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
Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ruby Rose And Maggie Q Are PETA's 2017 Sexiest Vegan Celebrities

Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ruby Rose And Maggie Q Are PETA's 2017 Sexiest Vegan Celebrities Jul 7, 2017

PETA has declared 2017 the Year of the Vegan Wonder Women in its annual Sexiest Vegan Celebrity contest, handing the title to Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ruby Rose, and Maggie Q in its first-ever three-way, all-female tie. More
Ricky Gervais Awarded For Animal Protection Advocacy

Ricky Gervais Awarded For Animal Protection Advocacy Apr 12, 2017

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has presented multi-talented comedian Ricky Gervais with the prestigious Lord Houghton Award for his high-profile advocacy on animal protection issues, creating awareness in a unique way to worldwide audiences. More
Paul O’Grady Reacts To Court Decision As Yorkshire Beagle Breeding Farm Given Green Light

Paul O’Grady Reacts To Court Decision As Yorkshire Beagle Breeding Farm Given Green Light Jan 25, 2017

Paul O'Grady, TV presenter & star of the popular TV show ‘For the Love of Dogs’, has condemned a Court of Appeal decision denying Cruelty Free International permission to appeal a High Court ruling which paves the way for the expansion of a beagle breeding facility in East Yorkshire. More
Pamela Anderson Named PETA's 2016 Person Of The Year

Pamela Anderson Named PETA's 2016 Person Of The Year Jan 5, 2017

Pamela Anderson has made an art out of channelling the media’s interest in her in order to help animals. More
BAFTA Los Angeles Launches Access For All Campaign

BAFTA Los Angeles Launches Access For All Campaign Dec 14, 2016

BAFTA LA announced last week the launch of its Access for All campaign, a commitment to ensuring that talented individuals are offered a clear pathway to careers in the entertainment industry, uninhibited by background, demographics or personal circumstance. More
Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction Returns For Seventh Year

Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction Returns For Seventh Year Nov 11, 2016

It’s the 7th year of the Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction, and all around the world Celebrities are taking a small step by donating their signed shoes to help support barefoot children living on landfill sites. More
Ricky Gervais And Moby Help Launch Animal Defenders International Online Store

Ricky Gervais And Moby Help Launch Animal Defenders International Online Store Oct 31, 2016

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has joined forces with comedian Ricky Gervais and musician Moby to give shoppers a great way to raise money for animals in need, with the launch of ADI’s new online store. More
Torrey DeVitto Shares Her Beauty Secret: Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

Torrey DeVitto Shares Her Beauty Secret: Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Sep 28, 2016

Torrey DeVitto may be known as the lifesaving pediatrician Natalie Manning on the hit NBC drama, ‘Chicago Med,’ but off-screen DeVitto devotes her time to saving animals lives. More
Ricky Gervais Urges Public To Support ADI Bid To Save African Lions

Ricky Gervais Urges Public To Support ADI Bid To Save African Lions Sep 15, 2016

Hollywood superstar Ricky Gervais has launched an urgent appeal for members of the public to get behind Animal Defenders International (ADI) and stand up for African lions, at this month’s CITES conference (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) in Johannesburg. More
Ewan McGregor To Be Honored With Britannia Humanitarian Award

Ewan McGregor To Be Honored With Britannia Humanitarian Award Sep 14, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor actor-director Ewan McGregor, OBE, with the Britannia Humanitarian Award at this year’s British Academy Britannia Awards. More
Stars Join Dog Selfie Campaign To End Dog Meat Festival In China

Stars Join Dog Selfie Campaign To End Dog Meat Festival In China May 24, 2016

Made in Chelsea’s Lucy Watson, Emmerdale’s Gemma Atkinson, comedian Ricky Gervais, actors Brian Blessed and Jenny Seagrove, TV vet Marc Abraham, singers Sandi Thom and Rumer, and naturalist Chris Packham, are the latest celebrities to tweet a ‘dog selfie’ in support of Humane Society International's #StopYulin campaign to end China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival on June 21st. More
Pamela Anderson Appeals To French Assembly To Ban Foie Gras Cruelty

Pamela Anderson Appeals To French Assembly To Ban Foie Gras Cruelty Jan 22, 2016

Earlier this week, the French deputy minister of ecology introduced a proposed law to ban the force-feeding of animals, and to help kick off the debate, he invited animal-rights activist Pamela Anderson to address ministers in Paris. More
Stars Kick Off Their Shoes To Help Kids Surviving On Rubbish Dumps

Stars Kick Off Their Shoes To Help Kids Surviving On Rubbish Dumps Oct 13, 2015

The Small Steps Project will launch its 6th annual Celebrity Shoes Auction on November 1, raising funds to provide shoes, emergency aid and sustainable solutions for children surviving on rubbish dumps. More
Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces Dine Out For Heroes

Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces Dine Out For Heroes Sep 1, 2015

The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) announced today the upcoming launch of the second annual ‘Dine Out for Heroes,’ a dining event experience benefiting BWF. More