Fish Have Feelings Too: Expert Claims Creatures Experience Pain in the Same Way Humans Do - and Should be Treated Better
Fish have feelings too: Expert claims creatures experience pain in the same way humans do - and should be treated better... fish have very good memories, live in complex social communities where they keep track of individuals and can learn from one another.
They develop cultural traditions and can even recognise themselves and others.
"Actor Joaquin Phoenix thrashes underwater in a video that asks people to try to relate to frightened and panicked fish who die a painful death after being pulled from the water. Fish don't want to suffocate on land any more than we want to drown in water."
Samantha Barks: Try to Relate, and Keep Fish off Your Plate
"Proving that she would do anything to help animals, I’d Do Anything and Les Misérables star Samantha Barks didn’t hesitate to strip down and plunge into a tank of cold water to pose for a new PETA advert. The long-time vegetarian’s ad explains that fish suffocate when they’re pulled out of the water."
"Fish, although just as sensitive to pain as other animals, are denied even the basic rights of protection afforded to land animals who are raised for food and may die slowly from asphyxiation on the decks of fishing boats, have their bellies sliced open while they’re still alive or struggle for hours when they’re snagged on longline hooks."
"A few years ago my boyfriend and I took his seven year old daughter Jessica fishing. When Jessica caught a fish I tried to take it from her so that I could kill it and cook it for dinner. She started to scream, totally outraged by the thought of eating this beautiful creature. We threw the fish back into the lake and instead went to a local supermarket to buy food, Jessica chose fish fingers.
‘Breakfast’ was inspired by this lost connection between the food we eat and the animals we love."
Fishing is a Blood Sport; It is Hunting in the Water
"Billions of fish die every year in nets and on hooks. Some are destined for human consumption, many are tortured just for “sport,” and others are unintended victims who are maimed or killed simply because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time."
Short animation video about one of the most endangered species of our planet: the Bluefin tuna. This video gives you the whole story of the Bluefin, with lots of detailed information and some shocking facts.
Dog Tries to Save Fish
Perhaps we can learn something about Compassion from our furry friends - Sad & Amazing!
Fish Wants Jackie Chan to Tickle His Tummy!
Fish Seen Using Tool
"What the movie shows is very interesting. The animal excavates sand to get the shell out, then swims for a long time to find an appropriate area where it can crack the shell. It requires a lot of forward thinking, because there are a number of steps involved. For a fish, it's a pretty big deal."
"Pescetarians are applauded for sharing some of the vegetarian characteristics, such as not eating red meat and poultry. However, eliminating fish from your diet is crucial, especially amidst the many, interconnected effects from our fishing habits that activists bring attention to through World Fisheries Day.
Here are five reasons why pescetarians have it all wrong about eating fish."
"As much as 40%, or 63 billion pounds (28bn kg), of the 160bn pounds (lbs) of fish caught globally every year are discarded. Scientists estimate as many as 650,000 whales, dolphins and seals were also killed every year by fishing vessels."