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An Open Letter to Nonvegans About Bird Flu

By on June 10, 2024

The next pandemic, the H5N1 bird flu virus, has officially jumped to mammals, including humans—a Michigan dairy worker and a Texas farmer—and to cows. The virus has been confirmed in 80 dairy herds in 10 states since March. Dairy cows

In Memory of Regan Russell: “I don’t know if it does any good. But I know doing nothing does no good.”

By on June 26, 2020

Family of slain animal activist says “We will not rest until justice is served” Regan Russell, a pioneer of Canada’s animal rights movement, was tragically killed June 19 while attending a vigil with Animal Save Movement at a Fearmans/Sofina Foods

“In the pit of my stomach, I’ve come to realize, the moment of betrayal is far worse for the humanely raised individual than those raised on a factory farm”

By on October 6, 2015

Six-time Emmy winner Allison Argo has made animal- and nature-themed films (including Parrot Confidential) for more than 20 years, for PBS, National Geographic, and other broadcast outlets. Her work has won more than 100 awards internationally, and exposed worldwide audiences

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Farmed Animal Conference

By on May 25, 2015

This June 5-7 is the first-ever, first of its kind, Farmed Animal Conference for activists interested in farmed animal rescue, care, and advocacy. The event is organized by Northern California sanctuary Animal Place and takes place at their 600-acre Grass

Attention Thinking Vegans: Free Money for Animal Activism and Outreach

By on February 26, 2014

Grants for animal activism: $1000 to fund, start, or expand efforts to make the world better for animals.

Celebrating World Vegan Day 269 style

Celebrating World Vegan Day 269 style

By on November 2, 2012

For World Vegan Day 2012, 269 organized a worldwide campaign to honor all animals who are part of the organized exploitation and murder of animals for food, clothing, entertainment and “research.”. Hundreds of activist across the globe tattooed 269 as

Top 10 Animal Rights News Stories of 2011

Top 10 Animal Rights News Stories of 2011

By on January 13, 2012

Can you stand another year-end list? Below are what we believe were the ten biggest news stories of 2011 for animal rights initiatives. While some of these generated massive amounts of ink and airtime, a few were important stories that

SAEN releases new report on animal abuse in research labs

SAEN releases new report on animal abuse in research labs

By on October 18, 2011

A comprehensive new report on the use of non-human primates in federally regulated vivisection labs was issued today by SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation Now). The report on the state of primate research is based on USDA documentation, including the little-known

Consumer choice alone isn’t sufficient to create a vegan world

Consumer choice alone isn’t sufficient to create a vegan world

By on August 28, 2011

Recently chicken farmers and meat processors were bailed out by the U.S. government, to the tune of $40 million dollars, for the purchase of chicken carcasses. Chicken producers are having a rough time these days with the combination of higher

Campus police arrest Vegan Outreach leafletter

Campus police arrest Vegan Outreach leafletter

By on May 5, 2011

Vegan Outreach is a national nonprofit that has distributed millions of pieces of literature worldwide. Its college-based program alone has reached five million students on more than 1,800 college campuses. Its regional outreach coordinator Nikki Benoit, who famously asked Obama

Farm to Fridge Tour

Farm to Fridge Tour

By on March 2, 2011

Starting next week, Mercy For Animals is taking Farm to Fridge on the road in a custom-built truck retrofitted with 80” TV screens, speakers and billboard-sized banners. They will be traveling nearly 12,000 miles to more than 40 cities with the film to educate millions of consumers across the country.