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How You Can Stick To a Vegan Lifestyle

Veganism has seen a surge in popularity over the past decade. Vegetarian Times reports that an estimated 1,000,000 people in the U.S. are currently vegan. A new study commissioned by the journal Ap…

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‘Dumbo’ Should Tell the Truth – Elephants Need to Be Free

Care2 petitions allow individuals to join their voices and promote change. Chris Wolverton has created a petition directed at Tim Burton to give the upcoming “Dumbo” film a new ending. We all know …

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The Ultimate Guide to Healthy, Vegan Sex

As any dedicated vegan knows, sex can present a variety of unexpected issues. While food products are clearly marked these days, the same cannot be said for sex products. Sex product packaging standar…

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New Documentary Exposes USDA’s Secret War on Animals

USDA Wildlife Services is an agency whose mission is "to resolve wildlife conflicts to allow people and wildlife to coexist." But according to a group of whistleblowers in the new award-winning do…

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Ringling is Making a Change. These 3 Other Companies Should, Too.

When Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey circus announced it would be phasing out elephants as part of circus entertainment, it was a huge win for these animals and animal activists. The nearly 1…

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The Trouble with Designer Dogs

Designer dogs are a relatively new thing to dog breeding. We're not talking 'new' within the past few years, but if you compare these dogs to the thousands of years we've had dogs as companion animals…

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Ringling Brothers Finally Free Elephants from Abusive Circus Acts

No more elephants in chains. No more sharp bullhooks to coax them to perform tricks. That’s been the battle cry of animal rights groups across the country. And after years of pressure from such groups…

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Pescatarianism Hurts Fish and Our Oceans More Than You Think

For a lot of people who want to try out the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, they turn to pescatarianism. For those who don't know, pescatarians cut out all meat except for fish and seafood. For those l…

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Gifts to Get Your Vegan Friend

If you have a friend who is vegan, they have most likely helped you to learn about the lifestyle one way or another. The gist is pretty simple: no animal products. But where it gets a little trickier …

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10 Best States to be an Animal

Recently, the Humane Society of the United States released its findings for the most animal-friendly states. The organization has been gathering and releasing this data for the past six years. The fin…

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