A study by John Paulson and colleagues at Duke University found that elephants play an important role in Central Africa’s forests by dispersing seeds and nutrients and trampling foliage. A reduction in elephant populations would leave 96% of Central African forests susceptible to drastic change.
Asia For Animal Coalition’s open letter to Indonesia’s Minister of Environment & Forestry calls for captive animal welfare reform at Badung Zoo, including ending cigarette smoking by orangutans.
Jewish worshipers chant every Sabbath morning, “The soul of every living being shall praise God’s name.” Yet, some come to synagogue during the winter months wearing fur coats that required the cruel treatment of living beings.
No matter what breed your dog is, it’s crucial that you feed them the right foods to keep them happy, safe and healthy. Following the tips outlined here will set you well on your way towards a strong feeding regime for your pet.
It is not hard to identify similarities between women’s rights issues and animal rights issues. FIAPO believes that the end of sexist objectification, and recognition of equality of women, logically extends to animals too.
RedRover, a national animal welfare organization, launches two new lifesaving programs to help victims of domestic violence and their pets escape together: Safe Housing Startup grants and Safe Housing Off-site grants.
Find out what the birth of the first cloned monkeys means for animal research, why the United Nations opposes children at bullfights, how dog shows can prove harmful for dogs, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Earlier this month, all eyes were on New York Fashion Week, the major event in the fashion world. Human 21 offers some observations on the most interesting and most provoking shows from a cruelty-free perspective.
It is our moral responsibility to protect animals and care for them. People for Animals’ trained rescue teams are always available on-call, alert and ready to help any animal in danger.
For all the commotion surrounding India’s 2018 budget, animals are entirely absent from the conversation. This serves as a stark reminder of how insignificant their sentience is in the Indian government’s decision making on economic growth and reform.
When I first went vegan, changing my wardrobe proved more complicated than changing my diet. I wish I knew back then about these seven amazing vegan brands!
New Jersey is poised to ban the use of any exotic animals in circuses. Please sign the petition to ask state governor Phil Murphy to sign this very important bill into law!
Pet owners strive to keep their homes pet friendly, but far too often the hazards that come with having a driveway are forgotten.
Read Asia For Animals’ letter to Chinese politician Du Jiahao, responding to a recent incident of violence against a chained dog by a police officer and calling for change.
“On January 23rd 2018, the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) set out its non-detriment findings (NDF) for the African lion. This is of extreme importance to the hunting industry, since without an NDF, no lion hunts would be allowed and no lion trophies could be exported.”
Charisha Florence Fraser reflects on her experiences during an internship with Indonesia’s Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP).
Find out why Brazil’s ban on exporting live animals lasted only three days, how Baja California is taking aim at bloodsports, what’s behind an anti-pit bull “Super Bowl” commercial, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Greyhounds are continuing to suffer and die in Ireland’s cruel greyhound racing industry, shocking new statistics reveal. Greyhound racing should be ended, and the government must stop propping up the industry with taxpayers’ money.
It can be difficult to visualize the effects of one’s diet on animals and the environment. A new online tool seeks to change that, by allowing meat eaters, vegetarians, and flexitarians alike to calculate how many animals they have consumed or saved.