Category: Animals & Environment

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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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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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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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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Help Stop the University of Missouri from Killing Pigs

Help Stop the University of Missouri from Killing Pigs

Right now, healthy pigs are scheduled to die in the University of Missouri-Columbia’s (Mizzou) emergency medicine residency animal lab. They need your help to save them … before it’s too late! We urge you to make a gift to PCRM right now. Any membership gift amount will make a tremendous difference for these animals. We know PCRM can win this […]

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Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

A new study reveals that humans have produced trillions of pounds of plastic since the early 1950s. Half the amount of plastic made since 1950 was manufactured in the last 13 years; the growth rate of the industry continues to increase each year, despite the enormous pollution and toxic problems associated with plastic. Another 26.5 trillion pounds are expected to […]

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Vegan: Everyday Stories

Vegan: Everyday Stories

Vegan: Everyday Stories is a feature-length documentary that explores the lives of four remarkably different people who share a common thread – they’re all vegan. The movie traces the personal journeys of an ultramarathon runner who has overcome addiction to compete in one hundred mile races, a cattle rancher’s wife who creates the first cattle ranch turned farmed animal sanctuary […]

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