How Avatar Shows a World Without Animal-Ag Driven Deforestation

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It’s been more than a decade since we last got a cinematic look at the lush, vibrant planet of Pandora. On that planet live the Na’vi, 10-foot-tall blue, humanoid creatures with weird appendages hidden in their hair that can connect to other living things, like plugging a USB into them. This process, called tsaheylu, lets the Na’vi ride on animals …

What is Animal Law?

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*This column was originally published by VegNews. Welcome to the first installment of the monthly legal column from Animal Outlook, a non-profit animal advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. If you’re an advocate or an animal lover of any kind, you’ve probably looked at animal suffering and asked yourself: how is this legal? Or, you may have wondered more generally: …

5 Ways to Help Animals Today

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Have you ever seen evidence of animal cruelty and felt compelled to do something to help? Sadly, the suffering that farmed animals experience every single day is extreme and widespread, but there are ways we can help. By taking action, we can raise the voices of those who so often go unheard. Keep reading to learn five ways you can …

Supreme Court Rejects Meat Industry Challenge to Animal Cruelty Law

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Media Contact: Jim Amos, Scout 22 (818) 216-9122 jim@scout22.com Supreme Court Rejects Meat Industry Challenge to Animal Cruelty Law Ruling Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit Over California Proposition 12   May 11, 2023, Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a meat industry challenge to California law Proposition 12, which bans extreme confinement in animal agriculture in California, …

Meet The Vegan Superhero Animal Man

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 Animal Man is a vegetarian-turned-vegan superhero from DC Comics, who first appeared in Strange Adventures #180 in 1965. Bernhard “Buddy” Baker was a normal, everyday punk rocker before he discovered a downed alien spaceship, was bathed in radiation, and became able to mimic the abilities of animals. Like the strength of a bear or the healing ability of an …

PRESS RELEASE: Animal Protection Org, Maine Voters Sue State Over Fish Farms

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Animal Protection Org, Maine Voters Sue  State Over Fish Farms Millions of Fish and Other Aquatic Animals  Have No Protection, Though Law Requires It Augusta, ME – February 22, 2023 – Today, the animal protection organization Animal Outlook sued a Maine agency that houses the state’s Animal Welfare Program over the agency’s failure to apply state animal cruelty laws to …

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PRESS RELEASE: Owner of Slaughterhouse Pleads Guilty Following Undercover Investigation

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Investigation That Led to Charges Showed Horrific Violence CARNEY’S POINT, NJ–(December 19, 2022)– Joseph Merola, the owner of Bravo Packing, Inc., which slaughters cows and horses for animal feed, and has operated for over 60 years (no affiliation with Bravo Pet Foods), has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge stemming from video footage captured by an undercover investigator with the …

Do All The Animals in Zootopia Really Live in Harmony?

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There’s a new Zootopia series for Disney Plus. If you haven’t watched the 2016 movie starring Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman, Zootopia takes place in a society resembling ours but built by non-human mammals. They have everything you’d expect in a society, like cars, phones, and Shakira.  An interesting thing about the city of Zootopia is that carnivorous animals and …

Why We Should Avoid Eating Turkey For Thanksgiving

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Eating turkeys has become an imperative part of Thanksgiving in the United States. According to the National Turkey Federation, about 46 million turkeys are consumed each Thanksgiving. Eighty eight percent of Americans surveyed by The National Turkey Federation claim to eat turkey. Turkey may or may not have been served at the first recorded Thanksgiving that was held in 1621. …