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Help Spring Lucky the Elephant to Sanctuary!

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Earlier this month, IDA put the spotlight on our 2014 number two Worst Zoo for Elephants, the San Antonio Zoo, where 54 year old Lucky, the last surviving Asian elephant, survives in a most unlucky predicament. Many of you sent in a lucky penny to the zoo in hopes that Lucky would get lucky […]

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Oppose the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act

by Anja Heister

  The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S. 405), introduced by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA), contains the same destructive provisions for wildlife, public lands, and non-consumptive users of wildlife, as the previous bills that died in 2014. S. 405 makes hunting, fishing, shooting, and trapping a priority […]

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Cancel Logan City Greyhound Race Track

by Tiphani Davis

  After much protest, Australian Racing Minister Bill Byrne has called for an immediate stop to the construction of a greyhound track in Logan City, South East Queensland, Australia, due to public uproar over the live baiting scandal as reported by ABC’s Four Corners, where small animals were filmed being tied to lures, dragged around […]

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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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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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Save Seattle Elephants from Tornado Alley

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Woodland Park Zoo Chooses Suffering over Sanctuary for Elephants, Bamboo and Chai Seattle’s Mayor Ed Murray and city council now hold the key to either suffering or sanctuary for Bamboo and Chai. As you read this, the Woodland Park Zoo (WPZ) is preparing Asian Elephants, Bamboo, 47 and Chai, 35, to travel in crates […]

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End the Suffering of Horses and Cows

by Anja Heister

Live Animals Packed and Shipped to Russia for Slaughter Demand a Response from McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut, and Other Involved Fast Food Chains In January, 7765 IDA supporters signed our alert [link to alert] asking their federal representatives to investigate an incident which revealed that horses and cows from the United States are being live-exported […]