The Secret Slaughterhouses of Brazil

In an effort to combat further deregulation of Brazil’s meat industry, Animal Equality is exposing what happens inside clandestine, or ‘backyard,’ slaughterhouses. Investigators not only found extreme animal abuse at the time of slaughter, but also sanitary violations that pose a public health risk.  The images from this investigation give a glimpse into a future […]

Scientists discover evolutionary secret behind different animal life cycles

The worm that the researchers studied and for which they sequenced the genome. It is a segmented worm that is abundant on the coasts of the UK and Europe. It lives inside a tube that it secretes itself burrowed in the sand. Credit: Chema Martin. For more than 100 years, biologists have wondered why animals […]

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