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Are Coconut Products Ethical? Thai Monkey Labor Exposed

Are Coconut Products Ethical? Thai Monkey Labor Exposed

A recent animal rights investigation claims that two of the biggest coconut milk producers in Thailand force monkeys to pick their coconuts. As a result, a number of retailers—including several major UK supermarkets—have pledged...
French MP Pushes to End to Animal Abuse With Harsher Penalties

French MP Pushes to End Animal Abuse With Harsher Penalties

A French MP is cracking down on animal cruelty. Loïc Dombreval, MP of the Alpes-Maritimes, wants to end animal abuse by imposing harsher penalties. Dombreval submitted the proposed penalties in a new report to Prime...
Bollywood Stars Demand Justice for Murdered Elephant

Bollywood Stars Demand Justice for Murdered Elephant

A number of Bollywood stars are demanding stricter animal cruelty laws in India. This comes after an elephant was killed after eating a pineapple stuffed with firecrackers. Locals in Malappuram, Kerala, allegedly fed the pregnant...
Taylor Swift Cancels Melbourne Cup Show Amid Animal Cruelty Outcry

Taylor Swift Cancels Melbourne Cup Show Amid Animal Cruelty Outcry

Singer Taylor Swift has canceled her upcoming performance at Australia's Melbourne Cup. She was scheduled to perform two songs at the November 5th event. The cancellation follows allegations of animal abuse at the popular...
Daniella Monet Is Motivating Mothers Everywhere to Go Vegan

Daniella Monet Is Motivating Mothers Everywhere to Go Vegan

Daniella Monet has released a video titled "The HARDEST PART about my pregnancy." In the video -- posted on YouTube -- she compares her own experiences of pregnancy with that of dairy cows. Monet --...
Animal Abusers In the UK Can Now Serve 5 Years In Jail

Animal Abusers In the UK Can Now Serve 5 Years In Jail

Animal abusers in the UK could face more jail time thanks to new animal cruelty laws. A Parliamentary bill from Environment Secretary Michael Gove increases the maximum incarceration period for animal-related crime from six months...
Horse Whipping Banned After 22 Race Track Deaths

Horse Whipping Banned After 22 Race Track Deaths

As the Santa Anita horse race track in southern California is still investigating the deaths of 22 horses since December, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) has just banned the riding crops used by...
Japanese Government Ends Year-Long Pesticide Poisoning Test on Dogs

Japanese Government Ends Year-Long Pesticide Poisoning Test on Dogs

The Japanese government will no longer conduct year-long poisoning tests for pesticides on dogs, it announced this month. The one-year program was developed in order to test the toxicity of agrochemicals. According to Humane Society International (HSI),...

Turkish Draft Law Could See Animal Abusers Jailed for up to Seven Years

Following increasing reports of animal abuse in Turkey, the country has made a huge move to potentially tighten up their laws in an effort to deter people from torturing or killing pets or stray...

Instagram Takes A Huge Stand Against Animal Cruelty With New Alert System

Instagram is taking a big stand against animal cruelty and lending its powerful voice to the animals who don't have one with a new alert system. In today's interconnected, media-driven culture, it's common that content...
Natalie Portman Narrated 'Eating Animals' Vegan Documentary to Hit Theaters in June

Natalie Portman’s Vegan Documentary ‘Eating Animals’ Debuts in NYC Next Week

"America’s desire for cheaper, more convenient food has fueled the demise of traditional agriculture and the birth of factory farming" - NYC Premiere Eating Animals is little more than an examination of the world's dietary choices...

Nandos, ASDA and Lidl Supplier Guilty of Shocking Animal Abuse

An undercover investigation on a Somerset farm, which raises chickens for a major UK supplier, uncovered some shocking truths about the way their animals are treated. The farm supplies chickens to the second largest...