middle East. Tags: developing countries animal rights Middle East Even though they are often met with condescension, the fact that they are out there means a lot. Hell, I'm met with condescension in my own country and my own home. And I'm in a "progressive" environment.

FBI Discussed Ways to Discredit Animal Rights Activists

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The FBI and a previously-unknown informant in the animal rights movement discussed, among other topics, how to disrupt political activism, according to FBI documents. activism FBI animal rightsThis from the blog Green is the New Red. Read the full post here. The topics discussed echo COINTELPRO-era tactics of the 1960s, including the possibility of discrediting activists through planting rumors.

Animal Rights!

Animal Ethics

When conservation and animal rights collide

10,000 Birds

In responding to Suzie’s post defending wildlife rehabilitation I began to think again about the areas in which animal rights and animal welfare overlap with the field of conservation, and the ways in which they don’t. Animal rights is concerned with preventing the suffering or even use of animals by humans. He often defended that role in his books from animal rights activists who opposed “imprisoning” animals in zoos even if it saved them from extinction.

Animal Rights: Consider Fungi

Speaker: Funguss Amonguss

Ring in the new year with the Australian Firefighters Calendar!

4 The Love Of Animals

It’s hard to believe the new year is already right around the corner. What better way to ring in 2020 than with one of six unique calendars featuring Australia’s hottest firefighters with rescue cats, dogs, horses, and native animals! A … Continue reading → people helping animals

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Oklahoma Editorial About "Rising Animal Rights Terrorism"

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This editorial in the web version of the Oklahoman denounces animal rights terrorism; however, it finishes off by supporting medical research on animals. Tags: animal rights medical research What about the terror and violence involved in that? But they do try to cover themselves by pointing out they oppose cosmetics research.).

Animal Rights is a Social Justice Issue

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Animal Rights Now On Our Ethical Radar?

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New York Times opinion piece by Nicholas Kristof on animal rights. Tags: activism animal rights political movement Fascinating and uplifting (for a change!) I totally overlooked it back in April.

Animal Rights: Go Outside

Amy Goodman Interviews Former Animal Rights Prisoner

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Here's a video and transcript of Amy Goodman's interview with Andrew Stepanian, an animal rights activist who was jailed at a secretive prison known as a Communication Management Unit, or CMU. Tags: animal rights He is believed to be the first prisoner released from a CMU. He was jailed along with six other activists for violating the Animal Enterprise Protection Act.

Animal Rights

Animal Ethics

Good leftist that he is, Peter Singer doesn't let a crisis go to waste. Addendum: The argument seems to be as follows: It is inconsistent both (a) to eat meat and (b) to condemn (or mourn) the killing of Harambe; I condemn (or mourn) the killing of Harambe; therefore, I may no longer eat meat. Here are some objections: The first premise is false. The first premise is true, but I don't care about inconsistency.

The State of the Animal Rights Dialogue

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How to ‘treat’ your cat right

4 The Love Of Animals

Pets come to depend on their owners, trusting them to do what’s best for them, and every owner should make the effort to treat their pet right. Just like people, pets that are not treated right can suffer from stress and other health problems, and an inadequate diet, for example, will make cats more prone to infections and illnesses. Looking after pets should be acknowledged as an important responsibility as well as a pleasure.

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Right Whale Sighting in the Azores

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On 5th January 2009 a North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) was seen 5 miles south of Faial Island in the Azores by biologists from Whale Watch Azores and the University of the Azores (UA). This sighting is the first confirmed sighting of a right whale in the Azores since 1888. The North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered species in the world with an estimated population of just 300 in the North Atlantic.

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Book Chronicles History of Animal Rights

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In a brisk, readable narrative, The Longest Struggle traces the campaigns of animal rights pioneers like Henry Spira, Alex Hershaft, and Ingrid Newkirk, as well as leaders who have come more recently on the scene like Heidi Prescott, Karen Davis, and Bruce Friedrich. Tags: animal rights The Longest Struggle: Animal Advocacy from Pythagoras to PETA by Norm Phelps came out in 2007. Worth a look.

On "Animal Rights Conferences"

Animal Person

" Two Animal Rights Conferences: Will you be there? " by Drew Wilson at Care2's animal welfare blog has yet to have any comments about rights and welfare. The post itself doesn't actually intentionally differentiate between the terms, but does align TAFA with reform and AR with rights (and then mentions Vegan Outreach). I don't know how big the readership of that blog is, but it is international if that matters.

Ocean Advocacy and Animal Rights

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I'm not sure how this fits into my support of animal rights though. We support two ocean protection organizations: People for Puget Sound (local) and the Ocean Conservancy. I was reading Ocean Conservancy's magazine today. For the past couple of issues I've read, it has had a "sustainable seafood recipe." I understand that they are trying to encourage people to eat fish and other marine life that are not part of a collapsing fishery. The purpose is to protect ocean species as a whole.

Describe the Rights of Animals

Speaker: ARZ'in

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The Gap Between Wildlife and the Animal Rights Movement

10,000 Birds

Today I’m exploring a couple questions that have been bouncing in my head for a while…I’d love to hear your thoughts…I’m not calling into question animal rights, just the focus of the movement. – The Great Ornithologist Felonious Jive Animal rights. Unfortunately, once we discuss anything beyond this basic point, people vastly disagree on what is right and wrong. Politics Animal Rights I Am Birder PETA

What's the Difference Between Animal Welfare and Animal Rights?

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National Animal Rights Conference in LA Starts July 16

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Excellent Group for Animal Rights in Asia

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I love this organization and have supported them for a few years now. Please consider Animals Asia for your future donations. They do important work. animal abuse animal cruelty china asia

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Animal Rights: Unleash the Beast

Speaker: A bear

Animal Rights Activists in Spain Bare All.and More!

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The article asks whether nude activism for animal rights has lost its effectiveness. Tags: spain animal rights The reason I post a link though is for the photos. They are pretty intense , especially the one in which the activists are clothed and holding dead animals.

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Is There Danger of Elitism in the Animal Rights Movement?

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I believe that we have to be inclusive in the animal rights movement and attack the system using all kinds of methods in all sorts of fields. Tags: activism musings animal rights animal welfare This post is inspired by a thought-provoking piece on the Provoked blog (clearly a good name for a blog!) Economics, science, literature, film, politics, law, etc.

New Hub for Animal Rights

Animal Person

Stephanie Ernst, formerly of Change.org , has started a new space called " Animal Rights and AntiOppression " and she has invited yours truly to post there! The tag line is: "Challenging oppression and injustice, against nonhuman animals, humans, and earth — one vegan, environmentalist, feminist, social-justice-loving, all-around-progressive post at a time. Generous helpings of snark and thoughtfulness alike provided at no extra charge."

UK Animal Rights Activists Profiled

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Here is n article in the Guardian about several activists involved in SHAC (Stop Huntington Animal Cruelty

Animal Rights 301

This is an external webinar about animal rights.