Soring is the intentional infliction of pain on a horse’s legs or hooves to make the animal perform an artificial, high-stepping show ring gait known as the “Big Lick.” Photo by the HSUS
By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Council members of the largest city in Kentucky last night adopted a resolution with a strong message for the state’s two U.S. Senators, Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul: co-sponsor and help enact the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act to . . .
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Cougars, who once ranged from coast to coast, are now found in only 16 states and are considered endangered in Florida. Their numbers have been decimated by trapping, trophy hunting and habitat loss. Photo by Jim Zuckerman/Alamy Stock Photo
New Mexico will no longer allow trophy hunters to prey upon its cougars with cruel snares and leghold traps. The State Game Commission just now voted to pass a proposal that would end all recreational trapping of these majestic animals, as well as limit trophy . . .
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2019 has been a year of both wins and losses for rhinos. Though still facing threats like poaching and habitat loss, the global rhino population has increased by 30 percent over the past decade.
Australia’s bushfires are feeding on heat from the climate change happening in the tropics, but its government doesn’t want to know.
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Selected for their innovative proposals and merit-based history, the 2019 cohort of Train Fellows will focus their research on key topics, from analyzing whale shark behavior in the Galápagos to preserving critical landscapes throughout Bhutan.