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All Blog Posts Tagged 'vegan' (48)

Chinese Vegan Rock Star’s NGO Helps Animals & Promotes Compassionate Lifestyles

Don’t eat Friends is an Animal Protection Organisation founded by vegan rock star Xie Zheng in 2007. The non-profit, based in Beijing, makes information available on various aspects of taking care of animal companions. In addition, volunteers help to rescue more than 30 homeless cats and dogs each month. Xie Zheng, the lead vocalist of the…


Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 22, 2014 at 23:03 — 3 Comments

Taiwan:~Girl Asks People To Go Vegan In The Middle Of 'Beef Noodle Festival'

"Joan of Arc on the battlefield for life"

During the 'Beef Noodle Festival' held in conjunction with Taipei Food and Travel Festival, a girl holds a large poster, with no fear standing in this catastrophic field for cows, pleading for the innocent animals ......

Some disdain her, some try to provoke her, some try to 'enlighten' her but she is determined and stands firm to wake up the world!

Photos sourced & translation by…


Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on December 17, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments

Namibia: Ombudsman not living up to his mandate to protect seals

The Namibian ombudsman, currently Adv. John Walters, is mandated by the constitution of Namibia under Articles 89-94. He has the power to take direct action in providing relief by bringing forth an interdict or other suitable remedy as a means to secure the termination of the offending action or the abandonment or the alteration of the offensive procedures as complained against.

As a hybrid institution, the office of the ombudsman incorporates the public protector,…


Added by Pat Dickens on June 14, 2012 at 13:34 — No Comments

We Are Made of Meat: The Matthew Calarco Interview

Matthew Calarco, PhD, Associate Prof of Philosophy, who lives in California with his dog, Nietzsche, became vegan at the age of 18, and has been concerned about both the environment and the oppression of both humans and other animals since then.

Matthew has written seven books, including Zoographies, in which he writes "While there is no widely agreed upon definition of what precisely constitutes animal studies, it…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on June 3, 2012 at 15:00 — 2 Comments

Vegan, Peace, Justice, Wisdom, and Freedom ~ Dr. Will Tuttle

Vegan, peace, justice, wisdom, and freedom.…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on April 23, 2012 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

Your Secret Hideaway is Calling: The Importance of Connecting with Nature ~ Dr. Will Tuttle

In a few days I’m going to pack a tent and sleeping bag into our inflatable kayak and paddle to an uninhabited mangrove island here in the…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on February 20, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

The effects of categorisation as food

Very interesting study about the effects of categorising animals as food. Below is a brief summary and some of my thoughts on the matter but there is a lot more in the paper, which can be found here

The study seeks to understand “the effect of categorization as food on the perceived moral standing of animals”. it has been suggested…


Added by olly stearn on February 17, 2012 at 7:31 — 2 Comments

Vegan Home Cooking

Life is good! I am currently residing in the beautiful mid-west, USA and I am no longer homeless. It’s wonderful that I can now cook my own meals again. After posting a photo of my vegan dumplings my good friend, Sandy, asked me for the recipe. I get many requests for recipes, so I am starting a new section whereby I may share my culinary delights.

Please keep in mind that I am vegan for the animals first, the planet second and…


Added by Holise E. Cleveland III on February 14, 2012 at 7:30 — 6 Comments

A Bucket of Sand ~ Barbara DeGrande

How does one get through everyday life when it includes a continuing awareness of the abject misery to which we subject endless animals, children and humans? How do you live within your own skin when others of your species are so abjectly cruel? Over the holidays, when I was placed at a table next to a “ham,” I could not help but consider the pig that was the living being,…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on February 8, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments

PETA: Futile Efforts and Destructive Consequences

Originally published on

January 23, 2012

It is true that any social movement succeeds in stages. The time necessary for a society to see an issue as a problem, to see how their actions contribute to suffering…


Added by NR on January 26, 2012 at 5:30 — 10 Comments

Celebrating This Beautiful Earth ~ Dr. Will Tuttle

To me, the greatest joy and sense of wonder flows from opening to the beauty, power, intricacy, and magnificent abundance of our Earth. Swimming in lakes and streams, wandering through forests and mountains, snorkeling around coral reefs, watching birds, fish, and other animals soaring, darting, and celebrating their lives, camping in remote…

Added by Carolyn Bailey on December 22, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

Being Vegan is Difficult ~ Tim Gier

Being vegan is difficult, and if it is going to mean anything, and result in anything, then it must be difficult.…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on December 4, 2011 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

Transcript of Dylan Powell's Live ARZone Guest Chat

Transcript of Dylan Powell’s ARZone Live Guest Chat

19 November 2011

5pm US Eastern Time

10pm UK Time…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 20, 2011 at 20:00 — No Comments

The Five Universal Taboos and Animal Use ~ Dr. Will Tuttle

Built-in Fairness Meters

The more biologists and psychologists delve into understanding innate behavioral drives, the more they find that we humans seem to be hard-wired to be highly sensitive to fairness in social interactions. Interestingly, this universal taboo against unfairness in human relationships is also…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 16, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

Animal Sentience: The Real Omnivore's Dilemma

Originally published

November 2, 2011

There are many reasons one would choose to go vegan—and many justifications in opposition.  Often, the argument for each "side" involves discussions of…


Added by NR on November 8, 2011 at 10:30 — 2 Comments

How Free-Range and Factory Farmed Animal Products are Breaking the Planet


Originally published at This Dish is Veg

September 8, 2011


Meat-eating environmentalists and the Tooth Fairy have more in common that you’d think.  Eating animal products, whether from a factory farm or “local, free-range” has an undeniably destructive effect on the Earth, and it is…


Added by NR on November 8, 2011 at 8:24 — 2 Comments

Dear Fur Wearing Vegan-Environmentalist, You’re Not Fooling Anyone


Originally Published on This Dish is Veg

August 26, 2011

In a twist of audacity, the fur industry has committed misdirection worthy of Houdini—fooling many a stalwart environmentalist and vegan into becoming walking advertisements for their…


Added by NR on November 8, 2011 at 8:24 — 3 Comments

Transcript of ARZone Workshop 8 on Too Vegan or Vegan Enough?

Transcript of ARZone Workshop 8

Are You Too Vegan or Are You Vegan Enough?

29 October 2011

6pm US Eastern Time…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 5, 2011 at 18:46 — 5 Comments

Carnism: Why Eating Animals is a Social Justice Issue ~ Dr. Melanie Joy

Eating Animals Social Justice Issue


I don’t eat lamb…You feel guilty. It just feels kind of like…they are very gentle. Well, cows are [gentle, too, but] we eat them. I don’t know how to describe it….It seems like everybody eats cow. It’s affordable and there are so many of them but lambs are just different….Seems like it’s…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 4, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Frequently Asked Questions ~ Tim Gier

A list of Frequently Asked Questions commonly heard by many vegans.


What is a vegan?

A vegan is one who fully respects the lives and well-being of others. A vegan strives to avoid harming others and does everything possible to avoid using any living being as a resource or a thing. A vegan doesn’t eat other animals and she does…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 2, 2011 at 15:00 — 2 Comments

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