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Southeast Asia’s Dog Meat Mafia

In most of Thailand, dogs are considered man's best friend. But in the Northeast borderlands, stray dogs are a free range source of meat. Photo Credit: dgoomany via Flickr.   Video News by News…

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PETA “Happy” Kardashian Flour-Bombed

The unidentified woman that flour bombed Kim Kardashian reportedly yelled "fur hag" as she ran away leading some to believe that PETA was behind the stunt. Celebrity News by NewsLook   …

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Fin Trade Slashes Shark Numbers

Hong Kong has a reputation as the world's shark fin capital, despite public disapproval and a self-imposed ban on the soup by some restaurants and businesses. Science News by NewsLook   …

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When is it OK for Vegans to Eat Animals?

"It's okay to eat fish 'Cause they don't have any feelings" "Something in the way" Nirvana Back in the early 1990s, when rock band Nirvana was at the threshold stage of their colossal, but shor…

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Yao Ming Goes After Bear Bile Farms

A documentary screening event organized by animal welfare group Animals Asia Foundation in Beijing called for an end to bear bile farming, the practice of extracting bile from the gall bladders of liv…

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Thai Navy Rescues Dogs Destined for Dinner Table

Thai authorities say they have rescued more than 750 dogs that were bound for cooking pots in Vietnam. Odd News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "GURdXvGEACzYM3ID", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsL…

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White House Ok’s Killing Horses For Human Consumption

In 2006, Congress eliminated funding for the inspection of horse slaughtering facilities. Without a government inspection process, these slaughterhouses could on longer bring their product to market, …

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Occupy Humanity

  Special Commentary by Sun, Gentle World Co-Founder In a rare interview just before his death, Aldous Huxley was asked what advice he would offer young people just starting out in life.  …

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The Humane Society and Egg Producers Hatch a Plan

The conventional chicken egg is, when you really think about it, extraordinarily cheap considering what is being offered. Your average sized egg contains 71 calories made up of 6 grams of protein, 5% …

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Greenpeace Membership

I spent the day in Santa Cruz over the weekend - if you recall, I went on a little shopping hunt and wound up with a very cool recycled bracelet that I haven't taken off since I first put it on. Wh…

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