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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 […]

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California Residents: Take Action!

by Nadia Schilling

  California Residents: Take a Powerful Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The 10 largest Unified School Districts in California control the daily school lunches for over 1.2 MILLION children. Encouraging schools to increase their veg lunch options is a powerful form of advocacy which can prevent animal suffering, improve children’s health, and it is […]

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**California Residents** Help Mountain Lions Cross Highway 101

by Lisa Levinson

  **California Residents**Help Mountain Lions Cross Highway 101 Send your public comment by Friday, January 29th! The proposed Liberty Canyon Wildlife Crossing will be the first of its size and scale near an urban area, providing safe passage across one of the busiest highways in the region. A formidable eight-lane highway means that few animals […]

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Goodbye, Commissioner! Hello, Conservation!

by Ryan Murphy

  Celebrate Departure of the California Fish and Game Commissioner Jim Kellogg Longest-serving Commissioner of the California Fish and Game Commission, Jim Kellogg, suddenly resigned on December 31, 2015 bringing hope to many that the department’s attitude toward wildlife in California may now have a positive chance for change. Kellogg, who has always heavily supported […]

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Monterey Zoo Shamed in Worst Zoo for Elephants List

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 Monterey Zoo Shamed in Worst Zoo for Elephants List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Salinas, CA (Jan 12, 2016) – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, today released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America, with Monterey […]