Elephant researcher Joyce Poole uses her experience witnessing wild elephants after two births to demonstrate how she came to understand elephants’ capacity to feel grief and joy.
Feline Immunodeficiency Syndrome (FIV) is an acquired virus, similar to Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV). Fortunately, cats with FIV can live long and happy lives.
Bushmeat consumption has devastated the populations of hundreds of wildlife species and been linked to the spread of zoological diseases such as the Ebola virus.
See select images from the new book HIDDEN, which compiles the work of forty photojournalists who document animal lives.
These dogs have often lived through cruelty and neglect, and will undertake a long journey to be united with new families who can give them the safety and love they deserve.
These abominable animal experiments siphon money away from treatments that are known to be highly effective, but right now aren’t reaching patients.
New report by Born Free USA reveals lack of oversight, serious animal welfare concerns, and public health risks on U.S. fur farms.
One man who is credited with the genesis of the animal rights movement in the United States is Henry Bergh, who was the founder of the ASPCA and undoubtedly left his mark on today’s animal activism.
Maybe we can help de-sterilize meat’s image and help create the disgust that decent people are bound to feel when they think about eating the bodies of mistreated creatures.
Will the South African government and its high-level panel finally accept the overwhelming evidence that captive lion breeding should be stopped?
The number of people that are aware of this issue is astonishingly low. People see them and simply see a cute bunny, they do not see a discarded pet.
Vegan Doesn’t Always Mean Cruelty-Free: An Interview With lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project
You may not realize that chocolate bar you bought was produced using slavery, or that your bananas were picked by children working long hours for very little pay. These products might be vegan, but that doesn’t mean they’re cruelty-free.
It is estimated that approximately 10% of homeless people have one or more pets. Despite past criticism of homeless people having pets by animal advocates, efforts to support the pets of homeless people are increasing.
While experts have concluded that the virus is contagious and can be spread through contact and respiratory droplets, there is still a lot of speculation about whether the virus can spread between species.
These enigmatic big cats are typically viewed as a threat, both to humans and farmed animals. But are they actually? And can we learn to live together in harmony with them?
Experts have called for a moratorium on whale watching in the Pacific Northwest to protect the highly-endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales, but the whale watching industry persists. Why, and why is this such an important issue?
Of all the predatory activities that human beings are capable of, the act of knowingly sending companion animals down the slaughter pipeline to be eaten, for the sake of profit, must be close to the top of the most reprehensible list.
Beginning in the 1980s, farm animal well-being slowly took over as the major focus of animal advocacy organizations. How has this affected conditions for farm animals in different countries?
The UK’s new guidelines regarding gatherings and activities in the time of COVID-19 set restrictions for public gatherings, but contain exceptions for hunting and shooting.
Over 60 Animal Protection and Environmental Organizations Call for Animal Welfare to be Addressed in COVID-19 Recovery Policies and Financing
The fact that the COVID-19 crisis very likely arose from the exploitation of animals has drawn greater attention to how human uses of animals can increase the risk of future pandemics.