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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. […]

Greyhound Blog

Running for their Lives

by Melyssa Holk

End Greyhound Races at Macau’s Canidrome. Today, hundreds of greyhounds are enslaved at the Macau Canidrome, which is Asia’s only greyhound racetrack. These dogs endure lives of abuse and neglect in between racing, and suffer constant injury during the races. Worst of all, any dog that does not perform well enough in the races is […]

Moran Market SK Blog

South Korea: Stop Torturing Dogs for Dinner!

by Stephanie Hillman

  Another year of Boknal Days “celebrations” have come to a close in South Korea. Yet again, these “celebrations” have claimed thousands of dogs who were all beaten, tortured, brutally killed and then eaten. Even more distressing is the reality that such atrocities persist throughout the year in South Korea. One infamous market, Seongnam Moran […]

Horse Alert Blog

Arizona’s Salt River Wild Horses Are Safe

by Rhona Melsky

  Please Thank U.S. Forest Service Earlier this month, the Salt River Wild Horses of Arizona were in danger of being wiped off the face of the earth, along with their new born foals, one of whom was born very recently. The horses live in the Tonto National Forest on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona, […]

Feral Cat Blog

End Australia’s Feral Cat Massacre

by Jessica Beaudry

  Oppose the government’s killing initiative and support humane alternatives The Australian government has announced its plans to systematically kill 2 million feral cats by the year 2020. This heartless decision came in response to the country’s supposed increasing feral cat population and its decreasing native species populations. Australia’s killing campaign, lead by Australian Environment […]

CecilBlog

Justice For Cecil and Help for All Lions

by Anja Heister

  Last month, Cecil, the iconic and beloved male African lion, was murdered by Walter J. Palmer, a Minnesota-based dentist, and member of the Safari Club International (SCI), one of the most atrocious trophy hunting clubs. SCI awards its membership for killing the largest and rarest wild animals such as African lions, elephants, leopards and […]