SAN News

whale, humpback whale, canada-7804161.jpg

A Global Initiative to Protecting Whales Through Legal Personhood, Championed by Indigenous Leaders

Indigenous leaders from New Zealand, Tahiti, Tonga, and the Cook Islands have come together to sign a treaty granting legal personhood to whales. This significant step, spearheaded by Māori conservationist Mere Takoko, aims to exert pressure on governments to take more substantial actions in safeguarding these majestic sea mammals. “What we aim to accomplish here […]

A Global Initiative to Protecting Whales Through Legal Personhood, Championed by Indigenous Leaders Read More »

elephant, trunk, tusks-7192205.jpg

United Nations Must Ban Trophy Hunting and End Wildlife Exploitation & Circuses Exploiting Animals for Profit, Ranking the Most Inhumane Shows

With over 7.9 billion humans on our planet, we are witnessing a devastating reality: two-thirds of all animal species are being wiped out at an alarming rate. The culprits? Greed, ego, ignorance, and a blatant disregard for the sanctity of life. From majestic elephants slaughtered for their tusks to once-thriving species reduced to mere remnants,

United Nations Must Ban Trophy Hunting and End Wildlife Exploitation & Circuses Exploiting Animals for Profit, Ranking the Most Inhumane Shows Read More »

old-timer, old van, metro-4483960.jpg

The NRA’s Decline is A Beacon of Hope for Gun Reform

In the annals of American politics, few organizations have wielded as much influence as the National Rifle Association (NRA). Yet, recent years have witnessed a dramatic reversal of fortunes for the once-untouchable gun lobby. Amidst a mass exodus of over one million members, corruption charges, and staggering legal fees, the NRA finds itself teetering on

The NRA’s Decline is A Beacon of Hope for Gun Reform Read More »

Urgent Call to Action: North Carolina Residents Rally for Red Wolves & Wildlife Protection & Exposing the Plight of Northern Rockies Wolves: Urgent Action Needed to Halt Massacre

In a landmark victory for wildlife conservation, the Endangered Species Act protection was restored to gray wolves in 48 states in the United States, thanks to the tireless efforts of hundreds of thousands of supporters. This decision marked a crucial step forward in safeguarding these iconic creatures from the perils of hunting sanctioned by individual

Urgent Call to Action: North Carolina Residents Rally for Red Wolves & Wildlife Protection & Exposing the Plight of Northern Rockies Wolves: Urgent Action Needed to Halt Massacre Read More »

Empowering Youth Voices with The Journey Towards Political Change

In the corridors of state legislatures and the chambers of Congress, critical issues facing young people often go unaddressed, underscoring the need for greater representation of youth in government at all levels. As we gear up to unveil our next round of endorsements, following the introduction of six remarkable candidates just weeks ago, the urgency

Empowering Youth Voices with The Journey Towards Political Change Read More »

Battling Animal Cruelty & Examining Animal Fighting Laws in the USA and Around the World

Animal fighting, a barbaric practice that pits animals against each other for human entertainment or profit, remains a persistent issue globally despite widespread condemnation. However, laws and regulations aimed at combating this form of cruelty vary significantly from one country to another. In this article, we will delve into the animal fighting laws in the

Battling Animal Cruelty & Examining Animal Fighting Laws in the USA and Around the World Read More »

Providing Sanctuary and Advocacy: Rescuing Bears from the Bile Farming Industry

In the shadowy world of bear bile farming, where these majestic creatures are exploited for profit, there shines a beacon of hope – our bear sanctuaries in China and Vietnam. Here, bears find refuge from the horrors of bile extraction, undergoing rehabilitation and receiving compassionate care. Situated in Chengdu, China, and Tam Dao, Vietnam, our

Providing Sanctuary and Advocacy: Rescuing Bears from the Bile Farming Industry Read More »

Advocating Against Roadside Zoos: A Call for Ethical Treatment of Captive Wildlife

Roadside zoos are a blight on the American landscape, often presenting themselves as quaint attractions but concealing the harsh reality of animal suffering. These establishments, frequently characterized by small enclosures and substandard care, subject wild animals like lions, tigers, monkeys, and wolves to lives of misery and neglect. The plight of animals in roadside zoos

Advocating Against Roadside Zoos: A Call for Ethical Treatment of Captive Wildlife Read More »

A Global Perspective featuring the Advancements in Laboratory Animal Reduction and Alternatives

Since the inaugural World Congress in 1993 spearheaded by Dr. Alan Goldberg in Baltimore, substantial strides have been made in the reduction and substitution of laboratory animals. The event, which saw Dr. Bill Russell, coauthor of the seminal 1959 work on alternatives, serenade attendees with a spirited rendition of “alternatives” set to a tune by

A Global Perspective featuring the Advancements in Laboratory Animal Reduction and Alternatives Read More »