Issues include but are not limited to: animal welfare, animal rights, vegetarian and vegan concerns, humane education, wildlife habitat conservation, traditional medicine, zoos, safari parks, circuses, the fur trade, elephants, bears, tigers, wolves, dogs, cats, etc.
Ark Animals is an on-line magazine dedicated to the topics of exotic and captive wildlife. Topics range from behavior, training, enrichment, and related issues such as conservation, education and research that affects animals.
The organization was founded to work for the removal of the nonhuman great apes from the category of property, and for their immediate inclusion within the category of persons. Their long-term goal is a United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Great Apes.