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Animal Passions And Beastly Virtues

Author : Marc Bekoff
ISBN : 1592133495
Genre : Nature
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An engaging, thoughtful look at the science and ethics of research into animal behavior.

Forsaken Earth The Ongoing Mass Extinction

Author : Paul Sequoia Rauch
ISBN : 9781483454498
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The Ongoing Mass Extinction of species is the most overriding issue on Earth, transcending and encompassing all others. It's already proven; there's no debate. It is a monumental event occurring right now and escalating, its culmination set to happen within most of our lives. Forsaken Earth delves deeply into this matter like no other, that the worst of this earth-shattering extinction event might still be avoided. Forsaken Earth fully reveals that humans are undeniably causing and allowing this event to happen, and that we are the only ones who can and must stop it. Everything you ever wanted to know about our gorgeous Earth to the history of the cultural ideology at the root of the problem to the effect upon every ecosystem of Earth is written in this one potent volume. Forsaken Earth provides more solutions than any yet offered and leads us to discover and activate our most meaningful purpose, individually and as humanity, to participate and truly support the healing of life on Earth - now.

Encyclopedia Of Animal Rights And Animal Welfare 2nd Edition 2 Volumes

Author : Marc Bekoff
ISBN : 9780313352560
Genre : Nature
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A landmark publishing achievement on the subject, the new edition of this acclaimed encyclopedia is expanded to two volumes, covering the full range of issues related to animal protection. • Includes hundreds of alphabetically organized entries covering the full range of topics related to animal rights and welfare, including dog fighting, endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, factory farming, veganism, and more • Encompasses the work of 150 contributors—experts from around the world that make up a virtual "who's who" in the broad areas of animal protection • Outlines a chronology of legislation and other important events that have had a significant impact on animal rights issues • Lists references for each entry, plus a comprehensive bibliography at the end of the encyclopedia

Animals Ethics And Trade

Author : Joyce D'Silva
ISBN : 9781136571695
Genre : Nature
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Modern urban life cuts us off from direct connection with the animal world, yet daily the lives of millions of animals are affected by what we consume and wear and what we trade in. The use of animals for food, labour and pleasure pursuits has long been justified with the assumption that unlike humans, animals aren't fully sentient beings. In recent years, however, science has revealed an astonishing array of complex animal behaviour, and scientists and policy makers now accept that the animals we make use of are indeed conscious, with preferences and intentions. The implications for our culture of factory farming, fast food and rainforest liquidation are staggering. In this powerful book, internationally renowned experts on animal behaviour and agriculture such as Jane Goodall, Tim Lang and Vandana Shiva are brought together with ethicists, religious scholars, international industry and regulators for the first time to debate these critical issues and tackle the profound implications of animal sentience. The first sections discuss scientific and ethical perspectives on the consciousness, emotions and mental abilities of animals. Later sections address how human activities such as science, law, religion, farming, food production, trade, development and education respect or ignore animals' sentience and welfare, and review the options for changes in our policies, our practices and our thinking. The result is nothing less than a stark and necessary look into the heart of humanity and the ethics that govern our animal powered society.

I Lost My Best Friend Today

Author : Judy Wright
ISBN : 9780974506166
Genre : Pets
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The Heartfelt Collection of Stories That Pet Lovers, Parents, Veterinarians, And Animal Communicators Are All Talking About...Do you view your pet as a member of your family, your closest friend, and constant companion? Our pets help us to be better people. They bring us a level of love that can never be replaced any more than their personality can be replaced. If you or someone you care about has pets, there will be a tremendous sense of loss when that pet dies or has to be euthanized.I wonder if you can relate to some experiences I have had... Was the decision to euthanize your pet one of the hardest things you've ever done? Do you have an old or terminally ill pet who you cannot stand the thought of losing? Do you find yourself denying the inevitable or wondering how you will ever be able to handle the loss when they are gone? Is your child struggling to understand the death of their pet? Do you wish you could find the words to comfort a grieving friend or family member who lost a beloved pet, but you don't know what to say to show your support without appearing to trivialize their pain? Did the loss of your animal best friend trigger unhappy memories or unresolved conflicts of loss from years ago? Did you find that you were more upset over losing a pet, than losing a parent or relative?

One At A Time

Author : Diane Leigh
ISBN : 0972838708
Genre : Nature
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Tells the stories of the animals taken into a California animal shelter during one week.

Animals Matter

Author : Marc Bekoff
ISBN : 0834825872
Genre : Nature
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Nonhuman animals have many of the same feelings we do. They get hurt, they suffer, they are happy, and they take care of each other. Marc Bekoff, a renowned biologist specializing in animal minds and emotions, guides readers from high school age up—including older adults who want a basic introduction to the topic—in looking at scientific research, philosophical ideas, and humane values that argue for the ethical and compassionate treatment of animals. Citing the latest scientific studies and tackling controversies with conviction, he zeroes in on the important questions, inviting reader participation with "thought experiments" and ideas for action. Among the questions considered: • Are some species more valuable or more important than others? • Do some animals feel pain and suffering and not others? • Do animals feel emotions? • Should endangered animals be reintroduced to places where they originally lived? • Should animals be kept in captivity? • Are there alternatives to using animals for food, clothing, cosmetic testing, and dissection in the science classroom? • What can we learn by imagining what it feels like to be a dog or a cat or a mouse or an ant? • What can we do to make a difference in animals’ quality of life? Bekoff urges us not only to understand and protect animals—especially those whose help we want for our research and other human needs—but to love and respect them as our fellow beings on this planet that we all want to share in peace.

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