Animals

Dolly Parton Plans to Adopt Dog Abandoned at Glastonbury

by Lindsey Little

Dolly Parton plans to adopt a dog found by workers following the Glastonbury music festival if the owner does not come forward.

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Baltimore Aquarium Considering Ending Captive Dolphin Program

by Natalia Galbetti

As the Baltimore National Aquarium has announced that it is discussing plans to release captive dolphins back into the wild gram, the Vancouver Aquarium is doing the exact opposite by expanding its captive whale and dolphin program.

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India Bans the Import and Consumption of Foie Gras

by Maria Mooney

The Indian government bans the import and consumption of the popular and cruel duck dish, foie gras.

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Alicia Silverstone Hopes You’ll Have a ‘Kind’ July 4th

by Amanda Just

Alicia Silverstone blogs on her site about how to have a kinder Fourth of July.

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Puppy Saved From Being Eaten at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

by Joan Reddy

Scout, a puppy destined to be eaten at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, in China, was bought from a vendor, and saved from his fate by animal activists.

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Pierce Brosnan Protests Military Sonar Testing to Save Whales

by Sierra Britton

Pierce Brosnan speaks out against the Navy’s plan to conduct dangerous high-powered sonar testing, which would threaten the lives of thousands of whales.

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Cher Says SeaWorld “Is a Heinous” Corporation

by Sierra Britton

The “Goddess of Pop” took a break from touring to tweet her disgust over SeaWorld’s cruel treatment of the marine mammals in its care.

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