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“Gunda” Director Viktor Kossakovsky Interview With Animal Outlook’s Erin Wing

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Viktor Kossakovsky, director of the breakout hit documentary Gunda, speaks with Erin Wing, Animal Outlook’s deputy director of investigations about the making of the film, his childhood experiences that inspired him to stop eating animals when he was just four years old, and much more.  Experiential cinema in its purest form, Gunda chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig, …

aquaculture

Muddying the Waters: Aquaculture’s Plague on Welfare, Environment & Health

jenny Animals, Investigations, Outreach, Veg Eating 1 Comment

Aquaculture is a rapidly growing form of food production, but that’s not a good thing for animals, the environment or consumers. Aquaculture involves the farming of aquatic animal and plant species. In 2016, global aquaculture raised roughly 110.2 million metric tons of fish for food. As a grim testament to the magnitude of animals slaughtered in industrial aquaculture, the United …

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Aquaculture: The Painful Truth Beneath the Surface 

Erin Wing Animals, Investigations, Veg Eating 2 Comments

When you think of the animal agriculture industry, what comes to mind? Cows, pigs and chickens? Many people aren’t aware of the cruel world of fish factory farming, or aquaculture.  Aquaculture presents serious environmental and other risks, yet it largely flies under the radar, although it’s coming under increasing scrutiny. I wasn’t truly aware of the dangers and horrors of …

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St. Patrick’s Day: Go Green For Animals And The Planet

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While you may not be able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year by dressing in green and visiting your local Irish bar for a pint of green beer, you can still celebrate by going green for animals and for the environment by leaving animals off your plate. Skip the traditional Irish dishes that rely heavily on factory farming and …

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165,000 Lives Lost in Tragic Fire

Erin Wing Animals, Investigations, News, Veg Eating 5 Comments

Just several days ago, 165,000 lives were lost in a fire. If anyone were to read a headline like that, they would undoubtedly refer to it as a tragedy and mourn the lives lost. But when the 165,000 lives are those of chickens imprisoned at an egg factory farm, the animal agriculture industry refers to that as an unfortunate loss …

International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day, Animal Rights Style

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International Women’s Day, Animal Rights Style In a movement often called a “boy’s club,” Animal Outlook is proud to be a women-led animal rights organization. Our president, Erica Meier, has been involved in animal protection since college and, in 2013, was honored with the prestigious Animal Rights Hall of Fame award. Our executive director, Cheryl Leahy, joined Animal Outlook in …