LEGAL VICTORY FOR BIRDS: Today the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the U.S. Department of the Interior's Arctic Ocean oil lease sales, great news for Spectacled Eiders and other wildlife! Audubon and other groups have been fighting this battle in the courts. Learn more
"Ask not what an animal can do for you; ask what you can do for an animal." Jasper
"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men." ~Alice Walker
The source of the quote is Walker's preface to Marjorie Spiegel's 1988 book, "The Dreaded Comparison" . Her next sentence was, "This is the gist of Ms. Spiegel's cogent, humane and astute argument, and it is sound."