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The World Wants to Eat More Octopus. Is Farming Them Ethical?

SISAL, YUCATÁN, MEXICO—In a damp, darkened shoreside laboratory near the Yucatán hamlet of Sisal, Carlos Rosas Vázquez lifts one of the scores of small conch shells littering a black plastic tank. He coaxes its wary occupant out onto his hand. … Continue reading

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Family’s Horse Found Butchered in Florida in ‘Horrific Crime’

A family in Florida found their horse slaughtered in what authorities called a “horrific crime.” Officers were called at around 8 a.m. Friday morning to a pasture in the Naples area after the horse’s remains were found. “Someone entered the … Continue reading

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Canada Passes New Law Cracking Down on Animal Cruelty, Bestiality

Parliament has passed a new law cracking down on animal cruelty that will list those convicted of bestiality on Canada’s national sex offenders registry. Bill C-84 also changes wording in the Criminal Code to clarify that bestiality involves any contact for a … Continue reading

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Majority of Canadians “Unsure” about Meat Industry’s Human Claims

A recent report from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity on public trust finds that a whopping 61 percent of Canadians are unsure that meat comes from farms where animals are treated “humanely”. Real Agriculture reports: “The study suggests there … Continue reading

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Indian Supreme Court Breaks Ground on Animal Rights

In recent years, the Supreme Court has upheld the rights of animals and birds to lead a life of “intrinsic worth, honour and dignity,” even at the cost of popular faith and practices of human beings. The starting point of … Continue reading

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20 Animal Cruelty Charges Filed Against Canada’s Largest Dairy Farm

Earlier today, a total of 20 animal cruelty charges were filed against the owners of Chilliwack Cattle Sales—the largest dairy factory farm in the country—and seven workers. These landmark charges stem from an investigation by Mercy For Animals in May … Continue reading

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