Ethics

Jackie Chan Urges 62 Million Fans to ‘Adopt, Don’t Shop’

Action star Jackie Chan posted a picture of himself to social media with his two blond golden retrievers to commemorate the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog, earlier this week. However, the caption was not the expected 'Happy New Year' post. Chan wrote a...

‘Remarkable Opportunities’ for Vegan Products at Costco, Investors Say

A new report released by the Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) Initiative, says a significant market gap exists for vegan food in the nation’s leading supermarket chains. The report, entitled “Plant-Based Profits,” is backed by a $2.4 trillion value cadre...

Indonesian City Commits to Ban Dog and Cat Meat Trade

A major breakthrough in the dog and cat meat trade has just been made by Indonesia's city of Tomohon, which has pledged its commitment to banning the trade. The proposed ban comes after the Change For Animals Foundation and partner groups the Dog Meat Free Indonesia...

How You Can Help Save Arctic Polar Bears With Your Diet

Polar bears are facing extinction. This isn't new information, but it turns out the situation could be moving at a much faster rate than originally suspected. A three-year study published in the online journal, Science, found that animals living in the Arctic,...

Vegan Olympic Figure Skater Urges Athletes to Save Dogs from Korean Meat Farm

Leading the Olympic Winter Games competition for couples skating in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with Eric Radford (the finals have not been completed at publish time), vegan two-time world champion Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel is already a hero to many. And...

A New Study Finds Dairy Calves Have Feelings, Too

Do animals have feelings? A new study by the University of British Columbia study says yes, having found that dairy calves do, in fact, have and express feelings. The study was authored by Ph.D. candidate Benjamin Lecorps and co-authored by Marina von Keyserlingk and...

Goldman Sachs Award $100,000 To Indian Tree Plantation Project

Goldman Sachs have revealed the winners of the India Impact Fund 2018. Three non-governmental organisations were awarded $100,000 as a grant to help them continue with their work. Amongst the winners is Say Trees, an organisation based in Bangalore, which is...

NIH Plans to Replace Animal Testing with Ethical Modern Methods

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced plans to remove animals from the drug and chemical toxicity testing process, an outdated practice not only harmful and fatal to animals, but the findings are often irrelevant to human health. Scientists at the...

UK Government Plans to Ban Pet Stores From Selling Puppies

The UK Government's Environmental Secretary, Michael Gove has announced that the government is considering a new law which would enforce the 'adopt don't shop' movement - pet shops would be banned from selling puppies, meaning dog-lovers would have to find a canine...

Canada Tackles Overfishing with Proposed Marine Life Habitat Protection Regulations

Canada's federal government is taking steps to put more effective protections in place for fish and their habitats. This is particularly important for Canada's coastal communities who currently rely on fishing both culturally and socially. The Fisheries Minister...