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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 […]

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Why Burnout Matters

by Dallas Rising

  IDA invites you to read this column on our Sustainable Activism Blog by guest blogger Dallas Rising, executive director of the Animal Rights Coalition and member of IDA’s Council of Sustainable Activism. Imagine you’re feeling on fire with your activism. You’ve got momentum, energy, and excitement. You have activist friends you care about and […]

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An Unlucky Elephant Needs a Little Luck

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

Mail a lucky penny to an unlucky elephant this month. This month, IDA puts the spotlight on our 2014 #2 Worst Zoo for Elephants, the San Antonio Zoo, where Lucky, the last surviving Asian elephant, at 54 survives in a most unlucky predicament. She needs to be retired to an accredited sanctuary where she can […]

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Ringling Pledges an End to Elephant Acts

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Celebrate the Beginning of the End of a Cruel Circus Era! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ infamous elephant shows will end! Parent company, Feld Entertainment, announced this week that their 13 performing elephants will sent to the Center for Elephant Conservation in Florida in 2018. To YOU, who have ever stood out […]