Retiring Congressman Jim Moran has been presented with the ADI 2014 Animal Champion Award for his tireless efforts to help animals through legislation. Congressman Moran’s retirement is a huge loss to animals.
Fantastic news! The Netherlands announced on 13 December that it will ban wild animals in circuses, hot on the heels of Mexico banning such acts. ADI is pleased that sea lions have been included, having supported efforts to show their welfare is compromised.
In a huge victory for the animals Mexico has banned wild animal circus acts. The legislation, which acknowledges that the basic welfare needs of circus animals cannot be met, now just requires the signature of the President to become law. Mexico is the 29th nation to take action against circus suffering.
Lion Ark enjoyed rave reviews from a host of celebrity guests including Emmy-award winning comedian Alexei Sayle at its gala screening in London’s Leicester Square on Saturday night.
The bill to ban wild animals in circuses in Britain has been blocked yet again and public and political frustration is mounting, as efforts to combat the Government’s broken promises falter at the hands of just one Conservative MP.
ADI has emptied the last circus of its wild animals in Peru! 30 lions, 9 monkeys and other animals have been rescued during Operation Spirit of Freedom, concluding a collaborative effort with the Peruvian Government to enforce their circus ban, passed in 2012 after a 2-year investigation and 5-year campaign by ADI.
WE CANNOT THINK OF A BETTER BIRTHDAY PRESENT THAN MEXICO BANNING WILD ANIMALS IN CIRCUSES!
Enjoy this video we made to celebrate Bob Barker’s Birthday, featuring scenes from Lion Ark and other examples of his work with ADI. An incredible philanthropist who has made so much of ADI’s work possible. Listen to him speak and hear perhaps the most articulate voice animals have ever had.
ADI secured the Bolivia animal circus ban, then closed down every animal circus and saved every animal - 29 lions, monkeys, horses, a baboon, a coati mundi. Find out more about our rescues and the animals in our care
We film what the animal abusers want to keep secret.... Inside... Fur Farms... The Movie Industry... Huntingdon Life Sciences... Great British Circus... Laboratories & animal dealers... Anne the elephant... Bailey Brothers Circus... Mary Chipperfield... Circuses in South America; Ireland; Brazil; USA; UK and more...
ADI exposes the suffering, educates the public and secures permanent change. Here are some successes: Circus bans in Bolivia, Peru, Greece, Portugal and more... Cosmetics testing ban... Ban on wild monkeys in experiments... CITES rules for traveling shows... Elephant rides... NASA space experiments... Household products... EU Ape experiments ban... EU Monkey test restrictions... and more...