Researchers found tourists — despite their best intentions — may make life worse for the lion cubs they visit.
Law & Policy
Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the inherent cruelty behind dairy farming, but farmers are quick to come to its defense.
South Korea is trying to shake its reputation as the dog meat capital of the world. Could a ban on eating dog meat be around the corner?
Keegan Sentner takes us into the heart of a centuries-long conflict designed to eradicate wolves from the American West.
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.
An EU ban on the routine use of antibiotics that could change the face of intensive farming comes into force this month. Will producers comply?
Tensions continue to rise between ranchers and activists at Point Reyes National Seashore after 72 more elk died this summer.
Should animals be used in zoos, rodeos, circuses, and other forms of entertainment? Read more about their time in captivity, and then answer the question.
Animal rescue is a social service that helps protect animals from dangerous situations that often involve cruelty and abuse. Find out how you can get involved.
A former UK police detective says abuse is tied to violent crimes like child abuse and sexual assault. Still, law enforcement agencies rarely prioritize animal protection.
Animal trafficking is considered to be one of the most profitable illegal activities in the world. Monkeys, tigers, and pangolins are all heavily trafficked.
This year, we continued our mission to create transparency around the use of animals in our daily lives—from food to companionship to laboratory test subjects.
The FDA believes that animal testing is necessary for medical research. But according to lawmakers, researchers, and scientists, that kind of thinking is holding us back.
Animal testing is an outdated method of testing the safety of cosmetics. While many companies still rely on it, consumers are demanding cruelty-free alternatives.
In this episode, we talk with Dr. Akhtar about her work building a world where animal testing is no longer the default.
Decades of welfare violations at the National Primate Research Centers have led many in the scientific community to question the purpose of experimenting on animals.
More than 90 percent of drugs that pass clinical trials in animals fail to prove effective for use in humans. Yet, the FDA still spends millions on animal testing.
Most laboratory research that uses animals relies on mice and rats as test subjects. Learn more about how these animals are treated and what happens to them after the experiment ends.
An animal rights activist is a person who seeks to reduce non-human animal suffering. Want to learn more about animal rights activism? We’ve got you covered.
Emma Hurst and Mark Pearson, members of Australia’s Animal Justice Party, sat down with Sentient Media to discuss their vision for a plant-based future.
Puppy mills breed dogs that are twice as likely to be fearful of other people. This is one of the many reasons why advocates are calling for their closure.
Animal abuse often happens right before our eyes, but many people don’t know if what they’re seeing constitutes animal abuse or how to report it when they do.
With public knowledge of what happens inside animal experimentation facilities at an all-time high, the cruel practice may finally be on its way out.
In the U.S., the FDA encourages nonanimal testing for cosmetic products. So why do so many companies still test makeup on animals?
Humans have long debated the ethics of animal testing. Many say that the practice is outdated, cruel to animals, dangerous, and unreliable.
The exhibit at the Museum of the History of Cattle, currently on display in Barcelona, “introduces the shared history of cattle and humans as seen by the cattle.”
Activists arrived outside the home of California Governor Gavin Newsom with a simple ask: halt the expansion of factory farms. His response may surprise you.
A new Congressional report found that slaughterhouses owned by five major meatpacking companies accounted for at least 59,000 COVID-19 cases and 269 deaths.