Texas Trash Found Guilty for Animal Crush Video

by Tiphani Davis

Texas Trash Found Guilty for Animal Crush Video Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom the cruelty of people. Sometimes it is difficult to control the sadness, to reign in the anger. This is the reaction felt by many after hearing of a Texas couple who were found guilty for four counts of making animal crush videos […]


Silencing the Symphony of Sound

by Ryan Murphy

Silencing the Symphony of Sound The Decline of Birdsong and Nature’s Other Voices It is no secret that there are many visuals which show us that nature’s decline is happening around us; dwindling numbers of birds, to diminishing views of natural waterways. But how often do we notice nature’s sounds? It has been discovered that […]


Massacre by Microchip?

by Melyssa Holk

Massacre by Microchip? Back in August, we told you about the Australian government’s plan to systematically kill 2 million feral cats over the next five years. The plan is to kill these feral cats with poisons, traps, guns, and tracker dogs, and will be implemented under the guise of protecting native species. The killing campaign, […]


Join Us! Show Up and Raise Your Voice In Protest of China’s Yulin Festival

by Web Team

**Los Angeles, California Residents** Join Us! Show Up and Raise Your Voice In Protest of China’s Yulin Festival China’s Yulin Festival, the annual summer “festival” where celebrations center on eating dog meat, has highlighted the practice of eating dog and cat meat in China. While summer is now behind us, the international outrage sparked by […]

Wildlife Crossing Blog

Take Action: Support Wildlife Crossings

by Mark Molloy

Take Action: Support Wildlife Crossings Sign Our One Click Letter Today-Open to Worldwide Participation Urge the U.S. Department of Transportation to support a wildlife crossing at Liberty Canyon in California Habitat fragmentation — the division of large, continuous habitats into smaller, isolated patches — is one of the principle threats to species across the planet. […]


Marine Life Halved in Last 40 Years

by Lisa Couper

Marine Life Halved in Last 40 Years Marine vertebrate populations declined by 49% between 1970 and 2012, according to the 2015 World Wildlife Report. Nearly six thousand populations, and over one thousand species of mammals, reptiles, birds, and fish were included in this study. In addition to the decline in these species, the report also […]


A Big Victory for Bees

by Ryan Murphy

  Recent Court Rulings Show Promise for the Future of Banning Harmful Pesticides Earlier this month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit cancelled the approval of a neonicotinoid subclass group called Sulfoxaflor. The ruling of this case is a big victory for bees as the pesticide Sulfoxaflur has shown that exposure […]


It’s a Miracle That Masti is Alive

by Naina Athale

  It was a stroke of luck that two IDA India management team staffers happened to spot a tiny kitten running for his life across lanes of approaching traffic, with a motorcycle just missing him by inches! They immediately pulled to a stop from the opposite side of the road and bravely jumped out to […]