When we devalue the experiences of animals, anything we do to them becomes justified so long as it brings value to us.
This series of photographs was taken by animal photojournalist Selene Magnolia to document the shocking reality for the fish who are trapped in present-day aquaculture conditions in and around the Mediterranean Sea.
BAFTA-winning filmmaker and We Animals Media contributor Alex Lockwood sat down with British journalist and activist George Monbiot for a poignant conversation on the ecological reality of our dying coastlines.
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for our forthcoming book, HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene. HIDDEN is an unflinching book of photography about our conflict with non-human animals around the globe, as depicted through the lenses of thirty award-winning photojournalists.
In recent months following the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the world has been introduced to “wet markets”. They are places common across Asia for all things perishable, such as fruits, vegetables, and – most notably – animals, dead or alive.
For the estimated 2,000 to 3,000 whales and dolphins currently held in captivity around the world, life is bleak, boring and unnaturally short. These highly intelligent and social beings are bred, trained, sold and shipped like commodities, and suffer from physical and psychological ailments.