Defendants face jail time for removing 70 birds from factory farms and providing them with medical care.
A new coalition has asked state officials to investigate the notorious Hawaii octopus farm and terminate its lease at a state-run research park.
Before the oldest orca in captivity died earlier this month, advocates and researchers argued over the plan for her release.
Farm subsidies make meat and dairy much cheaper – but fruits and vegetables? Not so much. Here’s why.
Debates about the ethics of zoos abound — but when it comes to animal welfare, there are certainly more cons than pros.
The new bill represents the single biggest challenge to animal welfare laws, but food safety and honey bee protections are also at risk.
California’s Prop 12 faced industry opposition because it has huge implications for animal welfare. Now that it’s been upheld by the Supreme Court, here’s what’s next.
Why are so many animals left out of the Animal Welfare Act? We explain the history of the law, and its shortcomings.
Animal welfare advocates and animal rights groups are sometimes at odds. In this explainer, we dig into where the two approaches diverge.
Michele Waldman realized she couldn’t save all the farm animals. But each cow, pig and hen at Rosie’s Farm Sanctuary serves as an ambassador on behalf of the billions.
Right to farm laws are increasingly used to protect industrial meat operations from answering for their air and water pollution.
Looking for a few intriguing summer reads and podcasts to deepen your understanding of the food system? We’ve got you covered.
A farm sanctuary in Turkey rescued animals during the earthquake, and supported their humans too.
The farm bill is a collection of laws that governs our food system, including subsidies and federal nutrition benefits known as SNAP.
A growing number of students are fighting back against the government’s milk mandate.
Big Ag has demanded billions of federal dollars to reduce its water usage.
In a 5-4 majority opinion, the Court upheld the rights of California voters to require pork sold in the state meet animal welfare requirements.
Advocates for humans, animals and our ecosystems are natural allies in the fight against oppressive colonial structures.
Factory farming has harmed the earth and countless animals, and changed the way we eat.
Indigenous Voices for Saving Animals and Earth is a series of essays from Indigenous peoples illuminating perspectives on the past and future.
The Honorable Murray Sinclair worked to pass The Jane Goodall Act, which would turn Indigenous teachings on animals and wildlife into law.
Grass-roots activists and larger Māori organizations are working to introduce and restore “te ao Māori” at a national government level.
A new research project illuminates the connection between prisons and meat processors, and how both benefit from incarcerated labor.
Public opinion polls find strong levels of support for animal welfare laws aimed at improving the treatment of farm animals.
Though public opinion polls suggest most people do not support use of animals for circus entertainment, the practice continues unabated.
In this course, you’ll learn everything from how to create a personal brand on social media to how to use platforms to create change in the animal protection movement.
Campaigners say the U.K.’s Genetic Technology Bill doesn’t do enough to protect farm animals.
The microsanctuary movement gives rescuers with limited resources a way to do the work.
Vaccines, medications and cosmetics rely on animal testing even though the process is cruel, unreliable and often inaccurate.
A growing chorus of animal advocates and researchers argue farm animal gifts cause more harm than good.