October 30, 2023 Program 7 Investigates: Handled With Care? Live Baby Chickens Shipped in the Mail

“They’re not being treated as the living animals that they are,” said Professor Kristen A. Stilt, faculty director of the Brooks McCormick, Jr., Animal Law and Policy Program at Harvard Law School.

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October 17, 2023 Clinic Can Point Reyes National Seashore Support Wildlife and Ranching Amid Climate Change?

Echoing the Harvard lawsuit, a group of scientists—some of whom helped reintroduce the seashore’s first elk to the enclosure in 1978—has also criticized the Park Service’s management, which has allowed three other boom-and-bust cycles.

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October 11, 2023 Clinic Will Florida manatees be listed as an endangered species again? Feds to review data.

This finding by the Fish and Wildlife Service is a crucial step in manatees’ road to recovery,” said Ben Rankin, who helped write the petition while at Harvard University’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic.

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October 06, 2023 Clinic What Do We Owe the Octopus?

Mounting research suggests that cephalopods experience pain. Now, the National Institutes of Health is considering new animal welfare rules that would put them in the same category as monkeys.