Animals & Environment

Vegan Magazine reports on the latest news about animal cruelty, factory farming and environmental issues.

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Meat eaters admit they couldn’t take the life of an animal themselves

Meat is everywhere and Americans are eating more and more of it; according to the US Department of Agriculture, the average consumer will eat...
Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

California State Assembly Passes Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

California lawmakers approved Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, sending the bill to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for his signature. The bill...
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Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants

  The world’s five biggest meat and dairy producers emit more combined greenhouse gases than ExxonMobil, Shell, or BP, the top three oil production companies,...
Josh Balk

The Happiest Man Alive? Josh Balk, VP of Farming Practices at The Humane Society...

Josh Balk, V.P. of Farming Practices at The Humane Society of the United States, is perhaps the happiest man alive.  His outlook for animals...
James Aspey and Elysabeth Alfano

Activist James Aspey on Eating Like Cavemen & Tips for Going Plant-Based

Activist extraordinaire James Aspey lays it all on the line in this episode of Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano.  He outlines the way we...
Peter Singer and Elysabeth Alfano

Interview with Famed Author of Animal Liberation, Peter Singer

It was difficult to get an interview with famed philosopher and author Peter Singer, but he agreed to sit down with Elysabeth Alfano on...
New Sanctuary for Abused Animals

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...
Gene Baur and Kera

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...
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Animal Welfare Advocate Links Lettuce E.coli Outbreaks to Animal Byproduct Fertilizers

Author of Farm to Fable and Animal Advocate Robert Grillo is warning people that the animal byproducts in soil used to grow lettuce might...