Animal friends

Pigs aren’t objects

Pigs aren’t objects

Have you ever seen those trucks full of pigs or other animals ready to be taken to the slaughterhouse? Eco-u fights for people not to be treated as objects to make our clothes, as numbers just living poorly, as a way to get what we […]

Kids Eco-u Launch!

Kids Eco-u Launch!

After the success of Eco-u, we wanted to do something more focused on our little humans. What do they find interesting? What needs to be changed and how would they do it? After some classes we taught on a primary school, a few of the […]

Trumps decision to import hunting trophies invalidated

Trumps decision to import hunting trophies invalidated

Everyone heard about the reverse on the ban of importing hunting trophies in the United States Trump wanted. After all the commotion, even Trump had second thoughts and outed he wasn’t a big fan of hunting as well, in contrary to his sons. But not […]

Do you deserve freedom? Why do tigers not

Do you deserve freedom? Why do tigers not

“A tiger was shot dead in the streets of Paris. That’s a headline that we should never have to read. But when governments allow animals to be used as entertainment, tragedies like this can — and do — often happen. While city, state and national […]

Egypt #2 – Because they are animals

Egypt #2 – Because they are animals

Egypt, a land once full of animals, life and greenery. Today it is a land where animals are forgotten and greenery taken away to build houses and buildings. Although you have beautiful areas, like the dessert and the oasis, the areas/towns around the Nile and […]

Tell the President of Laos to end the illegal elephant trade

Tell the President of Laos to end the illegal elephant trade

If you look up images of ‘elephants Laos’, there are two types of images you see the most: Elephants in sanctuaries or during elephant rides. Both not what it is supposed to be, honoring these creatures. Laos is well-known for its elephants, and they know […]

Funny video: Cheeky is ‘All about that bass’

Funny video: Cheeky is ‘All about that bass’

Cheeky, the horse of Emma Jones, is ‘all about that bass’. This Irish horse lives in the U.K. and was filmed while dancing to the music. Check it out! Video of Cheeky dancing to ‘All about that bass’

Stop Taiji

Stop Taiji

There are bizarre things happening in the world every day. What if we would know about some of them, would we act on it? Taiji, a small town in Japan, is known for the gruesome slaughter of dolphins. This takes place from September 1st until […]

Ride of an Elephant

Ride of an Elephant

It seems beautiful, an encounter with an elephant. Even if the elephant is in chains, doing tricks or ‘free’ in a so-called sanctuary where they are still used for entertainment. Open your eyes and know that your dream is about meeting a wild elephant that […]

Sign if you think Morgan has the right to be free

Sign if you think Morgan has the right to be free

We can all agree that every living organism on earth deserves to be free. Animals are no different, as we are animals ourselves. Zoos and aquaria are still in the spotlights because of the hypocrisy of keeping an animal in a cage and the whole […]

Sign to demand France to ban bullfighting

Sign to demand France to ban bullfighting

France and bullfighting? Yes, they support it as well. Crazy, right? So lets sign to ask the French Government to ban this cruelty. Petition on thepetitionsite.com to demand the French government to ban bullfighting

Sign to tell Theresa May to ban all ivory in the UK

Sign to tell Theresa May to ban all ivory in the UK

Theresa May, a name you hear in the news often these days. She is a British politician and she has been in the politics for a few years now. Now she is prime minister of the UK again and she is already showing her true […]

Petition to drop the abusive dairy suppliers in America

Petition to drop the abusive dairy suppliers in America

We don’t need any more animal cruelty, and especially not for our products. In America, one of the biggest suppliers is caught to mistreat cows. This happens all over the world these days, and more and more stories come out. Recently, in Europe, there was […]

Sign to stop the inhumane killing of chickens when there is a flu

Sign to stop the inhumane killing of chickens when there is a flu

Chickens are very smart, very social and the best animals as pets for children. No animal deserves to suffer. We all know the bird flu, but what we didn’t know is that these animals are killed in a very cruel way. Why? People always have […]

Petition to tell Denmark to stop the slaughter of Pilot whales

Petition to tell Denmark to stop the slaughter of Pilot whales

I love history, it shows you how time changes the world around you and maybe even yourself. Sometimes people still have holy traditions or traditions to keep the soul of that history alive. Wonderful, but not if animals get tortured and slaughtered. “In events known […]

Without bees the world would be different

Without bees the world would be different

Our little helpers, bees. Some can not live with them, but we all can not live without them. There are too many of us, and too few of them. And with all the pesticides, that are used for practically ánything growing, the destruction of natural […]

Sign to stop the wolf trophy hunting

Sign to stop the wolf trophy hunting

Wolves, for some predators, for others a spirit animal. “Please sign this petition to the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission to close an area immediately bordering Yellowstone National Park to wolf trophy hunting and trapping this fall. The petition also calls for permanent cross-boundary protection […]

Leonardo DiCaprio asks the Mexican president to take action

Leonardo DiCaprio asks the Mexican president to take action

The Vaquitas, Leonardo DiCaprio is fighting for these small marine mammals because they are getting extinct. It is not just the Vaquitas, a lot of animals get trapped in nets unnecessary and die. Ofcourse the fish that ‘supposed’ to be so horribly killed, aren’t forgotton […]

Treat the wonders of nature well

Treat the wonders of nature well

The magic of nature. The wonders of this planet. Ever heard of horseshoe crabs? “Horseshoe crab blood is an invaluable medical tool. We use it to detect levels of dangerous bacteria like E. Coli in everything from insulin to IV’s in hospitals and medical implants. […]

Los Angeles put a ban on using wild animals as entertainment

Los Angeles put a ban on using wild animals as entertainment

A while ago, Los Angeles made a bold move by banning the use of wild animals in “circuses, exotic animal shows or even rentals for parties”. Los Angeles is famous for their extravaganza, and wild animals for a party is no exception. To have this […]

Petition against using bull slaughter as an ‘art show’ opener

Petition against using bull slaughter as an ‘art show’ opener

Can you imagine? I can’t. Slaughtering a bull for entertainment.. “A Tasmanian music festival is planning to have an artist slaughter a live bull before the performance begins. Dark Mofo, an annual music festival put on by the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), […]

A stand against captivity

A stand against captivity

At Saturday, May 13, the day people fought worldwide for the cause of Empty the Tanks. This, by educating people about the stories of the animals and their road to the parcs. In the Netherlands, a group of people stood in front of Dolfinarium to […]

Sea turtle nightmare

Sea turtle nightmare

Sea turtles, beautiful creatures. If you look at their face, it probably seems they are always grumpy. Well, if you are treated like a toy, you would be grumpy too! It is well-known that you should be very careful to believe the ‘facilities’ that ‘help’ […]

What to do if you find a baby bird

What to do if you find a baby bird

Spring is here and birds are chirping. It is babybird-season and if you stand closely to the trees you can hear them cry for their mommy. But what if one of them get lost and lonely? There is a big chance you spot one of […]

France bans breeding in captivity of dolphins and killer whales

France bans breeding in captivity of dolphins and killer whales

What does that mean for Europe? Will Europe finally make a slow end to the captivity of animals in zoos or aquaria? We all know that freedom is important. And freedom IS important. We need to learn that the human race isn’t almighty, and we […]

Mascara wands to the rescue

Mascara wands to the rescue

For the ones that wear make-up and use mascara this article will be great. What to do with the plastic little things when they’re empty? There is one special cause you can help by sending the mascara brushes to them. “These wands can be cleaned […]

Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act

Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act

Cutting fins off of the sharks is immensely cruel and even though most of us are afraid of sharks in general, we do need them. Without sharks it will be an empty ocean and a whole lot of problems for us. “Fins from as many […]

Sign for an Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare

Sign for an Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare

Most of us love animals, and the ones that aren’t fond of them know what’s right from wrong. Either way, we all know things have to change for these poor creatures suffering every day. All around the world there are problems of abuse, problems of […]

Norway started with their cruel whale killing

Norway started with their cruel whale killing

Already a month ago this massacre started, and sadly it will go on for the next months. Norway, Norway. We would come to you for all your beauty, for your whales and for the beautiful waters. And now it is a murder scene where whales […]

Petition to ban this horse-mistreatment in Charleston

Petition to ban this horse-mistreatment in Charleston

“The Wagon Companies always have a weak excuse but the public and tourists are finally seeing the reality of life as an enslaved Wagon Horse in a crowded city. “There is no way that cities, with their exhaust fumes, hard road surfaces, and busy traffic […]

Bird houses of mushroom material

Bird houses of mushroom material

Ecovative is a company that is “committed to work with industry and consumers to rid the world of toxic, unsustainable materials.” Last year they supplied “a biodegradable Styrofoam substitute to several Fortune 500 companies”. Ikea too made plans to use this mushroom-derived packaging, and is […]

Surfing instructor in Santa Cruz rescues sea lion pup

Surfing instructor in Santa Cruz rescues sea lion pup

“A Santa Cruz surfing instructor rescued a starving sea lion pup that was struggling in stormy waves by paddling the pup on his surfboard to safety. The pup was trying to jump out of the water onto land, but waves were throwing it into the […]

Sign to stop gas and oil companies killing endangered bats

Sign to stop gas and oil companies killing endangered bats

Afffraiiiid of the Batman? Actually most bats aren’t that scary at all! They are very important for our ecosystem as they keep the balance for the amount of insects. “A new proposal would let gas and oil companies kill Pennsylvania’s endangered bats by destroying their […]

Eating eggs? Eat eggs from chickens with a beak – NL

Eating eggs? Eat eggs from chickens with a beak – NL

Tegenwoordig kun je de eieren in de supermarkt halen, maar er zijn mensen die zweren bij het halen van eieren bij de boer. Maar of je nu je eieren bij de boer haalt of in de supermarkt, het belangrijkste is de leefomgeving van de kip […]

No Easterbunny, Easter bilby!

No Easterbunny, Easter bilby!

The most of us know the Easterbunny, but in Australia they have a different hide-and-seek-the-eggs buddy: the bilby! “The greater bilby is the size of a rabbit, and has a long-pointed nose, silky pale blue-grey fur with a tan belly, big ears and a crested […]

Sign to ask for protection of rainforests in Madagascar

Sign to ask for protection of rainforests in Madagascar

“A “sapphire rush” has brought tens of thousands of people into the remote rainforests of eastern Madagascar, disfiguring a protected environmental area and prompting calls for military intervention.” “The influx of gem hunters has destroyed a large protected area, with miners cutting down thousands of […]

Baby kangaroo and his Teddy

Baby kangaroo and his Teddy

Another cute story and this time it is about a baby kangaroo and his teddy bear. “Australian mom and wildlife rehabilitator Gillian Abbot rescued this baby roo when it was two months old and raised the orphan, giving it a teddy bear to cuddle with.” […]

Sign against the greyhound cruelty -NL

Sign against the greyhound cruelty -NL

“Galgo’s zijn prachtige Spaanse windhonden. Ze zijn slank en snel. Vanwege hun snelheid worden ze ingezet voor de jacht op het platteland in Spanje. Een eeuwenoude, maar zeer dieronvriendelijke traditie: de galgo’s worden uitgehongerd, mishandeld, gedumpt of zelfs op gruwelijke wijze afgemaakt.” Teken nu en […]

Ban on the dog&cat meat trade in Taiwan!

Ban on the dog&cat meat trade in Taiwan!

Victory indeed! “Great news for dogs and cats in Taiwan. Yesterday, Taiwan’s legislature passed the amendment banning the consumption of dog and cat meat on the island.” It is of course not because they are cats or dogs, because every animal counts. It’s about the […]

The Octopus and the coconut

The Octopus and the coconut

Wondering what an octopus would do when finding a coconut on the bottom of the ocean? Watch the video below and be amazed! Video on onegreenplanet.org with the octopus and the coconut

Judge Orders Chimp to be Freed From Zoo

Judge Orders Chimp to be Freed From Zoo

We all still question why animals are still locked up anno 2017. Education went out of the window years ago by examples as dinosaurs and the totally unnatural look-a-like ‘habitat’ the animals live in. Want to educate yourself or your kids? Watch the beautiful documentaries […]

Where does fur come from?

Where does fur come from?

Where does the fur on jackets, even the ones that little children wear, come from? It is horrific and cruel, but yes, the fur comes from an animal that was alive when its fur was taken off of him. And is this fur needed? No, […]

Save Tasmania’s Forests and Rare and Endangered Wildlife

Save Tasmania’s Forests and Rare and Endangered Wildlife

“The new bill proposed to strip protections from vast swaths of forest land in Tasmania is so bad that even the Forest Industry of Tasmania opposes it. But that didn’t stop the lower house of Tasmanian Parliament from passing the Forestry Bill of 2017, which […]

Michelle Rodriquez raises awareness

Michelle Rodriquez raises awareness

Michelle Rodriguez is taking a stand. We need to act fast and she is furious. Climate change is the talk of the day, some are believers others are not. But if we ‘believe’ it is happening, or we don’t, we know that some on this […]

Tigers aren’t pets

Tigers aren’t pets

“Mayweather: Give Your Tigers to Sanctuaries! Floyd Mayweather doesn’t have a great track record for taking care of animals. And as recently as last week, Mayweather was spotted parading a helpless and uncomfortable tiger around a hotel room. In the video, the tiger is seen […]

The Orangutan Project

The Orangutan Project

“If you love something, set it free. The projects funded by The Orangutan Project not only include direct orangutan conservation, such as orangutan rescue, rehabilitation and release programs, but also forest habitat protection and regeneration, education, research and local community partnerships. The objectives of the […]

Say no to Palmoil

Say no to Palmoil

“The industry is linked to major issues such as deforestation, habitat degradation, climate change, animal cruelty and indigenous rights abuses in the countries where it is produced, as the land and forests must be cleared for the development of the oil palm plantations. According to […]

Sale and trade of shark fins to continue in Florida

Sale and trade of shark fins to continue in Florida

“Environmentalists sighed in disappointment after a Florida Senate bill banning the sale and trade of shark fins was amended last week, weakening its original intent. Sharks are usually alive when the fins are cut off, and are thrown back in the water afterward, where they […]

‘Bank’ the turtle dies after swallowing 900 coins thrown into her pond

‘Bank’ the turtle dies after swallowing 900 coins thrown into her pond

“A sea turtle nicknamed “Bank” has died of complications following surgery to remove nearly 1,000 coins she swallowed during captivity, vets in Thailand have said. Chansue said when she discovered the cause of the turtle’s agony she was furious. “I felt angry that humans, whether […]

Say no to dolphins at Kuwait Scientific Centre

Say no to dolphins at Kuwait Scientific Centre

“The Scientific Center in Kuwait will be under construction for the next three years. They plan to expand The Scientific Center, and install a dolphinarium. Captivity kills! Say no to dolphins in captivity! The world is taking steps towards ending this inhumane practice, while The […]

Petition against the high death rate of calves – NL

Petition against the high death rate of calves – NL

“Ongelooflijk maar waar: op Nederlandse boerderijen komt meer dan 13% van de kalfjes om het leven voor ze een jaar oud zijn. En de sterfte neemt ieder jaar verder toe. De oorzaak: op de steeds groter wordende bedrijven ontbreekt het de kleintjes aan de zorg […]

Less animal vivisection in Holland – NL

Less animal vivisection in Holland – NL

“Hoewel er al vele jaren alternatieven zijn, neemt het aantal dierproeven slechts mondjesmaat af. Nederlandse onderzoekers verzamelen nu bewijsmateriaal, door gegevens over honderden medicijnen uit te pluizen, om eindelijk de kentering in te zetten. Wij zijn blij dat onze visie door experts wordt onderschreven.” “Although […]

Help to fight the dog meat trade!

Help to fight the dog meat trade!

“In South Korea, as many as 2 million dogs a year are slaughtered and eaten. They suffer on a daily basis in deplorable conditions on dog meat factory farms. This lifesaving work is only possible thanks to the generosity of caring people like you. Please […]