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Life Without Fear – Jacobs Ridge sanctuary

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Life Without Fear – Jacobs Ridge sanctuary

Vegan Life speaks to Julian Nicholson from Jacobs Ridge about the great work that is being done to improve the lives of over a hundred animals Jacobs Ridge is a sanctuary based in Mula, near Murcia in Spain. The sanctuary offers a safe and secure home to over 120 animals that have been rescued from…

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Breakthrough drug testing technology could put animal testing to an end

Scientists at the University of Central Florida have produced a new method to predict how humans react to chemical substances. The human-on-a-chip technology uses human tissue that has been donated to mimic human organs, and has been central to their study. Cruelty Free International announced the news, declaring the development in animal-free testing methods. There…

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Spare a thought for reindeer this Christmas

For hundreds of years we have celebrated Christmas and there is a certain magic surrounding the end of December. Images of children making a snowman, Christmas trees dressed in gold and red sparkling in a window and, of course, Father Christmas flying through the sky on his sleigh pop to mind. Christmas is a time…

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Viva! Urges Consumers to End Turkey Suffering at Christmas

In the lead up to Christmas, vegan charity, Viva! (viva.org), is visiting several cities around the UK, prompting consumers to ditch turkey meat this year, and raise awareness of the cruelty involved in preparing their Christmas dinner. The outreach events are scheduled to take place in Leicester, Southampton and Swansea, with free vegan turkey-style samples…

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Dog Meat Outlawed in South Korea

As most of us are now aware, the Yulin dog meat festival started yesterday in China and although the plight against this horrific event often seems futile, there is good news coming our way in regard to the banning of this barbaric practice. A South Korean court has finally declared that the killing of dogs…

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Canada’s Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

Canada is in the process of making giants leaps towards a new cruelty free future- in the cosmetics department at least; In 2015, Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen introduced the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act to the Canadian government. Now, the final endorsement of the Bill S-214 has been cleared. This means Canada is half way to…

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The Rise of Vegan Athletes

It is no secret that the interest in plant based diets is rising at an encouraging rate, with the health benefits of following a plant-based diet becoming truly apparent. It is no surprise therefore that world famous athletes are also cottoning on to this trend and following either a plant based diet or announcing that…

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The Street Dogs of Sarajevo

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Animal advocate Maria Slough reports for Vegan Life from Bosnia and Herzegovina on the issue of stray dogs   Over the next few months Maria will be reporting from behind the camera with an access all areas insight into a series of issues. This month she will be talking about the street dogs of Sarajevo.…

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Victoria Eisermann – “Be the Solution, Not the Problem”

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Victoria Eisermann, co-founder of K-9 Angels, writes for Vegan Life about the importance of spaying and neutering     Hamlet’s most famous soliloquy starts with: “To be or not to be? That is the question.” Even most who have never read Shakespeare would be able to recite this quotation. What Hamlet is really contemplating is…

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Thomas Cook Suspend Online Promotion of SeaWorld

UK travel company Thomas Cook have suspended their online promotion of SeaWorld following campaigning by PETA. PETA have gained support by 22,000 people sending emails and by staging peaceful protests outside of Thomas Cook branches. This is yet another blow to SeaWorld since the documentary Blackfish, exposing the life of Tilikum, an orca kept in…

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Kim Willis on Improving the Lives of Donkeys in Pakistan

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Kim Willis reports for Vegan Life about how animal welfare experts at the Brooke are improving the lives of donkeys in Pakistan   Donkeys are used for manual labour in developing countries because they work until they collapse. To understand why Pakistan’s poorest mining communities overwork their donkeys, you have to first understand the situation…

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In Conversation With… Robert Grillo Author Of Farm To Fable

We spoke to Robert Grillo, the author of Farm To Fable: The Fictions Of Our Animal-Consuming Culture, about how our culture dictates our food choices and what the future holds for vegans. Tell us about your journey to veganism.   It was prompted by the trauma I felt from seeing investigative footage in hatcheries. I…

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