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DOE Seeks Severe Punishment for Leopard Poacher | Financial Tribune

DOE Seeks Severe Punishment for Leopard Poacher The Department of Environment is seeking the maximum punishment for a poacher charged with killing a Persian leopard cub in Mazandaran Province. Speaking to ISNA, Ali Teymouri, director of the DOE’s Hunting and Fishing Office, said the hunter will most likely be sentenced to three years in jail […]

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WWF Roars Out Against Tiger Farming | Big Cat Rescue

WWF: Tiger Farming in Asia Must End; US has Role to Play World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is using International Tiger Day today to call on governments across Asia to investigate all tiger breeding centers and close any operations involved in the illegal tiger trade. WWF is also calling on the US to do more to address its own large […]

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Record number of wild animals rescued and released in Scotland | Discover Wildlife

The number of wildlife casualties in Scotland returned to their natural habitats has more than doubled in just over five years. Scotland’s animal welfare charity, the Scottish SPCA, released 4,651 wild animals in 2015, compared to just 1,881 in 2010. This is partly due to the charity’s £3.5 billion relocation to the National Wildlife Rescue Centre […]

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Report Finds Circus Animals Are Denied Lives ‘Worth Living’ | Mental Floss

A new report commissioned by the Welsh government has concluded that traveling circuses fail to meet legal standards for animal welfare [PDF]. The researchers say there is ample scientific evidence to support a ban on the inclusion of wild animals in circuses and other traveling shows. Lead author Steven Harris—who researches ecology and animal population management […]

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A No-Slaughter Leather Startup Just Raised $53 Million

LAB-GROWN LEATHER: A MORE CULTURED CHOICE Brooklyn-based startup Modern Meadow, founded in 2011, has secured a total of $53.5 million in funding to grow leather in labs—instead of from livestock. The cruelty-free business model could end the slaughter of animals for leather goods, but it also has another benefit— cutting down on the physically and chemically intensive processes needed to produce leather using […]

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BOYCOTT AND BANISH MICHAEL SYMON for crimes against animals

Previously: Michael Symon, Iron Chef, Bans Donald Trump From All His Restaurants For Being ‘creepy’. Michael Symon is a disgrace to the animal race. MICHAEL SYMON is a mass murderer of other species. MICHAEL SYMON is a serial offender of innocent, defenseless animals trying to coexist within the Animal Kingdom. I wonder, given his penchant for ripping […]

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ANIMAL JUSTICE BILLBOARDS MAKE VIEWERS THINK – video

HWH Comment: I don’t know if the response would be the same in the USA. Canadians seem to be in general more sensitive, caring, polite people. Maybe that’s a stereotype, but I am part Canadian and that has been my observation, however limited. Definitely give it a try in America. Every major city – frankly […]

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PEOPLE REACT TO THE ANIMAL HOLOCAUST – video

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WHY VEGAN? Not Graphic. A must See for all People – video

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Rage disorder connected to undercooked meat, cat feces

Individuals with a psychiatric disorder involving recurrent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger — road rage, for example — are more than twice as likely to have been exposed to a common parasite than healthy individuals with no psychiatric diagnosis. In a study involving 358 adult subjects, researchers found that toxoplasmosis, a relatively harmless parasitic infection […]

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Unilever, the Company That Once Fought Vegan Mayo, Now Supports Sustainable Plant-Based Food | update on Hellman’s

When Unilever, the owner of Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, caught wind that Hampton Creek was making a creamy, plant-based condiment and advertising it as “mayo,” they pretty much lost it. The almighty Association of Dressings and Sauces swooped in,  a lawsuit was filed, and an official mayo war began. Despite all of the bad blood, at the end of the […]

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REINDEER WALKERS THEY CALL THEM – sounds like they’re doing something really good

  Reindeer are still very radioactive 30 years after Chernobyl. April 26 marks the 30-year anniversary of the worst civilian nuclear disaster in history. When a nuclear power plant at Chernobyl, in what is now Ukraine, exploded, it coated the earth with radioactive material — as far as the picturesque, snow-capped mountains of Scandinavia, where for generations, […]

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OPEN YOUR EYES AND BE HUMAN – VIDEO

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Memphis Meats Introduces Meat Grown In A Lab

Comment: On 4 February 2016 Memphis Meats debuted their first lab grown meat in the form of a meatball in San Francisco. Rather than seeking less painful means of slaughter, which is the direction the slaughter industry wants to go – which is a contradiction in itself (after all, slaughter is slaughter) – Memphis Meats […]

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PATH TO IMPROVED CHEMICAL TESTS WITHOUT ANIMALS

A new paper calls for ongoing development and regulatory acceptance of adverse outcome pathways (AOPs), a framework for improving chemical hazard assessment by prioritizing modern test methods that reduce animal use. READ MORE: Adverse Outcome Pathways: Path to Improved Chemical Tests without Animals | The Physicians Committee  

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PLANT-BASED MAKEOVER FOR CONGRESS CAFETERIAS

WASHINGTON—Doctors and dietitians from the Barnard Medical Center will visit Congress on Friday, Feb. 5, to share healthful plant-based Super Bowl snacks with members of Congress and staffers at the Veggie Touchdown, sponsored by the Congressional Vegetarian Staff Association. Sodexo, which manages congressional cafeterias, has also been invited and encouraged to serve more plant-based options […]

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DAIRY INDUSTRY IN 60 SECONDS – video

 

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DESENSITIVITY TO ANTIBIOTICS PASSED TO HUMANS WHO EAT PIGS

UPI.com By Stephen Feller   |   Nov. 19, 2015 at 5:52 PM Gene found that could make common bacteria resistant to antibiotics Scientists think the bacteria developed resistance in pigs treated with the antibiotic colistin and it was passed to humans who ate the animals. Pigs, like other animals raised for food, are often given antibiotics […]

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ANIMALS SHOULD BE OFF THE MENU DEBATE – VIDEO

 

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96 ELEPHANTS – VIDEO

Arnold Schartzenegger Takes On The Ivory Trade! Hasta la vista, baby. Read More: http://www.96elephants.org/  

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BEN CARSON – the flood has been over for a very long time

BENJAMIN SOLOMON CARSON, one of many Republican presidential candidates, recently divulged that he is a Seventh Day Adventist. That’s his religion. Personally I don’t care what anybody’s religion is as long as that religion doesn’t interfere with my ability to survive and thrive. But, being that it’s all over the media, and the candidates like […]

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WHAT DO BACON, BURGERS, ASBESTOS, SAUSAGE AND CIGARETTES HAVE IN COMMON?

Bacon, burgers and sausages are a cancer risk, say world health chiefs: Processed meats added to list of substances most likely to cause disease alongside cigarettes and asbestos Fresh red meat is also due to join WHO ‘encyclopaedia of carcinogens’  Rulings will send shock waves through farming and fast food industries  Could lead to new […]

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Want To Know What’s Really In Your Hot Dog?

Clear Food – The Hot Dog Report THE HOT DOG REPORT – HUMAN DNA “Of the 345 hot dogs and sausages Clear Food analyzed for this report, 14.4% were problematic in some way. Problems included substitutions and hygienic issues. Substitution occurs when ingredients are added that do not show up on the label. Hygienic issues […]

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Vegan Supermarket Chain Coming To United States In 2016

“Veganz, the world’s first all-vegan supermarket chain, will be opening in Portland, Oregon in 2016. You’ve heard a plant-based diet is optimal for heath and the environment, but do you ever get dismayed when perusing your local grocery store because you a) either don’t know what to buy or b) feel too tempted by conventional […]

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SLAUGHTERHOUSES ARE CLOSING…GREAT NEWS

WINDOM, MINNESOTA.  MINNESOTA’S LAST BEEF PROCESSING PLANT CLOSES Cattle will no longer be commercially slaughtered in the North Star state. Officials of the PM Beef processing plant in Windom, MN announced that the facility—the last beef packing plant in the state—is shutting its doors December 11, and that slaughter had ceased in late September. A […]