Tuesday, March 06, 2012

What words can do justice

From the National Geographic on the Rhino Wars
Game scouts found this black rhino bull wandering Zimbabwe's Savé Valley Conservancy after poachers shot it several times and hacked off both its horns. Veterinarians had to euthanize the animal because its shattered shoulder couldn't support its weight.
Adam Omizek at Modeled Behavior recently blogged
I have argued that consumer pressure for better treatment of animals in agriculture is a good thing, but that pressuring for better treatment of workers might lead to worse outcomes.
He is writing about animals in agriculture, but what he says applies in general. We are the most powerful species ever to roam the planet, and it is amazing how badly we behave.

2 comments:

usha ramachandran said...

This is terrible...cant help writing this Rajeev :(.

usha ramachandran said...

This is terrible...cant help writing this Rajeev :(.