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Stop dogfighting by addressing supply side economics

Police in Montgomery,  Alabama on October 1,  2013 took custody of the last 16 of at least 386 pit bulls who were impounded after raids in August 2013 on an alleged multistate dogfighting ring.  Thirteen defendants,  from Alabama,  Georgia,  Mississippi, … Continue reading

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Bands bail on SeaWorld

ORLANDO, SAN FRANCISCO, TAIJI––Shortlisted for Oscar consideration as “Best Documentary of 2013,” the Gabriela Cowperthwaite exposé of SeaWorld Blackfish between November 28 and December 14, 2013 persuaded all six original headline bands and one of the replacements to withdraw from … Continue reading

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Blackfish bites, but SeaWorld isn’t tanking

ORLANDO––SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc on November 13, 2013 reported partial recovery from a year-long attendance slide, plus record third quarter revenue of $538.4 million. The financial data cooled speculation that the July 2013 theater release of the award-winning documentary Blackfish might … Continue reading

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Taiji plans swim-with-dolphins attraction

TAIJI, Japan––Notorious as scene of the dolphin massacres shown by the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove, Taiji “has begun researching a plan to section off part of a cove and turn it into a place where people can swim in the … Continue reading

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Illegally captured Korean dolphins freed

The Korean Animal Welfare Association in July 2013 celebrated the successful release of the bottlenose dolphins Sampal and Chunsam, shown en route to release, and Jedol, who were the surviviors among 11 dolphins who were illegally captured in 2009 for … Continue reading

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FREE BOOKS BY KRISTEN STILT

Animal Welfare in Islamic Law is now available free in both English and Arabic. It consists of 48 medium-sized pages. The book serves as a guide in matters related to ideal treatment of animals in daily life. Likewise it serves as … Continue reading

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A NOTICE TO OUR READERS

However, seeking ways to become more effective in the struggle to help animals, we recently launched a new project, the ANIMAL PEOPLE FORUM, which you may be interested in. Building on the legacy of our former newspaper, the Forum empowers … Continue reading

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