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Cheeky Blogging Award

Sorry I haven’t written anything for an entire month – I’ve moved house and been without internet. I’m pretty chuffed to have been nominated for the Leibster Award! And I’m doubly flattered that the nomination came from a blogger I have a lotĀ of respect for. So thanks, My Veggie Life, for the chance to take… Continue reading Cheeky Blogging Award

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Sandra The Orangutan And Her Human Rights

Buenos Aires Zoo has yet another high-profile resident, in addition to Arturo the depressed polar bear. The Association of Professional Lawyers for Animal Rights (AFADA) will soon make their case in court on behalf on Sandra the shy Sumatran orangutan, and they will use the habeas corpus law to argue that the great ape has… Continue reading Sandra The Orangutan And Her Human Rights

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Last Ditch Attempt to Save Endangered Rhinos

A new conservationist project is underway in South Africa to airlift rhinos to safety. The project is being managed by Rhinos Without Borders, a new organisation with approximately $280,000 or crowdfunded money, which aims to remove rhinos from overcrowded areas in South Africa to an undisclosed location in Botswana. Rhinos have been hounded to near… Continue reading Last Ditch Attempt to Save Endangered Rhinos

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10 Years After The Hunting Ban And We’re Still Debating It

Amongst the varied issues to be raised at the upcoming general election will be animal welfare; in particular, the 10-year old ban on hunting with dogs and the present day badger cull. The Hunting Act was brought in by the last Labour government to protect foxes from the barbaric tradition that sees them chased for… Continue reading 10 Years After The Hunting Ban And We’re Still Debating It