24 Jul '11, 9pm

Animals as Legal Property and Economic Commodities | Care2 Causes

Animals as Legal Property and Economic Commodities | Care2 Causes

While animal welfare has been a concern of many civilizations throughout world history, its beginnings in modern Western civilization can be traced back to early 19th century Britain with the utilitarian philosophy of Jeremy Bentham and the establishment of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 1824. Since then, there have been thousands of animal welfare organizations created, countless attempts, and billions of dollars spent to pass laws and regulations to protect nonhuman animals from “unnecessary cruelty”. In 1975, act-utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer rejuvenated the 150 year-old animal welfare movement with his book Animal Liberation , which contrasts the stark, and often extreme differences between animal welfare prohibitions against “unnecessary” or “gratuitous” cruelty and the harsh realities of routine, systematic, needless cruelty infl...

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DOJ Preparing Subpoenas for Murdoch's News Corp. | Care2 Causes

DOJ Preparing Subpoenas for Murdoch's News Corp...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 3pm

The US Department of Justice is preparing subpoenas as part of a preliminary investigation into News Corporation . The sub...

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 5am

On Thursday, New Mexico’s Game Commission voted unanimously on the Department of Game and Fish’s proposal to lift a ban on...

Two Dogs Die in #Albuquerque #NM Animal Welfare...

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 5pm

A report from Albuquerque, New Mexico came out yesterday that an animal welfare officer left two dogs in a hot animal welf...

US Economic Collapse Mitigates its Climate Chaos

US Economic Collapse Mitigates its Climate Chaos

cleantechnica.com 24 Jul '11, 11pm

Records broken around the country last week included temperatures to 111 degrees . Yet there were no blackouts due to the ...

44 Stranded Pilot Whales Rescued But Many Die | Care2 Causes

44 Stranded Pilot Whales Rescued But Many Die |...

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 1am

Rescuers were able to return 44 long-finned pilot whales back to sea on Saturday after their pod was stranded at low tide ...

Victory: Per Bans Wild Animals In Circuses | Care2 Causes

Victory: Per Bans Wild Animals In Circuses | Ca...

care2.com 27 Jul '11, 11pm

Animal Defenders International declared a victory for animals on July 21 when President Alan Garcia of Peru signed a law t...

5 Legal Tips For Video Search Marketing via @sengineland

5 Legal Tips For Video Search Marketing via @se...

searchengineland.com 23 Jul '11, 8pm

Copyright infringement – the unauthorized use of a video, or any content featured in a video, under copyright by someone e...

President Obama Considers Sanctions To Save Whales | Care2 Causes

President Obama Considers Sanctions To Save Wha...

care2.com 21 Jul '11, 6pm

President Obama and his administration are considering a bold move to save whales by imposing economic and diplomatic sanc...

Become A Vegan This Weekend | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 4pm

I am vegan for the sake of both the animals and humans. The animal industry (because that is what farming is) involves inc...

Peru has banned wild animals in circuses

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 2am

Last night, President Alan Garcia signed into law an end to the use of wild animals in circuses, following an investigatio...

A real Pigwidgeon in Singapore! What a tiny owl!

A real Pigwidgeon in Singapore! What a tiny owl!

acres.org.sg 02 Aug '11, 10am

It was late afternoon when a concerned member of public called us regarding a owl who had flown into her bathroom that mor...

The Amazing Phenomenon Of Education In Finland | Care2 Causes

The Amazing Phenomenon Of Education In Finland ...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 8am

The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System, is the title of a documentary by Harvard’s Tony ...

blogpost and pix of my weekend!

blogpost and pix of my weekend!

kinkybluefairy.net 01 Aug '11, 6am

I’ve been wanting to buy some since last year, when i thought how i wished i had a random toy animal to place somewhere to...

Ghana Official Orders Immediate Arrest of Gays and Lesbians | Care2 Causes

Ghana Official Orders Immediate Arrest of Gays ...

care2.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

An official in Ghana has called for the immediate arrest of all gays and lesbians in the nation’s Western Region. The orde...

Australia: Speak for the animals

care2.com 31 Jul '11, 9am

I just copies some most important parts of this article to share! Thanks Jill. She wants nothing less than a permanent shi...