Send Elephants from A Worst Zoo to Sanctuary

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  What You Can Do For Elephants in North America’s #5 Worst Zoo For the last thirty years, Asian elephants Ruth and Emily have been forced to share a tiny exhibit in the cold winter city of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Emily outweighs Ruth by 1,200 pounds, and these two do not DO NOT get along. […]


Dairy Farms Identified as a Major Pollutant in California

by Nadia Schilling

  Dairy Farms Identified as a Major Pollutant in California Earlier this year, thousands of In Defense of Animals supporters wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking why the meat and dairy industries get a free pass from reporting their greenhouse gas emissions. It was a fair question, considering the government collects mandatory reports […]


Purebred Dogs Ending Up As Dog Meat Delicacies

by Haley Anderson

  South Korea has seen a rapid increase in the popularity of animal companions, with the “pet industry” currently valued at 2 trillion won (approximately $1.7 billion). Sadly this has gone hand-in-hand with an increase in, animal cruelty. As is the case throughout the world, when the idea of animal companions gains popularity before animal […]