Christina M. Russo reflects on her newfound connection with captive animals. After being damaged during surgery, she understands their plight even more.
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Despite being classified as a felony in every U.S. state, dog fighting takes place in many parts of the country. Dogs are forced to fight each other almost daily, and many don’t make it out alive.
Could a burger made of plants really be better for us, for the animals, and for the planet? Beyond Meat’s answer: Absolutely.
Advocates are calling for a ban on live animal exports to war-torn Libya, where missile fire threatens animals arriving on cargo ships from Ireland. But welfare officials continue to drag their feet.
Perdue is often touted as a leader in chicken welfare. But across the poultry industry, companies continue to leave their youngest and sickest birds behind.
Learning about racial inequity through the lens of data analysis not only improves the efficacy of my animal advocacy, but it fuels my commitment to fighting all forms of oppression.
Veganism is more than a diet—it’s a political framework that challenges us to reexamine our relationship with gender, sexuality, and power in our everyday lives.
How can individuals care about some animals and, at the same time, eat others? Human culture, rather than animals’ inherent moral worth, too often dictates which species are “okay” to eat.
Humane food labels are supposed to give consumers confidence that their products are responsibly sourced and farmers are held to higher welfare standards. But all too often, they’re proven wrong.
Starbucks serves 80,000 different drink combinations—most of which include dairy. Switching to plant-based milk would dramatically reduce environmental damage and alleviate animal suffering.
Leather production poses a triple threat—it inflicts unimaginable cruelty on animals, harms and kills tannery workers, and destroys vital ecosystems.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ban live animal exports as soon as Britain officially left the EU. But an upcoming court case is spreading doubt about whether or not he will follow through.
Allyship between the animal rights community and the Black community is tenuous, but it doesn’t have to be. Activists can organize to support all who are oppressed, regardless of species.
Farmed animals’ access to proper medical care is often limited by their status as “food animals,” leaving sanctuary owners with few options for treatment.
As a leading meat producer, Tyson has the potential to do much harm but also much good. It could annually end the exploitation of billions of animals by expanding its plant-based protein offerings.
Celebrities are joining thousands of others to commemorate the life of animal rights activist Regan Russell, who was fatally struck by a transport truck at a slaughterhouse vigil in Canada last month.
Former undercover investigator Scott David examines the risks and implications of “ag-gag” laws that punish anyone who releases evidence of animal cruelty inside farms and slaughterhouses.
Trump recently signed an order to deregulate and greenlight new industrial fish farms. But virtually no thought has been given to those most impacted by these operations: the fish themselves.
In a new video and exclusive interview, Amy Soranno walks us through her life as an animal rights activist, uncovering the hidden lives of exploited animals in the food system.
Interactions between Black people and mounted police at recent protests are a stark reminder of the country’s racist past.
In our news coverage, we often focus our attention on the welfare of companion animals and traditional farmed animals like cows, pigs, and chickens, but millions of other animals need a voice, too.
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