Improvement of animal rights laws prompted the Swiss government to ban the boiling of live lobsters, a common culinary practice in restaurants. The new law sparked a debate on whether crustaceans can feel or sense pain.
Animals January 13, 2018
PETA, a shareholder of Tesla Motors, has succeeded in urging the electric car company to launch a fully vegan interior option for the Model X electric SUV. Vegan customers now have a high-end interior option for the Model X.
FUTURE TECH January 15, 2016
Some research centers in the United States have implanted human stem cells into animal embryos in hopes of producing enough organs for transplants. However, the act has stirred controversy as experts are worried about its potential harmful effects on animals.
Life January 12, 2016
Petite Mort Fur owner Pamela Paquin uses roadkill to create fashionable fur items. 'Accidental fur' aims to give the industry alternative sources apart from wild fur trapping and fur farms that kills 50 million animals annually.
Society December 15, 2015
Russian scientists are training monkeys to solve puzzles and use controls for hitting targets. By 2017, their trainers hope that these monkeys will be ready for a space mission to Mars.
Space October 28, 2015
PETA has initiated a copyright suit on behalf of a monkey. The monkey, Naruto, took a selfie that went viral, and PETA now argues he holds the rights.
Internet September 25, 2015
PETA filed a lawsuit in San Francisco federal court on behalf of the macaque named Naruto to get the copyright to his famous monkey selfie.
Legal September 23, 2015
San Diego-based marine theme park SeaWorld has released a new scientific study that suggests that killer whales bred in captivity have the same life expectancy as those living in the wild.
Earth/Environment July 23, 2015
Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu lasted eight minutes in a sizzling hot car, before letting himself out. PETA teamed with Mathieu to show how dogs must feel when left in a car under the summer sun.
Movies/TV Shows July 20, 2015
SeaWorld tried and failed to take advantage of social media in its latest campaign #AskSeaWorld, instead inviting questions it would rather avoid at the moment.
Business March 31, 2015
A federal judge struck down California's two-year old ban on the sale of foie gras, a delicacy produced by force-feeding birds. Chefs celebrate but animal rights group PETA plans to protest outside of restaurants that serve the controversial dish.
Society January 9, 2015
Experiments on macaque monkeys expose the primates to alcohol, stress, and pain. Is this science, or animal cruelty?
January 2, 2015
An anti-dairy billboard posted outside England's Notts County FC's stadium by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) was removed and replaced on Thursday after complaints that the ad was misogynistic and not family friendly.
Internet Culture December 9, 2014
PETA is entering the gaming scene again, this time opening up headquarters in the 'Minecraft' universe. 'Minecraft' players will be able to access the virtual headquarters through PETA's own game server starting on Saturday, Nov. 15.
Geek November 14, 2014
Authorities are looking for a tiger on the loose outside of Paris, with officials telling residents to stay indoors.
Internet Culture November 13, 2014
A new advertisement urging people to stay away from Sea World is now showing at the San Diego airport. But, why did PETA sponsor the ad?
Animals May 25, 2014