animal rights


The captive animal entertainment industry

The captive animal industry is almost exclusively oriented towards human entertainment, even while words like “education,” “research,” and “conservation” are commonly used. The fusion of…


Boiled Alive

Research presented at the International Ethological Conference, known as Behaviour 2013, in Newcastle, U.K. earlier this August has shown there may be more to crustacean…


Empty the tanks!

Carlyn Schellenberg, staff On the afternoon of July 27, 2013 the first International Empty the Tanks protests occurred simultaneously in various locations around the world….


Killers on display

My first encounter with captured orcas took place at the age of 10 at SeaWorld Orlando. My family filed in with the rest of the…






Eating ethically

The Plan documents the ongoing adventures that arise from living a truly alternative lifestyle: two people in love, no children, one works for an income,…