Intelligent Birds Are Deliberately Starting Fires and Feasting on Animals as They Flee

(ANTIMEDIA) Australia — It appears human beings aren’t alone in their ability to control fire. A recently published study that compiled accounts from indigenous peoples of Australia’s Northern Territory reveals that at least three species of predatory bird actually start fires to aid in their hunts. These accounts of so-called “firehawk” raptors — the black kite, the whistling kite, […]

Veterinarians Pushing Feds to Allow Research on Cannabis for Pets

(ANTIMEDIA) — American doctors, veterans, and even one child have lobbied the federal government to legalize cannabis for medicinal uses. Now, veterinarians are pushing Washington to reschedule the plant so they can conduct studies on the effectiveness of non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD) in treating ailments in dogs and other pets. It has long been reported that the federal government’s insistence on keeping […]

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Zoo Lion’s Response To Little Girl’s Kiss Is Proof Animals Don’t Belong In Captivity [Video]

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  When you’re a child and visit the zoo, the experience can be magical — as well as a bit confusing. This is because, the beasts (from lions and hyenas to elephants and flamingos) tend to behave differently than they do on television shows, such as the Discovery Channel. Many zoo animals […]

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Ellen DeGeneres’ New Campaign Advocates Against Trump’s Decision To Permit Elephant Hunting

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  Did you know? In less than a decade, the African Elephant is expected to go extinct. This acknowledged, why on Earth would the U.S. — specifically, President Donald Trump — allow trophies from the majestic beasts to be imported into the first-world nations? Most likely, for profit, under the guise of […]

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Plant-Based Cooking School Plans To Change The World One Free Class At A Time

By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist  When thinking of cooking schools, most people automatically think of expensive, gourmet schools that charge upwards of $40,000 per year and teach people how to cook all the classic restaurant meals and then some. However, not many are thinking about Made in Hackney, a school that uses all plant-based ingredients that […]

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This Mom Makes Costumes For Her Kids And Their Furry Friends, And The Pics Are Adorable 

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  Do you remember how magical life was when you were a kid? Endless imagination coupled with a curiosity for the world made even the most mundane of tasks exciting. And especially on special occasions (such as Halloween), nothing seemed out of reach. The optimism which comes so naturally to a child is […]

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This Man And His Rescue Cat Have Traveled 31,000 Miles In Their Camper Van [Watch]

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  Life on the road isn’t for everyone, but it certainly suits Australian resident Rich East and his rescue cat, Willow. Approximately two years ago, the duo embarked on a cross-country road trip in his simple van conversion. So far, they’ve seen the country’s six states and two territories and in total, […]

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Gucci Is Going Fur-Free And Donating Money From Remaining Fur Sales To Animals

By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist  Following Armani’s big transition into a fur-free designer company last year, fashion powerhouse Gucci has also announced that their brand will be going fur-free starting in 2018. After seeing the writing on the wall and where consumers and the fashion industry were headed, it was inevitable that Gucci would go this […]

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Award-Winning Photographers Unite To Expose Cruel, Illegal Wildlife Trade

By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist  International photographers that capture wildlife and the environment have formed a group called Photographers Against Wildlife Crime to utilize their best skills as a method of exposing the illegal wildlife trade. While it’s already incredibly heartbreaking to hear each new story about a recent iconic tusker elephant that has been killed […]