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Her Secret

A poem by guest contributor Heather Leughmyer

Her Secret

 

In a crowded cage she sits
Ammonia chokes the air
Aside from all the feces
The wire floor is bare. 138 more words

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Animal Cruelty Inherent in Animal Dissection in Schools

By Genevieve Cottraux

Biological-supply company Bio Corporation was charged on December 29, 2017 with 25 counts of animal cruelty in its killing of animals it supplied for study and dissection.  777 more words

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North America’s First Dolphin Sanctuary

By Genevieve Cottraux

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland is undertaking groundbreaking changes in the way they care for the dolphin colony raised in captivity at the facility.  527 more words

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Members of the European Parliament Vote to Ban Electric Pulse Fishing

By Genevieve Cottraux

The European Parliament voted on January 16, 2018 for a ban on the controversial fishing practice of electric pulse fishing, in which electrically charged lines are dragged just above the sea floor, stunning marine life up into trawling nets.  669 more words

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Norway Pledges Fur Farming Ban

By Genevieve Cottraux

The newly formed coalition government of Norway, led by Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg, announced on January 14, 2018 a pledge to end all fur farming in Norway… 513 more words

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Soybean's Potential

By James Videle

Could the soybean be the best possible food for us?  It may very well be.  A pound of boiled soybeans delivers 82.67g of protein, 463 mg of calcium and over 23 mg of iron, … 574 more words

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First Amendment Victory for Animal Activists in Idaho

By Genevieve Cottraux

In a split decision on Idaho’s 2012 “ag-gag” law, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on January 4, 2018… 567 more words

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