Animal advocates are working with farmers and communities to get the last of the bile bears released to sanctuaries.
Increasing adoption of vegan diets and curbing food waste are two powerful ways to combat world hunger
Mike Huskisson spent 50 years as an undercover investigator documenting acts of animal cruelty that the public had never seen before.
The Latinx-led Chicago Roo Crew rescues roosters and works with the communities who keep and protect them.
Are sanctuary owners obligated to nearby cattle farms? A recent case sparked outrage among animal rights activists and farmers.
An animal sanctuary is a facility where animals are brought to live and be protected for the rest of their lives.
A new paper finds businesses that exploit captive animals for profit are marketing themselves as sanctuaries to draw in conscious consumers.
Earlier this week, animal protection groups filed briefs in support of Proposition 12, California’s landmark animal protection law.
Companion animals and the state’s feral cat population are at risk.
Iowa residents once had a right to sue polluting factory farm neighbors, Now the Iowa Supreme Court has taken that right away.
Happy the Elephant’s case shows how animal exploitation industries obstruct legal progress.
The term “food desert” describes an area where it is hard for people to access fresh, healthy and affordable produce.
“I found people with beautiful hearts who give everything for animal advocacy,” says Hillary Cabrera Gavilán, who first got involved when she was 19.
While Happy remains behind bars, the elephant’s legal team says the case represents a paradigm shift in the way humans grant legal rights to animals.
Proposition 12 is a law that California voters passed in 2018 to define the minimum amount of space that farmers must give to cows, pigs, and chickens.
A new report claims that Groupon “routinely partners with some of the cruelest captive wildlife venues in the U.S.” Sentient Media investigates three of the highest-profile facilities.
Animal advocacy has a long record of racial and sex-based discrimination. As workers continue to speak out, some organizations are answering the call—and others aren’t.
The automated emotion recognition tool can apparently be used to assess pig welfare on farms. But advocates say it is too little too late.
David Bennett died two months after having a pig heart transplanted into his body, leaving doctors more questions than answers about the future of this “groundbreaking” technology.
Newcomer to the animal protection scene Australian Alliance for Animals sets out to fix the country’s “broken” animal welfare regulatory systems.
“We are calling upon the [UK] government to ban this cruel industry,” said one campaigner. “There is no place in Britain or anywhere else for it.”
“This bill could help usher in a new generation of African American farmers,” a Black producer said. “But, if it fails, it’s gonna continue to dwindle.”
A new investigation from Animal Outlook documents what happens when animals are held in transport trucks for hours on end with no rest.
Employees join advocacy organizations World Animal Protection and United For Respect to sound the alarm over dangerous working conditions at the popular retail chain.
On September 21, 2021, thousands of dolphins were killed in the Faroe Islands. Former Sea Shepherd crew member Lex Rigby reflects on the tragedy.
The first cows arrived on the continent with Columbus on his second voyage in 1493. For many, milk is as much a drink as it is a symbol of their colonial past.
The Nestlé supplier faces criminal animal cruelty charges, financial penalties, and possible jail time for the farm’s owners following a 2018 investigation by Animal Outlook.
Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the inherent cruelty behind dairy farming, but farmers are quick to come to its defense.
We cover the exploitation of animals wherever it persists. Here’s a shortlist of some of the best and worst places for animals rights.
Just transition is a framework that aims to protect frontline workers by prioritizing their needs during the transition away from an exploitative economy.