World Lion Day: Joanna Lumley Backs New Sanctuary In Africa To Help Big Cats In Need

World Lion Day: Joanna Lumley Backs New Sanctuary In Africa To Help Big Cats In Need Aug 10, 2018

A celebrity-backed appeal has been launched for World Lion Day (10 August) to help Animal Defenders International (ADI) build a new wildlife sanctuary in South Africa. More
Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts

Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts Apr 27, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Pamela Anderson, Joanna Lumley, Shelley Morrison, and Marilu Henner are among a host of international stars supporting a campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to end the suffering of wild animals in travelling circuses in the United States, through the passing of H.R. 1759, the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA). More
Annie Lennox and The Circle Receive #ChangeTheCulture Award

Annie Lennox and The Circle Receive #ChangeTheCulture Award Mar 27, 2018

A host of influential women gathered in London earlier this month as Sarah Brown’s charity, Theirworld, hosted an event ahead of International Women’s Day. More
Ricky Gervais: Ban On Wild Animal Circus Acts Needs To Happen Without Delay

Ricky Gervais: Ban On Wild Animal Circus Acts Needs To Happen Without Delay Mar 22, 2018

Comedian Ricky Gervais has urged an end to the “madness”, supporting Animal Defenders International (ADI) in its call for a UK-wide ban on wild animal circus acts without delay. More
Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK

Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK Mar 14, 2018

This week, British Prime Minister Theresa May received a letter from 31 of Britain’s biggest stars urging her to introduce a UK ban on animal-fur imports. More
National Treasures Delighted UK Circus Ban In Sight

National Treasures Delighted UK Circus Ban In Sight Mar 6, 2018

News that wild animal circuses are to be banned in England within two years has been welcomed by legendary English actors Brian Blessed and Joanna Lumley, long-standing supporters of Animal Defenders International (ADI) and its campaign to stop circus suffering. More
Stranger Things' David Harbour and Fantastic Beasts' Alison Sudol Join Greenpeace Ship Headed to Antarctica

Stranger Things' David Harbour and Fantastic Beasts' Alison Sudol Join Greenpeace Ship Headed to Antarctica Feb 9, 2018

‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. More
Stars Share Their Favourite Vegan Christmas Recipes In HSI UK’s EatKind Festive Guide

Stars Share Their Favourite Vegan Christmas Recipes In HSI UK’s EatKind Festive Guide Dec 14, 2017

This Christmas, an estimated 7.8 million vegetarians and vegans in the UK (12 per cent of the population) will enjoy delicious plant-based festive food for their holiday meals. More
Celebrities Rally Against The Cruel Fur Trade

Celebrities Rally Against The Cruel Fur Trade Nov 24, 2017

Ahead of the international day of action ‘Fur Free Friday’ on November 24th (Black Friday), comedian Sara Pascoe and actor Peter Egan have joined ranks with a growing number of celebrities backing a campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to end the cruel fur trade. More
I Didn't Know - Indonesia's Cruel And Dangerous Dog Meat Trade Exposed

I Didn't Know - Indonesia's Cruel And Dangerous Dog Meat Trade Exposed Nov 6, 2017

Shocking nationwide investigations by animal campaigners from the newly-launched “Dog Meat-Free Indonesia” coalition, expose the horrifying brutality and suffering endured by up to a million dogs every year for Indonesia’s dog meat trade. More
Joanna Lumley Joins Stars To Encourage Companies To Hire Veterans

Joanna Lumley Joins Stars To Encourage Companies To Hire Veterans Nov 1, 2017

Joanna Lumley, Ray Winstone and Richard Wilson are among celebs who will appear in a series of short films which aimed at getting more military veterans into ‘civvy street’. More
Ricky Gervais Backs Anti-Fur Campaign

Ricky Gervais Backs Anti-Fur Campaign Oct 6, 2017

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has released undercover footage of a fox on fur farm recovering after electrocution and trying to escape. More
Joanna Lumley And Brian Blessed Back New Campaign To End The Fur Trade

Joanna Lumley And Brian Blessed Back New Campaign To End The Fur Trade Sep 28, 2017

“A LIFETIME” is a new film launched this week by Animal Defenders International (ADI) about the brutal short lives of two foxes, brothers Borys and Eryk, born and killed on a Polish fur farm. More
AARP Announces Movies For Grownups Award Winners

AARP Announces Movies For Grownups Award Winners Jan 10, 2017

AARP The Magazine has announced the winners of the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards. More
Sharon Osbourne Sends Harvey Nichols A Sack Of Coal For Christmas

Sharon Osbourne Sends Harvey Nichols A Sack Of Coal For Christmas Dec 21, 2016

It takes a lot to make it onto Sharon Osbourne's “naughty” list – but Harvey Nichols takes the top spot this Christmas. More
Joanna Lumley And Chris Packham Urge The Silver Spoon Company To Keep Mauritius Sweet On Monkeys

Joanna Lumley And Chris Packham Urge The Silver Spoon Company To Keep Mauritius Sweet On Monkeys Oct 31, 2016

Joanna Lumley and Chris Packham have joined Cruelty Free International in appealing to The Silver Spoon Company and other UK sugar companies to use their influential position in the global sugar market to help protect the monkeys of Mauritius. More
Joanna Lumley Slams CITES’ Rhino Horn Proposal

Joanna Lumley Slams CITES’ Rhino Horn Proposal Sep 22, 2016

National treasure Joanna Lumley has teamed up with Animal Defenders International (ADI) for this month’s CITES conference (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) in Johannesburg, to voice her dismay at a proposal to allow trade in rhino horn from the Southern white rhinoceros. More
Celebrity TigerTime Auction A Big Success

Celebrity TigerTime Auction A Big Success Jul 6, 2016

This year’s auction of celebrity artwork in aid of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation's TigerTime campaign has raised a fabulous £2,667. More
Stars Join TigerTime's 2016 Stars And Stripes Celebrity Art Auction

Stars Join TigerTime's 2016 Stars And Stripes Celebrity Art Auction Jun 23, 2016

Sixteen celebrities from the world of sport, music, dance, design, art, stage and TV have come together to support the TigerTime campaign’s 2016 Stars & Stripes celebrity art auction. More
Ed Sheeran Joins Celebrities For Art For Cure

Ed Sheeran Joins Celebrities For Art For Cure Apr 18, 2016

Art lovers Belinda Gray and Sally Ball, from East Anglia, are organising one of the UK’s best contemporary art and sculpture shows in aid of Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease, and local services. More
Holly Willoughby And Phillip Schofield Get Egged For Cancer Research UK

Holly Willoughby And Phillip Schofield Get Egged For Cancer Research UK Mar 24, 2016

The UK’s favourite celebrities have been turned into egg art to mark the launch of Cancer Research UK's Britain’s Biggest Breakfast campaign. More
Celebrities Speak Out Against Monkey Experiments In University Lab

Celebrities Speak Out Against Monkey Experiments In University Lab Mar 21, 2016

Joanna Lumley, Moby, Peter Egan and world-renowned primatologist, Jane Goodall lead a 40,000-strong call for mercy for twenty four monkeys facing experiments in Scandinavia’s last primate research laboratory. More
Kylie Minogue Performs At Prince's Trust Invest In Futures Gala

Kylie Minogue Performs At Prince's Trust Invest In Futures Gala Feb 9, 2016

The Prince of Wales, President of The Prince’s Trust, last week attended a pre-dinner reception for the annual Prince's Trust ‘Invest In Futures’ gala, where he met the charity’s Ambassadors, supporters and beneficiaries. More
Bob Barker Applauds Bear Rescue

Bob Barker Applauds Bear Rescue Dec 22, 2015

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has rescued two endangered bears after a dawn raid on a remote, illegal Peruvian zoo, which saw all of the animals removed. More
Stars Sign On To Save National Wildlife Crime Unit

Stars Sign On To Save National Wildlife Crime Unit Dec 9, 2015

An open letter signed by wildlife experts has been sent to DEFRA and the Home Office urging Ministers to renew funding for the National Wildlife Crime Unit. More
Stars Call For Equality For Mental Health

Stars Call For Equality For Mental Health Nov 2, 2015

A number of stars have signed an open letter calling for the UK Government to help reduce the suffering of those with mental ill health by increasing investment into the provision of mental health services. More
Joanna Lumley Launches Urgent Appeal To Save Bears In Need

Joanna Lumley Launches Urgent Appeal To Save Bears In Need Oct 15, 2015

Joanna Lumley has launched an emergency fundraising appeal with Animal Defenders International to enable the animal protection organisation to rescue two bears in urgent need and return them to their natural forest home. More
Celebs Good Enough To Eat!

Celebs Good Enough To Eat! Oct 1, 2015

Just in time for World Vegetarian Day, PETA has teamed up with food artist Prudence Staite to create a unique set of celebrity portraits made entirely out of vegetables. More
Stars Help Raise Over $12 Million At BGC Charity Day

Stars Help Raise Over $12 Million At BGC Charity Day Sep 15, 2015

BGC Partners, Inc., a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, announced today that BGC, together with its affiliate Cantor Fitzgerald, raised approximately $12 million for charities around the world, at the companies’ 11th annual Charity Day on Friday, September 11, 2015. More
Joanna Lumley Helps Spark Something Good

Joanna Lumley Helps Spark Something Good Jul 30, 2015

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has joined forces with Joanna Lumley to launch Spark Something Good. More