Vegan Company Under Attack

by Mark Molloy

  Fight back! Very, very troubling news broke a few weeks ago that taxpayer funded government organizations have been waging an illegal war against a plant based food producer. The food producer in question is Hampton Creek. As recently as August 5, 2015, the World Economic Forum named Hampton Creek a Technological Pioneer, an honor […]

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. […]


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 […]

Dog Meat Blog

Pet Dogs to be “Clubbed to Death”

by Web Team

  In Jinan, China, the small Dayang New District has recently outlawed dogs as animal companions. Citing complaints from residents, the government posted a notice that all families must, “Deal with it on your own, or else the committee will organizes people to enter your home and club the dog to death right there.” Obviously, […]


Do Your Part to Help Elephants and Rhinos

by Lindsay Morgan

  California is Poised to Becomes the First State to Ban the Bullhook and the Third State to Ban the Trade of Ivory and Rhino Horn! As of this afternoon, we still have not gotten word that Governor Jerry Brown has signed either of the two critical bills for elephant protection that have made their […]

Sea World Blog

SeaWorld is Trying to Build a Giant Fish Farm

by Mark Molloy

  Don’t Let It Happen! Considering the public’s recent and growing abhorrence to SeaWorld, you would think it would avoid additional endeavors that irresponsibly and inhumanely exploit sea animals and that are notorious for being ecologically hazardous. But, think again… SeaWorld apparently wants to jump from the fire into the frying pan, literally, by getting […]

Bee Blog

New Poison Kills Bees

by Jessica Beaudry

Tell The EPA To Recall New Toxin The EPA has approved a new pesticide for agricultural use without caring about its effect on plants and animals. Bicyclopyrone (BCP), the poison in question, utilizes plants existing circulatory system, passing its deadly chemicals straight into pollen and nectar. Combining existing pesticides along with the new herbicide BCP, […]

Monthly giving Blog

Become an Animal Advocate!

by Bob Price

  Please consider becoming a member of In Defense of Animals’ monthly giving program, Animal Advocates today! By setting up automatic recurring micro-donations from either your credit card or checking account you are truly maximizing the benefits of your gift to animals. We at IDA are striving to automate our systems wherever or whenever possible. […]