‘Identify hotspots to track man-animal conflicts’

Rising incidences of man-animal conflicts have pitted people against nature, forcing many to take extreme positions. While some want to cull even elephants and tigers, others say humans have no moral right to kill these creatures, whose homelands man had encroached over the years. Environmentalist R Sridhar, an engineer by training, has been researching issues […]

This deadly horse racing season signals urgent need for zero-tolerance anti-doping and track safety policies

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block 2023 could have been a watershed year for the welfare of racehorses in the U.S. with the historic implementation of national racetrack safety and anti-doping programs. Yet the anti-doping section of the new law was late in implementation due to continued pushback by a few laggards using the courts […]

Animal rights activists target Perry Barr dog track racegoers in new protest after Michelin eatery fury

Animal rights activists confronted Birmingham greyhound racing fans in fresh protests targeting the city. Animal Rising returned for a new demonstration weeks after police were called in to remove them from Adam’s Michelin-star restaurant in the city centre. Protesters were at the gates to Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium yesterday, June 17, in a latest bid […]

In historic move, Churchill Downs suspends racing after 12 horses die at the track

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On June 2, Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby, suspended horse racing upon the recommendation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority after 12 horses died in a span of a few weeks at the track. Just 10 days prior the Authority finally gained the power to […]

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