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Pamela Anderson wants to be Justin Trudeau’s vegan mentor

‘The world needs more sensible leaders like you, who are willing to embrace clean, compassionate, and clever food solutions’ TV star Pamela Anderson has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) applauding his multimillion-dollar investment in the vegan food industry and offering her …

New vegan documentary ‘They’re Trying to Kill Us’ exposes racial and food injustice against African Americans

‘We all need to come together so that the world is exposed to the truth and the information gets out there effectively, efficiently, with great entertainment value’ Filmmakers John Lewis (Badass Vegan, Vegan Smart) and Keegan Kuhn (Conspiracy, What The Health) have collaborated for this new groundbreaking documentary that focuses on “connecting the dots between …

Bogota could be first city in Colombia to ban barbaric bullfights

‘Animals are individuals with rights, and they deserve all our protection and respect’ In a move described as “the beginning of a definitive victory against animal abuse,” the Bogota city council is banning the maiming and killing of bulls in bullfighting. The draft has been drawn up by Bogotá’s City Council, along with animal rights …

Dutch parliament votes for early closure of all 128 mink fur farms following COVID-19 outbreaks

‘Waiting until 2024 for the mink ban to take effect would have been unjustifiable and irresponsible’ Dutch MPs have “overwhelmingly” voted to close all of its estimated 128 mink farms by the end of the year following coronavirus outbreaks that spread to 15 more farms after being first detected on two farms in April. The …

Undercover investigation reveals ‘horrific abuse’ at pig farm supplying Morrisons

Footage released by vegan charity Viva!  has revealed distressing and shocking scenes of animal suffering on ‘Red Tractor’ approved farms. UK’s leading vegan campaigning group Viva! carried out a major undercover exposé to reveal the atrocities taking place inside the farms’ sheds of two British pig farms supplying meat to UK supermarket Morrisons. The campaigners …

‘Visionary designers’ create life-like Robotic Dolphin that can replace animals in cruel marine parks

‘For those of us that care about marine animal preservation, this is a dream come true.’ PETA US called Roger Holzberg and Walt Conti of Edge Innovations ‘visionary designers’ for creating a first of its kind animatronic dolphin and honoured them with an Innovator for Animals Award. The two animatronics experts from San Francisco were roped …

‘The Game Changers’ filmmaker James Wilks slams factory farms for spreading contagions

‘If you look at the swine flu, the bird flu, all these pandemics, three out of four, I believe it is, because of animals, whether that’s wild animals or whether that’s farm animals’ In a recent interview with Men’s Health, James Wilks, co-producer of the vegan documentary The Game Changers explained how eating meat led …

Vegan strongman Patrik Baboumian to release comic book on animal rights

‘After all, the animals deserve a hero powerful enough to create real change’ Vegan strongman Patrik Baboumian is gearing to release a comic book- Earthraiser: Voice of the Voiceless after investing four years in creating the concept. The comic illustrated by artist David Padilla has a unique animal-rights theme where the superpowers of the hero …

Animal rights advocate killed attending pig vigil by slaughterhouse truck driver in Canada

‘Whatever it cost, she would pay … Sometimes it’s money. Sometimes, it’s this’ Regan Russell, a member of Toronto Pig Save, died after she was fatally struck on Friday, June 19 by a truck transporting pigs to Fearman’s Pork, a processing plant at Appleby Line and Harvester Road, Ontario, Canada on Friday, June 19. Anita …

Scottish officials just banned fish farms from shooting seals

‘It’s a huge concern and so a ban on seal shooting in Scotland is critically important for seal welfare in British waters’ The Scottish fishing industry is now barred from shooting seals and using acoustic deterrent devices to scare off the predatory marine mammals. The punishment for shooting a seal illegally has also been amended. …

Cruel captors in Russia broke lion cub’s legs so it could not escape tourists clicking pictures with it

‘Evil photographers break bones like this so that wild predators cannot escape and behave calmly for pictures’ In another case of horrifying animal abuse at the hands of humans, a lion cub’s hind legs were deliberately broken so that tourists could pose and click pictures with the cub without it attacking or running away. According …