Did you hear that the government of Botswana, a country in southern Africa, recently handed out licenses allowing cruel hunters to kill 70 wild elephants? The excuse for the slaughter of these majestic animals is human/wildlife conflict - hungry elephants trampling on farmers' fields. They're calling it "overpopulation," even though the conflicts are in just a few areas.
There are only 130,000 elephants in Botswana, and that's 1/3 of the entire population of elephants in A
Today on the radio, there was a story about the invention of an artificial womb that will hopefully allow premature babies to survive at a much higher rate than they do now. Instead of putting a premature baby into an incubator, they would basically put the baby into a plastic bag filled with liquid--not air--and pump in the nutrients, mimicking the womb. They said that would be better than incubators because at this stage of the baby’s development, air actually damages the l
Officials in Brooklyn are drowning helpless rats in horrific devices ... rather than using humane methods of population control. Recently, Eric Adams (Brooklyn Borough President) announced the use of “Ekomilles” … cruel devices which slowly drown rats in a “soup” of alcohol. They are baited, then dumped through a trap door, left to struggle and die among the bodies of previous victims. Rats are social, affectionate, and intelligent. They do not deserve to die in such a cruel