Category Archives: animals in the news

  1. Should Animals Have Rights?

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    January 17, 2014 by Lori Gruen

    In December, the Nonhuman Rights¬†Project filed writs of habeas corpus for four chimpanzees living in NY. ¬†The cases were dismissed, …
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  2. Animals, (Zombie) Chemicals & the Politics of Obesity

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    October 12, 2013 by Beatrice Marovich

    How much can the obesity epidemic be attributed to individual and virtue-laden issues such as personal discipline when obesity is …
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  3. The Blame Game & the Mysteries of “Suicidal Reproduction”

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    October 9, 2013 by Beatrice Marovich

    A study, published through the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on October 7th has been making its rounds …
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  4. Reanimating Life in the Lake of Stone Animals

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    October 3, 2013 by Beatrice Marovich

    Calcified animals from the Lake of Natron in Tanzania have been capturing media attention over the past several days. Discovery …
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  5. The Panda Cam Snafu: Loving Animals, Hating Politics (and People?)

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    October 2, 2013 by Beatrice Marovich

    Is it possible that you’ve missed the big, viral, news about the government shutdown? Apparently, the National Zoo’s panda cam …
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