by The Green Goblin
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wants unmanned drones to stop you hunting, or maybe even eating, animals …
Ah, PETA. Often the butt of jokes, often even the focal point of online forums.
And now, I can’t even tell if the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals group is joking about themselves.
You see, they want to acquire drones. What some are calling “ethical drones” – to catch hunters in the act. Or maybe even to stop us getting to McDonalds? …
The Commentator – 11 April 2013 12:48
Do dolphins, whales, chimps and elephants deserve “human” rights?
by Lloyd Alter
Nobody who grew up watching Flipper reruns has any doubt about the intelligence of dolphins, but Andy Revkin at Dot Earth ( dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/201… ) looks at it, and the issue of animal intelligence a lot more seriously. He discusses the issue with Thomas I. White ( cba.lmu.edu/facultyresearch/me… ), a professor of business ethics. The key point: …
Treehugger (blog) – April 11, 2013
Great white sharks gather in groups to gorge on dead whale blubber (Video)
The amiable mood created by the abundant food could be the perfect ambiance for shark mating.
By Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
Great white sharks feast together on dead whales, which are important food resources for the normally solitary predators, a new study finds …
Mother Nature Network – Thu, Apr 11 2013 at 10:51 AM
Paul Watson: Pirate, Eco-Terrorist or Activist?
RICHMOND HILL, ON–(Marketwired – April 10, 2013) – There is no question that Paul Watson is a polarizing figure. His organization, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, whose mandate is “to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans” has raised the ire of the world’s whaling nations, primarily Japan, Norway and Iceland. Japan, despite the existing international whaling moratorium, continues to hunt hundreds of whales every year …
SYS-CON Media (press release) – April 10, 2013 04:01 PM EDT