Poaching can be considered as illegal selling and trading of animals by killing them for only one part such as an ivory tusk, pelt, or bones or selling them as a whole for a huge sum of money. The vast majority of poaching is due to organized crime to kill and track many animals all at one time without being detected. At these current poaching rates, elephants, rhinos, and other iconic African wildlife will be gone within our lifetime before we know it. Many of Africa’s wild animals have suffered from a massive population decline due to poaching over the past three decades. I personally believe that the animals should be able to
Pol Pot, The Worst Person to Ever Walk the Earth When you think of the worst person to ever walk the Earth, you might think Adolf Hitler, or Genghis Khan; however I believe the worst person to ever walk this planet is Pol Pot. He killed many of his own kind because they knew how to read, or even wore glasses. Besides that, the Khmer Rouge, the organization Pol Pot was leader of, decreased half of the Vietnamese population during the Vietnam War. Right before his death he was still a nasty man. He had killed millions so he could go back to a simpler way of life.
Millions and millions of innocent people were massacred for, what appears to be, nothing. The Rwandan genocide is one the most memorable and savage. One million faultless Rwandans slaughtered, like animals, in one hundred days. The Hutu-government of Rwanda was lead by the ruthless , Jean-Paul Akayesu. They declared war on the Tutsis.
Pol Pot was the leader of the communist Khmer Rouge in Cambodia that ruled from 1975 to 1979. Under the regime, approximately 2 million people died from execution or lack of food or illnesses. Many detention centers are also said to have conditions so harsh that only a handful of the thousands of people in them survived. This mass extinction was a result of aiming to create a classless peasant/farmer society. Believing this, Pot and the Khmer Rouge worked to rid the country of “intellectuals, city residents, ethnic Vietnamese, civil servants, and religious leaders” (History.com).
Every year, over 39 million animals are killed inhumanely in the United States (Perdew). Many of these animals are not used for food and are often killed because they are not needed by the workers. These animals are abused and forced into harmful situations everyday for the selfish benefits of others. They are skinned, beaten, scalded, and slaughtered while still conscious and without any pain medication. Unfortunately, without any rights, animals are forced to go through immense amounts of suffering.
This is saying that because animals don’t have rights, we have the authority to do what we want with them. Nevertheless, animal testing is hurting the animals which is causing them so have problems and sometimes even causes their deaths. According to Peta they stated, “Each year, more than 100 million animals-including mice rats, frogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, monkeys, fish, and birds-are killed in
Every year over 56 billion farmed animals are killed by humans. This shocking statistic is the result of the factory farming system that has plagued the world, America especially. Factory farming is a system that began in the early 1900’s that is focused on farming animals in large numbers in a very small amount of time. The animals in these factory farms are often forced into confined spaces and inhumane conditions. Pigs are kept in small cages called gestation crates where they are unable to move or grow.
Invasive species This refers to the animal and plant species as well as pathogens, which are not native inhabitance of a given land. The introduction of these animals to a new land is not recommended because of the harm they cause to the existing living organisms in that place (USDA). The invasive species create a significant change in an ecosystem in terms of constituents and the need for food and production. Initially, we have an ecosystem that has been balanced in terms of food chain and food web as well as the population growth. The introduction of the invasive species will create a new demand in terms of food, shelter and reproduction.
According to the article, Experiments on Animals: Overview, from Peta corporations more than one hundred million animals die each year because of animal testing. That’s three animal’s lives every second (“People”). There should be a stop to animal testing because it’s cruel and inhumane, it’s wasteful, and animal testing is not very accurate. There are a lot of contributing factors to animal testing not being needed, one of them is because it is cruel and inhumane. There should not be a usage of animal testing because it is cruel and inhumane.
(Polsby 21) This same technique can also be seen in Turkey. In Turkey many strict gun control laws were passed against most citizens of Turkey. The passed gun control laws allowed for the genocide of millions of Armenians once again unable to defend themselves. (Polsby 21) Gun control has led a terrible example across the world, and often results in the genocide of millions, as millions of citizens find themselves unable to defend against a tyrannical government. On the other hand, in countries that have refused to implement any gun control, have some of the lowest crime rates in the world.