Today’s World Animal Day, celebrated across the globe since a 1931 convention of ecologists in Florence, Italy, conceived of it as a way to highlight the plight of endangered species. They … [Read full article]
I’m not going to lie, I didn’t watch the video. The opening picture of the Feelgood Style post on this matter was enough for me: Here’s the full Feelgood … [Read full article]
Animal rights activists have been threatened by a new law, the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA), that seems to violate our 1st Amendment rights (allowing the government to give … [Read full article]
Bob Barker is still saving animals around the world. He recently donated $230,000 to help relocate a family of chimpanzees to Chimp Haven, a chimpanzee rescue center.
On November 18, 2011, the U.S. Congress lifted the five-year-old ban on slaughtering horses, backed by President Obama (who signed it into law), which prohibited horse slaughtering within U.S. borders. … [Read full article]
Persistence has paid off for the Animal Defenders International “Stop Circus Suffering” campaign, although it has been long and hard battle it has paid off with a landmark victory in Peru. Peru’s President Alan Garcia signed into law an end to the use of wild animals in circuses.
A recent report from the West Virginia Racing Commission has revealed that over 152 greyhound dogs have been euthanized, due to injuries acquired while racing, since 2005. The injuries occur … [Read full article]
With all the panic around international terrorism that has dominated the media in recent years, we easily get distracted from and miss critical, internal threats (like the health threats of the … [Read full article]
Hundreds of dogs and cats at the OSPCA in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada were set to be euthanized due to the spread of ringworm amongst shelter animals and people. Many were … [Read full article]
Sealers wielding clubs for the purpose of killing seals attacked two journalists, one from the UK and one from South Africa, who were filming the brutal Namibian seal cull last … [Read full article]
The romantic imagery painted of Spanish bullfighting in Ernest Hemingway’s famous book The Sun Also Rises might soon be the stuff of history. Spain is edging ever closer to banning … [Read full article]
These organizations use tactics varying from direct action to job training, but they all are working to protect the planet in a substantial way. [social_buttons] Through twitter, anyone can stay … [Read full article]
Nine monkeys escaped from an Oregon Health & Science University animal testing lab after a cage was left unlocked. Four were shortly re-captured and four others have been spotted on … [Read full article]