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Over 450 Drugs are Administered to Farm Animals

Animals raised for meat in factory farms are often genetically manipulated to grow unnaturally large and hence more profitable for the agricultural industry. Chickens slaughtered in the United States, for example, are bred to weigh a staggering nine pounds today … Continue reading

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Norway’s Whaling Program Just Got Even More Controversial

So few people in Norway want to eat whale meat that it’s ending up in the feed manufactured for animals on fur farms, according to a new document released by the Environmental Investigation Agency, a London-based nonprofit, and the U.S.-based … Continue reading

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This Man Has Spent 40 Years Replanting Forests Lost to Cattle Ranching in Brazil

Few stories are as inspirational as this one about Antonio Vicente, a man who has dedicated the past forty years of his life to reforesting the precious natural ecosystems of Brazil. As one of fourteen children raised in a farming family, Vicente saw … Continue reading

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Monumental Success for Europe’s Farmed Rabbits

Today marks an incredibly positive step forward for Europe’s farmed rabbits. MEPs have voted in favour of species-specific legislation in today’s plenary vote. A recent You Gov poll* showed that 78% of UK adults would support European-wide legislation to phase … Continue reading

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Hey Veterinarians…We Need to Talk About Veganism

Millions of Americans trust veterinarians to care for their companion animals’ health and well-being. We often think of them as Dr. Dolittle, compassionate and loving toward all their patients, regardless of species. But what about the animals on their plates? … Continue reading

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Indian Supreme Court Breaks Ground on Animal Rights

In recent years, the Supreme Court has upheld the rights of animals and birds to lead a life of “intrinsic worth, honour and dignity,” even at the cost of popular faith and practices of human beings. The starting point of … Continue reading

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“What Are Those Cries?” What Happened When I went Inside a Pig Farm

As an animal rights activist in Canada, I was familiar with meeting pigs in transport trucks outside slaughterhouses. We’d be there bearing witness in the freezing cold of winter and then the boiling heat of summer as part of the … Continue reading

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