“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” — Arundhati Roy
CELEBRATING WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINES OF ANIMAL ADVOCACY
Sangduen “Lek” Chailert has come to be known throughout Thailand and the rest of the world as “the elephant whisperer”. She has devoted her life to ending the abusive use of elephants in tourism and logging industries and is the founder of Elephant Nature Park, a 250 acre sanctuary for hundreds of rescued elephants and other animals.
Directed by Kelly Guerin
RECENT Contemporary Women
We’re at the end of Carole Noon Lane on the grounds of Save the Chimps, a 190-acres sanctuary in the Florida Flatwoods.
Founded by Toronto-based activist Anita Krajnc, the Animal Save Movement (formally called The Save Movement) now spans about 900 chapters, branching beyond Animal Save into Climate Save and Health Save factions.
Today, Carol J. Adams is being celebrated for the 30th anniversary of The Sexual Politics of Meat, as a pioneer of animal advocacy, and a trailblazer in women’s rights.
RECENT HISTORICAL Women
"When we talk about buffalo people, we're not talking about buffalo and Lakota separately. It's all one.""We live in a time when how to be a good human being in the natural world is diminished," wrote Rosalie Little Thunder late one night in May, 2002, as she sat at...
"Is it nothing to you all ye that pass by?" n July 1909 police in London informed the organizers of an anti-vivisection protest that they could not use two of the banners that had been made for the event. In both cases the images on the banners...
“Most people… tend to be ignorant of the processes by which food reaches their table, or if not ignorant they find it more comfortable to forget.” M any activists can point to a single moment that changed their lives—a photograph, a movie, a conversation, or a chance...
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