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Companies That Don’t Test On Animals (RESOURCE)

(ANIMAL TESTING/ANIMAL CRUELTY) Here's a comprehensive list of companies that do not test on animals. This list is compiled and is updated several times a year by PETA. Those marked with an asterisk (*) manufacture strictly vegan products—made without animal ingredients, such as milk and egg byproducts, slaughterhouse byproducts, lanolin from sheep, honey, or beeswax. You may also be interested in: Tips For Compassionate Shopping. – Global Animal

Sea Shepherd Departs For 2010 Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign

Dec. 2, 2010 HOBART, AUS – Sea Shepherd set sail for their 2010-11 Operation No Compromise anti-whaling campaign today in the Antarctic. The conservation group's fleet includes the Steve Irwin, Bob Barker and the new "Gojira" (Japanese for Godzilla) Ocean Adventurer trimaran.

Could The Whale Wars Be Over?

Nov. 30, 2010 (WHALE WARS) – Is it possible to be cautiously ecstatic? If so, that may capture how people worldwide feel about the Japanese whalers possibly calling it quits, at least for this season. Sea Shepherd is reporting that the whaling fleet has not yet left port. Never before have the whalers left later than November 19. Let us hope that the volunteers aboard the three vessels in the Operation No Compromise campaign will be out of work! – Global Animal

Barkworks Protest Shines Spotlight On Puppy Mills

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2010. A large protest against Barkworks, a pet store chain that sells puppy mill bred puppies, shines a light on the larger issue of puppy mills across the country. With so many dogs up for adoption (and 20% are purebred!), no dog should be purchased in a store or over the internet. If you're thinking of adding a dog to your family this holiday season, rescue, don't buy! Almost every breed is available and has a dedicated rescue organization devoted to saving that breed.

Hero Army Dog Euthanized In Arizona Pound

Nov. 16, 2010 ARIZONA–  Target, a hero stray that saved dozens of soldiers from a suicide attack in Afghanistan, was killed by mistake in a Casa Grande, Arizona pound. Here are some ways to honor Target's heroic military service...

Pamela Anderson Fights Fur With Seduction

ISRAEL – Pamela Anderson, a PETA ambassador,  hopes to talk leaders into passing a a stalled anti-fur bill in Israel. It's hard to say if she will incite change or indifference, but any voice speaking up for animals can be a good one. Read how she plans to use her 'powers of seduction' to promote the cause. – Global Animal

Undercover Footage Reveals Abattoir’s Cruelty

UK - (No graphic photos) Animal Aid undercover investigators secretly filmed the inhumane practices of several slaughterhouses. The shocking footage revealed the cruelties heaped upon the animals. These abuses prove that the slaughterhouse industry cannot be trusted to self-regulate its animal welfare standards.

The Black Fish Interview: What’s Wrong With Sea Parks

(VIDEO) Marking the Save Japan Dolphins international protest, we revisit our interview with The Black Fish co-founder, Wietse van der Werf, who describes what's wrong with dolphinariums like SeaWorld and how the captivity trade is linked to the dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan.

Capt. Paul Watson: The Whale That Changed My Life

(SEA SHEPHERD/ANIMAL ACTIVISM VIDEO) Sea Shepherd's Captain Paul Watson tells the riveting story of the moment a dying harpooned whale met his eye–-and how it changed his life forever. -- Global Animal

Worldwide Anti-Whaling Day DETAILS HERE

November 5, 2010 – Today is Worldwide Anti-Whaling Day and international protests are scheduled in dozens of cities worldwide. Find all the details you need to attend one near you.

Amazing Black Eyed Peas Anti-Puppy Mill Video (& Protect Prop B)

(VIDEO) Global Animal was blown away by this puppy mill protest video set to the Black Eyed Peas rendition of "Where Is the Love?" Also find how to get involved to protect Prop B, the Missouri anti-puppy mills, which now faces the chopping block after voters approved the bill only five months ago. The very provisions that protect dogs from this horrific abuse are at serious of being reversed for the benefit of puppy mill owners.

Capt. Paul Watson: What It Takes To Be A Sea Shepherd Volunteer

(VIDEO) Captain Paul Watson discusses what it takes to be a Sea Shepherd volunteer and how 'professionals' would never do what they do.

Dolphin meat contains dangerous levels of mercury. Photo credit: The Cove

Dolphin Hunters and Anti-Hunting Activists Meet To Discuss Dolphin Slaughter

TOKYO-Anti-hunting activists and dolphin fishermen will meet for the first time Nov. 2 in Taiji, Japan to discuss the annual dolphin slaughter.

Interview With The Black Fish: How & Why We Cut The Dolphin Nets

(VIDEO) The Black Fish co-founder, Wietse van der Werf, discusses the group's direct action to stop the dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan, including a perilous night dive to cut the nets holding the dolphins captive – and how marine parks are linked to the slaughter.