Los Angeles Will Ban the Sale of Fur

Los Angeles Will Ban the Sale of Fur

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Los Angeles is on track to become the largest city in the United States to ban the sale of fur clothing and accessories. On Tuesday, the City Council voted unanimously for the ban, directing the Los Angeles City Attorney to formulate a policy that would render fur sales illegal. The council expects that the city …
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With veganism on the rise, is meat cooked?

With veganism on the rise, is meat cooked?

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Vegans are suddenly everywhere. Restaurants that serve meals completely free of all animal products have opened all over New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, and in Britain, the number of vegans more than tripled in the decade from 2006 to 2016. But most surprisingly, Germany – where not so long ago, meat-heavy cuisine made …
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Why It’s Impossible for PETA to Get Behind the Impossible Burger

Why It’s Impossible for PETA to Get Behind the Impossible Burger

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Impossible Foods’ slogan, “Made from Plants,” is missing one huge and disturbing detail: “tested on animals.” That’s right, Impossible Foods, the maker of the Impossible Burger, decided voluntarily to test one of its burger ingredients—soy leghemoglobin—by feeding it to a total of 188 rats in three separate tests, killing them, and cutting them up, none …
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More than 3 million Canadians vegetarian or vegan

More than 3 million Canadians vegetarian or vegan

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Vegetarians and vegans now account for nearly 10 per cent of Canada’s population, and their increased presence is forcing the restaurant and meat production industries to consider new approaches. According to research from Dalhousie University, there are 2.3 million vegetarians in Canada, up from 900,000 15 years ago. Another 850,000 people consider themselves vegan. Those …
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338 Wisconsin Dairy Farms Have Closed Down This Year

338 Wisconsin Dairy Farms Have Closed Down This Year

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Wisconsin, which produces more dairy than any other state in America, is experiencing a steep decline in dairy farms. In June, 54 Wisconsin dairy farms left the industry, and in May, 78 facilities also closed up shop. This information was confirmed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), a state government agency. So far …
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Plant-powered tennis star Novak Djokovic defeats Rafael Nadal

Plant-powered tennis star Novak Djokovic defeats Rafael Nadal

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Plant-powered tennis player Novak Djokovic secured a place in the Wimbledon 2018 finals after a victory against old rival Rafael Nadal, The Telegraph reports. The Serbian tennis player will now proceed to a final bout against South African tennis player Kevin Anderson. In what was described as a “sensationally high-quality match,” Djokovic edged past Nadal after an intense five-hour, …
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Meat and dairy companies to surpass oil industry as worlds biggest polluters report finds

Meat and dairy companies to surpass oil industry as worlds biggest polluters report finds

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‘There’s no other choice. Meat and dairy production in the countries where the top 35 companies dominate must be significantly reduced’ Meat and dairy companies are on track to be the world’s biggest contributors to climate change, outpacing even the fossil fuel industry, according to a new report. To arrive at this conclusion, non-profit organisations the Institute for …
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Calgary Stampede: Torturing cows and horses is wrong, outdated and illegal

Calgary Stampede: Torturing cows and horses is wrong, outdated and illegal

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Camille Labchuk is an animal-rights lawyer and executive director of Animal Justice Canada There’s little doubt that using animals for entertainment is rapidly becoming unacceptable. Shifting public perceptions first forced Ringling Brothers to retire elephants from circuses, and soon after compelled SeaWorld to end its orca shows. The fleeting entertainment we may experience at seeing animals perform tricks …
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