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The Lifelong Activist

by Web Team

How to Be Happy in a World Full of Suffering Welcome to the first Lifelong Activist advice column for animal activists and advocates, part of IDA’s Sustainable Activism Campaign. Our expert is Hillary Rettig, author of “The Lifelong Activist: How to Change the World Without Losing Your Way” (Lantern Books, 2006) and “The 7 Secrets […]


Starving Horses Need Your Help

by Web Team

Can we count on YOUR support NOW? The moment IDA learned of four dead horses, now skeletons, and 17 others nearly dying of starvation in Mississippi’s unseasonably cold winter the staff at Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) leaped into “crisis mode” – without hesitation! As an IDA supporter, you should expect nothing less from IDA.  SEVENTEEN […]


What Chimpanzees Teach Us About Love

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Many years ago, before I would go on to found a sanctuary for chimpanzees in the Mbargue Forest of Cameroon, Africa, I transported a six-year-old chimpanzee called Pierre from a biomedical facility to a sanctuary where I was volunteering as a veterinarian. Please click link below to read more and share IDA-Africa Founder Dr. Sheri […]