UK Groceries Urged to Boycott Faroese Seafood Due to Dolphin Slaughter

British supermarkets have been called to stop selling seafood from Faroe Islands after hunters in the area slaughtered 1,428 dolphins earlier this month. The grind, or the “Grindadrap” in Faroese, is the yearly hunting of sea animals, dominantly whales, which …

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South Korean President Moon Jae-In Considers Ban on Eating Dog Meat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sept. 27 raised the possibility of banning dog meat consumption in the country where it is a traditional practice, but it has been dwindling in recent years. “Hasn’t the time come to prudently consider …

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Local Australian Council Kills Rescue Dogs, Including 10 Puppies, Over COVID-19 Restrictions

A local government in rural Australia fatally shot dogs on their way to another town’s animal shelter, fearing that the shelter’s employees would spread the coronavirus by traveling to pick up the animals. According to Bourke Shire Council’s watchdog, the …

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Bangladeshi Police Arrest Poacher Suspected of Killing 70 Tigers Over 20-Years

Bangladeshi police arrested Habib Talukder, a poacher suspected of killing 70 endangered Bengal tigers, after a 20-year period. “Acting on a tipoff, we finally succeeded and sent him to jail,” local Police Chief Saidur Rahman told members of the media …

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Cockfights Break Out on Twitch as Administrators Struggle to Block Content

Livestreams of cockfights have begun popping up on Twitch as the platform’s administrators aggressively shut down any broadcast featuring the events. The streams feature roosters aggressively fighting each other, an event that is illegal in every US state and banned …

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