Mike Tyson’s new reality series “Taking on Tyson”, which premiered on Animal Planet may have won him good fanfare, but he is getting brickbats too. Well, the second mentioned reaction is from PETA. It has been learnt that the animal rights organization is not that impressed with the show.
Scientists at the New England Aquarium are donning the new role of cupids, trying to find out the best mate among African penguins at the aquarium. Scientists are pushing for a collective effort to save a species that researchers predict will be extinct in 15 years.
A new film, Pig Business, looks at how factory farmed pork are developed and supports to end the practice of raising animals in factories as well as better being of ‘farmed for food’ animals. Sienna Miller, Stella McCartney and other stars supporting the film are pushing for a ban on factory farmed pork in Europe.
Could West Hollywood be the first fur free city in the U.S? Well that is what the residents and animal rights organizations are pushing for. Anand Ramanathan IDA’s CEO prompted the city council of West Hollywood to ban the sale of fur in the city in a rally at Matthew Shepard Human Rights Triangle Park on Friday.
Conservationists say that if the tiger population needs to expand, the tiger reserves should increase both in area and numbers. Tiger range countries’ goal is to double the existing population by 2022. It’s a pity that only some 3200 tigers are left in the entire world. It is calculated that Asia could support 10,000 tigers, three times the current population ...
China government has come up with a new animal welfare law that will ban animal performances at zoos and other attractions, and bans zoos from serving dishes made from rare animals. The new law will be encouraged by the animal welfare activists across the country as there are some abhorrent activities existing against the animals there.
Walmart, in partnership with manufacturer Worldwise, will be selling pet products made from discarded, recyclable materials. The program intends to create a full circle system. It will collect old plastic bottles, clothes hangers, plastic bags and corrugated cardboard and makes new products from these materials.
The Web giant Google has launched the updated version of its Street View. The feature which was first made available in 2007 now includes images of South America and Antarctica too. Though the coverage is currently limited Brazil, Ireland and Antarctica, for the time being, it is the first time such images have been available of every continent on the ...
Actress Lea Michele’s at PETA’s 30th anniversary gala at Los Angeles generates more positive speculation about her appearance in the organizations’ ‘I’d rather go naked campaigns’. Earlier the actor indicated that she could extend her support without dropping her clothes.
The Last Chance for Animals event that got underway at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles had a high profile visitor. Musician Pink, who made it a point to attend the event, extended her support for the movement’s ‘Adopt, Don’t Shop’ initiative and to celebrate Puppy mill awareness day.