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The Elephants’ Last Decade?!

Join the Avaaz campaign to save the African elephant!! https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/global_ivory_ban_loc_en2/?pv=96 For background information, read this National Geographic article by Adam Cruise: In Fighting Illegal Ivory, EU Lags Behind While China and the United States have taken steps in recent months … Continue reading

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Meat Consumption Raises Mortality Rates, Analysis of More than 1. 5 million People Finds

A review of large-scale studies involving more than 1.5 million people found all-cause mortality is higher for those who eat meat, particularly red or processed meat, on a daily basis. Conducted by physicians from Mayo Clinic in Arizona, “Is Meat … Continue reading

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Canada’s Largest Grocers Going Cage Free

Today the Retail Council of Canada announced its commitment to improving animal welfare by pledging that 100 percent of eggs sold in its member stores will be cage-free by 2025. The policy affects all Retail Council of Canada grocery members, … Continue reading

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Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles Every Year for Reunion With the Man who Saved his Life

Today’s most heartwarming story is brought to you from a beach in Brazil. It’s the story of a South American Magellanic penguin who swims 5,000 miles each year to be reunited with the man who saved his life. Retired bricklayer and … Continue reading

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20 Animal Cruelty Charges Filed Against Canada’s Largest Dairy Farm

Earlier today, a total of 20 animal cruelty charges were filed against the owners of Chilliwack Cattle Sales—the largest dairy factory farm in the country—and seven workers. These landmark charges stem from an investigation by Mercy For Animals in May … Continue reading

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Meat Industry Wastes One-Third of Drinkable Water While 4 Billion Don’t Have Enough

A new study has found that approximately two-thirds of the global population faces severe water scarcity for at least one month each year. This totals 4 billion people without a reliable source of fresh water. In addition to climate change … Continue reading

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Decline of Species That Pollinate Poses a Threat to Global Food Supply, Report Warns

The birds and the bees need help. Also, the butterflies, moths, wasps, beetles and bats. Without an international effort, a new report warns, increasing numbers of species that promote the growth of hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of food … Continue reading

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