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September 29, 2011

ESDAW asking for support to demand a common EU law for companion animals in Spain

[Translate] A severe case of animal brutality has been reported from sources on Facebook. The page “Save dogs from Being Killed”, is asking for help to stop the brutal slaughter of Galgos(Spanish Greyhounds) at the hands of the racing industry.   The murder of Galgos killed in Spain is not[…]

September 29, 2011

A temporary victory! Judge in Brazil orders halt of Belo Monte mega-dam construction!

[Translate] A temporary victory for the indigenous people of the Amazon rain forest and activists who stood with them, worldwide! A judge in Brazil has ordered that the construction of the Belo Monte mega-dam in the Amazon be suspended, warning that it would disrupt the lives of the indigenous and[…]

September 19, 2011

Student Arrested For Asking Question About Primate Experimentation

[Translate] CALL TO ACTION! Phone/email campaign in response to arrest of student for asking a difficult question about animal experimentation. Background: On Friday, September 9th Canisius College’s Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations (ISHAR) hosted what was promoted as a “symposium” event on animal experimentation, entitled “The Use of[…]

September 5, 2011

Fetus soup? Irresponsibility and racism go hand-in-hand

[Translate] We would like to draw everyone’s attention to another irresponsible article in regard to the ridiculous accusations against Asians in regard to the consumption of serving human fetuses as food in Asia here. “Believers” in the “fetus soup” stories have been severely “duped” and by allowing themselves to “buy into”[…]

September 2, 2011

A brave little girl who stands in defense of a 550 pound captive tiger

[Translate] We often hear people say that children possess a certain honest quality which adults often lack. Generally, this is associated with innocence and often, it can be overlooked or dismissed. In some cases however, one finds it difficult to overlook certain qualities in a child that all human adults[…]

August 16, 2011

Prominent Wildlife Activist, Shehla Masood, Tragically Murdered in India

[Translate] Shehla Masood was one of the strongest voices in the tiger conservation front. Her deep passion fueled her undying commitment to wildlife, the environment, and humanity. She was unafraid to speak the truth, unwilling to stand by and witness the injustices against those without a voice, and was intensely[…]

August 8, 2011

Defend Virunga National Park from oil extraction!

[Translate] Sign the petition, which will automatically email the Congolese authorities to halt exploratory oil drilling in Virunga National Park! Virunga National Park is home to a quarter of the world’s mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, hippos, lions, forest elephants, okapi, and rare birds. It is one of Africa’s most bio-diverse parks and is[…]

June 3, 2011

Stop New York Agribusiness from Hiding Cruelties

[Translate] The “Ag-gaggers” are still at it. The New York State Legislature is considering a measure(S. 5172) to curtail free speech by prohibiting whistle-blowing at factory farms. Responding to many undercover investigations at dairy factory that revealed shocking images of animal abuse, New York’s agribusiness industry has been attempting to[…]

May 25, 2011

Obama administration strips protection from a truly endangered species

[Translate] Pressure from the agriculture companies and hunting groups to stop wolves from attacking livestock and sport game has finally stripped the wolf of endangered species protection. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources(DNR) has been lobbying for a proposal to de-list wolves as an endangered species in the states occupying[…]

May 20, 2011

The Sierra Club Chooses Killers over Advocates for Life and Nature By Paul Watson

[Translate] On April 21st, 2006, Captain Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, commemorated John Muir’s 168th birthday by saluting Muir’s anti-hunting philosophy in an article that accompanied his resignation as Sierra Club National Director, only a few days prior. We have decided to reawaken Paul’s article, as[…]

May 4, 2011

Jo-Lynn Estrada Proposal to New York Commission Chairperson For a “No-Kill” Shelter System

[Translate] Jo-Lynn Estrada xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx New York, New York 10021 February 3, 2011 Mr. Thomas Farley, M.D. Commissioner NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Chairman of the AC&C Board of Directors 125 Worth Street, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10013 Dear Mr. Farley: My name is Jo-Lynn Estrada. I am[…]

April 16, 2011

Infecting America:Research study identifies drug-resistant bacteria in nearly 50% of U.S. meat

[Translate] As countless concerned activists and United States citizens have been working to warn many consumers, a new study finds that much of meat and poultry sold in supermarkets is contaminated with drug-resistant staph bacteria. This is to be expected, as the factory farming industry has no choice but to[…]

April 13, 2011

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine sends out a plea to support legislation against vivisection

[Translate] Please click on the PCRM logo above to go to go to this posting on their website… Actress Kristin Bauer’s Voicemail to Congress Asks for Ban on Chimpanzee Experiments Today, members of Congress received a voicemail from True Blood star Kristin Bauer. In her message, Bauer asks Congress to[…]

March 26, 2011

Citizens must stand & fight an unconstitutional ban on undercover farm footage!

[Translate] Activists be proud… It is more than obvious that our actions have got them running scared and this is proof. Legislators in four states are proposing bills (Idaho HB166, Minnesota Senate File 1118 & House File 1369, Iowa H.F. 589, and Florida S.B. 1246) that will ban undercover farm slaughter[…]

March 16, 2011

Aid, Help, Support & Pray for the Heroes of Japan

[Translate] Among the many human tragedies, a man from Sendai-shi, Wakabayashi-ku (Tokyo Shinbun) tearfully hugs his dog after she had been rescued by a firefighter. World Vets is coordinating with a coalition of animal welfare groups near the epicenter of this terrible disaster. Donations are urgently needed, please click on[…]