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Winning Helium.com Essay: The Effect of Factory Farming on the Environment StopGavage.com

Winning Helium.com Essay: The Effect of Factory Farming on the Environment

Posted on November 14, 2008 | Written by PETA

The following is the winning PETA article on Helium.com and was written by Amanda Day. Factory farms’ presence increased significantly over the past fifty years. Continued growth will cause …

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Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Fur Coat Causes Blog Explosions

Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Fur Coat Causes Blog Explosions

Posted on November 13, 2008 | Written by PETA

askmen / CC Update: Unfortunately, we’ve discovered that Maggie Gyllenhaal was, in fact, wearing real fox fur. You can watch the saga unfold on Ecorazzi. On Tuesday, green gossip …

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Please, USDA, Bring Charges Against Ned’s Abuser

Please, USDA, Bring Charges Against Ned’s Abuser

Posted on November 13, 2008 | Written by PETA

Photo: Elephant Sanctuary I have some good news, and I have some bad news. First, the bad news: Ned, an elephant confiscated from a Florida-based circus trainer, almost starved …

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No ‘Little Trim’ for Natalie Imbruglia!

No ‘Little Trim’ for Natalie Imbruglia!

Posted on November 13, 2008 | Written by PETA

I honestly can’t tell who’s more stunning in PETA Europe’s new anti-fur ad—Topsy, or Natalie Imbruglia! I mean, sure, Natalie’s gorgeous, but Topsy has such fluffy ears …. Really, …

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Jared Padalecki Fans Raise Money for PETA!

Jared Padalecki Fans Raise Money for PETA!

Posted on November 13, 2008 | Written by PETA

There are a couple of reasons you might know Jared Padalecki. If you’re like Patricia over at peta2, you remember him as Dean on Gilmore Girls and love him …

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Our Undercover Investigators Answer Your Questions

Our Undercover Investigators Answer Your Questions

Posted on November 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

Here’s a rare glimpse into what it’s like for an undercover investigator. We would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the two brave individuals who went undercover …

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“President Bush” Shows Support for Turkeys

“President Bush” Shows Support for Turkeys

Posted on November 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

This year, in response to the gobbledygook that is offered on Butterball’s Thanksgiving hotline (tips for stuffing a murdered bird? No, thank you!), you’ll never guess who is greeting …

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Hunting Contributes to Highway Deaths

Hunting Contributes to Highway Deaths

Posted on November 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

pbase / CC A new report by the auto insurance–funded Highway Loss Data Institute finds that fatalities in collisions between vehicles and animals—mostly deer—have more than doubled in the …

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You’ve Been Punked! By an Octopus

You’ve Been Punked! By an Octopus

Posted on November 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

csudh / CC It’s not often that we post an entry about octopi, but this story is definitely worth the mention. When employees at the Sea Star Aquarium in …

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Keep Kids Away From Hunting Rifles

Keep Kids Away From Hunting Rifles

Posted on November 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

forestwildlife / CC Murder is frightening business, but it is even more chilling perhaps when the crime is allegedly committed by a child who is not even old enough …

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For All Beings: Yes. We. Can.

For All Beings: Yes. We. Can.

Posted on November 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

When President-elect Barack Obama was born, numerous U.S. states would have prohibited his black Kenyan father from marrying his white Kansan mother. The Voting Rights Act was still a …

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Jada Pinkett Smith: Animal Activist?

Jada Pinkett Smith: Animal Activist?

Posted on November 10, 2008 | Written by PETA

evasitoe / CC Jada Pinkett-Smith, who currently stars in the number one film in the country, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and is married to megastar Will Smith, recently made …

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A Long Tall Texan Tale

A Long Tall Texan Tale

Posted on November 10, 2008 | Written by PETA

Update: Here’s a sweet quote from PETA campaigner Lindsay Rajt in the Amarillo Globe News: “We just thought Tex would be a huge help to us to expose the …

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Obama: Mutt Like Me

Obama: Mutt Like Me

Posted on November 7, 2008 | Written by PETA

“I (Heart) My Mutt” stickers available at PETACatalog.org “We have two criteria that have to be reconciled,” President-elect Obama said of a “major issue” at his first press conference …

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PETA Liberates Mice and Rats at Taiwan Universities!

PETA Liberates Mice and Rats at Taiwan Universities!

Posted on November 7, 2008 | Written by PETA

abc / CC It’s a good day for mice and rats in the Republic of China (aka Taiwan)! Thanks to a whistleblower, PETA’s Laboratory Investigations Department got a tip …

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