Take Action: Stop the Commercial Wildlife Trade to Protect Animals & Prevent the Next Pandemic

Millions of wild animals are captured and traded each year for human entertainment, food, and traditional medicine, and for the exotic pet trade. This multi-billion dollar global trade causes unimaginable […]

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Watch Our #GivingTuesdayNow Live Stream!

We’re so grateful for your support on #GivingTuesdayNow! #GivingTuesdayNow was a global day of giving on May 5, 2020 to non-profits hit especially hard by the pandemic, including Animal Justice. […]

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#52: How Will COVID-19 Affect Animals?

The COVID-19 pandemic originated from human use of wild animals, and it will have an immediate and lasting impact on many more species of animals. Hosts Peter & Camille go over some of the recent animal law developments in Canada and abroad, including a cow slaughter plant shut-down after a worker tested positive for the virus, a Macleans story on the live horse meat export industry, and a new BC animal cruelty case.

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Proposed Ag Gag Laws on Hold Due to Coronavirus Crisis

In only a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world as we know it. There is much uncertainty, but the good news is that so-called “ag gag” laws […]

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#51: Eating & Using Animals Keeps Breeding Deadly New Viruses

There’s only one thing on everyone’s mind right now: the novel coronavirus health crisis. Hosts Peter and Camille discuss how their lives have changed and what this means for Animal Justice, including the postponement of our April 25 benefit gala.

More than ever before, the coronavirus is teaching humanity an urgent lesson that we must take to heart—that human health is inextricably linked to the well-being of animals and the planet around us. Peter and Camille discuss how the coronavirus originated in a wildlife market in China, but how life-threatening viruses and bacteria can and have also emerged from factory farms in North America and other countries, due to the perfect breeding grounds created by intensively confining animals. For more on this topic, watch Dr. Aysha Akhtar’s brilliant TEDx talk.

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