2023’s wins for animals in labs signals a future without animal testing

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Artificial intelligence, organ-on-chip technology and 3D bioprinting: These advancements promise to dramatically reshape our world, and they’ll play a part in making animal experiments obsolete. Sophisticated testing and research methods that use human cells or human biology-based technology will one day completely replace experiments on animals—a game-changer not just […]

Wildlife ACT wins First at WTM Africa Responsible Tourism Awards

On 4 April, Wildlife ACT won the Gold Award for ‘Best Nature-Positive Tourism’ at the WTM Africa Responsible Tourism Awards. This significant award recognised the organisation as first place in Africa for this category – a tremendous achievement for our team.  Wildlife ACT’s Bookkeeper, Katie Bradley; and Fundraisings and Partnerships Manager, Pippa Orpen attended the […]

Woman wears kangaroo costume to hop with the animal; cute video wins over 3 million views

A female volunteer was filmed teaching a baby kangaroo to hop. The video of this incident has gone viral on social media and is probably the cutest thing on the internet. In the video, we can see the woman wearing a kangaroo costume to familiarise and train the little one. And both had a great […]

A decade’s worth of wins against cosmetics animal testing

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Tomorrow, March 11, 2023, marks the 10-year anniversary of a historic paradigm shift away from cosmetics animal testing. When the European Union and Israel became the world’s first markets to ban animal tests for cosmetics such as makeup, shampoo and cologne, the change jump-started our global campaign to extend […]

New York state bans cosmetics animal testing, capping off a year of wins for animals in labs

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With Gov. Kathy Hochul’s signature earlier this month, New York became the 10th state in the U.S. to prevent the sale of cosmetics that have been newly tested on animals. This represents just the latest gain in a worldwide movement to end cosmetics animal testing on animals. Worldwide, we’re […]

Big Cat Public Safety Act becomes law, capping off year of wins for wild animals

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The exploitation and abuse of big cats as props for paid public interactions at roadside attractions will soon be a thing of the past. As we recently shared, the Big Cat Public Safety Act, something we’ve been working on for over a decade, passed the U.S. Senate and will […]

Breaking: Major wins for sharks and other wild animals in key legislative package

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There have been some massive wins for animals recently in the U.S., as the Congress acts to pass some protections we’ve been championing for years. Right on the heels of the Big Cat Public Safety Act’s resounding passage, two additional animal protection measures were wrapped into the National Defense […]

Yale postdoc wins Romer Prize for 3D modeling of extinct animal joints

Armita Manafzadeh’s unique data-driven approach to analyze the joints of dinosaurs and other extinct animals at the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies earned recognition from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Iffat Zarif 1:36 am, Nov 16, 2022 Contributing Reporter Courtesy of Adeiyewunmi Osinubi Yale postdoctoral fellow Armita Manafzadeh was presented the Romer Prize by the […]

Animal Equality Wins Compass Campaign Achieving Groundbreaking Animal Welfare Policy

Today, November 1st, the world’s largest food service provider, Compass Group, confirms its commitment to eliminate gestation crates for pigs in its US supply chain by Summer 2023. This becomes one of the strongest animal welfare policies in the food sector and comes a few short months after Animal Equality launched a strong campaign against […]

Rep. Dina Titus Wins Endorsement from Animal Wellness Action in Re-Election Campaign

Rep. Dina Titus Wayne Pacelle Dina Titus is arguably the leading voice for animal welfare in the House.” — Wayne Pacelle, president at Animal Wellness Action LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES , October 25, 2022 / — Today Animal Wellness Action announced its endorsement of U.S. Rep. Dina Titus in her re-election effort for the […]

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