The latest animal rights and ethical news
Researchers are urging authorities to stop the nocturnal harvest before more birds are 'vacuumed' to death
Mike and Joe Hill are the father and son co-founders of frozen pizza empire One Planet Pizza. They reveal how they trained for the event - and who they are fundraising for
Activists are petitioning against the event 'where the zoo is basically turned into a nightclub for the night'
The three-year-old elephant was branded the 'real-life Dumbo' after eye-witnesses claim he was 'forced to perform in unnatural and distressing shows'
"The daftest thing I hear about veganism, and I hear it on a fairly regular basis, is that vegans can't make muscle, you need meat for protein. My argument is always, of course, 'why am I twice your size then?'."
'Addressing the plastic problem in our oceans, rivers, and land is everyone's responsibility – including the companies that use much of the plastic in the world today'
The British actor has also been axed as a patron for the animal-charity Born Free
An undercover investigation filmed workers kicking and stamping on birds, as well as dead animals left to rot among the living - leading to cannibalism on at least one farm
A campaigner has criticised the decision, saying 'elephants' risk of extinction is critical and any decision made regarding their future ought to be considered with full public and scientific scrutiny'
The forced swim tests, which have been discredited by many people, involve putting mice, rats, and other small animals in inescapable beakers filled with water and forcing them to swim so they don't drown
A law firm quizzed 1,000 vegans about their workplace - and revealed that a significant number also feel unfairly treated and even harassed at work
'I thought I would prove to her that the whole 'dairy gives me acne' thing is in her head'
Animal rights campaigners believe the company has misled children about the conditions endured by animals within the farming system - and want it to create a more realistic portrayal
Plant-based fish alternatives have been accused of being on the verge of 'false and misleading'
The war on the Gaza Strip has been raging on for several years now, with local zoos and many animals caught in the crossfire. The Rafah Zoo in particular has become known as a 'zoo of horrors', with four lion cubs freezing to death earlier this year among other horrors
The state has removed the proposal that would allow animal tests conducted in public universities to be 'concealed'
Undercover footage shows calves receiving 'multiple blows' to head from workers using sticks
The school has come under fire from a former pupil who says the initiative will teach the children that it is okay to exploit and kill animals with the only justification being that people enjoy eating their bodies
The Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, in East Sussex, says it is not an animal rights charity and will continue to sell meat, eggs, and dairy
The television celebrity is just one of the well-known faces encouraging the public to ditch meat and dairy for Animal Aid's Summer Vegan Pledge
The founder says she sees the store will support vegan businesses by stocking hand-selected products and food options
The BBC television presenter said he has received a threat listing things his detractors say they could do - including organizing a car crash
The Australian farmer, who has been banned from keeping animals for five years and fined $6,500, said he staved the hens to induce 'forced molt' - which he claimed was a common practice
The Idaho eatery's boss says she will sell the final animal products she has in stock, and from then on, will only serve 'excellent food that everyone can enjoy'
Last week, dead birds were hung by the neck from the BBC presenter's fence, as the bloodsports community and farmers express their rage at not being able to indiscriminately shoot so-called pest birds
The poll asks whether 'the BBC sack outspoken Springwatch presenter Chris Packham', who is unpopular with farmers because of his anti bloodsports campaigning - but 71% of respondents say he should keep his job
The TV presenter has been involved in a campaign to revoke general shooting licenses for so-called 'pest' species including pigeons and crows
According to animal welfarists, the phenomenon stems from selectively breeding birds to grow so massive, so quickly, that they can barely support their weight
The extreme weather conditions meant staggering numbers of animals were swept into freezing floodwaters. Those who survived will most likely die as a result of the lack of food and drinkable water or be sent to the slaughterhouse, according to PETA
While 75 percent of US adults believe they usually buy 'humane products', only one percent of farmed animals are raised on non-factory farms
The researcher suggests animal agriculture will 'financially collapse' when the UK has a vegan population of 15 percent
Almost 10,000 rabbits were used in experiments within Britain during 2017 according to the latest data - with many of these taking place within educational institutions
The donation was made by Million Dollar Vegan - the initiative which offered Pope France $1 million if he went vegan for Lent
The report reviews the latest scientific research on the impact of reduction fisheries and the lack of transparency and sustainability in the aquafeed sector
The League Against Cruel Sports has said the scale of illegal hunt activity going on is 'shocking' - with reports of fox hills topping 40 over the last season
Horses and camels are used to carry tourists on their backs and pull carriages in the hot sun in top tourist destinations including the Great Pyramid of Giza, Saqqara, and Luxor
The Indian region, in the Bhavnagar district, also prohibits the sale of meat and egg - but not the consumption of dairy
Following a complaint from a neighbor, the family claim to have only two weeks to give up Arlo the pig
Jack Castle, who hunted animals for decades as a fourth generation hunter, decided to stop killing animals - and speak up for them instead. He credits his wife for the huge change in his outlook
UK-based animal protection agency Animal Aid, which is running its pledge for the second year running, will offer support and encouragement to those who take part
Whether farmed or caught wild, consuming fish involves animal suffering and ecological destruction. What is the best way for individuals to help fish?
The footage documented by Compassion Over Killing (COK) exposes what the organization describes as 'senseless and violent abuse of mother cows and their defenseless calves'
The singer posted a video of his spider monkey dressed in a diaper and tiger costume
Animal-rights organization, PETA, said 'horse racing is a stain on the UK's reputation as an animal loving nation'
The athlete, who recently revealed he has ditched his vegan diet following health issues, says killing an animal feels like 'the next stage'
The new methods pertain to tests for eye and skin irritation, and according to vegan charity PETA, they will 'will spare countless animals the agony of having substances dripped into their eyes and rubbed onto their skin'
Fish have long been seen as emotionless, and unintelligent. But this is far from the truth. Now more and more people are learning about the incredible feats these amazing creatures are capable of
He said he kept it a secret from his colleagues at first, as he 'was worried about them making jokes'. But eventually he ditched the job to work for a vegan meat company
Another anti-vegan stunt has backfired as even meat-eater asks 'why are you doing this?'
The stunt backfired as 'meat-eating members of the public' said they were encouraged to quit meat
Since December, nearly a thousand dolphins have been discovered dead on France's Atlantic coast
The global giant says it will stop using the discredited 'swim tests' in the future, in its own laboratories, or outside ones
While most people agree that as omnivores, dogs can be very healthy on a well-planned vegan diet, there is more debate around cats, as they are natural carnivores
The marine biologists who conducted the animal's autopsy branding the waste plastic 'disgusting', saying action must be taken by the government against those who continue to treat the waterways and ocean as dumpsters
The former bouncer described himself as 'blind as a bat' before removing animal products from his diet
The cosmetics company said it's 'unconvinced that even the very best egg production is free from suffering'
The beagles, who are part of toxicity experiments, are just 36 of the 60,000 dogs used annually in experiments at hundreds of labs across the United States of America
Fish have personalities. They plan, recognize, remember, court, parent, innovate, manipulate, and get depressed. So why do we treat them so badly?
Numbers of the animals - who share around 97 percent of their DNA with humans - have sharply fallen in recent decades, with habitat loss cited as the major reason
Paul Youd, who has been vegan for 15 years, says he has so much energy eating plants he feels like a 40-year-old
The mass-production vehicle, which will go on display at the Geneva International Motor Show this week, is the recipient of a Compassionate Business Award from PETA
A bat conservation worker has suggested banning the 'killing-devices' following the incident
The CEO of the National Dairy Council said veganism is 'too restrictive and expensive' for most people - and that the 'trend' is already 'halfway through its life cycle'
According to data released in 2017, the number of megafarms across the UK is skyrocketing, with around 800 of the facilities operating across the nation
The car manufacturer's Polestar car is being touted as a rival to Tesla’s Model 3
Following the advert's release across the country, multiple complaints were made to Advertising Standards Canada, leading to the ads being pulled
In a world that sometimes forgets to smile, it's more important than ever to inject a little kindness into our lives
The undercover footage shows workers punch, kick and swear at dairy cows and their newborn calves
According to welfare organization The League Against Cruel Sports, the animals had been caught in snares which it described as ' illegal and self-locking'
Environment Secretary Michael Gove made the comments during a farming conference - adding that he is a big fan of the anti-vegan 'Februdairy' marketing campaign
The Environment Secretary said that being a vegan is 'respectable; but that it is 'wrong' for activists to try and stop farmers from carrying out their business
The giant corporation, which has partnered the Humane Society International on its #BeCrueltyFree campaign, says it's invested more than $420 million over forty years in developing non-animal test methods
The announcement has been met with criticism and disappointment from animal advocate who called the planned slaughter 'morally repugnant and economically bankrupt'
The major bank has now apologized and has revealed that the worker in question is facing disciplinary action. It has offered the customer compensation
New data from the Food Standards Agency shows a staggering number of animals killed using the gas - which campaigners describe as an 'unacceptable' method of slaughter
Remaining company members said they had enjoyed a good professional and personal relationship with Shieff - but that everyone involved decided it was better for him to leave
Animal advocate Joey Carbstrong has been inundated with angry messages telling him to 'jump off a cliff' and another saying 'when I get my hands on you...you're dead'
The founders of La Fauxmagerie in Brixton invited Dairy UK bosses to come to their store and sample plant-based cheeses - saying there is plenty of space in the market for everyone
The 'Piggy Paddock Appeal' is aiming to raise over £2,000 to help improve the well-being of its rescued animals
New data shows that meat eaters can be extremely picky when it comes to the eating habits and philosophy of their significant others
The car manufacturer is heading towards a 'sporty and sustainable future' with one of its latest creations: the ŠKODA VISION RS
Many dairy farmers are feeling under attack following Veganuary and the rise of veganism - as well as the publication of a map showing the addresses of dairy facilities across the UK
An Australian dairy organization says that dairy alternative products have been 'incorrectly labeled'. This has been disputed by Unilever, which owns Magnum
The cub that had been smuggled from Bangkok, Thailand, was said to have been found in a 'state of shock' and 'appeared to be weak'
The world's leading cereal maker, the Kellogg Company, has stricken a deal with PETA US after more than 11 years of extensive discussion regarding animal testing
An investigation of the growth of the country's industry has revealed disturbingly low levels of animal welfare
The Devon farmer realized he was 'too upset' to have the animals killed after finding the journey to the slaughterhouse too hard - and instead decided to let them live out their days in peace
The Trust has removed a mohair item from its collection and has confirmed it will be sourcing alternative materials for future products
Animal welfare campaigners say the new technology 'is superior to animal tests and more accurately reflects what will happen in people'
The workers used hot irons to prevent animals' horns from growing - without any anesthetics or pain relief. Footage shows the calves kicking and crying out in 'agony' as smoke rises from their flesh
The room, furnished with embroidered Piñatex, a modern leather alternative made from pineapple leaves, was designed to be as 'ethically-friendly as possible'
The animals are now being rehomed following their removal from Big Island Dairy in Ookala coordinated by Hawaii Lava Flow Animal Rescue Network
Industry figures admitted they are facing a number of problems - with the 'normalization' of veganism and celebrities and athletes just one of the issues facing their ailing industry
Corne Uys has been praised for his bravery and compassion after taking a major risk in rescuing the animals during the deadly fire. He managed to save 33 tortoises
Queens Skate Dine Bowl in Bayswater was criticized by organizations like PETA - as well as many individuals - when it announced plans to force the animals to take part
The famously pro-Brexit MP says he would feel 'disloyal' frequenting a vegan eatery - because his constituency is a dairy farming area
Khaled - who is Plant Based News' Investment Director & Co-Owner - says he is 'humbled and honored' by the appointment, describing it as an 'incredible honor'
The agency is the only company in the country to carry adverts on buses and trains in Ireland
The reports may disappoint fans of the Duchess who refuses to wear real fur, loves vegan leather, and has previously claimed to 'eat vegan during the week'