California is sending the world a clear statement: fur-bearing animals have the right to live in their own skin, free from being maimed and killed by horrific traps to steal their fur for trivial “fashion” statements.
An author spends time at a pig farm as research for a new book, and what he sees there changes him forever.
19th century extermination campaigns slaughtered millions of buffalo in an attempt to wipe out Native Americans and free up land for cattle ranching. Buffalo “management” today is a direct descendent of those actions.
Undercover research shows birds of prey in UK zoos are routinely tied down to the ground for long hours, can be effectively starved until they perform in flying displays and live in poor conditions.
Organizations are calling for an FBI investigation into the activities of the two Kentucky law enforcement officers, who have openly and brazenly posted online about their illegal cockfighting farm and operation.
Over 30 animals of various species were rescued from cruel conditions in Crete, and the man responsible was arrested. This type of large-scale rescue followed by legal action is very rare in Greece.
Research demonstrates a direct link between animal cruelty and interpersonal violence, including intimate partner abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse.
South Africa’s captive lion industry is massive and exploitative, and mercilessly turns lions into profit in a number of ways. We discussed this issue in an interview with the team behind the award-winning documentary Blood Lions.
A recent statement from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission urged homeowners to kill iguanas on their property “whenever possible.” This statement is part of a broader extermination program calling for the mass killing of iguanas in unthinkably cruel ways.
Activists continue to fight the ongoing stray dog massacre in Azerbaijan. Sign the petition to add your support.
An ongoing and well-funded project at Italy’s University of Turin is putting macaque monkeys through extreme suffering, with no proven benefit to human health. Organizations are calling for the use of human-based research techniques instead.
Fifty years ago, Nobel Prize Winner Sir Peter Medawar predicted that “… research on animals will provide us with the knowledge that will make it possible for us, one day, to dispense with the use of them [in the laboratory] altogether.” Is his prediction finally coming true?