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Declaration on rights and dignity of animals

I agree that all animals have inherent value and deserve to be treated with dignity. They should not be commodified and their rights should be protected by law.

Sign the declaration here.

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Pretty Little Fliers

Something less depressing than what I usually share here.

For your viewing and reading pleasure, here’s a sampling of some glam female birds—the start of a long list of some 10,000 species worthy of a closer look.

Read more here.

Red Phalarope
Red Phalarope

Personally, I think all birds are beautiful. Actually, all animals.

“Why should we tolerate a diet of weak poisons, a home in insipid surroundings, a circle of acquaintances who are not quite our enemies, the noise of motors with just enough relief to prevent insanity? Who would want to live in a world which is just not quite fatal?”

~ Rachel Carson

Far too true for comfort. 😩

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When Will Animal Farming End? This Researcher Has a Prediction

As an animal rights advocate or environmentalist, it can be very easy to feel like your work isn’t making an impact – but if you listen to this interview, you will see how our collective effort has already started to cause ripple effects and push our morality forward.

Read more here.

I was hoping it would be a lot sooner. Frankly, I don’t believe most people have any morality at all. At best they care a bit about their children and their current partner, but no one else, let alone members of other species. But I still think other factors might have the same effect.