Whatever Your Florida Plans Are, Don’t Swim With Manatees!

A swim with manatees isn’t sustainable ecotourism—it’s an industry that harms them every day of the year. Learn why you shouldn’t hit the water with these sentient beings.

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Colombian Council Member Becomes First Politician Outside U.S. to Win PETA’s ‘Courage in Leadership’ Award

PETA has awarded Terry Hurtado Gómez, a member of the city council of Cali, Colombia, the Courage in Leadership Award. Here’s why.

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PETA Sterilized HOW MANY Dogs at the Galax Clinic?

PETA teamed up with two other Virginia animal shelters to provide 150 dogs with free spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, and microchips at two of its mobile clinics in Galax, Virginia.

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‘The Little Mermaid’ Returns—How YOU Can Help Real Animals Like Flounder, Sebastian, and Scuttle

The remake of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” is sure to make a splash, so we’re reminding everyone to help real sea animals.

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The ‘Coalition to End Horse Racing Subsidies’ on the Ground in Albany to End Horse Racing Sales Tax Exemptions

New Yorkers are losing millions in tax dollars to wealthy people buying horses to race. Learn how PETA and our partners are working to stop it.

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PETA Presents are a great way to share your love and help animals. Send a personalized e-card to celebrate moms you love or any other special person in your life!

What Would It Look Like if Disney Characters Lived in the Real World?

Disney characters may live happily ever after, but what would their lives be like if they were treated like their real-life counterparts?

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7 Horses Dead Amidst the Kentucky Derby: Horse Racing Has a Reality Problem

The first Saturday in May has been a day of mourning since 2008, when Eight Belles broke both front ankles after crossing the finish line in the Kentucky Derby.

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Which Two ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Actors Reunited for Dogs?

These actors are known for their tough-guy roles on shows like Sons of Anarchy, but they’re showing their hearts of gold in this PETA video.

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What Happened to Starving Monkeys After 40 Years?

Two separate groups of experimenters starved monkeys for 40 years to see if less food made them healthier. No, really. And they called it science.

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PETA Wants New York City’s ‘Rat Czar’ to Focus on Humans

New York City is continuing to blame humans’ garbage-related misery on rats: Learn why waging a war on rodents wastes taxpayers’ time and money.

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Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare

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It’s easy to feel hopeless in a world full of animal exploitation—but working for animal rights can help change that.

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Influenza D Is Everywhere—Will You Go Vegan Before It’s Too Late?

With hindsight on COVID-19, scientists are realizing that we’re all sitting on a ticking viral time bomb. Learn why going vegan is the only way to save ourselves.

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Victory! Retired Champion Racehorse Home Safe From Likely Slaughter

South Korea’s horse industry is a death sentence for most retired racehorses, who have few options or protections. Act now, so every horse can live out their days in peace.

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Progress! Primate Center Director Demoted After Pressure From PETA

A primate center’s director lied in a paper and on grant applications for monkey experiments. PETA called for his removal, and today he’s no longer in charge.

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What Happens to Your Body When You Go Vegan?

There are short- and long-term benefits to ditching meat, eggs, and dairy. If you’re curious about what happens to your body when you go vegan, read on!

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Save 200 Animals Every Year by Going Vegan

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