Archive | Animals

Act now: Let Parliament know you support animals’ rights and the Animal Protection Amendment Bill

Non-human animals are living beings who experience pleasure and pain, just as humans do and as God’s creatures deserve protection from unnecessary suffering. With that thought, the Animals Protection Amendment Bill – introduced as a Private Member’s Bill in the South African Parliament, by Cheryllyn Dudley of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) – is […]

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World Environment Day: ‘Connecting people to nature’

“Connecting people to nature” – this year’s global theme for World Environment Day.  It both reflects what is perhaps our most fundamental problem and points to how we can solve it. The problem is that we as humankind have allowed ourselves, in our heads and in our hearts, to become disconnected from the Earth and […]

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Active Citizens Network Launch

What comes next? Post the Secret Nuclear Deal court case, many people have asked what will happen now that the court case has been successful. It is a landmark achievement with the court judgement sending a clear message to government about energy procurement, however much more needs to be done to secure a just energy future […]

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Bee Line Exhibition

Bees are wonderful creatures and play an integral role not only in the web of life, but also in our cultural lives, with honey being enjoyed and utilised over the centuries. Their disappearance would be an enormous loss and mean a drastic change to the environment – therefore we were excited to hear about the upcoming […]

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McDonald’s commits to sourcing cage-free eggs

On 14 November McDonald’s South Africa announced that it would implement a cage-free policy when it came to the sourcing of their eggs, transitioning  to a 100% cage-free supply chain by 2025. This comes after continued efforts from Human Society International and other animal welfare organisations, including our One Web of Life programme,  to engage […]

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