Category: Animals & Environment

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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Outrage at Oregon ‘Zoothanasia’ Murder of Packy The Elephant

Outrage at Oregon ‘Zoothanasia’ Murder of Packy The Elephant

In Defense of Animals has reacted with horror at news that the life of outwardly healthy elephant, Packy, has been cut short by Oregon Zoo. Earlier this week, In Defense of Animals and Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants exposed a leak of closed-door, lethal discussions about the elephant between the Oregon Zoo management and Metro Council. In Defense of Animals […]

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Animal Persuasion: A guide for ethical vegans and animal advocates

Animal Persuasion: A guide for ethical vegans and animal advocates

Animals need your voice to be heard. It is a compassionate and courageous act to stand up for animals in an uncaring global atmosphere. It can also take a toll on your psyche. You may be walking down the street and notice a fur coat, or you may pick up the smell of meat from a food cart in your […]

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Adorable Dog and Puppy on Treadmill

More adorableness!

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Houston-Based Paramedic Program Ends Animal Use

Houston-Based Paramedic Program Ends Animal Use

Immediately after the Physicians Committee brought public attention to the use of live animals in a Houston-area paramedic training program, the institutions responsible announced an end to the practice. Officials at Baylor College of Medicine and the Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD) stated that human-based training methods have replaced the use of pigs and they “do not have any live […]

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Penguin Awareness Day is this Friday January 20, 2017

Penguin Awareness Day is this Friday January 20, 2017

This Friday, January 20th is Penguin Awareness Day, and who doesn’t love penguins? They’re adorable, great swimmers and always ready for a black tie event. So in honor of them, here are five fun facts about the Little Penguins who call Philip Island in Victoria, Australia home. 1. What type of animal is a Little Penguin? A Little Penguin are […]

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Travel Trade Industry Joins Coalition to Combat Wildlife Trafficking Worldwide

Travel Trade Industry Joins Coalition to Combat Wildlife Trafficking Worldwide

Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), American Society for Travel Agents (ASTA), and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), announced today they will be working to help travelers recognize and avoid purchasing the illegal wildlife products that are decimating global populations of elephants, rhinos, tortoises and other endangered species. These actions support the mission of the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance (the Alliance), […]

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