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
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
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
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
Celebrities Want Etsy to Stop Selling Fur

Celebrities Want Etsy to Stop Selling Fur Nov 27, 2019

Ahead of Fur Free Friday, an international day of action held on November 29, celebrities are speaking out in support of the campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to stop the suffering of animals bred, trapped, and killed for their fur. More
Take a Walk in Celebrities' Shoes

Take a Walk in Celebrities' Shoes Nov 15, 2019

On 15th November the biggest & first ever Zero Waste Celebrity Shoe Auction is taking off! 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
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
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
Designated Survivor Star Kal Penn and Other Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Circus Bill

Designated Survivor Star Kal Penn and Other Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Circus Bill Jun 11, 2019

Actors, directors, and musicians are backing a bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows, which was showcased with a livestream launch event in Congress on May 21. More
Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Bill To End Circus Animal Suffering Across The US

Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Bill To End Circus Animal Suffering Across The US May 29, 2019

Actors, directors, and musicians are backing a bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows, which was launched in Congress on Tuesday, May 21. More
Superstar Violinist Vanessa-Mae Receives Prestigious Lord Houghton Animal Welfare Award

Superstar Violinist Vanessa-Mae Receives Prestigious Lord Houghton Animal Welfare Award Dec 21, 2018

Cruelty Free International has presented international superstar violinist Vanessa-Mae with the Lord Houghton Award in recognition of her service and contribution to animal welfare. More
Fur Free Friday: Celebrities Back Call To End Cruel Fur Suffering

Fur Free Friday: Celebrities Back Call To End Cruel Fur Suffering Nov 23, 2018

Ahead of Fur Free Friday, an international day of action on November 23, celebrities are speaking out against the “cruel” suffering of animals killed for the fur trade and backing calls by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to consign this brutal industry to the past. More
Jane Goodall Speaks Out Against Shocking And Inhumane Treatment Of Primates

Jane Goodall Speaks Out Against Shocking And Inhumane Treatment Of Primates Sep 24, 2018

Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, has described the treatment of monkeys used in research as “shocking and inhumane”, calling for a phase out of their use at the earliest opportunity. More
PETA Announces First-Ever TV Awards

PETA Announces First-Ever TV Awards Sep 13, 2018

Just ahead of the Emmys on September 17, PETA's Animals in Film and Television Division is announcing its first-ever Elly Awards, honoring some of television’s most compassionate stars and shows for promoting animal-friendly storylines and for entertaining viewers without exploiting wild animals. More
Ricky Gervais’ Anger At Monkeys Born To Suffer

Ricky Gervais’ Anger At Monkeys Born To Suffer Sep 12, 2018

Comedian Ricky Gervais has spoken out against the routine suffering of primates in research, before experiments on them even begin. More
Celebrities Call For End To Horrific Dog And Cat Meat Trade In Indonesia

Celebrities Call For End To Horrific Dog And Cat Meat Trade In Indonesia May 23, 2018

Some of the biggest names in acting, music and sports from around the world have come together to sign a letter urging President Joko Widodo of Indonesia to end the brutal slaughter of millions of dogs and cats for the meat trade. 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
Ricky Gervais Donates A Total Of $420,000 To Charities Worldwide

Ricky Gervais Donates A Total Of $420,000 To Charities Worldwide Apr 9, 2018

Ricky Gervais's 120-date worldwide tour, Humanity has raised $420,000 for animal & cancer charities worldwide because of profits made on the Platinum Ticket sales. More
Brian May Joins Charities to Deliver 425,000 Signatures Calling for a UK Fur Trade Ban

Brian May Joins Charities to Deliver 425,000 Signatures Calling for a UK Fur Trade Ban Mar 28, 2018

Queen guitarist and animal advocate Brian May CBE joined the UK’s leading animal-protection groups at 10 Downing Street this week to hand in a petition with 425,834 signatures urging Prime Minister Theresa May to introduce a UK animal-fur import ban. 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
Sir Roger Moore Named PETA 2017 Person Of The Year

Sir Roger Moore Named PETA 2017 Person Of The Year Jan 8, 2018

For taking on a number of animal-protection causes – including, most recently, using his trademark wit and charm to urge the Prime Minister to introduce a long-overdue ban on wild-animal circuses in Britain – PETA has named the late actor, humanitarian, and long-time animal advocate Sir Roger Moore its 2017 Person of the Year. 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
Stars And Humane Society International/UK: Let Retired Military Dogs Live

Stars And Humane Society International/UK: Let Retired Military Dogs Live Dec 4, 2017

Amidst growing public outcry that the Defence Animal Centre is planning to euthanize three retired military working dogs despite professional handlers offering to adopt them, Humane Society International/UK has urged the Centre to immediately reverse its decision. 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
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