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Clueless commentary misrepresents the animal-welfare movement

Once again, we find someone trying to justify the abuse of animals – as somehow something that should be protected as freedom. An individual named Michael Rubin produced an editorial for Commentary Magazine, which was posted on March 19 under the headline – “Are Animal-Rights Activists Really Concerned About Animals?” The writer jumps into two […]

Big News: NBC Sports cancels Under Wild Skies

After finally realizing what a huge blunder it was to ever air a series like Under Wild Skies and after tremendous public outcry after the airing of a very controversial episode, the NBC Sports Network has cancelled the show. Somehow, some NBC Sports executive thought this show was good idea. And somehow – through the […]

The documentary “An Apology to Elephants” should be seen by everyone

This HBO documentary should be seen by EVERYONE. What we allow, as a society, to happen to animals can sometimes be beyond belief. Some of the images in the film are heartwarming, while the images of extreme cruelty are difficult to watch – heartbreaking in fact. The videos of elephants being trained are harsh. How […]

Huge News – Thai Prime Minister pledges to end ivory trade

The World Wildlife Fund reports Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has pledged to work on ending the ivory trade in her country. A petition calling for this move was signed by more than 1.5 million people. The WWF quotes the Prime Minister as saying – As a next step we will forward amending the national […]

Bob Barker teaming with ADI to stop the exploitation of elephants at fairs

Bob Barker continues his ongoing efforts in helping animals, and this time it’s elephants. The former Price is Right host is teaming with Animal Defenders International (ADI) to bring attention to the suffering of elephants used at fairs. The Press Release – “” “” Bob Barker Spearheads New ADI Campaign to End Elephant Suffering at […]

Video: Thailand must end its ivory trade

Thailand is one of the countries still promoting the trade of products made from ivory – the tusks of endangered elephants. It has to end. Greed continues to degrade the planet, destroy our environment and kills the Earth’s beautiful animals.

New initiative forms to protect elephants

It is terrible enough when any animal reaches a point of extinction. But to think majestic animals such as whales, tigers, polar bears, rhinos and elephants are in danger, just really goes to a horrible level. And we know GREED is at the heart of this danger.   Thankfully, there are groups working to protect […]

Greed and evil teaming up in attack on African elephants

Reports indicate 22 elephants were found dead in the Garamba National Park in the Congo. Poachers took the tusks. According to a New York Times article, it suspected the Ugandan military may be involved. And there is this troubling paragraph from the article – “” Conservation groups say poachers are wiping out tens of thousands […]

Donald Trump’s sons should be fired from hunting trips

Pictures are sailing around the Web of Donald Trump’s sons posing with the bodies of dead animals they killed in Africa. The most troubling photo shows one of them with the tail of a dead elephant. Elephants are in real trouble, as poachers are trying to wipe them off the face of the Earth for […]

Animal-welfare headlines from around the globe

Animal welfare in China gaining ground: Famous Chinese celebrities are speaking out about animal welfare issues and ABC News reports one top animal-welfare advocate notes the affect has been to see the “interest in animal rights snowball in China over the last few years.” Basketball star Yao Ming has been speaking out against bear bile […]