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Archive for ‘June, 2011’

  • Introducing the Whale Sanctuary Project

    This blog is taking a break for the next few months so that I can devote my energies to the Whale Sanctuary Project. Here's why.

  • Is the Sloth Sanctuary a Zoo?

    The Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica was the first of its kind for these wonderfully engaging animals, and it was a model for others that followed. But questions have arisen. And…

  • Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary

    Tafi Atome looks like a typical forest in Ghana. The monkeys have been revered in this village for two centuries. But being “sacred” is no guarantee of survival.

  • The Great Irony of Animal “Rights”

    The great irony of the animal rights movement is there is still only one species that has any rights at all: humans. But the Nonhuman Rights Project is setting out to change that.

  • Why Mass Extinction Is Part of Human Nature

    Why would a supposedly “intelligent” species behave in a way that’s bringing about a mass extinction – one that will likely take us down along with so many other animals?

    Take Your Dog to Work!

    Take Your Dog To Work Day was started by Pet Sitters International in 1999. It took off in the world of dog lovers, and is observed by businesses all across the country.

    Japanese ‘Nuclear Rabbit’ Fears

    The latest nuclear disaster to hit Japan may have actually spawned a real mutated animal – a rabbit without ears. Skeptics, among them prominent scientists, believe that may be too much of a leap.

    After the Tornado

    The story begins with the rescuers finding this little guy they named Ralphie. Someone had already taken him under their wing but they weren’t equipped to adopt.