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Number of the Day: 44 (Wolves Killed in Wyoming trophy hunt)

44 wolves killed in Wyoming’s first trophy wolf hunt since 2013 https://t.co/TgagEhAiBI via @IdahoStateJ — NY Wolf Center (@nywolforg) January 27, 2018 In total, 76 wolves were killed in Wyoming in 2017. 43 were legally killed during the licensed hunting season of October through December, with an additional wolf being killed illegally. The remaining 32 … Continue reading

Dairy industry is shook! Outrageous legislation, shocking lobby spending, and more.

The dairy industry thinks consumers are confused about plant-based milk products. Could they be right? Readers, maybe it’s time we had the talk. In case you don’t know, products like “soy milk,” “almond milk,” and “cashew milk” do not come from cows. Cows only produce cow milk. No soya, almond, or cashew were forcibly impregnated … Continue reading

Number of the Day: 115 (wolves in Washington)

The WASHINGTON GRAY WOLF CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT 2016 ANNUAL REPORT, a cooperative effort by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Confederated Colville Tribes, Spokane Tribe of Indians, USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been published, and you can access the pdf here: http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01895/wdfw01895.pdf The report states that the total gray … Continue reading

CNN investigates the link between animal agriculture and climate change (and a trip to the comment section)

CNN has published a fairly decent look into the link between animal agriculture and climate change in a new article, “Climate Change: Why Beef is the new SUV.” The opinion piece is far from perfect, but it does have some great information and will hopefully change some people’s minds. The reality is that if we’re … Continue reading

Video of the Day: How Whales Change Climate

This beautifully made video is short but informative. I had no idea of the impact that whales had on our environment. Did you? I was already opposed to whaling, but after watching the video and reading some links, I now have more support for my opposition. I included the transcript of the narration for anyone … Continue reading

Go Vegan – Save Water, Feed An Additional 1.8 Billion People

The following information (italics) comes from the recently published, “Diet Change – A Solution to Reduce Water Use?” an open access article. Go Vegan, Save Water We found that reducing animal product consumption would impact global green water use by reducing it up to 21%, while the effect on blue water use in food production … Continue reading

Video of the Day: Phillip Wollen – Animals Should Be Off The Menu

Dylan, pictured to the left, was going to be veal. Can you imagine? Now he’s thriving, happy, and sociable at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. I met Dylan when I visited Woodstock a couple of years ago. I snapped this photo as he ran over to us, eager to get to know us and to receive … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

It *is* Monday, right? When you’re not working regularly, the days just bleed together. I haven’t been updating much lately. I was traveling and visiting family. But the good news is that I have lots of posts planned; brace yourselves! For now, here’s a bunch of articles that I’ve come across. Got any articles to … Continue reading

My Interview With the Filmmakers of “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret”: Animal Agriculture’s Devastating Impact On Our Planet

There is one single industry destroying the planet more than any other, and yet the world’s major environmental organizations do not want to discuss it. The upcoming documentary film “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” will expose the impact animal agriculture has on global warming, species extinction, water pollution, and more. The Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra … Continue reading

Photo of the Day: Fraternity Dudebros Tagged Washed Up Whale

Sad story. This whale washed up on shore & was then ‘tagged’ by someone under pier at Tennessee Ave in Atlantic City. pic.twitter.com/Nw0sAQZdW9 — FOX 29 (@FOX29philly) May 1, 2014   Philly Mag reports: The whale appears to be marked with the Greek letters Tau Epsilon Phi, a fraternity headquartered in Voorhees with three local … Continue reading