Here is a video on the topic of whale biopsy, a method used by scientists to study whales.
Scientific and technological progress will make factory farming obsolete in the near future. Here is short video explaining how we can still consume meat and dairy products, while avoiding the mistreating of animals.
For more info:
Perfect Day Foods (animal free dairy)
Cultured Beef (Mark Post’s official web page)
Apparently a new company, Memphis Meat is working to make cultured meat into a commercial product.
Mark Post is the one whose team made the first test-tube burger and in this video he discusses why we should consider cultured meat.
Space colonization and livestock farming is a difficult combination, as livestock will require a significant amount of scarce food and space. Either of these will be limited in supply, in particular in the first space settlements. Hence (the first) space settlers will have to adopt a primarily vegan diet, as animal products will be quite expensive. Continue reading Dairy, Eggs and Space Settlers
The issue of animal testing is one of the more difficult ones within the animal welfare movement. With our hearth we would call for the abolition of animal testing, though with our brains we know it is sometimes necessary. In this respect animal testing differs from other animal welfare topics. Continue reading Animal testing
Human organs are short in supply, that is more people are waiting to receive organs than are available. There are too few donors, not in the least place because better road safety rules and better healthcare. So scientists and doctors are looking for alternatives. Continue reading Organs on demand
Under the proposed Mordan legal system animals cannot be property. Instead animal husbandry is legally described as a form of guardianship. Consequently theft of animals is legally impossible, nevertheless it is desirable to create an offence with a similar effect: animal abduction. Continue reading Animal Abduction
Human organ transplants have become a normal medical procedure during the last fifty years. Organ transplants in animals, usually pets, are, on the other hand, quite rare. Continue reading Animals and organ transplants
In the Netherlands and Belgium there is an official list of animals people are allowed to keep as pets, the so-called positive list (Dutch: positieflijst). Animal not listed are not allowed as pets and people who still do so, are subject to penalties. Continue reading The Positive List