Elephants used for entertainment are during which they're routinely jabbed with bullhooks and electrical prods to make them to perform. They are forced into a life of chains and abuse for a few fleeting moments of human "entertainment."
The SF Bay Delta cannot sustain additional water transfers without collapsing, especially in the midst of a historic drought. This secret federal drought bill will put in place provisions that will allow water exporters to override existing environmental
This is the author's dog, "Maddie," a 5 year old female golden doodle. Winter is one of "Maddie's" favorite seasons. Her favorite outdoor winter activity is to bury her face deep into the snow and repeatedly give herself "face washes." Winter is quickly
A recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that a worker at Pacific Biolabs in Hercules, California put a living rabbit in a freezer to euthanize it, a violation of the Animal Welfare Act. Several other violations were also uncovered,
A recent SPCA investigation at a mink fur farm in Montreal has led to public outcry in Canada for an official ban on the practice. The circumstances at the farm were significant enough that charges were filed against its owner.
They will suspected for all kind of eco-crimes, the list is meant to raise awareness and help capture individuals who are wrecking havoc on our planet - poaching, ivory trade and illegal logging and worldwide unimaginable animal suffering !!!
Following years of pressure by animal welfare activists to end "standard practice" abuses in horse racing, officials in California have announced new rules that will reduce, but not eliminate, one of the more unsettling aspects of the sport.
Vervet monkeys are highly intelligent, highly adorable primates native to eastern and southern Africa. The Vervet Monkey Foundation is a South African organization that provides sanctuary and rehabilitation to orphaned and injured vervets -- including
With a promise that "This is just the beginning," the international hacktivist group Anonymous continued to control the Ku Klux Klan's online presence on Tuesday days after the KKK threatened to hurt potential protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
The campaign to afford nonhuman animals "personhood" is in the news again, this time on behalf of a suffering orangutan. The Association of Professional Attorneys for the Rights of Animals (Afada) recently filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of Sandra
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing a
The latest update to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species was published Monday and, as you can imagine, it wasn't good news. The Red List, the global inventory of species, now identifies 22,413 species as threatened with extinction around the world.
Pictures of people petting and hugging beautiful tigers chained to the ground, or bottle-feeding an adorable cub at the Tiger Temple are all over the Internet. However, there are few pictures that display the deplorable conditions the tigers are kept in o
This 19 year old was killed by a group of British men and they were not charged by Greek justice system. The petition is asking the British government how it intends to help the Tyrell family and get justice