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IDA_-Swaziland_Blog

3 US Zoos About to Import 18 Swaziland Elephants

by Caroline Saxon

Act Now to Stop Them IDA joins with 75 leading scientists, conservationists, elephant welfare experts and policy makers, united in opposition and outrage at the proposed import of 18 elephants from Swaziland destined for 3 US zoos. Dallas Zoo in Texas, Henry Doorly Zoo in Nebraska, and Sedgewick County Zoo in Kansas have import permits […]

IDA_Jakart_Dog_Meat_Blog

Horrifying Dog Meat Trade in Paradise

by Web Team

  Beyond Indonesia’s Tropical Paradises Lurks Torture and Death for Dogs As a premiere holiday destination, Indonesia conjures up images of white sand beaches, turquoise waters and all the other elements that make a tropical paradise. Beyond the surface, however, lurks a dark side of rampant animal cruelty and a widespread dog meat trade. The […]

IDA_HumpbackWhale_Blog

Success in The Arctic

by Lisa Couper

  Obama Administration Revokes Drilling Leases Now Let’s Protect the Gulf and the Atlantic In a momentous reversal for the future of Alaskan offshore drilling, the Obama administration recently announced its cancellation of two oil lease sales and further denied lease extensions for oil exploration. The two cancelled sales involve the Chukchi Sea and the […]

IDA_PenangRabies_Blog

Penang Kills More Than 3,000 Dogs

by Web Team

  Rabies Blamed by Malaysian Authorities After two rabies cases were reported on September 17, the Malaysian state of Penang declared a public health crisis. While the “Rabies Vaccination Order 2015″ addressed pet dogs by requiring all to be vaccinated, the stray and homeless dogs of Penang were dealt a much more severe order. They […]

IDA_USFWS_Blog

Politics Over Science

by Ryan Murphy

  Startling Findings at USFWS A recent survey done by the Union of Concerned Scientists of 7,000 scientists from four government agencies have unveiled some startling findings. Perhaps the most startling finding of all is of the surveys done by scientists at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Within the FWS, survey results indicated that […]

IDA_HamptonCreek_Blog

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 […]