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The Rise & Rise of Human-Wildlife Conflict

Crop damage caused by animals is of understandable concern to farmers. What they don’t, or can’t, sometimes sympathize with is the extent to which human population has depleted the food source for wildlife, leaving them with nothing at all if they don’t raid the nearby fields. Environment Trust suggests physical

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Jallikattu, Kambala? Yes, the Animal Rights Community Won Hands Down!

The animal rights movement is entering a new phase of maturity in the country, with the current explosion of popular sentiment against the government’s right to legislate our behavior towards ‘owned’ animals.This moment in history represents a high point in the animal rights movement. That animals have rights—as an issue

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The Other Side of the Booming Pet Industry

With the ever- more segments being introduced and marketed to the already booming pet industry (see http://www.fiapo.org/newsandevents/noida-pet-care-industry-has-everything-to-gain-from-india-say-experts/) , one has to consciously be mindful of its positive and negative impact on the minds of people- while on one hand, it’s positive that pet nutrition is being glamourized (see http://www.fiapo.org/newsandevents/himalaya-forays-into-pet-nutrition-with-healthytreats/) ,

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The Rise & Rise of Human-Wildlife Conflict

Crop damage caused by animals is of understandable concern to farmers. What they don’t, or can’t, sometimes sympathize with is the extent to which human population has depleted the food source for wildlife, leaving them with nothing at all if they don’t raid the nearby fields. Environment Trust suggests physical

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The Relationship Between Yellow Journalism and the Human-Dog Conflict

In a classic example of “sensationalizing journalism” a writer from a reputed media house recently wrote an article, capitalising on human fears and horrors of dogs by referring to street dogs as a “menace,” by using the word “feasting” in an unsupported accusation of dog mauling, and by not mentioning

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