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France Announces Multi-Faceted Plan To Ban Wild Animals In Traveling Circuses, End Mink Farming & The Confinement Of Dolphins & Orcas In Captivity

In a news conference today, Barbara Pompili, France's Minister of Ecological Transition, announced numerous measures to improve the welfare of captive wildlife throughout the...

Massive Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Regulations That Keep The Public In The Dark About Serious Harm Caused By Factory Farming & Slaughterhouses

A lawsuit was filed against the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) for new regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that will shield...

New Bill Requires Creation Of A Dedicated U.S. Department Of Justice Division To Ensure The Enforcement Of Animal Cruelty Crimes

Senator Mike Braun of Indiana and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island have introduced the bipartisan Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act to ensure that the federal government...

Breaking! 30 Retired Circus Elephants To Be Released Into White Oak Conservation’s New 2,500-Acre Habitat Within Its Florida Sanctuary

All photos of these Asian elephants were taken at the Center for Elephant Conservation in Polk City, Florida, by Stephanie Rutan of White Oak...

Breaking! Western Joshua Trees Are Now Protected Under California’s Endangered Species Act For At Least One Year

Earlier this week, the California Fish and Game Commission agreed to accept a petition protecting western Joshua trees under the state’s Endangered Species Act,...

Miyoko’s Creamery Founder Helps Fly Dog Meat Trade Survivor From Seoul To Her New Forever Home In San Francisco; More Volunteers Needed!

Miyoko Schinner, the Founder and CEO of Miyoko’s Creamery, has stepped up to support In Defense of Animals and its partner Jindo Love...