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Ringling Brothers Circus Is Shutting Down

VICTORY: As of May, the saddest show on earth for wild animals will end. It’s over for Ringling Brothers Circus.

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Ex-Fisher Pens Heartbreaking Op-Ed, Describes Horrors of Fishing

In a candid account of his experiences as a fisher, The Getaway Plan and ECCA VANDAL drummer Dan Maio describes the guilt he now feels for participating in the …

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How to Make a Vegan

A new survey reveals the main reasons why people go vegan – and some of them may surprise you.

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Cinema Says No to Vegan Choc-Tops: People Fight Back on Social Media

Event Cinemas has controversially declined to crown a vegan winner in its annual My Choc Top competition – even though a cruelty-free entry received the most votes.

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Seeing How These Firefighters Rescued Kittens Will Melt Your Heart

The Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade will receive a Hero to Animals Award for its rescue of two kittens in trouble.

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Tougher Animal-Welfare Legislation Introduced in Victoria

The Victorian government has announced updated animal-welfare legislation which promises to “crack down on cruelty”.

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In Death, Tilikum Is Finally Free

Tilikum—the “star” of Blackfish—is dead, following decades of exploitation in the marine-mammal “abusement” industry.

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Google Trends: ‘Vegan’ Is 2016’s Most Popular Health Movement by Far

According to Google Trends data, Australians are more interested in getting information about eating vegan than they are about paleo, 5:2, vegetarian, or even sugar- or gluten-free diets.

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‘Veganise’: PETA’s Vote for Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year

PETA sent a letter to the editor of the dictionary suggesting that the word “veganise” be chosen as its Word of the Year in the “Eating and Drinking” category.

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Crocodiles Cut Open, Skinned in Vietnam for Leather Bags

A new PETA video exposé reveals the suffering and agonising deaths of crocodiles in Vietnam to make “luxury” leather bags for Louis Vuitton and other brands—help stop this!

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