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Bestiality vs animal husbandry: a roleplaying game

Jess Parsons | July 3, 2014 | Animals

Read More: animal abuse, animal cruelty, Animal Rights, animal testing, Animal Welfare, cows, dairy, legislation, vegan

Apparently New Zealand farmers would like cows to get pregnant earlier and more easily. (Warning: this post is not graphic but discusses sensitive topics. In case the title wasn't enough of a clue.) DairyNZ senior scientist and project leader......

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Could You Do It Yourself?

Sarah Taylor | March 28, 2012 | Animals, Health

Read More: animal cruelty, spirituality, vegan

At a recent lecture in a spiritual bookstore, I covered some of the spiritual aspects of going vegan.  Yet even if you’re not spiritual or religious, many of the same principles apply, simply because many spiritual traditions come down to......

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Your Thanksgiving Turkey - now in living color

Jess Parsons | November 23, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal feed, animal suffering, education, factory farms, holiday, turkey, vegan

I grew up with turkeys on my dinner plate or as cartoon figures drawn around five little fingers.Like any animal, there's always so much more to learn!Like the Native Americans (Indians), turkeys are another victim of colonial naming confusion......

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Animal Transportation

Sarah Taylor | October 10, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal abuse, animal cruelty, animal transportation, vegan

Ever wondered how pork gets to Hawaii?  Me either.  But if you knew, you’d probably start writing letters to the local papers, as I recently found myself doing. Laurelee Blanchard, who runs the Leilani Farm Sanctuary in Maui is a......

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COMPLICITY -- Billions suffering in factory farms

J Morris Hicks | September 27, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, suffering of animals factory farms

  Warning. While this blog is necessary, it's not altogether pleasant. After 225 consecutive daily blogs, I have only devoted two of them to the disgusting topic of animal suffering. Now there will be three. In our book, we cover......

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Got Guilt? Motherhood, Sacrifice, Breastfeeding, and Dairy

Jess Parsons | September 15, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, artificial insemination, breastfeeding, dairy cows, milk, milk alternatives, mother

Motherhood and sacrifice - where to start? Google it for 2.8 million hits and keep on going.The story of Jesus's sacrifice is known worldwide - yet first Jesus's mother Mary gave of her body to him by breastfeeding.  There......

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Top 10 Vegan Wars - Fighting the good fight

Jess Parsons | August 29, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: abortion, activism, animal cruelty, animal products, meat and dairy, parenting, vegan children, vegan meat, vegan pets

      Everyone knows that vegans are mellow, peaceable, anaemic, skinny and limp whispering incense waving meditators.  Right?  Anyone else remember the Comedy Company's Vegan Cooking skit?  (Please post it if you can find it.)In real life, we're a......

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The Green Diet - my open letter to the New Zealand Green Party

Jess Parsons | July 27, 2011 | Green

Read More: animal cruelty, children, factory farming, green, New Zealand, politics, vegan

I received a letter from the very popular former co-leader of the New Zealand Green Party, Jeanette Fitzsimons:  The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand is a popular, modern and successful party that has left an indelible mark on......

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Evolving Backwards

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 10, 2011

Read More: animal cruelty, bone health, evolution, extinction, factory farming, nutrition, tipping point

And with seeing and being reminded comes…inspiration…each image of animals being treated with apathy in the most horrific manners…manners in which are impossible to imagine how a human could conceive of them-let alone implement and perpetuate them. And yet,......

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Evolving Backwards

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 10, 2011 | Animals, Green, Health

Read More: animal cruelty, evolution, extinction, factory farming, health crisis, health of the planet, nutrition, tipping point

And with seeing and being reminded comes…inspiration…each image of animals being treated with apathy in the most horrific manners…manners in which are impossible to imagine how a human could conceive of them-let alone implement and perpetuate them. And yet,......

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Purrrrfect vegans?

Jess Parsons | June 21, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal testing, hunting, pet food, pets, vegan pets

Cats are carnivores.  They are natural hunters, skilled at stalking and swift at capture.  One of my trio of housecats had a leg and a tail off a skink yesterday before I could do anything about it. So obviously,......

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Suffering of Animals -- Remember Michael Vick?

J Morris Hicks | May 1, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal suffering, fat

An article by Mark Bittman in the New York Times on April 26 prompted me to write this piece. While a full chapter in our book is devoted to it, this is my first full blog on this miserable topic. After......

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The truth about cats and dogs (why not buy?)

Jess Parsons | April 1, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal shelters, breeders, cats, dogs, donations, euthanasia, kittens and mother's milk, pet stores, pets, volunteers

Our New Family Members After sadly farewelling our longtime family pets in 2008, we were finally ready to welcome some new furry babies into the house.  We wanted our cats to be friends with each other and with our children,......