Good news! Evolutionary biologists have discovered a “cheating gene”, one that is present across numerous species. But, that doesn’t give you an excuse. Yet.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Bailey Mason (15) was at the recent protest that questioned Sea World’s dolphin captivity program.
…and other things you didn’t know you needed to know.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Bailey Mason analyses the growing vegan meat market and the resistance shown by those who rely on animal-based products.
I have a morning ritual. Get up, look out the window. My cat has the same routine. For reasons unknown to either of us, I started documenting it.
The NSW government’s backflip on greyhound racing highlights a policy issue as much as a moral one.
With Japan out of the World Cup, they’ve decided to kill the psychic octopus that crossed them. Luckily, Russia’s psychic cat is still in the tournament. Run, Achilles, Run!
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey Mason (15) believes it’s time we move on from an antiquated tourist activity.
In a bold move, the Victorian government has moved to ban the sale of puppies in pet stores across the state.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Next Gen program publishes our students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey Mason (15), challenges us to build on the animal rights victories we won in 2017.
Despite what the labelling says, the truth is that there is little difference in the way the egg is produced. For the first time in 15 years, a complete overhaul of the system is on the cards.
As a visitor to Bali, I felt compelled to help in the face of the Mt Agung crisis. As I walked up the side of a volcano to rescue animals left behind, fear and doubt followed close behind me.
At the end of my relationship, the ownership of our dog became paramount. And as I’ve learned, fur or human baby, things fall apart quickly. Sorry, Bosco.
Dog ownership is great. However, sharing a breed with history’s greatest monsters is another thing entirely. To prove it, we asked some dog owners.
Recently, scientific findings discovered that dogs are capable of manipulation, so in order to prove it, we asked our own resident good boy, Bingley.
We’re chuffed to have the insane/learned minds of Sci-gasm on board, as they discuss sex in the animal kingdom with notable expert, Dr Carin Bondar.
The minds of science have a new theory in entertaining your dog while you aren’t at home. Make them a mix tape. Baha Men, anybody?
The brainiacs at Cambridge have discovered that kids form stronger bonds with their furry siblings than their human counterparts.
An unsuspecting student was ambushed by his future career, all spectacularly captured on wobbly phone footage. Well done, Internet.
Sometimes the animals we bring into our lives are not for us. However, there are some who take advantage of the pets we give away to a “good home”.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey, 14, asks: Are zoo-goers sanctioning the imprisonment of animals?
Meet animal vet Sam Kovac, founder of Southern Cross Veterinary Clinic and passionate force driving Project HoPe to see pets of the homeless receive adequate care despite their owners’ financial disadvantage.