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
Anjelica Huston’s New Film Follows the Heroes Who Help Backyard Dogs

Anjelica Huston’s New Film Follows the Heroes Who Help Backyard Dogs Sep 8, 2020

From executive producer Anjelica Huston, the new documentary Breaking the Chain introduces viewers to a nationwide crisis of abused and neglected dogs, cats, and other animals through interviews and behind-the-scenes footage following PETA’s dedicated team of fieldworkers, who live in hope as they respond to cases and calls for help around the clock and in all weather extremes. More
Leonardo DiCaprio and Sting Headline Oceana's Virtual SeaChange Summer Party

Leonardo DiCaprio and Sting Headline Oceana's Virtual SeaChange Summer Party Aug 26, 2020

On Saturday, August 22, supporters tuned in for the first ever virtual SeaChange Summer Party to benefit Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization. More
Greenpeace Activists Reach North Sea Oil Rig with Support from Jason Momoa, Jane Fonda and Emma Thompson

Greenpeace Activists Reach North Sea Oil Rig with Support from Jason Momoa, Jane Fonda and Emma Thompson Aug 19, 2020

This week, four Greenpeace Denmark activists swam their way onto an oil rig in the North Sea carrying Aquaman’s trident from actor Jason Momoa, a knitted red hat from actress and activist Jane Fonda, and a jar of spirulina from actress Lucy Lawless. More
Global Superstars Demand End to Animal Mistreatment

Global Superstars Demand End to Animal Mistreatment Aug 7, 2020

Ricky Gervais, pop star Mýa, actors Dame Judi Dench, Olivia Newton-John and Tzi Ma, and renowned conservationist Dame Jane Goodall have come together to record an impassioned video calling for a reset of humanity’s relationship with nature in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis and its zoonotic origins. However it’s two baby bears who have stolen the spotlight. More
Simon Cowell’s Emotional Meeting With Dog He Helped Charity Rescue From Death

Simon Cowell’s Emotional Meeting With Dog He Helped Charity Rescue From Death Jul 22, 2020

Simon Cowell had an emotional first meeting with a dog his generous donation to animal charity Humane Society International helped to rescue along with more than 200 other dogs on a squalid dog meat farm in South Korea. More
Pamela Anderson Offers to Be Trudeau’s Vegan Mentor

Pamela Anderson Offers to Be Trudeau’s Vegan Mentor Jul 6, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s multimillion-dollar investment in the vegan food industry has just netted him a letter of kudos from PETA Honorary Director Pamela Anderson — and she’s even offering to assist him in going vegan. More
Sam Waterston and Oceana Demand Plastic-Free Choices

Sam Waterston and Oceana Demand Plastic-Free Choices Jun 9, 2020

Oceana has released a Public Service Announcement (PSA) starring actor and Oceana Board Member Sam Waterston about the dangers of ocean plastic pollution and the need for companies to give consumers with plastic-free choices. More
Bill Maher’s New Rule: Stop Torturing Monkeys

Bill Maher’s New Rule: Stop Torturing Monkeys Jun 8, 2020

“New rule: Stop torturing monkeys. You heard me,” begins Bill Maher in a new PETA video, shot amid the COVID-19 pandemic, that takes aim at government-funded “psychology experiments” on monkeys. More
Gillian Anderson Calls for Controversial Thai Zoo to Shut Down

Gillian Anderson Calls for Controversial Thai Zoo to Shut Down Jun 5, 2020

Just weeks after a fire broke out at the Pata Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, actor Gillian Anderson has sent the zoo’s owner a letter on behalf of PETA Asia asking him to close the exotic-animal menagerie in the Pata Department Store and send the animals to reputable sanctuaries. More
Celebrities Support Expert Warning that Animal Tests May Impede Progress of COVID-19 Treatments

Celebrities Support Expert Warning that Animal Tests May Impede Progress of COVID-19 Treatments May 19, 2020

An open letter spearheaded by Animal Defenders International (ADI) and signed by nearly 100 experts, academics, and other concerned parties including Brian Blessed, Jenny Seagrove, Alexei Sayle and Benjamin Zephaniah, is calling for advanced non-animal research methods to be prioritised to accelerate the discovery and use of effective vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. More
Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA to Host Labor Themed May Day Virtual Fire Drill Friday Rally

Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA to Host Labor Themed May Day Virtual Fire Drill Friday Rally Apr 30, 2020

This Friday, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA will host the second virtual edition of their Fire Drill Friday rallies to keep the pressure on politicians to adopt a Green New Deal, end new fossil fuels, and enact a just transition to a renewable economy that protects workers and communities. More
Rock the House for Animals!

Rock the House for Animals! Apr 29, 2020

On April 30, international superstar and multiple Grammy Award winner Rob Thomas; singer, songwriter Chris Daughtry; and singer, songwriter Gavin DeGraw will present Rock the House for Animals! a livestream event featuring musical performances, interviews and appearances by special friends of Rob and Marisol Thomas. More
Carol Burnett Thanks Gov. Northam for Signing Legislation Restricting Dog Tethering

Carol Burnett Thanks Gov. Northam for Signing Legislation Restricting Dog Tethering Apr 27, 2020

Just days after Gov. Ralph Northam signed Senate Bill 272 and House Bill 1552 into law, thereby significantly increasing protections for tethered dogs statewide, comedy icon and PETA supporter Carol Burnett — who previously wrote an op-ed in support of the measure — sent him a thank-you note on PETA’s behalf. More
Jane Fonda To Host Fireside Fire Drill With Ugandan Youth Climate Activist

Jane Fonda To Host Fireside Fire Drill With Ugandan Youth Climate Activist Apr 23, 2020

This week, as part of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jane Fonda is joining Earth Day Live, a three-day online mobilization to stop the climate emergency. More
Javier Bardem Launches Documentary to Call for Ocean Protection

Javier Bardem Launches Documentary to Call for Ocean Protection Apr 15, 2020

Last week, Spanish actor and Oscar-winner Javier Bardem and his brother Carlos Bardem are launched a breathtaking environmental documentary about their voyage to Antarctica and the critical need to protect the oceans. More