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IDA Works to Prevent Lab Drownings

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An Unlucky Elephant Needs a Little Luck

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This month, IDA puts the spotlight on our 2014 #2 Worst Zoo for Elephants, the San Antonio Zoo.

Animal Testing for Vegan Products?

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CIFA) recently advised Seattle-based Field Roast Grain Meat Company to stop distributing its vegan products in Canada.

Ask Hawaii Tourism Authority to Save Cats from Massacre

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A few weeks ago, we told you about a pack of wild dogs running in the streets of Lahaina, Hawaii on the island of Maui at night killing cats, chickens, and small dogs.

Baby Elephants Kidnapped in Zimbabwe

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In spite of a global outcry surrounding Zimbabwe's capture and export of approximately 80 baby elephants, the country's President Robert Mugumbe is not changing his mind.

Ban Carnivore Killing Contests in Sanders County, Montana

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Like an aggressive cancer, wildlife killing contests are spreading across the nation. These deplorable wildlife-slaughter events usually occur on publicly-owned land...

Bushmeat Travels: Ebola in a Suitcase

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Global wildlife trade contributes to the emergence and spread of infectious diseases.

Cancel Logan City Greyhound Race Track

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After much protest, Australian Racing Minister Bill Byrne has called for an immediate stop to the construction of a greyhound track in Logan City....

Demand Basic Fire Protection for Farmed Animals

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of farmed animals, locked in cages in massive industrial warehouses, suffer horrendous deaths in fires.

Demand Sanctuary Now!

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161 Rabbits Confiscated and Condemned to Die in Alabama

Demand Sanctuary for Seattle Zoo's Elephants

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This month we spotlight the Woodland Park Zoo, which earned IDA's Dishonorable Mention on our 2014 Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants list.

Elephant Expose at Oregon Zoo

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On April 16, the already-beleaguered elephants, Bamboo and Chai, were loaded like product cargo into steel shipping containers at Woodland Park Zoo (WPZ) in Seattle. Unfortunately, they were not headed for the comfort and refuge of a sanctuary.

Elephant Rama Dies at the Oregon Zoo

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Help Save Rama's Father, Packy!

Elephant Spotlight

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Retire Ruth Now at Buttonwood Zoo!

End Sponsorship of Greyhound Racing's Australian Cup

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We recently informed you about the live baiting scandal in the Australian greyhound racing industry...

End the Suffering of Horses and Cows

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Live Animals Packed and Shipped to Russia for Slaughter

Help Chai & Bamboo

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On April 16, the already-beleaguered elephants, Bamboo and Chai, were loaded like product cargo into steel shipping containers at Woodland Park Zoo (WPZ) in Seattle. Unfortunately, they were not headed for the comfort and refuge of a sanctuary.

Kill the Funding that is Killing Greyhounds

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In October, Ireland's Minister of Finance, Michael Noonan announced in his 2015 budget speech that Ireland's Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund would receive an additional 6 million each year for the next three years.

Live Baiting is a Real Life Nightmare

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Recent events have thrown the Australian greyhound racing industry under the spotlight once again, except this time the light is far dimmer than before.

Mass Wolf Killing by Mad Scientists

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It is well-known that oil and gas, and logging industries are causing habitat destruction and with that, the further decline of the already endangered woodland caribou in Alberta, Canada.

No Deer Massacre By Bows and Arrows

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The city of Pepper Pike, Ohio is home to a population of 265 deer, who are apparently too many for Mayor Richard Bain and the city council to tolerate living among.

No More Annual Deer Massacres

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Tell Metroparks: Enough Bloodshed Already

Oppose Urban Deer Killing in Michigan

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The city of Farmington Hills is considering killing urban deer within city limits.

Oppose the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act

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The Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2015 (S. 405), introduced by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA), contains the same destructive provisions for wildlife, public lands, and non-consumptive users of wildlife..

Protect Jaguars and Ocelots in Arizona

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Join In Defense of Animals (IDA) in urging the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to prevent the proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona.

Save Animals and the Earth

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Support the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's Recommendation to the USDA

Save Seattle Elephants from Tornado Alley

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Woodland Park Zoo Chooses Suffering over Sanctuary for Elephants, Bamboo and Chai

Seal Beach Sending Coyotes to the Gas Chambers

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The Seal Beach, California city council has decided that coyotes inhabiting the area must be killed and in the most cruel method possible.

Send a Valentine for the Elephants

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Have a Heart, Send Bamboo and Chai to a Sanctuary

Stop Deer Mismanagement at Tyler State Park in Pennsylvania

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For nearly 30 years, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has been mismanaging urban deer. Every year in December and January, they turn the tranquil and historic Tyler State Park into a bloody killing field.

Stop Yellowstone National Park's Bison Slaughter

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In February 2014, we asked you to oppose the slaughter of bison in America's oldest national park and you responded by the thousands.

Stop the Killing of Thousands of Cormorants

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For the last several years on the Columbia River, the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) have been trapping, brutally branding, and killing sea lions for eating salmon.

Stop the Wolf Killing Frenzy in Wisconsin - Demand Emergency Pro

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Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has handed its wolf management to the wolf haters the trophy hunters and trappers, who have killed 92 wolves in six days, as of October 21.

Tell Congress to Stand Up for Wolves

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Wolves are some of the most persecuted, hated, and misunderstood wild animals and, as a result, in many states have lost their Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections.

Tell Mt. Lebanon: No More Deer Killings

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It's Time for Non-lethal Methods!

Tell Obama to Ban Ivory Sales in the US!

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Can the U.S. Stop African Elephants from Going Extinct in One Generation?

Tell Whole Foods to Stop Killing Bunnies!

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Americans are now eating less animal flesh than ever before. Yet both the livestock industry and many in the food industry are not happy about this turn of events and are advocating for Americans to not only eat more flesh, but to consume more species.

Urgent: Appeal California's Foie Gras Ruling

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California's foie gras ban was overturned last Wednesday, January 7, by U.S. District Court Judge Stephen V. Wilson in Los Angeles. He ruled that the ban, passed in 2004 and only recently in effect as of 2012, illegally encroaches on the regulatory domain

Urgent: Mute Swans Under Attack Again

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Stop New York's Revised Mute Swan Management Plan

Urgent: Protect Maui Cats

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A pack of feral dogs has been running wild in the streets of Lahaina, Hawaii at night and killing feral cats, family pets, chickens, and other small dogs. The Maui Humane Society (MHS) claims they do not have the funding nor the staff to...

Zimbabwe Abducts Baby Elephants

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According to the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, Hwange National Park visitors witnessed the capture of baby elephants by government helicopters and ground teams.