August 21, 2018

'Singing Chicken' At McDonald's Highlights Plight Of Animal Suffering

The move was part of a campaign by animal protection organization Compassion Over Killing

August 8, 2018

UK Government Launches New Code To Improve Chicken Welfare

The code has been updated as part of a raft of animal welfare reforms

August 7, 2018

UK Government To Increase Maximum Animal Cruelty Sentences

Abusers will face up to five years in jail under draft legislation

July 30, 2018

Thomas Cook Ditches SeaWorld Trips Citing Animal Welfare Concerns

The company said it was not a decision it took lightly

July 14, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Vegan Prince Khaled Reveals Major Petra Restoration Project

The plans will have major implications for animals and people

June 26, 2018

Carbon Dioxide Shortage Shuts Down Major Scottish Slaughterhouse

The gas is used to stun animals before they are killed

June 25, 2018

Farmer Jailed After Leaving Animals To Rot In Shocking Conditions

The facility he was in charge of has been described as the 'farm from hell'

May 10, 2018

BBC Program: 'The Days Of Animal Exploitation Are Numbered'

The radio show looked at the question of how animals are treated in society - and how attitudes are changing

May 9, 2018

Firefighters Gas 20,000 Chicks Left Suffocating In A Container At Airport

According to sources, they were 'ending the animals' suffering'

May 9, 2018

Thomas Cook Urged To Sever Relationship With SeaWorld After Failed Audit

The theme park has faced fierce criticism in recent years

May 7, 2018

Meat Organization Says CCTV In Slaughterhouses 'Discriminates Against Abattoir Workers'

New legislation requiring the cameras has come into force in England

May 4, 2018

40,000 Campaigners Rally To Fight 'Abusive And Painful' High-Speed Pig Slaughter Plan

Opponents of the scheme say that the proposals threaten animal welfare, worker safety, and consumers

April 27, 2018

California One Step Closer To World's 'Strictest Farmed Animal Welfare Law'

A campaigner said 'this places California voters in a strong position to deliver a powerful punch to agribusiness interests'

April 26, 2018

UK Government Considers Ban On Boiling Lobsters Alive

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is reportedly under pressure from campaigners

April 25, 2018

UK Government Set To Ban Live Export Of Animals For Slaughter After Brexit

Environment Secretary Michael Gove said 'animals deserve respect and care'

April 20, 2018

Asian Food Industry Leaders Commit To Higher Animal Welfare Standards

Campaigners have called for the improved treatment of animals

April 18, 2018

Sainsbury's Blasted For 'Backtracking On Chicken Welfare Pledge'

Campaigners say the retailer has failed to deliver on its commitment to sell 100 percent higher welfare, fresh own-label chicken

April 1, 2018

Petition Against In-Store Lobster Tanks Gains Momentum In Atlantic Canada

One grocery chain representative said the company doesn't 'see any reason to change'

March 27, 2018

Coalition Of Animal Groups Puts Pressure On McDonald's To Raise Welfare Standards

Campaigners said the chain has 'great power' over animals' lives

March 21, 2018

UK's Largest Egg Producer Commits To Going Cage-Free By 2025 After Expose

The company has also been the target of a campaign by The Humane League UK

March 12, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Judi Dench, Andy Murray, And Joanna Lumley Urge British Government To Ban Fur

Many Brits want to see imports of the fabric banned after Brexit

March 9, 2018

California Sets Sights On World's Strictest Animal Welfare Law

The proposed law has been described as 'history in the making'

March 1, 2018

UK Parliament Debates Live Export Of Animals Following Pressure From Campaigners

The trade is extremely unpopular with animal welfarists and the wider public

February 26, 2018

Crime Stoppers Website Lists Woman Wanted For Animal Cruelty

The suspect has had more than 280 animals removed from her care

February 26, 2018

The Guardian Launches Major New Series About Animal Welfare And Intensive Farming

The project will share information about animals in the food chain

January 26, 2018

Top Scientist Talks About Role Of Science In Animal Welfare Debate

He says 'science cannot tell us what is good - only what is true'

January 11, 2018

Switzerland Bans Boiling Conscious Lobsters As Part Of Animal Welfare Overhaul

Campaigners have long argued that crustaceans feel pain

December 12, 2017

BREAKING: Government Drafts New UK Welfare Law After Animal Sentience Row

Campaigners have asked for further clarification on which animals will be covered by new legislation

December 8, 2017

French Minister Wants To 'Reduce Suffering' With Meat Free Meals In Schools

Animal welfare has been a concern in France since abusive slaughterhouse footage was released last year

November 27, 2017

Major Polish Politician Admits He Is Against Fur Farming

The former PM said banning the practice was a matter of mercy for animals

November 24, 2017

Animal Sentience Row: 'There Are Still A Lot Of Questions To Answer'

The Government has denied animal welfare laws will be weaker after Brexit

November 21, 2017

MPs Voted That 'Animals Have No Sentience' - Why? And What Does This Mean?

Do politicians believe that animals have no feelings or emotions?

November 18, 2017

MPs Vote Against Transferring EU 'Animal Sentience' Clause Into UK Law

Welfarist organizations are concerned this could affect how animals are treated

November 14, 2017

Undercover Images From 'Award Winning' Pig Farms Show Shocking Suffering

The images have raised serious questions around welfare standards

November 13, 2017

CCTV To Be Introduced In All Slaughterhouses In England In 2018

A number of welfarists have welcomed the proposals - but vegan campaigners say they don't go far enough

October 27, 2017

Lancashire Council First To Ban Schools From Serving Halal Meat

The Council Leader said he proposed the ban on 'animal welfare grounds'

October 16, 2017

Organization Plans To Make Factory Farming Illegal In Switzerland

If the proposed plans come to fruition, the country would be a trail blazer

October 13, 2017

WORLD EGG DAY: Protestors Campaign Against Caging Of Hens

Animal rights activists in chicken masks cage themselves in supermarket trolleys

October 12, 2017

Advocates Team Up To Fight Iowa 'Unconstitutional' Ag-Gag Law

The coalition is taking on agricultural giants following victories in Utah and Idaho

September 5, 2017

Animal Welfare Party Gains First UK Representative In Local Government

The AWP wants animal welfare to become part of the legislative decion-making process

August 11, 2017

Compulsory CCTV To Be Installed In All Of England's Slaughterhouses

Policy makers believe the cameras will improve animal welfare standards

June 14, 2017

Workers Fired After Undercover Video At Chicken Farm Shows 'Sadistic' Abuse

The footage was taken by charity Mercy for Animals

June 6, 2017

Luxury Fashion Retailer Net A Porter Drops Fur

The policy is a step forward for animal welfare

June 5, 2017

Sheep Farmer Loses Appeal to Overturn Seven Year Ban In Neglect Case

The judge accused the farmer of neglecting the animals

June 2, 2017

Latest Netflix Film Okja Looks Like Must-See Vegan Movie

A big-budget movie with a vegan message received a four-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival. Learn more about what makes it so fascinating.

May 31, 2017

Success! New York Blood Center Gives $6 Million to Care For Abandoned Chimps

The hard work by activists and charities has paid off

May 31, 2017

Activists To Hit Up Prada Boardroom In Bid To Ban Exotic Skins

PETA representatives want to highlight cruelty of the leather trade

May 26, 2017

A Conversation With Animal Rights Hero Anita Krajnc

“Don’t be afraid. Follow your conscience. Step outside your comfort zone. Think big.”

May 15, 2017

Activists Escape Injury After Near Miss with Slaughterhouse Truck

Group has released video of vehicle 'touching bodies'

May 11, 2017

Moral Implications Of The Anita Krajnc Court Case

An Ontario Court judge has found animal activist, Anita Krajnc, not guilty of mischief for giving water to pigs outside a slaughterhouse

May 9, 2017

Theresa May Threatens To Repeal Hunting Act and Bring Back Fox Hunting

The PM says she's 'personally always been in favour' of fox hunting

May 9, 2017

Suffolk Chicken Farm Cruelty Exposed

Photos Show Stressed Birds Crammed Into a Shed Among Rotting Corpses

May 8, 2017

Chicks Discarded Alive On German Chicken Farm

New Animal Equality Investigation Exposes Shocking Animal Abuse At farm In Lower Saxony, Germany

May 3, 2017

Animal Equality Releases First Investigation Inside Brazil’s Egg Factory Farms

This is the public’s first view of the horrific animal cruelty involved in producing eggs from caged hens.