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Animal Trapping

Confused About Cruelty: The Canada Goose Story

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 01.27.2017 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

I'm often confused by animal cruelty, mistreatment, and assaults on endangered species. But, at the moment, I'm just confused -- mystified, really -- at certain concepts involved in animal exploitation.

The Cat Who Survived for Thanksgiving

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 11.23.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

It's harder to stomach seeing the lacerations and the blood when the gaping wound from the unforgiving jaws of the steel-jaw leghold trap appears thro...

What Kind of Person Still Traps Wild Animals?

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

What kind of person purposely destroys a beaver dam and sets a "wall of death" of Conibear traps, knowing that the unsuspecting beavers will return to...

Stop the Slaughter: Time to Rein in Wildlife Services' Reign of Terror

Noah Greenwald | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

The agency's unregulated killing gets worse with each passing year. After more than 100 years of ruthless, indiscriminate killing, the carnage must stop. The Department of Agriculture must finally rein in this indefensible reign of terror.

Safe Trails for All

Will Travers | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Will Travers

Today, an increasing number of states are implementing regulations reduce the risks of indiscriminate body-gripping traps, we hope this trend continues.

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Orangutan Recovering After Amputation

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green

Following a successful rescue mission from an Indonesian forest earlier this year, Pelangsi, a Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), is recovering and ...

Barbaric Trapping: Not Ready for Prime Time?

Will Travers | Posted 06.14.2011 | Green
Will Travers

Kudos to Jane Velez-Mitchell at CNN Headline News for giving prominent national air time to Born Free USA's recent trapping investigation, Victims of ...

Born Free USA Trapping Investigation Lifts Curtain on a Barbaric Act

Will Travers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Travers

What is it about wild animals that make some people feel that it's OK to inflict pain, suffering and death upon them?