Manchester Teacher Teaches Kids That Orcas Should Be Free
After Blackfish won plaudits from the likes of Ewan McGregor, Leona Lewis and Stephen Fry, you’d be forgiven for thinking that there couldn’t be any bigger fans..
Curbing the Cruelty Epidemic
Worrying news this week: the RSPCA reports that in England and Wales, convictions for cruelty to animals have risen by a third in the last year.
No Cage Big Enough: Why Zoos Can Never Be Humane
Animals in zoos are denied the opportunity to fulfil even their most basic instincts. Every single decision, including when to eat, what to eat, who to mate with, and when to sleep, is made for them.
PETA’s Meat-Free Monday Video Launch!
PETA launched Meat-Free Monday, a cross-curricular project for schools, in the autumn of 2009.
Chick-Hatching Programmes: Not What They’re Cracked Up to Be
The idea of schools putting fertilised chicken eggs in incubators in classrooms and letting students watch the eggs hatch two to four weeks later is missing something important!
Veggie Day in Action
What’s a weekly meat-free day like in practice for a hotel, restaurant or school – or an entire city?
What Would the Animals Say?
Jane Mann’s Give Us a Chance! is a collection of poems about animals who are often feared or disliked but who might have hidden abilities unknown to children.
Happy Birthday, Veggie Day!
One year ago, the northern Belgium city of Ghent became the first city in the world to declare a weekly meat-free day to promote sustainable and healthy living.
During my time at PETA, I’ve heard about a lot of cruelty-to-animals incidents involving children and teenagers.
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