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As the global production of plastic items explodes, plastic debris and waste are accumulating across the planet’s oceans. A 20-fold increase in plastic production occurred between 1964 and 2014, and the rate of production continues to increase (see figure: 407 million tonnes in 2015, 302...

Wildlife conservation had its beginning in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century, largely in response to the widespread destruction of wildlife through market hunting. Notable among its early supporters was our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt (TR), who was almost solely responsible for setting aside...

Andrew N Rowan speaking at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene on November 28, 2018, on the Impact that the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing has had on the field since its founding in 1981.  View presentation. In 2007, the National Research Council...

Republished April 15, 2020, originally published November 28, 2018A recent article in the Guardian newspaper (UK) by Dr. Ranjana Srivastava comments on the importance of the human-animal connection for some of her patients. Dr. Srivastava conveys poignantly and concretely how pets influence our lives and...

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