What are you doing Friday, October 2? Here’s what:

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  • Friday, September 11, 2015
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      FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement) is deeply into planning the 33rd annual World Day for Farmed Animals (http://dayforanimals.org), an international day of action that typically includes vigils, marches, and demonstrations to honor the suffering and deaths of farmed animals. Last year people in over 95 countries participated — the biggest yet. Like last year, […]

    USDA Seeks Public Comment for Better Animal Welfare Act Standards

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  • Friday, May 1, 2015
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    Below is a press release on a Rulemaking Petition submitted to the USDA promoting the psychological well-being of all primate species in labs that is consistent with new NIH standards for chimpanzees held for research. The comment period is now open. “USDA promulgating clear standards is critical to giving all primates in laboratories protections for […]


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  • Wednesday, December 31, 2014
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      A global campaign known as Veganuary asks people to make a New Year’s pledge to give up all meat, eggs and dairy for the entire month of January. The movement is the brainchild of British husband and wife team Matthew Glover and Jane Land. Inspired by Movember, a viral campaign that asks men to […]

    Alison Eastwood and LoveAnimals.org Team up to Help Chimpanzees Retired from Biomedical Research

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  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 4, 2014 – Actress and director Alison Eastwood is lending her star power to help 110 chimpanzees from a biomedical research laboratory get a new start. The chimpanzees have a new home at Keithville, LA-based Chimp Haven, following their retirement from the New Iberia Research Center. Eastwood and nonprofit crowdfunding […]

    Skin layer grown in lab could replace animal testing

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  • Sunday, April 27, 2014
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    Skin layer grown from human stem cells could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing An international team led by King’s College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis – the outermost skin layer – with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.  The new […]

    Cowspiracy? Why environmentalists won’t advocate for veganism

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  • Thursday, April 24, 2014
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    COWSPIRACY official trailer + Indiegogo from First Spark Media on Vimeo. The film trailer above is for COWSPIRACY, a sfsfsfffs. The makers of this film are seeking $54,000 to allow themselves to properly market and distribute the film to a large audience. If you are interested making a contribution, here’s a link: indiegogo.  If you […]

    “Turlock: the Documentary” Will Make You Want to Hug a Hen

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  • Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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    The documentary film Turlock the documentary (www.turlockrescue.org) chronicles the rescue of chickens from the largest animal neglect case in U.S. history. When Northern California animal sanctuary Animal Place (www.animaplace.org) found out an egg farm in nearby Turlock had closed, and more than 50,000 hens had been abandoned and left to die without food or water, […]

    Where’s the Beef? McDonalds Moving Toward Sustainability?

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  • Tuesday, January 7, 2014
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    OK, yes, this is a vegan blog about vegan related subjects, but McDonalds and sustainable beef is an interesting topic. Our friends at Green Biz have written the first of a three part series about how McDonalds intends to move towards buying only beef grown from sustainable farms. McDonalds has indicated that, starting in 2016, […]

    The Humane Society Accuses College of Mistreating Dogs

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  • Thursday, November 21, 2013
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    The L.A. Confidential star signed on to narrate the short film for The Humane Society of the United States, whose campaigners captured undercover footage at a facility run by Georgia Regents University over the course of three months. In the film, dogs allegedly purchased from dealers are used for exploratory operations, after which they are […]

    Factory Farming

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  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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    Here’s an article from   on factory farming: Traditionally, many Americans are brought up eating meat as the main course in each meal. Most of us probably don’t think about where the food we eat actually comes from so I conducted some research which has made me think twice about wanting that next serving of meat. […]