Playboy Club London Assures Pamela Anderson That Foie Gras is Off the Menu

Playboy Club London Assures Pamela Anderson That Foie Gras is Off the Menu Sep 17, 2019

Last week, 14-time Playboy cover star Pamela Anderson sent a letter to the Playboy Club London asking it to remove foie gras from its menu – and in response, the venue confirmed that the dish had already been removed and pledged never to serve it again. More
Ted Danson and Alexandra Cousteau Headline Oceana’s SeaChange Summer Party

Ted Danson and Alexandra Cousteau Headline Oceana’s SeaChange Summer Party Sep 16, 2019

Supporters gathered in Laguna Beach last week to support Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization. More
Kim Basinger, Donna D'Errico & Gloria Butler to be Honored at Last Chance for Animals' 35th Anniversary Gala

Kim Basinger, Donna D'Errico & Gloria Butler to be Honored at Last Chance for Animals' 35th Anniversary Gala Sep 13, 2019

International non-profit Last Chance for Animals (LCA) is hosting its star-studded 35th anniversary fundraising gala honoring prominent individuals who have made a positive impact for animals around the world. More
Pamela Anderson Joins PETA Protest of Toronto Film Fest’s Canada Goose Sponsorship

Pamela Anderson Joins PETA Protest of Toronto Film Fest’s Canada Goose Sponsorship Sep 6, 2019

Canadian Pamela Anderson — who’s just moved back to her home country — has sent a letter to Toronto International Film Festival Artistic Director and Co-Head Cameron Bailey urging him to sever ties with Canada Goose, which has sponsored the festival for years. More
Tim Gunn Endorses Proposed Statewide Fur Ban

Tim Gunn Endorses Proposed Statewide Fur Ban Aug 29, 2019

This week, fashion guru Tim Gunn sent a letter on PETA’s behalf urging members of the California Senate Appropriations Committee to vote “yes” on Assembly Bill 44, which would ban the sale of fur statewide. More
Jane Goodall Shocked That EU at CITES May Oppose Ending Cruel Trade in Baby Elephants

Jane Goodall Shocked That EU at CITES May Oppose Ending Cruel Trade in Baby Elephants Aug 27, 2019

World-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall Ph.D., DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, and UN Messenger of Peace, has joined with animal protection charity Humane Society International to issue a heart-felt plea to the European Union not to overturn a ban passed last week at the CITES wildlife trade conference in Geneva that would end the capture of baby African elephants from the wild for export to zoos and circuses in China, the USA and elsewhere. More
Stars Demand EU Action at CITES to End Cruel Trade in Wild-Caught Elephants

Stars Demand EU Action at CITES to End Cruel Trade in Wild-Caught Elephants Aug 23, 2019

A host of stars are calling on EU leaders at CITES wildlife conference not to overturn ban on trade in wild-caught baby African elephants for zoos and circuses. More
Javier Bardem Calls on World Leaders to Agree a Global Ocean Treaty

Javier Bardem Calls on World Leaders to Agree a Global Ocean Treaty Aug 21, 2019

Earlier this week, Oscar-award-winning actor Javier Bardem was in Times Square to demand a “GLOBAL OCEAN TREATY NOW” as an electronic billboard displayed images of threatened marine life. More
Fred Willard's Therapy Session Sheds Light on Plight of Captive Fish

Fred Willard's Therapy Session Sheds Light on Plight of Captive Fish Aug 19, 2019

Fred Willard is uncharacteristically somber in a new campaign for PETA that shines a spotlight on the suffering of fish forced to spend their entire life in a bowl, with no stimulation or companionship. More
Bill Maher to Question Canada Goose at Annual Meeting

Bill Maher to Question Canada Goose at Annual Meeting Aug 15, 2019

Comedian and Honorary PETA Director Bill Maher will call on Canada Goose to stop selling jackets made with coyote fur and down feathers during its online annual meeting for shareholders on Thursday. More
Ricky Gervais Backs World Elephant Day Call to Protect This Gentle Giant

Ricky Gervais Backs World Elephant Day Call to Protect This Gentle Giant Aug 12, 2019

Ahead of World Elephant Day (August 12) and an upcoming meeting on international wildlife trade in Geneva, Switzerland, Ricky Gervais has teamed up with Animal Defenders International (ADI) to call for elephant protections to be strengthened, not weakened. More
Joaquin Phoenix's World Lion Day Plea to Protect This Iconic Species

Joaquin Phoenix's World Lion Day Plea to Protect This Iconic Species Aug 9, 2019

This World Lion Day (August 10), Joaquin Phoenix is joining Animal Defenders International (ADI) in calling on governments to act by voting to protect lions at the upcoming CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. More
Ricky Gervais, Peter Egan Welcome Pledge After Dog Meat Free Indonesia Exposes Horrific Cruelty

Ricky Gervais, Peter Egan Welcome Pledge After Dog Meat Free Indonesia Exposes Horrific Cruelty Aug 6, 2019

Indonesia’s Regency of Karanganyar in Java has pledged an action plan to end its brutal dog meat trade, a move that will save almost 2,000 dogs from slaughter and human consumption each month. More
Shailene Woodley Sails To The Sargasso Sea With Greenpeace

Shailene Woodley Sails To The Sargasso Sea With Greenpeace Jul 30, 2019

Today, Greenpeace launches an expedition to the Sargasso Sea, a unique region in the North Atlantic Ocean, to study the impact of plastics and microplastics on marine life, and to document the importance of this unique ecosystem for protection under a new Global Ocean Treaty that is being negotiated at the UN. More
Pamela Anderson Calls For Ban on Deadly Chuckwagon Races

Pamela Anderson Calls For Ban on Deadly Chuckwagon Races Jul 29, 2019

Canada native Pamela Anderson — who’s just moved back to her home country — has sent a letter on PETA's behalf to the premier of Alberta and the province’s minister of agriculture and forestry urging them to direct the Calgary Stampede to end deadly chuckwagon races. More
Lily Tomlin Urges Chrysler to Drop Iditarod Sponsorship

Lily Tomlin Urges Chrysler to Drop Iditarod Sponsorship Jul 26, 2019

Grace and Frankie star and Detroit native Lily Tomlin has sent a letter on PETA's behalf to the CEO of Chrysler urging him to push the company’s Anchorage, Alaska franchise to end its sponsorship of the Iditarod. More
Kristin Bauer van Straten Calls For Rejection of Dog-Breeding Facility

Kristin Bauer van Straten Calls For Rejection of Dog-Breeding Facility Jul 25, 2019

Earlier this week, True Blood star and Wisconsin native Kristin Bauer van Straten sent a letter on PETA's behalf urging the chair of the Sauk County Land Resources and Environment Committee to shut down plans for a massive dog-breeding facility in Spring Green that would funnel dogs to laboratories for use in painful and invasive tests. More
Jon Favreau Honored With Rescued Lion for All-CGI Lion King

Jon Favreau Honored With Rescued Lion for All-CGI Lion King Jul 23, 2019

In honor of director Jon Favreau's decision to use all computer-generated imagery to create beautiful, photorealistic animals in The Lion King, PETA is sponsoring a rescued lion in his name. More
Shailene Woodley Announces Greenpeace Sargasso Sea Expedition on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Shailene Woodley Announces Greenpeace Sargasso Sea Expedition on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jul 17, 2019

Emmy-award nominee and environmental activist Shailene Woodley announced on Jimmy Kimmel Live! that she will join the Greenpeace ship Esperanza on an expedition to the Sargasso Sea, a unique region in the North Atlantic Ocean, later this month to highlight the importance of protecting our world’s oceans as a new Greenpeace Oceans Ambassador. More
NBA's John Salley to Host PETA's Veggie Dog Lunch

NBA's John Salley to Host PETA's Veggie Dog Lunch Jul 17, 2019

On Wednesday, NBA champ John Salley will host PETA's 23rd annual Congressional Veggie Dog Lunch — the group’s answer to the meat industry’s hot dog luncheon. More
Alicia Silverstone joins Cruelty Free International at the United Nations to Call for End to Cosmetics Animal Testing

Alicia Silverstone joins Cruelty Free International at the United Nations to Call for End to Cosmetics Animal Testing Jul 16, 2019

Today the leading organisation campaigning for an end to animal experiments Cruelty Free International was joined by actor and activist Alicia Silverstone at the United Nation’s annual High-Level Political Forum to call on the world’s decision-makers to bring an end to the testing of cosmetics on animals. More
Johnny Marr Calls for End to Cruel Donkey Rides in Santorini

Johnny Marr Calls for End to Cruel Donkey Rides in Santorini Jul 10, 2019

The Smiths icon Johnny Marr appealed to Greek Minister of Tourism Thanasis Theocharopoulos last month to put an end to cruel animal “taxi” rides in Santorini. More
Carol Burnett Speaks Up For Virginia’s Backyard Dogs

Carol Burnett Speaks Up For Virginia’s Backyard Dogs Jul 8, 2019

In advance of her upcoming show in Richmond later this month, comedy icon and PETA supporter Carol Burnett is urging legislators to go one step further to protect animals by banning 24/7 dog chaining across the state. More
TLC’s Chilli Blasts UniverSoul Circus in New PETA Campaign

TLC’s Chilli Blasts UniverSoul Circus in New PETA Campaign Jul 3, 2019

Sitting on a circus pedestal with a heavy ball and chain wrapped around her ankle, Chilli — of the multiplatinum trio TLC — stars in a new ad campaign for PETA that blasts UniverSoul Circus, which is based in her native Atlanta and is notorious for using abusive exhibitors with long histories of animal welfare violations. More
Pamela Anderson’s Birthday Wish: Freedom for Orca of Same Age

Pamela Anderson’s Birthday Wish: Freedom for Orca of Same Age Jul 2, 2019

Pamela Anderson's birthday is this week, and the only gift that she wants is freedom for Corky — an orca the same age as her — who was captured in 1969 off the British Columbia coast near Anderson’s hometown and is currently being held captive at SeaWorld. More
LTTS Special, Part 3: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand

LTTS Special, Part 3: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand Jul 1, 2019

In this three part Look To The Stars special, the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand invited us to share the stories of three high school students from across New Zealand who were given the opportunity to attend Dr. Goodall’s events and interview her. Below is the third and final article, by Christchurch student, Abigail Johnson. More
Alex Morgan and Kyrie Irving Named Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities

Alex Morgan and Kyrie Irving Named Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities Jun 28, 2019

The time has come for PETA to crown the Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of 2019, and this year’s titles are going to two athletes at the top of their games: co-captain of the U.S. women’s national soccer team Alex Morgan and NBA point guard Kyrie Irving. More
Anjelica Huston to Host 70th Birthday Bash for PETA President

Anjelica Huston to Host 70th Birthday Bash for PETA President Jun 28, 2019

On Sunday, Oscar winner Anjelica Huston will host a special 70th birthday celebration for PETA President Ingrid Newkirk at vegan chef Matthew Kenney’s foodie paradise, Plant Food + Wine. More
Sir Paul McCartney Seeks Help for Dogs at Texas A&M

Sir Paul McCartney Seeks Help for Dogs at Texas A&M Jun 27, 2019

Hot on the heels of his tour stop in Texas, Sir Paul McCartney is urging Texas A&M University (TAMU) President Michael K. Young to end TAMU’s muscular dystrophy experiments on dogs, for which golden retrievers are deliberately bred to have a crippling form of muscular dystrophy that leaves them struggling to walk, swallow, and even breathe. More
Campaigners Deliver 1.5 Million-Signature Petition to End China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Campaigners Deliver 1.5 Million-Signature Petition to End China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival Jun 21, 2019

Dame Judi Dench and violinist Vanessa-Mae have sent heart-felt messages of support and solidarity for a 1.5 million-signature petition by Care2 and Humane Society International, delivered to the Chinese Embassy by dogs rescued from China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival. More