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Northern Gateway Project threatens wildlife

By Paul C. Paquet and Chris Genovali, Special To The Vancouver Sun
March 11, 2011

Although rarely considered, many human activities deprive wild animals of their life necessities, causing suffering of individuals through displacement, stress, starvation, and diminished security…

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Pipeline threatens wildlife

Animal Writes – The Vancouver Humane Society Newsletter, Spring 2011

by Paul C. Paquet and Chris Genovali

Why is there no concern about the pain, fear, suffering and even death that wildlife will endure if the pipeline is approved? It is largely because we place a higher priority on economic growth than on the welfare of other species…

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The Death Cults Among Us

By Chris Genovali and Camilla Fox

Montana’s request to hunt endangered gray wolves has been turned down by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; not that the federal agency is opposed to wolf hunting, but because they believe the Montana proposal would not survive a legal challenge…

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Animal-welfare needs to go wild say Raincoast scientists

A new study published in the Journal of Animal Welfare by Raincoast scientists Paul Paquet and Chris Darimont, argues that degrading or destroying habitats and other impacts of human activities on wildlife causes them to suffer.  As such, animal welfare considerations granted to domestic animals need to be expanded to include wild animals. Photo: grizzly […]

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Group says animal welfare rules should apply in the wild – and these images show you why

Remote cameras in the forests near Bella Bella show bears hanging out in a circle. By Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist Photographs by: Raincoast Conservation Foundation. Animal-welfare rules that apply to animals in captivity like pets and farm animals should also apply to wildlife, says a newly published study by scientists from the Victoria -based Raincoast […]

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