Russia is Developing a New Drug-Testing System that May Cut Down the Need for...

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Researchers in Russia have developed a new nanomedicine testing system based on plant leaves. Using this new solution could cut down on animal testing. Based on a spinach leaf, this system uses the leaf's vascular structure with all cell...

New Research Shows How the Meat Trade Makes People Ill.

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A new study has concluded that global increases in the red and processed meat trade contributed to the abrupt increase of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs). It also found that the attributable burden of diet-related NCDs had big geographical variations...

Win for Transparency as the USDA Posts Records on US Slaughterhouses to Settle Lawsuit

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As part of a settlement in a lawsuit, in early January 2022, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) agreed to disclose on its website records related to the treatment of animals in US slaughter plants. This is a huge...

Vegan Encounters with Urban Invaders

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Zoologist Jordi Casamitjana meets up close and personally some of the animals belonging to so-called “invasive species” commonly living in cities among us. There is no day I do not hear them. Even in the dark winter months. I would be...

Exposé of the Suffering of Ducks in Indonesian Egg Farms

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An undercover investigation of duck farms in Indonesia has shown how the factory farming of ducks is as cruel as their equivalent for chickens in the West. Investigators of Act for Farmed Animals and We Animals Media revealed the...

The Sound of Silence

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One of the most inspiring vegan activists I know is Karen Davis PhD, of United Poultry Concerns.  As she wrote in 'VEGAN VOICES' - Essays by Inspiring Changemakers":- "Something I learned about chickens ... is how vocally charged they are from...

Research Confirms that If Everyone Went Vegan Nations Could Save Millions in Healthcare

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In the years where the expenditure of national healthcare systems is rocketing due to the pandemic, experts are beginning to quantify how much countries could save on healthcare if everyone went vegan. A study conducted in Taiwan and published...

The US City of Madison Bans the Declawing of Cats

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In December 2021, the Madison Common Council voted unanimously to ban the cruel practice of elective cat declawing (removing the last bone of each of the cat’s toes to prevent unwelcomed scratchings of furniture). This major city in Wisconsin...

A Third of Britons Highly Approve of Vegan Diets

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According to a new poll, more than a third of people in the UK may be interested in becoming dietary vegans. 36% of UK adults believe eating a vegan or plant-based diet is “an admirable thing to do” The YouGov...

US Breeding Facility Accused of Mistreating Beagles May Be Getting Away with It

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After PETA undertook a seven-month investigation into an Envigo dog-breeding facility in Cumberland, Va., where they found many beagles bred for experimentation were kept in appalling conditions, US federal officials made an unannounced inspection in the summer of 2021...
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