Tag: animal welfare

New NYU Institute to Study Animal Agriculture’s Impact on Climate Change

New York University has launched a research unit which links policies surrounding environmental and animal…

Welsh Government Moves Closer to Live Animal Export Ban

The Welsh government has launched an official call for evidence to support a United Kingdom-wide…

Actor Ricky Gervais Says Animal Cruelty is ‘Just Wrong’, Regardless of ‘Tradition’

Actor and passionate animal rights activist, Ricky Gervais, has once again used his influential platform…

Undercover Investigation Prompts UK’s Largest Egg Producer to Go Cage-Free

Following continuous pressure from prominent animal rights organizations, the UK’s largest egg producer just made…

BBC’s Chris Packham Pushes for Realistic Images on Animal Food Labels

Chris Packham, the host of several BBC nature programs, is calling for realistic images on…

Organic Meat Labels Are Deceptive and Misleading Says New Report

A recent article by The Times has uprooted common misconceptions surrounding animals reared on organic…

CCTV Will Be Mandatory in All English Slaughterhouses This Year

In August 2017, the British government launched a consultation study regarding the possibility of introducing…

Animal Welfare Top Reason Why 79,000 Meat Eaters Signed Up to Veganuary 2018

Unless you’ve been living on the moon for the past month or so, it’s likely…

New Labour Proposals would Ban Foie Gras and ‘Revolutionise Conditions’ for British Animals

The UK Labour party have proposed new animal welfare measures that would make a drastic…

Animal Welfare Module Introduced in Schools Across China

Much like in other parts of the world, concern for animal welfare in China is…

Philadelphia to Save Stray Animals With New Shelter Coalition

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) — the city's largest rescue partner and provider of…

Beef Industry Admit Fear of Richard Branson’s Vegan Investments

Big name celebrities are increasingly choosing to put their money into investing for a plant-based…

Indian Government Urged to Act on Animal Welfare Issues

An animal rights body in India has requested that funds be allocated to a variety…

San Francisco Could Be the First Major City in the World to Ban the Sale of Fur

San Francisco has the potential to make history. An anti-animal cruelty ordinance, sponsored by the…

Cruelty-Free Bill Could See End of Cosmetics Animal Testing in Canada

Canadian Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen proposed a bill back on December 10, 2015. Now, this bill, the…

Norway Announces Total Ban on Fur Farming

The Norwegian Animal Rights Organization (NOAH), who have long fought for the rights of animals,…

Vegan “Babe” Actor James Cromwell Receives Award For His Animal Rights Activism

James Cromwell is not a typical celebrity activist. He's not afraid to put himself on…

New Animal Protection Law Could Make Animal Abuse Illegal in Pakistan

Sindh, a province in Pakistan, may soon become the first within the country to acknowledge…

China’s Ivory Ban ‘A Huge Step for Elephants’

China made the announcement that it was banning ivory back at the beginning of 2017, but…

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Fur Industry

The truth about wearing fur is said eloquently, if not directly, by singer Natalie Imbruglia. "There…

People In The UK Are Now Eating 50 Percent Less Beef

According to a new report by ReportLinker, folks in the UK are eating half the…

Netflix’s “Okja” Makes Top 10 in NYTimes Best Movies of 2017

The New York Times listed Okja as one of the ten best movies of 2017. In the list, Okja is praised…

‘Certified Organic’ Means Next to Nothing to Farm Animals

Farm animals today don't have it so good. For most, life is unthinkable torture in…

Demand for Vegan Meat is Growing Worldwide Due to Concerns About Animal Welfare

The vegan meat industry continues to grow, estimated to reach $5 billion in worth. But…

Animal Sentience Urged to be Recognized When Enforcing New UK Laws

Last month saw the nation panic about Britain's stance on animal cruelty when it was…

This LA Director’s Speech About Animals Will Give You All the Feels

In a heartwarming speech at a recent fundraiser for the Loveland Sanctuary in Orange County, Asher…

Doctors Fight Against Animal Testing With $100,000 Fundraiser Campaign

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) announced to its supporters today that it's launching…

Nude Alicia Silverstone Appears in Portland for Vegan Anti Wool Campaign

Actress, author, and activist Alicia Silverstone is turning heads in Oregon this week. The “Clueless”…