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Reasons to love (and not eat) Turkeys

It’s shocking to me that 46 million turkeys are tortured and slaughtered each year for Thanksgiving alone. I wanted to share some facts about Turkeys to make you realize just how amazing these animals are and that they deserve to live this Thanksgiving and always. 440 more words

Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

In the words of George Orwell, “All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”

We value some animals more than others. There are no two ways about it. 311 more words

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The Truth about Sow Stalls

If you shop at Coles you may have seen this label stamped onto the more expensive bacon, but have you ever wondered what sow stalls actually are? 295 more words

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Growing up the Farmer's Daughter

Some children grow up in the suburbs, others in the big city, some live in large mansions, others in small apartment buildings, but I believe I had the best place of all to grow up. 789 more words

Animal Agriculture

Life of a Dairy Calf

It is early in the morning when he first meets the earth. He stands on trembling legs against the cold concrete floor. His brave, tired mother kisses him all over, expressing love and care for her newborn baby. 811 more words

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Activism in 2016

Last week the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) officially listed the eastern gorilla as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List. New research published by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Fauna and Flora International found that since 1994, the eastern lowland gorilla has lost 77 percent of its population. 521 more words

Animal Welfare

Smart Enough to Suffer

Pictured: A pig of superior intelligence, but inferior eye-sight

Pigs are social and intelligent animals. They play together, they have long-term memories and they can remember which people were nice to them and which people weren’t. 420 more words

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