Major Study Links Meat-Free Diets With Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19

Researchers examined how eating habits can be linked to COVID-19 severity. What they found may shock you, but it didn’t surprise PETA.

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PETA: WHO’s New Live-Market Call to Action: Too Little, Too Late?

Perhaps PETA Asia’s director should take over as WHO director-general—then we’d get sensible decisions about the welfare of humans and other animals, with no time wasted.

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Right Now: PETA Scientists Virtually Attend World’s Largest Toxicology Conference

PETA scientists will be virtually presenting at the largest toxicology conference in the world—the 60th SOT Annual Meeting. Here’s how animals will benefit.

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Snakes Beheaded, Geckos Eaten Alive, and Chickens Mutilated in Military Drill

Urge the U.S. Marines, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the Thai Ministry of Defence to eliminate the use of live animals in Cobra Gold exercises.

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PETA Scientist Catches University of Washington Official LYING About COVID-19 Research

A University of Washington official stated that experiments conducted at its primate center were responsible for Moderna’s successful COVID-19 vaccine. It was a lie.

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Mutated Mink Coronavirus Pushes Global Fur Industry to a Breaking Point

The list of countries with mink COVID-19 outbreaks seems to be growing every day. As the global fur industry collapses, PETA can only say, “We told you so.”

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Utah Stonewalls After Worker’s Death at Mink Factory Farm

Fur factory farms in Utah are deadly to tens of thousands of minks and a threat to humans, too. Here’s why PETA is calling for their closure in the face of COVID-19.

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A Vet Visited SeaWorld for PETA—We Want the USDA to Investigate Her Findings

Animals with eye problems, tooth damage, rake marks, and zero enrichment are suffering in concrete tanks while SeaWorld exposes them and everyone else there to deadly disease.

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Much to ‘Mink’ About: 8 Things You May Not Know About Minks

Odds are that you may only be familiar with minks because of the way they’re exploited for their fur. Get to know minks a little better with these facts!

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Want to Prevent Future Pandemics? PETA’s Holiday Ad Blitz Shows How!

With these festive and timely ads, PETA reminds everyone that tofu never caused a pandemic. Here’s why we’re urging you to go vegan this holiday season.

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20 Times PETA Smashed Experiments and Saved Animals in 2020


2020 may have blown chunks, but PETA gutted animal testing like never before! Relive 20 of our favorite victories from this year that saved millions of animals.

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There’s No Monkey Shortage for COVID-19 Experiments Because NO Monkeys Are Needed

In this powerful op-ed, PETA adviser Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel says that despite experimenters’ whining, monkey-tested vaccines repeatedly fail in humans.

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‘Guinea Pig’ and ‘COVID Vaccine’ Don’t Belong in the Same Sentence

Humans can consent to being tested on—guinea pigs can’t. So to the news outlets perpetuating speciesism, we’ve got some news, too: Words matter—stop using anti-animal language!

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USDA Says Sick Chickens Could Be Sold; PETA Says Time to Go Vegan Is Now

This new rule from the Trump administration is anything but safe. Here’s why the USDA must stop allowing the sale of diseased chicken flesh.

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5 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog During the Pandemic

After months of social distancing and lockdowns, more and more people are adopting dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s one PETA staffer’s experience.

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