Category: Lifestyle

VIETNAM: The strongest condemnation of UNESCO’s cruel monkey circus is their own

VIETNAM: The strongest condemnation of UNESCO’s cruel monkey circus is their own

A year after being alerted to animal abuse at a UNESCO-accredited facility, the UN agency has failed to end the cruelty and finally broke its silence to deny responsibility. When first informed of cruel animal performances taking place at a UNESCO-accredited facility in Vietnam, the organisation’s condemnation was swift and unequivocal. Animals Asia told UNESCO about the cruel circus shows […]

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Kenya’s Samburu Warriors to Participate in Saving the Elephants 10K Charity Race

Kenya’s Samburu Warriors to Participate in Saving the Elephants 10K Charity Race

The 2017 Saving the Elephants Run will take place this coming November 18th from 9:00AM to 12:00PM in New York’s iconic Central Park to benefit the leading elephant science and research organization, Save the Elephants. This year for the first time representatives of Kenya’s Samburu tribe will participate in the festivities, underscoring the organization’s deep ties with the African community […]

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Animals Fleeing Wildfires Get Aid from In Defense of Animals

Animals Fleeing Wildfires Get Aid from In Defense of Animals

New footage released by In Defense of Animals reveals horses, sheep, and wild turkeys who fled the California wildfire. In Defense of Animals has banded together with six other North Bay animal organizations to rescue and care for fire victims. The disaster continues to cause vast amounts of damage and massive loss of human and animal life. Terrifying video footage […]

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Singita Introduces Puppy Force to Combat Poaching in Africa

Singita Introduces Puppy Force to Combat Poaching in Africa

In line with Singita’s newly enhanced anti-poaching strategy, the company is pleased to introduce its new Singita Grumeti Fund Canine Unit: Tony, Popo, DJ and Radar. From Washington DC to Tanzania, the brave dogs have experienced quite the journey, and will continue to live as heroes in the African wild. A project born out of a guest’s love for the […]

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Russell Simmons Honored at the 2017 Environmental Media Association Awards

Russell Simmons Honored at the 2017 Environmental Media Association Awards

EMA Missions in Music Award Recipient and Honoree Russell Simmons talks about compassion for all living creatures and why people should adopt a vegan diet in his speech at the 2017 EMA Awards. Actor and producer Natalie Portman spoke out about veganism and factory farming at the same event. Buy his book on Amazon.com: The Happy Vegan: A Guide to […]

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California Signs in Significant Animal Protection Law

California Signs in Significant Animal Protection Law

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act into law. From January 1, 2019, it will become a criminal offense for California pet stores to sell dogs, cats, and rabbits unless they come from a shelter or rescue. In Defense of Animals last week delivered hundreds of letters urging Governor Jerry Brown to sign AB 485 […]

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Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Farms Draw Visitors to the Hudson Valley

Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Farms Draw Visitors to the Hudson Valley

Whether for decorating, carving or baking, pumpkins take center stage during the month of October.  And all this month, Hudson Valley farms are providing visitors with the added pleasure of heading into the field to select just the right one. With plenty of additional activities to enjoy, a day at one of the many “pick-your-own” farms in Orange County is […]

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Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life

Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life

  Eric O’Grey was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. That’s when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted […]

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Vegan, Jewel Thais-Williams, Sends Message of Health and Well-being

Vegan, Jewel Thais-Williams, Sends Message of Health and Well-being

Jewel Thais-Williams is a wonderful (vegan) woman who gives back to the community every day through her Village Health Foundation where no one is turned away. Jewel’s story and message of health and well-being, love, activism and acceptance are more important than ever today – when our current world is clamoring for positive examples of giving back. Jewel was recently […]

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Healing Our World: A Deeper Look at The Plant-Based Diet with Dr. Will Tuttle

Healing Our World: A Deeper Look at The Plant-Based Diet with Dr. Will Tuttle

Dr. Will Tuttle will explore the benefits of questioning animal agriculture not only for our health but for the health of our society and our Earth. He will reveal how through making more conscious choices we can heal, awaken, and evolve to live more harmoniously and wisely, and contribute to a more peaceful world. OCTOBER EVENTS AND EVENTBRITE LINKS: Sat […]

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