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How to Mainstream Vegan Values and Actions? Science And a Little Practical Common Sense

Cheryl Leahy Animals, Campaigns, Cheryl Leahy, Veg Eating Leave a Comment

Science and a little practical common sense can mainstream vegan values and actions In my first three posts in this series on Animal Outlook’s four programs, I talked about specific strategies and tactics to move us beyond factory farming and into a world where people feel empowered by the knowledge of what’s happening to animals and how they can be …

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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 …

VegWeek 2019

Have You Taken the VegPledge Yet?

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Compassion Over Killing is proud to present VegWeek 2019! The week of April 22nd, we’ll be celebrating Earth Day by sharing vegan eating with VegWeek pledges and recruiters for one week (and hopefully beyond!). With 52 weeks in a year, why not make at least one week vegan? It’s easy: simply pledge now and you’ll get free recipes, product coupons, …

Turn Up the Heat on Big Ag in August: Double your impact!

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With our supporters standing strong at our side, Compassion Over Killing is challenging the status quo of Animal Ag and inspiring thousands nationwide to choose compassion, in part by prompting new vegan menu options. Right now, your special gift will go twice as far in strengthening the work of Compassion Over Killing and our brave investigators who shed light on the horrors …

Biggest VegWeek Ever: More than 9K People Take the VegPledge

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VegWeek 2018 has been a sweet and savory success, inspiring more people than ever — a record-breaking 9,300 VegPledgers — to explore the flavorful and fun world of plant-based eating for at least seven days! Thanks to our nearly 600 recruiters who empowered friends and family to take the VegPledge, compassionate celebrity Endorsers, our incredible Sponsors and Partners, a bright …

VegWeek Kicks Off Today, with Celebrities like Alicia Silverstone Inspiring Thousands to Take the VegPledge

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VegWeek 2018 is now officially underway — and the 7-Day VegPledge Challenge is on! More than 8,000 people including pro-plant celebrities, athletes, and other world-changers are exploring and enjoying the many flavors and fun of plant-based eating from April 16-22. VegWeek’s message is simple yet impactful: Together, we can change the world one week at a time! Hosted by Compassion …