One of the most enduring stereotypes about people interested in animal welfare is that they are giant softies who may have gone a bit batty, living in houses filled with cats and rescued guinea pigs and other unwanted and discarded animals. There’s a certain level of vicious contempt in the way society views people who […]
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The debate over how to handle spotted owls highlights tensions in conservation, animal welfare, and ecology communities.
Sometimes a big shift in representation can happen with a relatively small project, like increasing diversity in stock photography.
In 2016, California voters said they wanted to fast track the death penalty. How does one of the most progressive states in the union have the largest death row population, and, apparently, a thirst for capital punishment?
The consolidation of veterinary clinics marks another important shift in the way Americans approach animal care, and it’s not a good one.
Heat feels like a fundamental basic human need, and right, as it should: But the world of heat and heating can be a fraught place for rural Americans.
Your dog belongs on a leash, period, no excuses. Yes, that applies to every dog. Yes, even yours.
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Jazz funerals offer an intriguing look into another way of commemorating death and acknowledging community grief.