Typically, potential vaccines undergo extensive animal testing before use in human clinical trials. In their urgency for developing a COVID-19 vaccine, some researchers are skipping this step, exposing animal testing for what it is: wasteful, unnecessary and inapplicable to humans.
A global ban on wildlife markets is necessary to protect both humans and other animals, says a UN Migratory Species Ambassador.
While the stress and isolation we are experiencing under lockdown is temporary, for the animals we exploit there is no relief from confinement.
On Good Friday, a religious scholar reflects on the role animal liberation played in the death of Jesus.
A seasoned animal advocate discusses what she’s learned from decades of working to help animals in a variety of ways, from fighting for legislative changes to saving dogs from post-Katrina floods.
A number of inaccuracies are circulating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Can your pets catch and give you the virus? Are pets being killed in China to contain the virus?
Jaanaan was found by Vafa Animal Shelter in Iran close to death with a shoelace embedded in her neck. Thanks to the hard work of many people, now she has a loving forever home in Canada.
Conservationists say a 510-megawatt hydropower plant that is being constructed on the Indonesian island of Sumatra threatens to further imperil the world’s rarest and most endangered great ape species.
People from all corners of the world have had their eyes opened to the health risks and animal welfare concerns of the animal trade, and the world is watching to see what the outcome will be.
All forms of entertainment that use captive wild animals to perform for humans are full of endless stress and suffering for the animals.
What does the study of social movements say about the effectiveness of telling others to go vegan?
In North America, Australia and New Zealand, suspicion and outright hostility continue to plague the debate over what to do about outdoor stray and feral cats.