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Ricky Gervais Says Wildlife Markets Have to Close 'Now'

Ricky Gervais Urges Humans to Stop Eating Animals ‘Now’

British comedian Ricky Gervais says wildlife markets need to shut down in the wake of COVID-19. “For the sake of people and animals, wildlife trade and consumption has to end, now," the longtime vegetarian and...
66 U.S. Lawmakers Demand Global Wet Market Ban to Stop Pandemics

66 U.S. Lawmakers Demand Global Wet Market Ban to Stop Pandemics

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, 66 U.S. lawmakers are demanding a global ban on "wet markets" to prevent future pandemics. On Wednesday, Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) spearheaded a letter to...
How Meat Caused China’s Coronavirus Outbreak

How Meat Caused China’s Coronavirus Outbreak

(Updated January 29, 2020) | Experts say that meat from wildlife markets may be the origin of the 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which has spread from the city of Wuhan, China. Chinese authorities placed a...