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
Edie Falco Urges Mayor de Blasio to Close Risky NYC Live-Animal Markets

Edie Falco Urges Mayor de Blasio to Close Risky NYC Live-Animal Markets Apr 14, 2020

As the novel coronavirus — which originated in a market in China where live and dead animals are sold for human consumption — devastates New York City, Honorary PETA Director Edie Falco has sent a letter and video today urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to shut down the more than 80 live-animal markets still operating in the city. More
Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Host Youth-Themed Virtual Fire Drill Friday Rally

Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Host Youth-Themed Virtual Fire Drill Friday Rally Apr 2, 2020

In an effort to prioritize the health and well-being of Fire Drill Friday supporters during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA will be taking their climate rallies online and hosting the first Virtual Fire Drill Friday Rally on April 3. More
Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Launch Virtual Fire Drill Fridays

Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Launch Virtual Fire Drill Fridays Mar 26, 2020

In an effort to prioritize the health and well-being of Fire Drill Friday supporters during the COVID-19 pandemic, today, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA have announced that Fire Drill Fridays will continue with full-force virtually. More
Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Climate Impact Zone

Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Climate Impact Zone Mar 9, 2020

Over the weekend, hundreds of community members and activists joined Grace and Frankie stars Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Sam Waterston and Greenpeace USA in the Los Angeles Harbor area to demand politicians like District 15 Councilmember Joe Buscaino and California Governor Gavin Newsom take real action to stop the climate crisis. More
Jane Fonda And Celebrities To Converge On San Pedro Municipal Building Today

Jane Fonda And Celebrities To Converge On San Pedro Municipal Building Today Mar 6, 2020

After last month’s launch of the iconic Fire Drill Fridays protests in Los Angeles, Jane Fonda, Greenpeace USA, and Communities for a Better Environment will be joined by actors, activists, and community leaders including Lily Tomlin, Diane Lane, Lana Parrilla, Billie Lee, and more to bring Fire Drill Fridays to the Los Angeles Harbor area, a community at the very heart of the climate crisis. More
Jane Fonda and Greenpeace to Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Climate Impact Zone

Jane Fonda and Greenpeace to Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Climate Impact Zone Mar 2, 2020

After last month’s launch of the iconic Fire Drill Fridays protests in Los Angeles, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA are bringing Fire Drill Fridays to Wilmington, California, a community at the very heart of the climate crisis. More
Kathy Najimy and Dan Finnerty Sing an Ode to Horses

Kathy Najimy and Dan Finnerty Sing an Ode to Horses Feb 20, 2020

Just before Valentine’s Day — which is the most popular day of the year for horse-drawn carriage rides in Central Park — married comic stars Kathy Najimy and Dan Finnerty teamed up with PETA for a new power ballad parody, “A Valentine’s Day Ode to Horses,” which urged lovers to skip the cruel tourist attraction. More
PETA Ends I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur Campaign

PETA Ends I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur Campaign Feb 14, 2020

After three decades of recruiting stars to pose nude and declare, “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur,” PETA is celebrating the demise of the fur trade and calling it a wrap on the iconic ad campaign, which has featured P!nk, Gillian Anderson, Eva Mendes, and dozens of other celebrities. More
Jane Fonda Brings Iconic Fire Drill Fridays Coat to Close the 2020 Oscars

Jane Fonda Brings Iconic Fire Drill Fridays Coat to Close the 2020 Oscars Feb 11, 2020

Two days after joining Greenpeace USA in bringing the Fire Drill Fridays rallies to Los Angeles, actor and activist Jane Fonda brought her iconic red Fire Drill Fridays coat on to Hollywood’s biggest stage to announce this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture. More
Fire Drill Fridays Activists Occupy Downtown LA Fossil Fuel HQ

Fire Drill Fridays Activists Occupy Downtown LA Fossil Fuel HQ Feb 10, 2020

After four months of iconic protests to demand leaders act to address the climate crisis in Washington D.C Jane Fonda, Greenpeace USA, Last Chance Alliance, Joaquin Phoenix, and others have brought Fire Drill Fridays to California. More
Ryan Hurst Giving Away His Custom Road King in Fundraising Campaign

Ryan Hurst Giving Away His Custom Road King in Fundraising Campaign Feb 7, 2020

Actor Ryan Hurst, who played Opie on the FX series “Sons of Anarchy” and Beta from AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” made an emotional plea on his Instagram post January 22 about his goal to save as many animals as possible this year through his Ryan to the Rescue campaign with The Giving Project. More
PETA Honors Stars With Oscat Awards

PETA Honors Stars With Oscat Awards Feb 3, 2020

PETA's Animals in Film and Television Division is getting into the awards season spirit with its third annual Oscats, which honor the movies and stars who promoted kindness to animals through positive actions, story lines, and the use of computer-generated imagery (CGI) during the previous year. More
Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Los Angeles

Jane Fonda and Greenpeace Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Los Angeles Jan 31, 2020

After three months of iconic protests to demand leaders act to address the climate crisis in Washington D.C, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA are bringing Fire Drill Fridays to California. More
Stars and Penguin Scientists Voyage to the Antarctic with Greenpeace

Stars and Penguin Scientists Voyage to the Antarctic with Greenpeace Jan 27, 2020

Award-winning actors and marine scientists are onboard two Greenpeace ships; the Esperanza, and the Arctic Sunrise, to research and expose the impact of climate change, plastic pollution, and industrial fishing in the Antarctic region on penguin colonies, whales, and other marine life. More
Stars Support Humane Society International’s Animal Rescue Mission on Australia's Kangaroo Island

Stars Support Humane Society International’s Animal Rescue Mission on Australia's Kangaroo Island Jan 24, 2020

A host of celebrities are urging their fans to support animal charity Humane Society International's animal search and rescue for wildlife survivors on Australia’s fire-ravaged Kangaroo Island. More
Celebrities Celebrate Wild Animal Circus Ban in England

Celebrities Celebrate Wild Animal Circus Ban in England Jan 21, 2020

A ban on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses finally came into force in England on Monday, 20 January 2020. More
Oscar-winners, Shaun the Sheep creators, and Greenpeace Launch Heartbreaking New Animated Oceans Film

Oscar-winners, Shaun the Sheep creators, and Greenpeace Launch Heartbreaking New Animated Oceans Film Jan 17, 2020

Aardman Animations and Greenpeace UK have released a new video to highlight the plight of the oceans, starring Stranger Things’ David Harbour and Game of Thrones’ Bella Ramsey, as well as Oscar-winners Olivia Colman and Helen Mirren. More
Mark Rylance Takes a Stand Against Foie Gras Cruelty in Sinister New PETA Christmas Video

Mark Rylance Takes a Stand Against Foie Gras Cruelty in Sinister New PETA Christmas Video Dec 24, 2019

“We have so much fun at Christmas. We always eat well, and we eat a lot. Sometimes, even a little bit too much!” That’s the twisted message of Oscar winner Sir Mark Rylance's new Christmas-themed video for PETA highlighting the horrors of the foie gras industry, in which ducks and geese are force-fed massive amounts of food, causing their livers to swell to up to 10 times their natural size. More
Chris Paul, Lewis Hamilton Win Big in PETA’s 2019 Libby Awards

Chris Paul, Lewis Hamilton Win Big in PETA’s 2019 Libby Awards Dec 12, 2019

The results are in for PETA's 14th annual Libby Awards (“Libby” is short for “liberation” — as in “animal liberation”), in which the group’s youth division recognizes the most powerful players on the animal rights scene — and Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton and NBA All-Star Chris Paul have come out on top for advocating healthy vegan eating. More
Pamela Anderson Offers Dogs Stuck in Texas Lab a Home for the Holidays

Pamela Anderson Offers Dogs Stuck in Texas Lab a Home for the Holidays Dec 9, 2019

Honorary PETA Director Pamela Anderson sent a letter to the president of Texas A&M University (TAMU) urging him to put an end to the school’s cruel, ineffective muscular dystrophy experiments on golden retrievers and offering to adopt all the dogs from the laboratory and give them homes for Christmas. More
Joaquin Phoenix is PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year

Joaquin Phoenix is PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year Dec 5, 2019

There is no punch line to Joaquin Phoenix's dedication to animal rights — which is one reason the Joker star has been named PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year. More
Celebrities Getting into the Spirit with #GivingTuesday

Celebrities Getting into the Spirit with #GivingTuesday Dec 3, 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday, and people everywhere are giving back to their communities and the wider world. More
UK Celebrities Call for #FurFreeBritain

UK Celebrities Call for #FurFreeBritain Dec 2, 2019

Ricky Gervais, Paloma Faith and Alesha Dixon are amongst celebs who have spoken out in support of Humane Society International's #FurFreeBritain campaign for a UK fur sales ban. More
Leona Lewis, Hopefield Animal Sanctuary and Humane Society International Promote Plant-Based Eating

Leona Lewis, Hopefield Animal Sanctuary and Humane Society International Promote Plant-Based Eating Dec 2, 2019

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Essex, of which singer Leona Lewis is a Trustee, has joined forces with the largest animal protection charity in the world, Humane Society International, to promote animal welfare and plant-based eating. More