David Kirby, a regular contributor to the Huffington Post since 2005 and TakePart since 2012, has been a professional journalist for nearly 30 years, and was a contracted writer for The New York Times for four years. He is the author of "Animal Factory," a highly acclaimed investigation into the environmental impact of factory farms, and "Death at SeaWorld." Kirby was nominated for four LA Press Club/Southern California Journalism Awards, and won for Best Environmental Reporting of 2013.
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UK Circus Forces Their Big Cats To Live In Cages 'About As Wide As A Tiger'
Five big cats - three tigers and two lions - are languishing in tiny cages on a farm in the far northeastern corner of Scotland, bringing new light, and urgency, to the failure of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to pass legislation banning the use of wild animals for public display attractions, including circuses.
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Not-So-Friendly Skies: United Airlines Continues To Transport Dolphins To Marine Parks
United Airlines has become the latest target of international anti-captivity activists who are trying to convince commercial air and cargo carriers not to transport whales and dolphins for the marine mammal display industry.