15 Feb 2017

If You Love Dolphins, Don’t Pay to Swim with Them

In theory, swimming with dolphins seems straight up magical. But for the dolphins, it’s another story. Most people have good intentions when they go on excursions or visit parks that allow regular people to pay a fee, throw on a nerdy life vest and swim with Flipper’s friends while taking all sorts of ridiculous pictures. But if…

25 Nov 2016

Two Elephants Rescued In Thailand After Spending Nearly 80 Years As Slaves In Captivity

After spending the major part of their life in captivity (80 years!!) elephants Boonme and Buabaan are free at last! The two were used inhumanely in Thailand’s logging industry. Worked tirelessly, all while chained and working beyond their capacity reports the Daily Mail. Thanks to a campaign, the pair was freed and set free into Elephant…

22 Nov 2016

Tiger Rescued from “The World’s Worst Zoo” Is Now Enjoying Life In a Sanctuary

A tiger named Laziz is now free from the Khan Younis Zoo in Palestine, dubbed “The World’s Worst Zoo.” He had been smuggled into the Gaza as a cub in 2007 to make money for the zoo. Atfter three wars and horrible living conditions, he was one of the only survivors at the zoo… and lone tiger. For…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




19 Sep 2016

California Governor Signs Ban on Orca Breeding and Entertainment

SeaWorld sucks – so I find immense joy in witnessing other people (and government) finally coming to same conclusion. But even more so, I’m thrilled that orcas are finally starting to get some damn respect. California governor Jerry Brown signed a law banning theme parks and other organizations in California from breeding orcas and using them in…

05 Sep 2016

Giant Pandas Are No Longer Endangered! Here’s Cute Pictures

Who wants some good news?! The Giant Panda is off the endangered species list! Its numbers are increasing in the wild, and this a huge win for friends, family, and just general fans of Pandas. On Sunday The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which monitors species placed on the “Red List,” announced that these…

27 Jul 2016

USDA Closes Loopholes for Slaughtering “Downed” Calves and Cows

Farmed animals are treated like shit. This, most people assume. But oftentimes it’s the “advancements” and “victories” for these animals that highlight how screwed up it all is. But last week another advancement in the legal status of farmed animals was celebrated. The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of…

28 Jun 2016

Obama Signs Measure to Dramatically Reduce Animal Testing

Great news! Just last week, President Obama signed a new law that will set unprecedented protections for animals by restricting animal testing and requiring regulators to develop new technology-based alternatives. For those less aware: animal testing is done for both medical and cosmetic purposes, and subjects include chimps, beagles, cats, bunnies, mice, etc. The tests are painful,…