Category: Animals & Environment

Substituting Beans for Beef Beneficial for Environment

Substituting Beans for Beef Beneficial for Environment

Swapping beans for beef would help the United States reach targeted greenhouse gas emission reductions, according to a report published in Climatic Change. Researchers compared simulated net emissions of legume production, subtracted those from average beef production rates, and used U.S. reduction goals for 2020 as a reference. Based on the results, legume substitution could account for 46 to 74 […]

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Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time

Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time

ESTHER THE WONDER PIG shares the heartwarming story of this titular social media superstar and friend to all, and of how loving families really do come in all shapes and sizes. Esther has won the hearts of people from many walks of life, amassing‹with her parents¹ love and support‹over 1 million followers across social media (and growing!) She is now […]

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Visit The World’s First Elephant Hospital

Visit The World’s First Elephant Hospital

In 1993, the Friends of the Asian Elephant foundation opened the world’s first Elephant Hospital, and within 23 years has provided care to more than 4,000 sick or injured elephants throughout Thailand. Visitors of the FAE Elephant Hospital will not want to miss the chance to meet Mosha, one of the elephants currently living at the Elephant Hospital, among other injured […]

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Earth Day is April 22! Help Preserve Our Planet by…Eating

Earth Day is April 22! Help Preserve Our Planet by…Eating

April 22 is Earth Day and what better way to celebrate the earth than to try and protect it? Sara Siskind, Certified Nutritional Health Counselor and founder of Hands On Healthy has come up with 6 ways to help our planet thrive by making small changes to our eating habits! Who knew we could help the environment by eating! No […]

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That Plastic Straw Sucks: Xanterra Commits to Reduce Straw Consumption

That Plastic Straw Sucks: Xanterra Commits to Reduce Straw Consumption

500 Million of Them a Day in the U.S. Alone are Siphoning the Life Out of the Planet That little plastic straw seems innocuous enough. But it’s not. In the U.S. alone, we use 500 million of them a day and most of them end up in landfills, on the ground or in our waterways. Laid end-to-end, straws used in […]

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Go Vegan, Save the Planet

Go Vegan, Save the Planet

As public attention focuses on the impact of policy changes on the climate, we may overlook an important contributor to the climate crisis: our food systems and the daily food choices we make. It may sound hyperbolic that our roast beef sandwich is contributing to environmental degradation of the planet. But mounting evidence of the impact requires our attention and […]

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Vegan Actor Joaquin Phoenix Narrates Undercover Investigation Video Exposing Unethical Treatment of Lab Animals

Vegan Actor Joaquin Phoenix Narrates Undercover Investigation Video Exposing Unethical Treatment of Lab Animals

International nonprofit Last Chance for Animals (“LCA”) has released an explosive undercover investigation that exposes the extreme abuse of laboratory animals at one of North America’s largest Contract Research Organizations. During a four-month period in 2016, an LCA investigator worked undercover at International Toxicology Research (ITR), a Canadian based facility that is hired by pharmaceutical, beauty, and wellness companies worldwide […]

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Plant Powered Run Launches Nationwide Movement

Plant Powered Run Launches Nationwide Movement

On June 10, 2017, Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization, will kick-off a new nationwide movement to outrun cruelty with compassion with the New York City Plant Powered Run at Pier 84 at Hudson River Park. Held in partnership with Green Festival, America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green-living event, the New York City Plant Powered Run will […]

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Cat Rescues Dog

Cat Rescues Dog

Such a touching moment when this hero cat rescues a tiny puppy from a ditch.

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Orangutan Babysits Tiger Cubs

Orangutan Babysits Tiger Cubs

OMG! How adorable is this?  Kisses, hugs, nurturing — all this love from an animal! AnimalsMedia.com

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