Category: Animals & Environment

Help Stop the University of Missouri from Killing Pigs

Help Stop the University of Missouri from Killing Pigs

Right now, healthy pigs are scheduled to die in the University of Missouri-Columbia’s (Mizzou) emergency medicine residency animal lab. They need your help to save them … before it’s too late! We urge you to make a gift to PCRM right now. Any membership gift amount will make a tremendous difference for these animals. We know PCRM can win this […]

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Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

A new study reveals that humans have produced trillions of pounds of plastic since the early 1950s. Half the amount of plastic made since 1950 was manufactured in the last 13 years; the growth rate of the industry continues to increase each year, despite the enormous pollution and toxic problems associated with plastic. Another 26.5 trillion pounds are expected to […]

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Vegan: Everyday Stories

Vegan: Everyday Stories

Vegan: Everyday Stories is a feature-length documentary that explores the lives of four remarkably different people who share a common thread – they’re all vegan. The movie traces the personal journeys of an ultramarathon runner who has overcome addiction to compete in one hundred mile races, a cattle rancher’s wife who creates the first cattle ranch turned farmed animal sanctuary […]

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Help Save America’s Unicorns

Help Save America’s Unicorns

On July 18, the House will vote on a bipartisan provision included in the 2018 Interior budget which will seek to change historic language forbidding the slaughter of healthy and adoptable mustangs’ and authorizing their slaughter. This is the biggest threat America’s wild horses have faced in 20+ years, and if passed, private oil and meat companies will profit by utilizing […]

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Dr. Melanie Joy : Carnism vs Veganism

Dr. Melanie Joy : Carnism vs Veganism

Klaus Mitchell from Plant Based News interviews psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy who is the eighth recipient of the Institute of Jainology’s Ahimsa Award, which has previously been awarded to Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M., is a Harvard-educated psychologist, celebrated speaker, organizational consultant, and author of the award-winning book Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and […]

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World Oceans Day: Animal Organizations Speak Out Against Mississippi Dolphin Prison

World Oceans Day: Animal Organizations Speak Out Against Mississippi Dolphin Prison

Nineteen international animal protection organizations have joined forces for World Oceans Day today to plead for dolphins to be excluded from the new Mississippi Aquarium, slated to open in 2019. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Born Free Foundation, and Sonar are among the organizations that signed In Defense of Animals’ letter on behalf of the dolphins to Gulfport […]

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Meet the Dog Whose Owner Feeds it a Vegan Diet

Meet the Dog Whose Owner Feeds it a Vegan Diet

Simone Lea knows her story is a bone of contention, but says she has proof that turning her dogs vegan works. For the past seven years, the Australian woman has fed her three pooches – Shelpie, Tigga and Squirt – vegan biscuits and broccoli stalks and carrots for treats. Ms Lea, who believed the meat-free diet was healthier and more […]

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Substituting Beans for Beef Beneficial for Environment

Substituting Beans for Beef Beneficial for Environment

Swapping beans for beef would help the United States reach targeted greenhouse gas emission reductions, according to a report published in Climatic Change. Researchers compared simulated net emissions of legume production, subtracted those from average beef production rates, and used U.S. reduction goals for 2020 as a reference. Based on the results, legume substitution could account for 46 to 74 […]

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Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time

Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time

ESTHER THE WONDER PIG shares the heartwarming story of this titular social media superstar and friend to all, and of how loving families really do come in all shapes and sizes. Esther has won the hearts of people from many walks of life, amassing‹with her parents¹ love and support‹over 1 million followers across social media (and growing!) She is now […]

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Visit The World’s First Elephant Hospital

Visit The World’s First Elephant Hospital

In 1993, the Friends of the Asian Elephant foundation opened the world’s first Elephant Hospital, and within 23 years has provided care to more than 4,000 sick or injured elephants throughout Thailand. Visitors of the FAE Elephant Hospital will not want to miss the chance to meet Mosha, one of the elephants currently living at the Elephant Hospital, among other injured […]

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