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Help Spring Lucky the Elephant to Sanctuary!

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Earlier this month, IDA put the spotlight on our 2014 number two Worst Zoo for Elephants, the San Antonio Zoo, where 54 year old Lucky, the last surviving Asian elephant, survives in a most unlucky predicament. Many of you sent in a lucky penny to the zoo in hopes that Lucky would get lucky […]

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Rabies-Infected Dog Meat Scare

by Paul Seigel

  Health Officials Sound the Alarm about this Illegal Killing Industry in Philippines! The South China Morning Post reported just days ago that at least 13 people in the Philippine city of Zamboango, including nine children, would receive a series of post exposure vaccines after eating rabies-infected dog meat – adding yet another layer of […]

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Oppose the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act

by Anja Heister

  The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S. 405), introduced by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA), contains the same destructive provisions for wildlife, public lands, and non-consumptive users of wildlife, as the previous bills that died in 2014. S. 405 makes hunting, fishing, shooting, and trapping a priority […]

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Cancel Logan City Greyhound Race Track

by Tiphani Davis

  After much protest, Australian Racing Minister Bill Byrne has called for an immediate stop to the construction of a greyhound track in Logan City, South East Queensland, Australia, due to public uproar over the live baiting scandal as reported by ABC’s Four Corners, where small animals were filmed being tied to lures, dragged around […]

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733 Massacred Wolves

by Anja Heister

  The scientist group led by Dave Hervieux chose aerial gunning and poisoning to kill at least 733 wolves over a period of seven years in the range of the Little Smoky caribou population in west-central Alberta, Canada. Methods used – aerial gunning of wolves For this study, individual wolves from different wolf families were […]

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Mass Wolf Killing by Mad Scientists

by Anja Heister

  Demand an Ethics Review in Alberta, Canada! It is well-known that oil and gas, and logging industries are causing habitat destruction and with that, the further decline of the already endangered woodland caribou in Alberta, Canada. However, in a horrific seven-year long “study,” a group of scientists deliberately massacred hundreds of wolves with the […]

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Save Animals and the Earth

by Mark Molloy

  Support the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Recommendation to the USDA As we have noted recently, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the nation’s top nutrition advisory panel, has put forward a recommendation to update its 2015 guidelines (think of the food pyramid) to factor in the health of the environment as well as the health […]

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Baby Elephants Kidnapped in Zimbabwe

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  An Update and How You Can Help In spite of a global outcry surrounding Zimbabwe’s capture and export of approximately 80 baby elephants, the country’s President Robert Mugumbe is not changing his mind. According to National Geographic’s primary source in Zimbabwe, the young elephants, between two and four years old, captured in November of […]

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Teleseminar for Animal Activists

by Lisa Levinson

“Channeling Compassion into Action” Many people are waking up to the urgent need to create a more harmonious and conscientious global humanity. As animal advocates, we are well aware of the enormity of animal suffering worldwide and we are called to do something about it! In the process, we may experience burnout and exhaustion. The […]