Archive for February, 2012

Video: Exploring Animal Welfare and How We Eat at TEDxTalk

By on February 8, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Video: Exploring Animal Welfare and How We Eat at TEDxTalk

Photo: TEDxManhattan A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a TEDxManhattan event in New York City on the future of food, called “Changing the Way We Eat.” The speakers covered so many critical facets of the debate―whether it was food deserts . . . 

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Ringing in a New Year for Sharks

By on February 7, 2012 in Humane Society International, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Ringing in a New Year for Sharks

Yesterday, Chinese families around the world wrapped up 15 days of Chinese New Year celebrations for Year 4709, the Year of the Dragon. Among the traditional revelry such as elaborate dragon dancing, loud firecrackers, and colorful lanterns, a small minority serve shark fin soup as . . . 

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Four Stars for HSUS from Charity Navigator

Four Stars for HSUS from Charity Navigator

Supporters of The HSUS can see our results in the form of animals rescued, cruelty prevented, and awareness built. I’m also glad to report that both The HSUS and Humane Society International just received four stars, the highest rating, from the independent charity evaluator Charity Navigator.

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It’s Time to Bench the Super Bowl Chimp Ads

By on February 2, 2012 in Animal Research and Testing, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
It’s Time to Bench the Super Bowl Chimp Ads

CareerBuilder will air another Super Bowl ad this weekend featuring chimpanzees. By going with this theme a third time, the company has distinguished itself as a loser in the corporate social responsibility game.

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Exotic Animals: Don’t Try This at Home

By on February 1, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Exotic Animals: Don’t Try This at Home

Today, I debated the issue of exotic pets on the Diane Rehm Show, which is heard on National Public Radio affiliates throughout the country.

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