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Obama Recommends Extended Wilderness Zone in Alaska
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, obama, goodnews, extended wilderness, Alaska, environment, nature )

- 64 days ago -
US President Barack Obama said Sunday he would recommend a large swath of Alaska be designated as wilderness, the highest level of federal protection, in a move angering state oil proponents.
#JeSuisCharlie: Why It Should Matter to Justice Activists
Animals  (tags: crime, culture, death, freedoms, law, murder, human rights, justice, politics, religion, rights, violence, animaladvocates, animals )

- 64 days ago -
For the last few days and I believe for the next few weeks also, I am and will continue to grieve the events of Paris and the slaughtered people of Charlie Hebdo as well as the police officers, hostages, and the death of a poor dog caught in all this insa
Farewell To Steak: Film Review
Environment  (tags: animals, climatechange, destruction, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, science )

- 99 days ago -
The fascinating 2013 documentary called "L'adieu à la viande" (Farewell to Meat) about the consumption of meat in Europe (from Franco/German channel Arte) not only approaches the issue of eating flesh from an environmental aspect but also from the idea of
Animals  (tags: abuse, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalcruelty, bullfighting, slaughter )

- 173 days ago -
Yesterday, I joined my first ever anti-bullfighting protest in the South of France (Rodhilan, near Nimes and Montpellier) and I had my first taste of what it is to get "lacrymogene" gas (aka tear gas) in the face (several times). I haven't met such a grou
Being a Vegan and An Animal Rights Activist in France: Difficult But Exciting
Science & Tech  (tags: activists, americans, culture, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, humans, society, usa, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, cruelty, protection, suffering, vivisection, animals, health, medicine, research )

- 192 days ago -
I promised my friend Carol Glasser that I would start my first blog from France with this line and I stand by it: "If you think being vegan in Los Angeles (or any other big American city) is difficult, you don't know what you're talking about!"
The View From Within: Becoming a Witness
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, death, environment, ethics, investigation, killed, sadness, slaughter, suffering, society )

- 301 days ago -
It is not an easy thing to look the truth in the eye even when already informed. That is what my last weekend of activism was about. I looked into the eyes of individual cows at a feedlot and saw fear and curiosity. I looked into the eye of a dead and aba
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, ethics, animated movie, review, birds, turkeys, killing, society )

- 308 days ago -
If you don't want to know the story, this has spoilers. You have been warned. I recently rented the DVD of the animated movie Free Birds which depicts the adventures of a turkey who is first rejected from his flock and then become a hero for all turkeys.
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