Mohan and Wildlife S.O.S.

Mohan and Wildlife S.O.S.

Elephants Make The World A Better Place

Mohan and Wildlife S.O.S. – Elephants make the world a better place. Sadly most people don’t know this and these gentle, perceptive and self-aware creatures suffer greatly because of human kind. Like many people around the world I watched the story of Mohan and the work of Wildlife S.O.S. to secure his freedom.

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Global March For Elephants And Rhinos – 2017

Global March For Elephants And Rhinos – 2017

It All Started On October 4, 2013

Global March For Elephants And Rhinos – 2017 – The First Global March For Elephants and Against Ivory was held on October 4, 2o13 in 42 cities around the world. It was a resounding success in terms of creating awareness but the need for protecting elephants and rhinos is as urgent today as it was in 2013. 

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Why Animal Brutality Persists

Why Animal Brutality Persists

Don’t Show Me – Don’t Tell Me – I Don’t Want To Know

Why Animal Brutality Persists – This weekend I attended a screening of the brilliant documentary by Liz Marshall – The Ghosts In Our Machine – featuring the haunting photographs of Jo-Anne McArthur. I also watched Earthlings again as a reminder of why I’m involved in animal activism.

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Messages From Nature

Messages From Nature

The Lessons To Be Learned From The Planet, Life And Our Fellow Creatures

Messages From Nature – I’ve been actively involved in learning about animal issues for the last ten years. Before then I was asleep – not intentionally – I just didn’t realize I should be asking questions about the products I bought – the clothing I wore or the food that I consumed.

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In Defence Of Spiders

In Defence Of Spiders

Hugh – A Little Life Observed

In Defence Of Spiders – I walked out my kitchen door one evening in early September. It was a warm, muggy night – made a little less so by the recent rain shower. I paused in front of a spider’s web – coated with fine, glistening water droplets. It was intricate and lacey and lovely and it made me smile. The web was suspended from one of my hanging summer plants and anchored in a number of places along the top of my garden rocking chair. The creator of this magical web of spun silk was absent. I wondered what twist of fate had led this spider to spin his fragile web in such an open, unprotected space in my garden.

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Protesting Yulin, China – 2017

Protesting Yulin, China – 2017

This Festival Must Be Banned

Protesting Yulin, China – 2017 – Sadly another Yulin dog and cat eating festival is just about to begin. Animals will be systematically tortured, boiled, skinned and cooked alive. We do not live in a civilized world and China is not the only culprit in the global holocaust against animals. As you protest against Yulin you may want to question your own contribution to animal exploitation and cruelty. 

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Happy Fourth Birthday ABH

Happy Fourth Birthday ABH

A Re-Cap Of Year 4

Happy Fourth Birthday ABH – My animal awareness blog – A Beating Heart is four years old today. I launched it on February 14, 2013 – a nod to the day of hearts and love and in recognition of the often forgotten fact that every sentient being has “A Beating Heart”. Never question that: We love – They love. We feel – They feel. We grieve – They grieve. We play – They play. We cry – They Cry and We suffer – They suffer!  

Humanity has no singular claim to an emotional, spiritual and physical existence. 

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