New Zealand Throws Live Export Overboard After PETA Australia Push

Victory! New Zealand has made the compassionate move to ban the live export of millions of animals, a journey that is fraught with illness and death. Now, all eyes are on Australia to follow suit.

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Victory for Mice! The University of Adelaide Ends Forced Swim Test

The University of Adelaide declared that it would stop subjecting mice and other animals to the cruel forced swim test after hearing from PETA and Humane Research Australia.

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A Puzzling Gift for Australia’s Prime Minister

After Prime Minister Scott Morrison called puzzles “essential,” PETA Australia sent him a customized jigsaw puzzle to piece together the best way to avoid future animal-borne illnesses.

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PETA Australia To Hand Out Free Toilet Paper in Sydney—Find Out Why

As people continue to panic-buy toilet paper amid fears of a coronavirus outbreak, PETA Australia is preparing to come to the rescue by handing out free toilet paper printed with an important message.

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The Real Reason Three Baboons Escaped From This Hospital

They may have spent their whole lives in confinement, but these monkeys obviously still yearn for freedom.

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Massive Travel Company Stops Sending Tourists to Cruel Running of the Bulls

Many of the tourists who go to Pamplona to run with the bulls have no idea what happens to the animals afterwards.

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Mass Greyhound Grave Uncovered in Australia

RSPCA inspectors in New South Wales have uncovered the bodies of nine dead greyhounds buried on the property of registered racing trainer in Western Sydney.

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Live Exporter Suspended After Cruelty Exposed

Australia’s biggest sheep exporter is currently banned from loading any sheep on to ships.

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10 Reasons Why Cow’s Milk is Bad for You

Animal milk has long been claimed as the go-to source of calcium by the dairy industry, but as it turns out, milk is bad for you.

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VICTORY! World First: Shearers Charged for Abusing Sheep

The realities of the wool industry are hidden from the public. If we all knew the truth about the way sheep suffer for wool, none of us would buy wool products.

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Stuff Your Face With Plants and Still Lose Weight, Study Finds

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New research has found that a diet of plant-based whole foods can shrink your waistline, reverse type 2 diabetes, and lower cholesterol levels.

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Australia’s Last Captive African Elephant Dies

After spending almost 40 years in captivity at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Cuddles the elephant has died.

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VICTORY! World First: Shearers Charged for Abusing Sheep

Four more shearers have pleaded guilty to charges of cruelty to animals.

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Kangaroo Killer Sentenced to Jail in Landmark Decision

In a groundbreaking court ruling, two men have been charged and one sentenced to 11 months in prison for the vicious killing of a kangaroo.

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Ground-Breaking Case: Seafood Store Convicted for Cruelty to Lobster

You’ll know why after watching the disturbing footage of a staff member butchering a suffering lobster.

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“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

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