Category: Animals & Environment

10 Worst Zoos for Elephants Exposed by In Defense of Animals

10 Worst Zoos for Elephants Exposed by In Defense of Animals

The shocking hidden suffering of captive elephants has been exposed today by In Defense of Animals on its respected annual list of the Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants in North America. The 2017 list reveals premature deaths, brutal breeding procedures, and flagrant violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Zoos all over the US and one zoo in Canada appear on […]

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Holy Cow! Online-Calculator Shows How Much Meat We Eat in A Lifetime

Holy Cow! Online-Calculator Shows How Much Meat We Eat in A Lifetime

Problematic animal husbandry, resource consumption and excessive use of antibiotics – there are many reasons to switch to a vegetarian/vegan diet. And yet the average American still consumes more than 170 lbs of meat per year. The topic just seems too abstract for consumers to connect the effects of their diet with the environment. A new online tool wants to […]

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Cruelty Free Investing Launches, Giving Transparency to Humane Investing

Cruelty Free Investing Launches, Giving Transparency to Humane Investing

Cruelty Free Investing (CFI), the first non-profit organization to evaluate each publicly traded U.S. stock for participation in animal exploitation, announced their launch today. Every stock appears on one of two lists on the new CFI website (CrueltyFreeInvesting.org), a list of companies that do exploit animals, and a list of companies that do not. Also identified on the website are the top ten […]

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Volunteer Vacation Experience to Help Rescued Horses

Volunteer Vacation Experience to Help Rescued Horses

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, a luxury resort on the Santa Ana Pueblo, is providing a volunteer vacation experience for travelers this holiday season.  Guests of the resort are able to volunteer and interact with animals in the Tamaya Horse Rehabilitation Program, and on-site, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides shelter, care and rehabilitation to neglected and abandoned horses in […]

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Celebrities, Activists Protest Fur in LA on Fur Free Friday

Celebrities, Activists Protest Fur in LA on Fur Free Friday

Last Chance for Animals (LCA), along with a coalition of animal rights organizations and activists, led the annual “Fur Free Friday” demonstration in Beverly Hills today. The event, which included a march of more than 200 protesters along Rodeo Drive, aimed to raise awareness of the cruelties inflicted on the millions of fur-bearing animals that are slaughtered each year for the […]

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Video: Humans & Animals Sharing the Love

Video: Humans & Animals Sharing the Love

Such a heartwarming video!  All animals show love — donkeys, cows, goats, lions, dogs, geese, seals, chickens, cats, pigs, fish, turkeys, elephants, lambs…

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Vegan Poetry by Geoffrey Bowe

Vegan Poetry by Geoffrey Bowe

TASTE Bacon Tastes nice? Not to me. To me It tastes of death! It is an animal Kept cruelly Killed horrendously Emotionally abused Cut up with knives Bred to die. I wouldn’t put That bacon in your mouth If I were you! I would get down on my knees And tell it I’m sorry. SUBSTITUTE You Drink my mothers milk, […]

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Vegan Dog Food – Everything You Want To Know

Vegan Dog Food – Everything You Want To Know

By Chelsea Hunt-Rivera, simplewag.com Veganism has been around for quite awhile, but it may surprise you to know that dogs can eat a vegan diet too. But can dogs be vegan safely? Well, yes! With proper monitoring and some added supplements, depending on the vegan food you choose, your dog can successfully adhere to a vegan diet and reap the […]

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Dominion: THE Animal Rights Film of 2018 Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Dominion: THE Animal Rights Film of 2018 Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Close to 900,000 people worldwide watched the trailer the week it was released, and Dominion writer-director-producer Chris Delforce is now launching a crowdfunding campaign to bring the feature-length documentary to the world next Spring: Dominion promises an uncompromising, damning exploration of the various ways animals are used and abused by humans, particularly in the meat, dairy, egg, clothing and entertainment […]

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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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