Researchers found tourists — despite their best intentions — may make life worse for the lion cubs they visit.
Law & Policy
Animal advocates are working with farmers and communities to get the last of the bile bears released to sanctuaries.
An increasing number of zoos across the world are allowing their elephants to retire 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.
This course explores the contemporary labor landscape and workers’ rights in the animal protection movement.
“Animal caregivers tend to want to help others but not always themselves.”
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.
“Meeting a cow or a sheep is just like meeting a new person…They may not be human, but you hear their stories and know they have the ability to suffer and create friendships.”
Earlier this week, animal protection groups filed briefs in support of Proposition 12, California’s landmark animal protection law.
In this episode, Monique Koch shares her story including her take on unlearning habits and beliefs and how the representation of vegans in the media has changed.
Hunting is defined as the act of chasing another animal to kill, typically with a gun. Eight states have banned wildlife killing contests.
A recent Mother Jones story on the shortage of lab monkeys failed to ask questions about the ethics of animal testing.
Sentient Media is now featured on Charity Pots at over 250 Lush Cosmetics Stores in the United States.
Dogs who participate in the Iditarod sled race experience illness, injury and, in some cases, death.
Iowa residents once had a right to sue polluting factory farm neighbors, Now the Iowa Supreme Court has taken that right away.
In this episode, Pete Paxton shares his experiences working in illegal slaughterhouses, the complex moral battles undercover investigators face, the corrupt world of puppy mills and more.
The first animal welfare act in modern history had its flaws, but it also galvanized action.
News reports continue to omit Dutch agribusiness interests from protest coverage.
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.
Plant-based foods owe much of their recent success to the Global South. Young people are embracing this rich culinary history as an instrument of change.
Hunters believe the killing contests help maintain balance in local ecosystems, but advocates say they are often used to protect farming interests.
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.
Check out the first interview from our new series, Sentient Media Spotlight, that celebrates people making a profound impact in their communities.
Weathers is running for State Representative in the city of Stowe, Vermont, where he says “the status quo isn’t working” anymore.