Post Tagged with: "Animals"

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today, and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. http://www.cowspiracy.com/

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IDA Launches Animal Activist Helpline

IDA Launches Animal Activist Helpline

In Defense of Animals (IDA) started the Animal Activist Helpline as part of their Sustainable Activism Campaign, providing support and free resources for animal activists via workshops, webinars, retreats, and blogs to ensure that activists can continue helping animals for the long haul. The free Helpline (also available via email) is non-organization exclusive, non-judgmental, and open to all animal activists […]

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Video: The Truth About Costco Eggs

Video: The Truth About Costco Eggs

In 2007, Costco — the second-largest grocery retailer in the USA — made a public commitment to eliminate cage confinement of chickens from its supply chain. Eight years later, you would think things would have changed for the better. But they haven’t. The egg cartons sold at Costco portray happy hens in green fields. But a recent undercover investigation by […]

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In Memory of Cecil, 2002-2015

In Memory of Cecil, 2002-2015

We are grief stricken over the senseless killing of this magnificent lion, Cecil.  We are also deeply saddened that Cecil’s 6 cubs will be killed as a result, adding even more horror to the event. Cecil was the star attraction at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park until he was killed by an American dentist who paid over $50,000 for the chance […]

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The cruelty of the Philippine Dog Meat Trade

The cruelty of the Philippine Dog Meat Trade

For the six hour trip to slaughterhouses in the northern provinces, trussed dogs are crammed into small wire cages so tightly that they are literally unable to move. Conditions are so horrific that 40 – 50% of the dogs will suffocate or die of heat stroke in transit. Unbelievably, they are the lucky ones. The poor dogs who survive this […]

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Jane Birkin Demands That Luxury Hermès Birkin Handbags Be Renamed!

Jane Birkin Demands That Luxury Hermès Birkin Handbags Be Renamed!

Jane Birkin, the inspiration behind Hermès’ Birkin bag, has just publicly asked that the “luxury” bag be renamed after receiving PETA’s exposé into the farming and slaughter of crocodiles and alligators for the company, which revealed that live reptiles are sawn open, among other horrors. In a statement released to AFP, Birkin says: “Having been alerted to the cruel practices […]

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This Is Why We Choose Vegan

This Is Why We Choose Vegan

Everything you need to know about chicken in 30 seconds.

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10 Worst Zoos For Elephants

10 Worst Zoos For Elephants

In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, has released its list of the Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants for 2014. This marks IDA’s eleventh-year of exposing the excessive suffering endured by elephants in North American zoos – in what is being called the “Terrible Ten” – as well as Dishonorable Mentions and Hall of Shame inductees. “IDA’s […]

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A farmer blows the whistle on ‘cage free’ chicken

A farmer blows the whistle on ‘cage free’ chicken

After 22 years of raising chickens for Perdue, one brave factory farmer Craig Watts was at his breaking point and did something no one has done before. He invited us, as farm animal welfare advocates, to his farm to film and tell his story. Read full article: http://foodrevolution.org/blog/farmer-chicken/

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PETA Reveals Chilling Baby Monkey Experiments by NIH

PETA Reveals Chilling Baby Monkey Experiments by NIH

At the National Institutes for Health (NIH), baby monkeys are bred to be prone to depression, torn from their mothers at birth, locked alone inside cold metal cages, and subjected to years of terrifying psychological experiments. More information: http://investigations.peta.org/nih-baby-monkey-experiments/

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