Apparently orcas are threatened in an area of Canadian waters. The government has suggested voluntary sanctuaries.
If nature has rights, that means everything does, which devalues “rights” just as a wild inflation deflates the worth of currency.
“Animal standing” would open the courts to lawsuits brought by animals.
Powerful forces want to compel doctors to violate their consciences in their professional lives.
Environmentalism isn’t about conservation or protecting endangered species anymore.