Lisa Novatka

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Track and Protect Animals From Poachers With This App

Conservationists are installing advanced cameras in remote parts of Africa so you can keep track of endangered animals in real time via an app and …

Hidden camera alleges to show animal abuse at chicken supplier

Mercy for Animals Canada says hidden camera captured abusive treatment, cruel conditions for birds at Ku-Ku Farms and Creekside Grove Farms, which they allege supplied chicks that lay eggs for McDonald's Egg McMuffins. McDonald's has since said: "Contrary to recent media reports or allegations made …

A Case for the Moral Consideration of Animals

Back in 1987, Bill Bennett advanced the argument that a key reason why colleges keep increasing their tuition is that the government keeps making …

City Halls

Dogs With Eyebrows Is The Best Animal Video Trend This Month

Who knew those little strips of hair could change a dog face so dramatically? I think this is hilarious.

Actress Ashley Bell Takes a Stand Against the Horror of Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Ashely Bell who enchanted -- and terrified -- audiences with her performance as "Nell" in <i>The Last Exorcism</i> and <i>The Last Exorcism Part II</i> has joined forces with Cruelty Free International to stand against the real-life horror of animal testing for cosmetics.<p>Ashley says,<p>In this day and age, it's …

Animal Photos Of The Week

<i>Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include:</i><p>Climate change is harming wolf populations in Northern Michigan.<br>• Your dog's tail wag may mean more than you thought.<br>• This infographic broke down spider facts vs. myths.<br>• The Oregon Zoo's new lion cubs were spotted exploring their …

Animal Abuse Registry Created To Track Convicted Offenders

An animal rights group is creating a nationwide database of animal abusers after a decade of asking states governments to do so. But not all animal welfare societies are on board.<p>The Animal Legal Defense Fund of Cotati, Calif. plans to create a “Do Not Adopt” registry in hopes of alerting adoption …

3D-printed human cells could "replace animal testing"

<b>News:</b> 3D-printed human cells could replace the need for animal testing of new drugs within five years, according to a pioneering bio-printing expert …

Review: 'Speciesism: The Movie' is a painful animal-rights documentary

"Speciesism: The Movie" feels like, and is, a product of youth. Director Mark Devries began making his awkwardly titled first-person documentary in college, and its tone is so painfully earnest it might well have begun as a class project. Heavily influenced by<p>PETA's messaging and inflammatory …

7 Animals Recently Driven to Extinction by Humans

Through the millenniums, humans have ruled and ravaged the Earth, expanding where they live, cutting down forests for farmland, overfishing waters, …

Wildlife

Jury Convicts Accused Dog Killer of Animal Cruelty

Dayna Kristine Bell, 62, was convicted of 13 felony counts of animal cruelty.<p>Northfield resident Dayna Kristine Bell, 62, was found guilty of 13 …

A Welfare Argument for Limiting Animal Research

Back in 1987, Bill Bennett advanced the argument that a key reason why colleges keep increasing their tuition is that the government keeps making …

City Halls

Review: 'Lion Ark' details an animal rescue mission

The big top is a small cell for many exotic animals. In 2009, Bolivia became the first country in the world to ban animals in all circuses, citing widespread cruelty in that industry.<p>Behind the ban was a London-based organization called Animal Defenders International, which found eight circuses …

How To Get Rid Of Animal Testing

From chimp to chip<p>Last summer, the National Institutes of Health announced that it’s phasing out experiments on chimpanzees. All but 50 of its 451 chimps will go to sanctuaries, and it won’t breed the remainder. The change is based on its 2011 study that determined that advancements have rendered …

San Francisco

World's Oldest Animal Accidentally Killed by European Scientists

The world’s oldest living animal was discovered by scientists in Europe, but the scientists accidentally killed the animal in the process of studying …

Scientists fear for animal testing as Norman Baker joins Home Office

Dismay that minister who will police experiments is committed to seeing a ban<p>Controversy has erupted over the appointment of committed anti-vivisectionist Norman Baker as the Home Office minister responsible for approving animal experiments in Britain. The Liberal Democrat MP for Lewes, East …

Feeding dolphins jello? Just a great example of the complete disregard for the health and general well being of animals aquariums, zoos, circuses and other entertainment facilities can have. But minds are changing every day. There is more than hope. There is a burning flame igniting in hearts across the world, inspiring compassion and equality. Emerging from the shadows of a corrupt society is the truth. And the truth will destroy all oppression.

VICTORY! After numerous illegal rescue raids, protests, lobbying and petitioning, the Royal Institute of Brazil has decided to discontinue any animal testing and close down its cold, sad lab cages for good. Never again will they torture another innocent animal! Please support @beaglefreedomproject, only buy products not tested on animals, make sure you are only donating to cruelty free charities, and spread the word. We can end animal testing for good.

Animal sanctuaries are safe houses from the modern war on animals. Every individual on every sanctuary has a beautiful story that will melt your heart....❤

Young Elk Decides He Does Not Like this Photographer

The telephoto lens has certainly helped to mitigate some of the dangers inherent in wildlife photography, but the craft is still widely considered to …