Two biggest cargo carriers affirm that they will not ship mammals and non-human primates, as activist pressure mounts to stop research-animal airlifts.

The bid to halt air transport of lab animals poses an imminent threat to biomedical research. (Editorial)

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday directed the State Government and police to take strong measures to curb the illegal transportation of cattle from different districts to outside the State.

The two separate cases of killing and torture of birds in Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu respectively have shocked both wildlife experts and animal welfare activists.

The Kerala high court has advised the central government to make appropriate changes to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, amended in 1982, as it fell short of the requirements.

A division bench of Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan and Justice K. Vinod Chandran observed, after examining the provisions of the act, that various sections under the act were a ‘cruel joke on animals’.

MUMBAI: Adding strength to the ongoing public interest litigation filed by the Animals and Birds Charitable Trust, an intervention application by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Some 10,000 bears are farmed in China to procure their bile for traditional Chinese medicine. This cruel practice
has stimulated a wave of condemnation across the country. (Correspondence)

Mumbai: The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has banned the use of live animals in dissection and other experiments in educational and research institutions.

Mumbai: Caged rats are being gassed to death by various airlines to test the efficacy of their aircraft cabin fumigation.

Supply of research monkeys to Western labs under threat as airlines react to animal-rights campaign.

Pages