Eight nights ago Channel Nine's 60 Minutes ran a blood-curdling story about the herding and slaughter of dolphins near the Japanese fishing town of Taiji, describing what it called the ''Dante's inferno'' for dolphins. It was harrowing. It was also a classic case of Australians in glass houses.
The reporter Liam Bartlett confronted a hapless official in the local council offices… Continue
This is in lue of being told (by people on VFF) that one should not be proud or claim credit for someone going vegan even if it's obvious they wouldn't of gone vegan without your information sharing and encouragement. They also claimed this because apparently going vegan is the 'choice' of the person alone. If that were so, we can discredit the suffragette movement because it's clear, by the logic presented by these VFF vegans, that the suffragette movement made no difference in changing… Continue
I will continue to fight for the lives of baby harp seals.... only now it is in the name of my best friend Tristan (the silver shaded persian kitty whose picture I used in my badge), who crossed the Rainbow Bridge in June of 2009.... his passing at the age of 12 was a complete shock and occurred as a result of a reckless, insensitive human being. Anyone hurting an animal through wilful or reckless action should be thrown in jail or have the same fate inflicted on them that they inflicted on the… Continue
More people are becoming aware of the atrocious conditions that factory farmed animals live in, as well as the shocking cruelty inflicted on them. This is largely due to revelations in the media showing what really goes on behind the closed doors of intensive animal farming.
Authors including Jonathan Balcombe and Jeffrey Masson have documented the emotional lives of farmed animals, demonstrating beyond a doubt that they experience grief, pain and pleasure, and form deep social and… Continue
Interview with the Head of the Winsome Constance Kindness Trust, Phil Wollen
(from IVU Online News)
About a year ago, a reader recommended that we interview Phil Wollen of the Winsome Constance Kindness Trust - www.kindnesstrust.com - because of the great work the Trust does for human and nonhuman animals in Australia and elsewhere. Read more about Phil at… Continue
Animal Rights Zone (ARZone) is an animal rights site. As such, it is the position of ARZone that it is only by ending completely the use of other animal as things can we fulfill our moral obligations to them.