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Olympian Dotsie Bausch on Training, Protein & Factory Farmed Animals

Olympian Dotsie Bausch on Training, Protein & Factory Farmed Animals

The super-fast and super-cool Olympian, Dotsie Bausch joins host Elysabeth Alfano on her Awesome Vegans podcast/vlog. Over some Beyond Meat Chicken Strips salad with hemp seeds and avocado, they dish on her deep fall after modeling to finding cycling and making it to the Olympics, all on a plant-based diet. While still training and eating like an athlete every day, […]

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Groundbreaking New Sanctuary for Abused Animals Unveiled in Mississippi

Groundbreaking New Sanctuary for Abused Animals Unveiled in Mississippi

In Defense of Animals has unveiled brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities to care for the Deep South’s most abused animals at Hope Animal Sanctuary in Carroll County, Mississippi. The organization has rescued and rehabilitated animals in Mississippi since 1993, and this weekend it revealed a cutting-edge sanctuary that will support animals and the local community for many years to come. Members of […]

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The Future is Vegan, says Farm Sanctuary’s New CEO Kera Melrose

The Future is Vegan, says Farm Sanctuary’s New CEO Kera Melrose

Science has illuminated the health and environmental impact of factory farming, confirmed the benefits of plant-based living, and increased awareness of the inhumane treatment of farm animals. It’s within the context of this elevated public consciousness that Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization, names Kendra “Kera” Melrose Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. The announcement comes at a […]

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Can Virtual Reality Teach City Kids Compassion for Farm Animals?

Can Virtual Reality Teach City Kids Compassion for Farm Animals?

This spring, middle and high school students in the San Francisco Bay Area will find themselves standing in the middle of rolling green pastures, interacting with rescued cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, and other farm animals without ever leaving their classroom. This immersive “virtual field trip” is part of an exciting new in-classroom humane education program called “Meet the Animals: A […]

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‘Dairy Is Scary’ Song to Help Animal Charities

‘Dairy Is Scary’ Song to Help Animal Charities

Norfolk, UK musical duo ‘Matty G & Li’l Winter’ are taking on the dairy industry with a brand-new release entitled ‘Dairy Is Scary’ with 60% of proceeds to be donated to animal based charities ‘The Humane League’ ‘Hillside Animal Sanctuary’ and ‘Veganuary.’ The song which features additional musician Adam Barney aka ‘Barney’ as well as the voice of well-known vegan […]

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New Calculator Shows Side Effects of Meat Consumption

New Calculator Shows Side Effects of Meat Consumption

Problematic animal husbandry, resource consumption and excessive use of antibiotics – there are many reasons to switch to a vegetarian diet in 2018. And yet the average American still consumes more than 260 lbs carcass weight of meat per year. The topic just seems too abstract for consumers to connect the effects of their diet with the environment. A new […]

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10 Worst Zoos for Elephants Exposed by In Defense of Animals

10 Worst Zoos for Elephants Exposed by In Defense of Animals

The shocking hidden suffering of captive elephants has been exposed today by In Defense of Animals on its respected annual list of the Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants in North America. The 2017 list reveals premature deaths, brutal breeding procedures, and flagrant violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Zoos all over the US and one zoo in Canada appear on […]

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Holy Cow! Online-Calculator Shows How Much Meat We Eat in A Lifetime

Holy Cow! Online-Calculator Shows How Much Meat We Eat in A Lifetime

Problematic animal husbandry, resource consumption and excessive use of antibiotics – there are many reasons to switch to a vegetarian/vegan diet. And yet the average American still consumes more than 170 lbs of meat per year. The topic just seems too abstract for consumers to connect the effects of their diet with the environment. A new online tool wants to […]

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Celebrities, Activists Protest Fur in LA on Fur Free Friday

Celebrities, Activists Protest Fur in LA on Fur Free Friday

Last Chance for Animals (LCA), along with a coalition of animal rights organizations and activists, led the annual “Fur Free Friday” demonstration in Beverly Hills today. The event, which included a march of more than 200 protesters along Rodeo Drive, aimed to raise awareness of the cruelties inflicted on the millions of fur-bearing animals that are slaughtered each year for the […]

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Video: Humans & Animals Sharing the Love

Video: Humans & Animals Sharing the Love

Such a heartwarming video!  All animals show love — donkeys, cows, goats, lions, dogs, geese, seals, chickens, cats, pigs, fish, turkeys, elephants, lambs…

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