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PETA Asia’s 3rd Kopi Luwak Exposé: It’s Time to Cut the Crap—Are Civet Cats Going Insane for Your Coffee?
PETA Asia’s investigation reveals the suffering behind every cup of civet cat poop coffee, also known as “kopi luwak.”
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Torn away from their mothers, baby monkeys in this laboratory cling to cloth “surrogates.” Some have had their eyes sewn shut. Read what PETA’s doing to end this torment.
After decades of hard work, the Big Cat Public Safety Act—championed by Carole and Howard Baskin of Big Cat Rescue and backed by PETA and our supporters—has passed the U.S. Senate.
As COP15 gets underway, PETA urges participants to consider ending the importation of monkeys to laboratories to help stem the biodiversity crisis unfolding worldwide.© Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media
We celebrated many massive victories for our fellow animals this year by blowing the lid off cruelty to animals occurring all over the world—on farms, in breeding facilities, at racetracks, and elsewhere.
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Solitary confinement, constant thirst, infections, hair loss for more than a decade—this is life for monkeys in Elisabeth Murray’s lab.
Cut back on all the prep work of holiday entertaining by ordering these vegan staples and more online from PETA Business Friend Fake Meats.© instagram/the_tofurky_company
The DOJ just indicted alleged members of a smuggling ring that reportedly abducted endangered macaques and shipped them to U.S. labs. See which companies we believe were complicit.
What PETA Stands For
I am you, only different.
Human beings create temporary and arbitrary boundaries to exclude beings who aren’t like them. Human beings have justified wars, slavery, sexual violence, and military conquests through the mistaken belief that those who are “different” do not experience suffering and are not worthy of moral consideration.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
We are taught the Golden Rule as young children, and all major religions teach principles of nonviolence and kindness. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Ethical treatment—the Golden Rule—must be extended to all living beings: reptiles, mammals, fish, insects, birds, amphibians, and crustaceans.
Animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.
All beings desire freedom to live a natural life, according to their inherent desires and instincts. While the lives of all beings necessarily involve some amount of suffering, human beings must stop deliberately inflicting suffering on all beings for our own selfish desires. We lose nothing in replacing a cheeseburger with a veggie burger or a leather purse with a fabric one. But beings we exploit lose their lives just for our fleeting fancy.
We are all animals.
We believe all beings deserve liberty and respect not because they share the characteristics we admire in ourselves but because they are living beings. We share the same evolutionary origins, we inhabit the same Earth, and we are ruled by the same laws of nature. We are all the same.
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Learn the names and histories of the 24 dolphins SeaWorld just shipped thousands of miles across the globe.
This lifesaving technology spares animals and provides superior surgical training to aid human victims of traumatic injuries.
Victoria’s Secret just made a huge difference for goats: After PETA met with company representatives and shared information about cashmere, the chain confirmed a ban on the material.
This year’s winners of PETA’s annual Libby Awards have been announced! Check out which brands, celebrities, and companies took top honors for their commitment to animals in 2022.
Amid Some of the Biggest Shopping Days of the Year, PETA Pushes Urban Outfitters to Sell ONLY Vegan Fashion
PETA pushed for compassionate fashion during some of the busiest shopping days of the year. Here’s how YOU can help us urge Urban Outfitters to ditch cruelly obtained clothing.
Ford Motor Company mutilates animals in crash testing, and PETA is demanding that it ends now!Stapp Car Crash Journal
Thanks to PETA Germany and its partners, Bari's become part of a loving family alongside two other rescued dogs, ducks, and geese. Learn how you can support this work.
Whether you’re shopping for a vegan gourmand or playing Santa for your dog, PETA’s catalog is a one-stop shop for all your humane holiday needs.
Chains, pens, and low temperatures are a lethal cocktail for dogs living outdoors. If you encounter an animal left outside, here are six ways you can help—and even save their life.
Looking for fun activities to fill winter break? Grab the glue stick and some construction paper and show your kids how to help animals have a holly jolly Christmas.
If faux gras is fit for the king, surely faux-bearskin caps can be fit for the King’s Guard. Hear how PETA U.K. is taking urgently needed action for black bears.
Our scientists have a plan to phase out animal tests and improve research for human health. See our Research Modernization Deal here.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind