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Largest Dog Meat Market in South Korea Shut Down

On the morning of December 13, Seongnam, South Korea’s Moran Livestock Association, which kills around 80,000 dogs every year for their meat, announced they are entirely stopping the practice of confining, killing, and selling dogs. 213 more words

Lessons I Learned from a Dying Kitten

These past three days have been a whirlwind of emotion for my family.

On his way to work, my dad found a kitten abandoned in a Kroger parking lot. 785 more words


Ethical Eating

NOTE: I just finished reading The Ethics of What We Eat, by Peter Singer and Jim Mason. I was going to write a book review of sorts, but I ended up writing a concise summary of the some of the tools and information available to help consumers make ethical, informed food choices. 1,661 more words

In Memoriam

​Every year over 56 billion farmed animals are killed for food. That number is just for land animals, there is no real way to get an exact number for how many sea animals are killed every year, so their death is measured in weight. 917 more words


If We Could Eliminate All Animal Suffering, Should We Do It?

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

I’ve always enjoyed reading futurists such as Ray Kurzweil and crossover sci-fi writers like David Brin who are inspired by imagination. Savvy futurists envision how society could function differently and better, but prediction also helps make us aware of futures we might wish to avoid.  2,563 more words

Do animals feel pain?

Do animals feel pain?  Of course they do!  Just ask yourself this question: if animals can’t feel pain, then why do researchers test pain medication on them?  513 more words