South Africa has set a new record in 2014 when it comes to rhino poaching.

2014 Was The Worst Year for Rhino Deaths in South Africa

New York Mayor de Blasio is PETA’s Person of the Year

Congratulations are in order for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. On Thursday, PETA named him its 2014 Person of the Year. The group honored the new mayor for his

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Aerial Drones Cause Dramatic Fall in Rhino Poaching

Rhinoceros populations have a new ally, as deployments of drones in South Africa have proven to cause a drastic reduction in poaching, according to a new report. The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in

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Panera Extends Commitment to Animal Welfare

Just six months after Panera announced a “responsibly raised” livestock and poultry food policy, the company announced further plans to clean up its animal welfare act. In a progress report

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Coming Soon in Toronto: All Vegetarian Food Bank

Bringing healthy, eco-conscious, cruelty-free food to those in need. That’s the mission behind an all-vegetarian food bank, slated to open in January 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Food Banks Canada reported

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The Blackfish Effect Hits ‘Finding Dory’

The setting of “Finding Dory,” the long-awaited sequel to “Finding Nemo,” has been revealed to be the Marine Biology Institute of California, thanks in part to “Blackfish.” Pixar President Jim Morris

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Rachael Ray Helps Launch NYC’s First Ever Cat Cafe

Meowy Christmas, everyone! New York City’s first-ever cat cafe has officially opened, and celebrity chef, Rachael Ray, was on hand for the festivities. Ray donated a number of free meals

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