One of six remaining northern white rhinos dies in US!

A northern white rhinoceros has died at the San Diego Zoo in California, leaving only five in the entire world.

Come on our friends, it’s time to act and sign the petition: 488 more words

Don Lichterman

New Campaign Started at the UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, Including a ban on Whale and dolphin Captures!

In an encouraging development at the recent UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, 120 nations signed a resolution which states they will consider banning the capture of dolphins and whales from the wild for display in zoos and aquaria. 435 more words

Don Lichterman

Lion Ark Film Screenings This Week!

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Volunteer Organizing Meeting

Legislation to ban horse carriages has just been introduced in the City Council.

Now’s the time to organize, mobilize and kick our advocacy efforts into high gear to make sure that the bill passes with 26 votes!  278 more words

Don Lichterman

Animals' Week in Review

Ban Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides in Busy City

Horse-drawn carriage rides could be banned in New York City by 2016 if new legislation passes a vote. Ask lawmakers to show their support for the bill, which would eliminate the cruel and outdated overworking of horses. 905 more words

Don Lichterman

Breaking news: SeaWorld CEO is leaving that position (no doubt because of the Documentary Film “Blackfish” and no doubt because of the plummeting numbers in every regard that have occurred at that company in 2014)

SeaWorld‘s CEO is leaving his position on January 15, 2015 to become a consultant for their international expansion.

  • Chairman David D’Alessandro will serve as interim CEO, effective January 15, until a replacement is found (the board expects 6-9 months).
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