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Joaquin Phoenix calls meat workers to anonymously report slaughterhouse abuses through online tip portal

‘Workers are putting their lives at risk for corporate bottom lines. We want them to know they can report illegal or dangerous conditions anonymously and we will take appropriate action.’ Joaquin Phoenix has backed a whistleblower campaign launched by animal-rights group Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) for meat industry workers and animal welfare.  The animal advocacy …

Ricky Gervais calls on UK government to ban ‘cruel’ and ‘inhumane’ factory farming

Ricky Gervais has once again stood up for animal welfare as he backs a campaign calling on the UK government to ban factory farming. According to animal activist and actor Ricky Gervais “factory farming condemns animals to a lifetime of suffering. It’s cruel, inhumane and doesn’t belong in this century.” His comment comes in support …

French breeders are selling puppies to labs for ‘barbaric’ and ‘diabolic’ animal testing

‘Laboratories use a diabolical range of methods to kill animals, inflicting unimaginable suffering on them’ After the French government sanctioned dog breeders to sell “surplus stock” during the Covid-19 crisis, all excess breeds of dogs and puppies are being sold off to animal testing laboratories for cruel experiments, revealed an animal rights organization. According to …

Lewis Hamilton says his dog Roscoe is now ‘fully vegan’ and ‘super happy’

‘Since he has gone vegan, his coat is much softer, his swollen paws have healed up, he is no longer limping with pain of arthritis and his breathing has opened up’ Lewis Hamilton’s pet pup Roscoe is now ‘fully vegan’. The formula one champion shared the news via Roscoe’s own Instagram page, which boasts more …

Vinnie Jones says: “Going forward, plant-based food is where we’ve got to be”

‘(Going vegan) is a good way to go for the environment and a healthier lifestyle’ In an exclusive interview with the Mirror, Vinnie Jones advocated eating vegan foods for better health and the environment. Speaking to the news outlet, days before his wife’s first death anniversary, whom he lost to cancer last year, the former …

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 …

Justin Trudeau just invested $100 million into plant-based food

‘As people around the world start eating more plant-based products, we have an opportunity to bring together Canadian innovation and Canadian crops ‘ On June 22, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau announced a $100 million investment into Canada’s plant-based food industry The funds will go to Merit Functional Foods in Winnipeg, where it will be …

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 …

Trump administration lifts ban to allow killing bears, wolves and their cubs in Alaska

‘This administration has let down a majority of Americans who would never sanction such cruelty against our native wildlife.’ According to the final rule announced by the National Park Service (NPS) and published in the Federal Register,  last week, the Trump administration lifted the 2015 ban put in place at National Parks in Alaska to …

Jane Goodall warns ‘humanity is finished’ unless we change our food system post COVID-19

‘If we do not do things differently, we are finished’ At a recent webinar hosted by advocacy organization Compassion in World Farming on ‘pandemics, wildlife and intensive animal farming’, Jane Goodall said humanity could soon be wiped out unless we altered our food habits and stopped wrecking natural habitats. The leading primatologist touched upon several …