Topnav

Author Archive | Alisa Manzelli

Photo credit: The Guardian

Celebrating World Elephant Day

(ELEPHANTS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) Happy World Elephant Day! This global campaign was founded in 2012 to shine a light on the delicate state of elephant populations across the globe. In addition to habitat loss and exploitation, poaching for the ivory trade is one of the most difficult issues conservationists must face to protect these gentle giants. But […]

Continue Reading
Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Is Quebec’s Pit Bull Ban Jumping The Banned-Wagon?

(PIT BULLS/BREED DISCRIMINATION) QUEBEC — In the wake of a series of high-profile pit bull attacks, Quebec City recently announced a plan to ban pit bulls throughout the city. Mayor RĂ©gis Labeaume released a video statement on June 16 explaining why he wants to ban pit bulls in Quebec City beginning January 1, 2017, leaving […]

Continue Reading
Pit-Bull-Takes-A-Relaxing-Bath

Rescued Pit Bull Takes Relaxing Bath

(DOGS/PIT BULLS/ANIMAL VIDEO) Meet Rudy. In November 2014, Rudy was abandoned in a plastic container on the streets of New York City. He was rescued by Special Needs Animal Rescue Rehabilitation (S.N.A.R.R.) in 2015 after someone found him in critical condition. — Global Animal

Continue Reading
Morgan the captured orca. Photo Credit: Jenny Vantwillert

Free Morgan: Captive Killer Whale Attempts Suicide

(ANIMALS IN CAPTIVITY/KILLER WHALES) A recent video clip, filmed anonymously by Morgan Monitors and posted onto the Dolphin Project’s website, reveals a SeaWorld-owned orca named Morgan beaching herself after a performance at Loro Parque in the Canary Islands. The unsettling footage shows Morgan remaining motionless on the concrete ledge for about 10 minutes at the […]

Continue Reading
Approximately 50 percent of sea turtles around the globe ingest plastic. Photo Credit: ShutterStock

Shell-ebrate World Turtle Day! Save Sea Turtles From Extinction

(TURTLES/OCEAN CONSERVATION) Today, May 23 marks World Turtle Day! Effective since 2000, World Turtle Day is a time to celebrate turtles and tortoises, and bring awareness to their diminishing habitats. While sea turtles have been around for millions of years, all seven sea turtle species are currently classified as endangered, with some facing extinction. Activists […]

Continue Reading
Quantcast