Pete Wicks and Harry Potter Star Evanna Lynch Abseil UK's Tallest Sculpture for Animals

Pete Wicks and Harry Potter Star Evanna Lynch Abseil UK's Tallest Sculpture for Animals Aug 12, 2022

Actress and writer Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, and Pete Wicks, star of The Only Way is Essex, took on the UK’s highest freefall abseil from London’s ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture on Saturday, to raise funds for global animal protection charity Humane Society International/UK. More
Big Cat Public Safety Act Passes US House

Big Cat Public Safety Act Passes US House Aug 2, 2022

The US House of Representatives has passed (278-134) a bill to ban private possession, public contact and increase restrictions on the breeding, trade, and exploitation of big cats. More
NRDC to Honor Anna Scott Carter at New York “Night of Comedy” Benefit

NRDC to Honor Anna Scott Carter at New York “Night of Comedy” Benefit Jul 27, 2022

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) will host its fifth fundraising event, “Night of Comedy”, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Cipriani South Street, Casa Cipriani in New York. More
HSl’s Save Ralph Film Wins Grand Prix for Good at Cannes Lions Festival

HSl’s Save Ralph Film Wins Grand Prix for Good at Cannes Lions Festival Jun 29, 2022

Save Ralph, the star-studded stop-motion animated short film by Humane Society International, has been awarded the Grand Prix for Good, prestigious recognition as the top non-profit film entered into this year’s Cannes Lions Festival. More
NRDC Honors Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit

NRDC Honors Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit Jun 10, 2022

Earlier this week, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) hosted its first-ever Los Angeles fundraising comedy event, “Night of Comedy” at NeueHouse Hollywood. More
Animals Asia Unveils Its Last Sanctuary in Vietnam for Saving The Vulnerable Moon and Sun Bears

Animals Asia Unveils Its Last Sanctuary in Vietnam for Saving The Vulnerable Moon and Sun Bears Jun 6, 2022

Animals Asia has unveiled the location of its new sanctuary in Bach Ma, Vietnam, bringing them a step closer to ending the cruel, outdated and illegal practice of bear bile farming in the country. More
NRDC to Honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit

NRDC to Honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit May 9, 2022

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) will host its fundraising comedy event, “Night of Comedy” in Los Angeles for the first time, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at NeueHouse Hollywood. More
Bellamy Young Visits Canine Victims of Cruelty at ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center

Bellamy Young Visits Canine Victims of Cruelty at ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center Apr 25, 2022

In honor of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month in April, award-winning actress and animal advocate Bellamy Young visited the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center (BRC) near her hometown of Asheville, N.C., to spend time with canine victims of cruelty and neglect. More
Oceana Launches #RefillAgain Campaign

Oceana Launches #RefillAgain Campaign Apr 22, 2022

Oceana has revealed the reason for the launch of the single-use jeans brand S1NGLES. Developed pro bono for Oceana by the award winning creative agency the community and launched with the support of celebrity Heidi Montag, the campaign brings to life the absurdity of single-use and why we should “refill again” in place of single-use plastic bottles. More
Moby and Ricky Gervais Urge Elephant Release from 10 Worst Zoos in North America

Moby and Ricky Gervais Urge Elephant Release from 10 Worst Zoos in North America Apr 5, 2022

In Defense of Animals respected annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America has exposed suffering and markers of captivity-caused brain damage at accredited zoos which are considered to be the best. More
World Animal Protection Announces Mýa as First United States Celebrity Ambassador

World Animal Protection Announces Mýa as First United States Celebrity Ambassador Mar 31, 2022

Global animal welfare nonprofit organization World Animal Protection is pleased to announce Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, musician, dancer, choreographer, actress, activist and philanthropist, Mýa, as its first US Celebrity Ambassador. More
Billie Eilish Wants to Save Abused Memphis Zoo Pandas

Billie Eilish Wants to Save Abused Memphis Zoo Pandas Feb 9, 2022

Billie Eilish has teamed up with international animal protection nonprofit In Defense of Animals and Panda Voices to call for the immediate retirement of giant pandas YaYa and LeLe. More
Alesha Dixon Calls For the Queen’s Guard’s Caps to Be Made With Faux Bear Fur

Alesha Dixon Calls For the Queen’s Guard’s Caps to Be Made With Faux Bear Fur Jan 14, 2022

Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon, together with PETA UK, has launched a government petition calling on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to replace the bearskins used for the Queen’s Guard’s caps with faux fur. More
Morris Animal Foundation Remembers Betty White

Morris Animal Foundation Remembers Betty White Jan 10, 2022

Morris Animal Foundation is remembering the life and incredible impact of Betty White, President Emeritus, after news of her passing. White devoted her life to improving the lives of animals and was part of the Morris Animal Foundation family for over 50 years, supporting its mission to advance the health of animals around the world. More
Stars Join Animals Asia to Save the Moon Bears

Stars Join Animals Asia to Save the Moon Bears Dec 7, 2021

Global superstars including Dame Judi Dench, Russell Crowe, Ricky Gervais, Sir Paul McCartney, Joaquin Phoenix, William Shatner and Richard Gere have come together to support Animals Asia taking a big step towards saving the Asiatic black bear (aka moon bear) species from extinction in Vietnam. More
Celebrities Back Bipartisan Federal Bill to End the Use of Wild and Exotic Animals in Circuses

Celebrities Back Bipartisan Federal Bill to End the Use of Wild and Exotic Animals in Circuses Nov 23, 2021

A variety of celebrities came together last week in support of a federal bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling acts in the US. More
Stars Attend Oceana’s 14th Annual SeaChange Summer Party

Stars Attend Oceana’s 14th Annual SeaChange Summer Party Oct 27, 2021

Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation, held the star-studded event in Laguna Beach, CA on Saturday, October 23, 2021. More
Stars Recreate Iconic Animal Rights Photo From 100 Years Ago

Stars Recreate Iconic Animal Rights Photo From 100 Years Ago Jul 21, 2021

Stars from Harry Potter, Downton Abbey and Made in Chelsea have recreated an historic moment of protest in the UK’s animal protection movement – as they join calls for an end to animal testing in the UK. More
Celebrities join Stella McCartney and Humane Society International Campaign to End Fur Cruelty in Fashion

Celebrities join Stella McCartney and Humane Society International Campaign to End Fur Cruelty in Fashion Jul 1, 2021

A host of celebrities and influencers from the world of music, film, fashion and photography have joined forces with iconic British designer Stella McCartney and global animal protection organisation Humane Society International to call for a global end to fur cruelty. More
Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals

Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals Jun 14, 2021

On Thursday evening nearly 1,000 animal advocates watched actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals virtual Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala Jun 8, 2021

On June 10 actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara will present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize

Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize May 26, 2021

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace and world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, whose groundbreaking discoveries changed humanity’s understanding of its role in the natural world, was announced last week as the winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize. More
Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn and More Star in Humane Society International’s Animated Short Film Save Ralph

Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn and More Star in Humane Society International’s Animated Short Film Save Ralph Apr 8, 2021

Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film, Save Ralph, to end cosmetic testing on animals around the world. More
British Stars Call on Boris Johnson to Ban UK Fur Sales

British Stars Call on Boris Johnson to Ban UK Fur Sales Feb 24, 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received a letter signed by 50 of Britain’s biggest stars, including Dame Judi Dench, Brian May CBE, Leona Lewis, Gary Lineker OBE, James Arthur, Thandie Newton OBE, Alesha Dixon, Ricky Gervais, Mollie King and Dame Twiggy Lawson, urging him to implement a UK ban on the sale of real animal fur. More
NBC, Oceana Debut PSA Featuring Ted Danson Calling To Stop Plastic Pollution

NBC, Oceana Debut PSA Featuring Ted Danson Calling To Stop Plastic Pollution Jan 15, 2021

Today, NBC and Oceana debuted a new public service announcement (PSA) featuring actor, activist, and longtime Oceana Board Member Ted Danson asking viewers to call for policy change to ditch plastic pollution and make the world’s oceans a better place for us all. More
Nautica Continues Partnership with Oceana via Give Change to Make Change Round-Up Program

Nautica Continues Partnership with Oceana via Give Change to Make Change Round-Up Program Dec 1, 2020

This season, Nautica continues their partnership with Oceana via its Give Change to Make Change Round-Up Program. More
The Humane Society of the United States Raises Over $2 million at To The Rescue! Gala

The Humane Society of the United States Raises Over $2 million at To The Rescue! Gala Nov 17, 2020

The Humane Society of the United States hosted its 2020 To the Rescue! gala earlier this evening, raising over 2 million dollars to benefit the organization’s animal rescue efforts. More
The Humane Society of the United States "To The Rescue" Virtual Gala

The Humane Society of the United States "To The Rescue" Virtual Gala Nov 13, 2020

The Humane Society of the United States will host its 2020 To the Rescue! gala to benefit the organization’s animal rescue efforts. More
Jane Fonda Honored at Oceana’s Star-Studded New York Gala

Jane Fonda Honored at Oceana’s Star-Studded New York Gala Oct 16, 2020

On Monday night, attendees tuned in for the first ever virtual Oceana New York Gala to honor two-time Academy Award-winning actor, author, and activist Jane Fonda and to raise funds in support of Oceana’s campaigns to restore the world’s oceans. More
Oceana Announces Sam Waterston New Chair of Board of Directors

Oceana Announces Sam Waterston New Chair of Board of Directors Oct 2, 2020

Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization, announced new leadership for its Board of Directors. Actor and long-time Oceana Board Member Sam Waterston was elected Chair, succeeding Valarie Van Cleave, and María Eugenia Girón was elected Vice Chair, succeeding actor Ted Danson. More