Children. They remain the last group of human beings in our society where you can hit, humiliate, and molest them and still have a signification portion of the population pause and say such tactics are up for "debate." In all three of...Show More Summary
"It being sunday, I've made an executive decision, to stay in bed this morning. Any questions?" :P This adorable little floplet is Sophie, an adoptable with the Halifax Humane Society Inc in Daytona Beach, Florida. Read more about Sophie on...
The Humane Society International will be heading to the 65th International Whaling Commission to try to preserve the integrity of the whaling moratorium. Read More The post HSI Fighting Violations of the Global Whaling Moratorium appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Even since society evolved beyond hunting and gathering, and humans began looking inward, we’ve asked ourselves: “Who am I?” Following the physical and emotional devastation of two World Wars in the first half of the 20th century, this question became harder than ever to answer. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (September 11, 2014) – A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that in India's human dominated agricultural landscapes, where leopards prowl at night, it's not livestock that's primarily on the menu – it...Show More Summary
“I found this adorable photo on the Seattle Humane Society Facebook page. Thought I would share this as my personal animal family is not very Cute today – the cat has exploded with loose shedding fur..the Guinea Pigs are being (WHEEK! WHEEK!) obnoxious (WHEEK!)..the Rats are hiding in a new snuggle nest and the Salamander […]
I like to say that the work of The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund rests on four legs of activism: 1.) We provide hands-on care to animals, including those in distress, 2.) We educate and raise consciousness about... ...Show More Summary
"In recent years, society has brought social and legislative approval to all types of sexual relationships that used to be considered “sinful.” Since the biblical vision of what it means to be human tells us that not every friendship...Show More Summary
Linda Blair, child star of the movie “The Exorcist,” is putting her star power to good use to help needy animals. Blair is a longtime advocate for animals and was at the Indianapolis Humane Society on Friday, according to WISH TV of Indianapolis. Show More Summary
I thought it would be cool to show the world how your support of Team Wheaton helps make awesome things happen at the Pasadena Humane Society, and what better way to show you that than by getting a tour from Seamus and Marlowe? If you’d like to to help us help PHS help animals, and […]
ANTHROPOLOGISTS have found that polyandry—the union of one woman and more than one man—is a rarity in humans. Across thousands of studied societies, just a few dozen polyandrous cultures exist, widely scattered around the world. For the most part, the guess is that cultural factors are at work. Show More Summary
There is distrust of the chicken industry among US consumers and a strong desire for more humanely raised chicken choices at the grocery store, a survey by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has fo...
The day starts early at a makeshift veterinary clinic — conducted by the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association — in rural Grays Harbor County in Washington State. Fifty students, volunteer veterinarians, technicians and staff...Show More Summary
This is our dog, Seamus: Seamus is part of our family because we walked him in the Wiggle Waggle Walk a few years ago. The Wiggle Waggle Walk is an annual fundraiser for the Pasadena Humane Society, and a few years ago after our dog, Ferris, died, Anne and I formed a team to raise […]
When it comes to technology, I'm not usually one to muse on the so-called good old days. Recent advances in technology, especially in information access and dissemination, has been a nearly unalloyed boon for humanity. That said, I do...Show More Summary
A scene from the 1921 play, R.U.R. showing robots interacting with humans. The play was the first to use the word "robot" (which in Czech means "drugdery"). Like most Americans, I grew up on a steady diet of fictional robots. They were occasionally friendly or cooperative, often murderous, typically clumsy and tone-deaf to human emotions and needs. Show More Summary
Should society value work, and if so, how?
"Eeek!! Mom, do they sell Thundershirts for bunnies, too?? If not, I'm just going to hug yours..." :P This adorable boy bun is Ronald, and he's up for adoption with the Oxford Lafayette Humane Society in Oxford, MS. You can...
“Keep in mind, this child is still you. Simply, the best, of you. You could conceive naturally a thousand times and never get such a result.” – Fictional geneticist in the 1997 film Gattaca. As a side effect of science fiction novels, many of us find ourselves with an outlook of the future that’s full of possibilities. Show More Summary
Submitted By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor We have discussed the sad plight of the low castes of Indian society and their removal from the benefits of India’s emergence in the world. In particular is the notion of certain human beings are considered to be untouchable. Examples include being last to be rescued during floods (HERE), […]