Voices from the Underground: For the Love of Animals
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This body of work has been read or viewed in over 80 countries. In 1996 Tobias was the recipient of the "Courage of Conscience Awared" from the Peace Abbey in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Michael Tobias, PhD, is the author of 25 books and the writer, director and producer of more than 100 films.
Those profiled include Gene and Lorri Bauston, founders of Farm Animal Sanctuary; Ingrid Newkirk and Alex Pacheco, founders of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA); Christine Stevens of the Animal Welfare Institute; and animal liberationist Rod Coronado, who is serving time in prison for illegal activity on behalf of animals. Still, it is essential for public and college libraries.-Peggie Partello, Keene State Coll. Lib., NH Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc. From Library Journal Tobias (Nature's Keepers) introduces the reader to several people on the forefront of the fight to free animals from human abuse. Here we read about the inhumane conditions on factory farms, a stockyard industry that condones prolonged suffering of cattle and other "food" animals, and researchers who perform experiments of questionable value on nonhuman primates. Tobias examines the choic
We follow the incredible exploits of such people as Gene and Lorri Bauston, the deeply sensitive and tenacious founders of Farm Animal Sanctuary; of Ingrid Newkirk and Alex Pacheco, ecolical and ethical visionaries ! who founded and currently run the organization known as PETA--People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals; Christine Stevens, a maverick on Capitol Hill whose Animal Welfare Institute has worked untiringly to improve the status of animals; and Rod Coronado, a Native American jailed for his animal liberation activities. Not since the last spasm of mass extinctions swept this planet some 65 million years ago--the result of natural forces--have so many species, dinvidual animals and plants been threatened and obliterated. In revealing some of the key figures who have helped slow down or halt society's crimes against nature, Tobias has laid the groundwork for a tenable path of truce and reconciliation.. Tobias assesses the consumer trends and behav
"nobody reviewed this book ????" according to A Customer. Hard to believe!such a thoroughly wonderful book!I'm / was a starry-eyed volunteer at the roadside breeding "zoo"Voices from the Underground provided me with a practical side of dealing with some sad situations.I was thrilled to find out that the author loves (I assume) Father Teilhard De Chardin - Love of my life!I wish I could contact the author - any idea how can he be reached?Read this book!!!To sweeten your life - I recommend reading "Dakar, A Wolf'. Five Stars Nice book.