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SeaWorld Tanks Hundreds of Jobs As Folks Ditch Watching Captive Orcas

ShareSeaWorld, or more aptly “Pool World” as some call it, announced it’s laying off hundreds of workers due to an ongoing plunge in attendance. Thanks to the relentless advocacy efforts of those who care, and documentaries such as The Cove and Blackfish, the truth is out: Forcing orcas to do tricks for kicks in small tanks – for their entire lifetime… Read more →

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Every Bite You Take And Every Dollar You Spend Casts A Vote For The World You Wish To Live In

ShareYep, it’s true.  You don’t have to wait another four years to cast a vote, or change the world. Every bite you take, and every dollar you spend, casts a vote for the type of world you wish to live in. Consider this: The Environment Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) – AKA, factory farms, produce over a billion tons of… Read more →

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Ammon Bundy and Other Malheur Wildlife Refuge Gunmen ARRESTED

Share25 days after the hostile take over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, Ammon Bundy and several others have been arrested. FBI agents, Oregon State troopers and other law enforcement agencies stopped Bundy and others while they were en route to a community meeting about 70 miles away from the refuge. Shots followed, although at this time it’s unclear as to who fired… Read more →

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Hampton Creek’s Just Mayo can Keep Its Name, says FDA!

ShareHampton Creek just scored big today, along with the animals, the environment and global health too! The company, which continues to expand at a momentous speed, hit a bump in the road when it received a warning letter from the FDA last August. The agency believed Hampton Creek was misleading consumers by labeling their eggless product “Just Mayo” because mayonnaise is… Read more →

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SeaWorld to End One Orca Show, but will Still Keep and Use Whales for… Another Show

ShareAmidst sinking stock, SeaWorld announced today that it is phasing out its orca show. At first glance, this seems like a huge victory for the animals. But let’s take a closer look at the move which is undoubtably a response to the ongoing and ever increasing outrage over the treatment of the captive whales. While some folks are celebrating the… Read more →

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BREAKING: Texas Cat Killer Case Turned over to DA for Filing of Charges

ShareFor those following the heartbreaking story of Kristen Lindsey, the veterinarian accused of posting a photo of herself proudly holding a cat she allegedly shot with an arrow through the head, the Austin County Sheriff’s office just released the following statement: “At 7:59 this morning, the Austin County Sheriff has completed the investigation of the Animal Cruelty case first reported… Read more →

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Sad Day for Ducks! Judge Overturns Foie Gras Ban in California – Tubes, Force-Feeding & Expanding Livers from Out-of-State Producers Ruled A-OK

ShareIt’s a sad day for ducks and geese. You know – ducks and geese – the ones most of us fed breadcrumbs to as a kid.  The ones who float around on a lake, or stream, and stick their cute feathered bottoms up in the air when they dip their heads down into the water. The ones who in the… Read more →

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Seventh Generation Changes its Tune, Agrees to Sign Letter Urging Congress to Shift Away from Animal Testing

ShareLast August, PETA blew the “Hey, that’s not right!” whistle and notified the world that Seventh Generation refused to add their name to a letter written by PCRM, which urges Congress to modernize chemical toxicity testing by requiring that “animal tests be used only as a last resort after all other methods have been exhausted.”  Although Seventh Generation doesn’t test its own products on… Read more →

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National Geographic Photographer Arrested while taking Pictures of Cows on Factory Farm

Share This STINKS! George Steinmetz, a freelance photographer who has covered over 31 stories for National Geographic, was arrested for “trespass,” along with his assistant, while shooting aerial photographs for a series of stories on food issues that will appear in the magazine next year. Guess what he was taking pictures of? Cows on a factory farm feedlot in Kansas.… Read more →