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. …

Vegan Potions

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Happy Halloween season. The Hocus Pocus franchise has risen from the grave with the new Hocus Pocus 2, which premieres nearly 30 years after the original. The first Hocus Pocus was about a trio of witch sisters, Winifred, Sarah, and Mary Sanderson, who were from Salem in the 1600s but are resurrected in the present day, meaning 1993, the year …

Vegan Add-Ins For Your Dog’s Food

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With the rise in popularity of raw pet diets, it can be difficult to know what to feed as a pet guardian. Dogs especially have complicated nutritional needs that are met through foods in multiple different sustenance groups. If you’re looking for vegan options to add to your dog’s food rotation, we have a list of choices below. These are …

It’s Time To Cut the Cheese….From Your Diet!

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Calling all vegetarians who consume dairy products: it’s time to cut out the cheese and other dairy!  Here’s why and how: Milk production causes animals to suffer immensely. Here’s how: Like all mammals, in order to produce milk, cows need to give birth to calves. Out of all the calves that are born, about 65% of them are considered by …

Behind the Curtain of Contract Chicken Farming

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As the price of chicken continues to rise, consumers spend more, and corporate profits soar, chicken farmers themselves are not reaping any financial benefits. According to The National Chicken Council, the amount farmers are paid per pound of chicken has consistently decreased since 1990.   The “broiler” chicken industry is highly consolidated. Tyson, JBS (Pilgrims Pride), Perdue, and Sanderson Farms make …

When The Hulk Went Vegan

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 The Marvel Ultimate comics take place in an alternate universe to the main continuity. This allowed writers to take characters in new directions. One of these new directions was making Bruce Banner, alter ego of The Hulk, a vegan. Banner’s veganism is referenced in Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk, a comic book mini series that started in 2005, where Wolverine …

10 Vegan Athletes Making Strides for Veganism

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From weightlifting to basketball and long-distance running, more and more athletes are proving that a vegan diet fuels success. Here is a list of ten vegan athletes who’ve made significant strides on and off the playing field.    1. Scott Jurek First on the list is Scott Jurek. Scott is an ultrarunner and credits his vegan diet for his endurance, recovery, …