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“There’s No Business on a Dead Planet”: Sadie Parr on the Killing of Wolves in our West Coast Wilderness

“There’s No Business on a Dead Planet”: Sadie Parr on the Killing of Wolves in our West Coast Wilderness

The wolves of Alberta and British Columbia are in dire need. With numbers already being reduced by environmental factors such as habitat loss and pollution, this keystone species now faces threats from hunting. Caribou in the region are dying from oil, mineral, timber, and other resource extraction, but governments and industries have taken to scapegoating … Continue reading

Working Towards a World Without Slaughterhouses: Activists Discuss Non-Violent Civil Disobedience Campaign at St. Helen’s Meat Packers

Working Towards a World Without Slaughterhouses: Activists Discuss Non-Violent Civil Disobedience Campaign at St. Helen’s Meat Packers

  On November 6, 2014, activists held a peaceful vigil and sit-in with the purpose of disrupting “business-as-usual” at St. Helen’s Meat Packers. Activists, many of whom were inspired by bearing witness with the Toronto Cow Save and other Animal Saves, attempted to block an incoming transport truck from reaching the plant. As the truck … Continue reading

Let’s Make Fur History

Let’s Make Fur History

Adrian Nelson, with the Fur-Bearer Defenders in Canada, joins Animal Voices to speak about campaigning against fur, specifically about #MakeFurHistory The Fur-Bearer Defenders have worked with LUSH Cosmetics and the Montreal SPCA to unveil shocking footage obtained in 2014. We discuss the landscape of fur farms and how they continue to operate in our backyards … Continue reading

Fish in the Tomatoes! Joan Reddy on how GM Foods Affect Animals and the Environment

Fish in the Tomatoes! Joan Reddy on how GM Foods Affect Animals and the Environment

Although many vegans skillfully avoid consuming meat, dairy, and eggs in defiance of the industries that raise and kill non-human animals for food, Joan Reddy explains that genetically modified foods, even some vegan ones, can be extremely harmful to non-human and human animals, as well as the environment. Advocates for organic food often cite that … Continue reading

Jo-Anne McArthur and We Animals: Directing a Lens toward Animal Liberation

Jo-Anne McArthur and We Animals: Directing a Lens toward Animal Liberation

We, Animal Voices, are happy to present our interview with We Animals author and photojournalist, Jo-Anne McArthur. Her book is a powerful collection of photographs that illuminate the horrendous conditions of animals around the world who live as captives in zoos, farms, rodeos, and circuses. It also features the joyous faces of animals who were … Continue reading