News & Updates
Together with World Animal Protection Thailand, We Animals Media photojournalists investigated the brutal lives of broiler chickens on industrial farms supplying popular fast-food chains in Thailand.
Kanaloa Octopus Farm on the Big Island of Hawaii has now permanently closed following months of pressure from animal advocates, media exposure and legal complaints in the wake of The Every Animal Project’s investigation.
S. Chakrabarti documented conditions inside India’s poultry farms during the summer heatwaves, which have been increasing in frequency over the past few years. During these periods, death due to heat exhaustion is a regular occurrence for birds inside farms.
Meet some of the wonderful individuals behind We Animals Media (WAM) in our ‘Meet the Team’ Q&A series. Each month throughout 2023 we’ll be publishing a new behind-the-scenes feature for you to learn about the folks at WAM. This month we spoke with our Metadata Manager, Liisa MacGowan.
This week, Compassion in World Farming released a detailed report on the spread of bird flu around the globe and the role that industrial animal farming plays. With compelling visuals and insights from WAM photojournalists throughout, this report takes a deep dive into the hard-hitting facts of our food systems contribution to zoonotic disease risk and spread.
Vegan since 2014, Deniz Tapkan Cengiz photographs and documents animal lives, combining her zoology background, vegan culture and photography for animal welfare. We sat down with Deniz to learn more about her journey into animal photojournalism.
In 2011, our founder Jo-Anne McArthur photographed María González Sola, an activist with Animal Equality, rescuing a distressed hen from a factory farm in Spain. Over a decade later, this photograph and her story appears in National Geographic in an article exploring open rescue and the movement’s history.
A study released this month by Harvard Law School and New York University, featuring visuals from WAM photojournalists, unveils the extent of zoonotic disease threats from US animal industries.
Meet some of the wonderful individuals behind We Animals Media (WAM) in our ‘Meet the Team’ Q&A series. Each month throughout 2023 we’ll be publishing a new behind-the-scenes feature for you to learn about the folks at WAM. This month we spoke with our Books and Events Coordinator, Sarah Janson.
In late 2022 we visited sub-Saharan Africa in collaboration with an African not-for-profit organization to investigate the growth of industrial animal farming in the region.