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Vegan who gave water to pigs on way to slaughter ‘facing 10 years’

<b>A woman who fed water to pigs on their way to slaughter could face up to 10 years in prison, after being charged with criminal mischief.</b><p>Anita Krajnc, …

Pigs

The end of animal testing? Human-organs-on-chips win Design of the Year

Tiny tubes emerge from a small transparent block, pumping imperceptible amounts of fluid and air to and fro. It looks like a Fox’s Glacier Mint has been plugged into a life support machine, but this humble chunk of see-through silicone is a model organ that could revolutionise the pharmaceutical …

Harvard

Why Taco Bell's Push to Show How Easy it is to Eat Plant-Based is Incredibly Important - One Green Planet

This past October, Taco Bell became the first ever Quick Service Restaurant to offer menu items certified by the American Vegetarian Association. The …

QUT and State Library leading the way in 'vegan leather'

"We produce it by fermenting tea using a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast, or SCOBY.<p>"This forms a fast-growing curd on the surface which we …

Vegan make-up: The best brushes, brands and products you need to know about

CELEBRITIES like Jennifer Lopez, Lea Michele and Ellie Goudling have praised the benefits of vegan living on the mind, body and soul, so it's no …

22 Expert Tips for How to Eat Less Dairy

There’s a big question mark surrounding dairy and the place it should (or should not) have in your diet. Some of us are truly allergic or lactose …

Norway Kills More Whales Than Iceland and Japan Combined – How You Can Stop This Barbaric Practice - One Green Planet

The cruel whaling practices of Iceland and Japan have been well documented in recent years, but another country still engaging in the brutal trade …

Sorry, Meat Eaters. Vegetarian Diet May Be The Secret To Living Longer

Want to live longer? Cut out processed meat.<p>(Reuters Health) - People who eat more protein from plants and less from animals may live longer even when they have unhealthy habits like heavy drinking or smoking, a large U.S. study suggests.<p>The findings suggest that when it comes to protein, where it …

The added cost of eating red and processed meats — higher mortality risk, scientists say

Print<p>Related<p>Chew on this: New research offers more evidence that vegetarians not only live better, but also longer.<p>A group of scientists led by …

How to Go Vegan When You're Young and Broke

A tight budget doesn't mean surviving solely on potatoes!<p>It's no secret that tons of millennials are going vegan. Between wanting to prevent animal cruelty, saving the environment, and cutting down on cancer risks, there are undeniable benefits to adopting a plant-based lifestyle. But loading up on …

Food

An investigation by Animal Equality

The suffering of tuna<br>and other fish<p>"Pain and stress can be witnessed though the struggling and thrashing movements of the tuna while suspended in the …

How Our Immortality Projects Impact the Other Animals

In previous posts we've talked about how our relationship to our fellow animals and the way we treat them is driven by our anxiety over the fact that …

Animal Rights: Welfare Reform Helps the Animal Industry

<i><br>“When it comes to animal care policies and processes, count on us to lead the way. In fact, we’re recognized by the world’s foremost experts in</i> …

How to Pack a Vegan Lunchbox

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Gena shows us that packing lunch is all about …

Eating Animals and the Illusion of Personal Choice

Of all the rationalizations we make for eating animals in an age when we now know that eating animals is not necessary for our health or survival, …

Breaking the Mother-Calf Bond: The Untold Story of Milk

I grew up, like almost everyone else I know, never questioning what my parents and friends’ parents fed us. And when I eventually went off on my own …

Can You Call Yourself an Animal Lover if You Still DO these 5 Things? - One Green Planet

Every day, we get to make choices. Choices that affect others, the environment, ourselves, and all the other animals that are sharing this planet …

The Psychology of Animal Exploitation

I recently attended two major animal protection meetings. First was the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) Captive Wildlife Conference in …

Veganism

Veganism is a moral position that opposes exploiting and otherwise harming nonhuman animals. This includes what we do directly, such as hunting or …

Extending our circle of compassion: Zoe Weil at TEDxYouth@JBMHS

Compassion

Why Plant Crops Don’t Kill More Wildlife than Pasture Raised Animals

Picture this: You're a harvest mouse who lives in a wheat field. Being a mouse, you have excellent hearing and can easily pick up sounds that a human …

Intention-Based Moral Reactions Distort Intuitions about Wild Animals

by Brian Tomasik<br>First written: 4 Sept. 2013; last update: 25 Jan. 2017<p>Summary<p>Intuitions about the intentionality of harm are relevant for moral …

Eat Like You Care | Eat Like You Care

Summary<p>We all agree that animals matter morally, and that it is wrong to inflict unnecessary suffering and death on animals. Although we may disagree …