Join Dharma Voices for Animals in Conversation with Thomas Wade Jackson – Saturday 31st July

Register now and join Dharma Voices for Animals on Saturday 31st July 2021 for a special DVA Speakers Series event, In Conversation: With Thomas Wade Jackson, director of the award-winning, feature-length documentary, A Prayer for Compassion, and Bob Isaacson, President and Co-Founder of Dharma Voices for Animals. When you register, you will be given access to a free screening of AContinue reading “Join Dharma Voices for Animals in Conversation with Thomas Wade Jackson – Saturday 31st July”

AIA writes Open Letter to AstraZeneca and Glaxosmithkline urging the use of Non Animal Testing Methods

On 2 July 2021 the Animal Interfaith Alliance wrote an open letter to the Chief Executive of AstraZeneca urging the use of non animal testing methods instead of relying on outdated animal models. They sent the same letter to the Chief Executive of Glaxosmithkline. The letter is reproduced here: 2 July 2021 OPEN LETTER DearContinue reading “AIA writes Open Letter to AstraZeneca and Glaxosmithkline urging the use of Non Animal Testing Methods”

Peter Singer Prize Award to Dr Richard D. Ryder – See the video!

On Saturday 29th May 2021, Dr Richard Ryder (AIA’s President) was awarded the 7th Peter Singer Prize for strategies to reduce the suffering of animals. The video of the event can be viewed here. The prize was founded by Dr Walter Neussel who sadly passed away just days before the event and we would likeContinue reading “Peter Singer Prize Award to Dr Richard D. Ryder – See the video!”

World Day Against Speciesism and World Environment Day

As we celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th, we should not overlook the significance of its connection to the World Day Against Speciesism, also on June 5th. So much of our environmental damage is the result of our disregard for our fellow species with whom we share the Creation. Because we eat them, weContinue reading “World Day Against Speciesism and World Environment Day”

AIA Backs the ‘Act Now for Animals’ Green Paper in today’s Queen Speech

AIA has joined the coalition, Act Now for Animals.  The coalition of 50 animal protection organisations has signed up to a green paper for the Queen’s speech on 11th May 2021, with a whole range of asks for animal welfare in the UK. The green paper, with a foreword by Chris Packham, is here.

Save The Asian Elephants: A New Law Beckons – by Duncan McNair KHS

“Don’t bother – elephants are finished.” “You must be joking. Anyway it’s India’s problem.” “It’s big money talking, and you’ll never change that.” “Surely the travel industry will sort it out if you ask them?” These were amongst the unpromising responses enjoined on me after returning from my first trip to India, in 2014, toContinue reading “Save The Asian Elephants: A New Law Beckons – by Duncan McNair KHS”

Peter Singer Prize Awarded to AIA President Dr Richard Ryder

Congratulations to AIA’s President, Dr Richard Ryder for being awarded the 7th Peter Singer Prize for strategies to reduce the suffering of animals.  This will be awarded on Saturday 29th May 2021.  We would also like to congratulate Maneka Gandhi who is being awarded the 6th Peter Singer prize. – Why is Richard Ryder BeingContinue reading “Peter Singer Prize Awarded to AIA President Dr Richard Ryder”