Bad Medicine is the first UK produced film exposing the true human cost of animal experimentation.
behind a brand.
Being an ethical consumer means buying products that did not involve any exploitation of humans and nonhuman animals and harm to the environment.
Itâ€™s not always easy to know what hides behind a label and thatâ€™s where the Ethical Consumer magazine comes in handy.
behind the products. It highlights the companies that try to promote an ethical image while being involved in operations that many consumers would disagree with.
The Ethical Consumer examines the social, environmental and ethical impact these companies have on society.
It gives tips on how to shop ethically, lists the companies which should be boycotted for their unethical behaviour.
In short, the Ethical Consumer gives consumers all the info that mainstream magazines would never dare to publish.
CAPS (The Captive animals’ Protection Society) and the Dublin based Animal Rights group AFAR have launched a new website against animal circuses in Ireland : www.irishcircuses.org
This website has come at the right time as several Irish circuses are starting their 2007
tour this week. It contains all the info, factsheets, videos, etc, needed to get actively involved in the campaign against animal circuses.
For general info on animal circuses, CAPS have their own website: www.captiveanimals.org.
Peter Young was arrested on March 21st 2005 in San Jose, CA. He has been “WANTED” since 1998 after being indicted on charges of violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act by releasing 8,000 mink from six Midwestern fur farms in 1998. Bob Anderson, an assistant U.S. attorney, said Young cost farmers $569,000.
and Fox Hunting.
ISPCA Press Release | Jan 25th 2007.
Chased by a pack of hounds, a terrified stag run into the playground of a school. This incident happened on Tuesday 23rd of January, at Kidalkey National School in Co. Meath.
Exhausted, terrified, the stag was bleeding, his tongue hanging out, and his eyes bulging with fear as the pack of hounds was coming closer.
Some of the children who witnessed the hunt were in shock and running for safety.
Parents called RTE Radio’s Liveline show to claim that their childrenâ€™s lives had been put at risk and were furious that the Ward Union Hunt had not apologised for
A woman also commented that if anything had gone wrong, an ambulance wouldn’t have
been able to get down the road which was clogged with hunt vehicles and horses.
The Garda in Trim also received numerous complaints concerning the behaviour of the Ward Union Hunt and this incident prompted landowners in the area to ban the hunters from coming on to their property.
Following this incident, The Ward Union Deer Hunt announced on the 25th of January that they had suspended hunting indefinitely. But, on the 31st of January, the hunt was back chasing their captive-bred deer.