I want to tell you about a new and excellent award winning science book. It is about a Bald Eagle. Continue reading Beauty, Beak, Biotechnology, Birds
People were fascinated, excited, and some were enraged, by this awareness raising campaign of BirdLife South Africa.
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The first crane I ever saw is a bird burned permanently in my memory. It came out of nowhere and flew close by, staying in view lit by a nearly setting sun for about five wing beats. A gun was raised to shoot it but the trigger was not pulled.
Continue reading The first crane and the last crane
What rights should be afforded non-human animals, to which animals, under what circumstances, and why? What are the criteria for such decisions? What should those who disagree with the status quo do?
Continue reading Animal Rights and Human Needs: Foundations of the debate (Part I)