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Support PETA: Shaving Your Head Is Optional!

Check out Kanchan Singh, the New Zealander who raised more than NZD$2,000 to help PETA Australia raise awareness of the fur industry. Wanting to grab people’s attention, Kanchan decided …

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‘Free Meat Week’? How About ‘Happy Heart Attack Week’?

PETA has offered some words of advice to Dawson MP George Christensen, who decided that Meat Free Week is “un-Australian” and planned a cholesterol-laden counter-campaign, dubbed “Free Meat Week”, …

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A Kid’s Message to Bindi Irwin

Post written by Rose McCoy *Please note that SeaWorld in the US (to which this blog post relates) is in no way affiliated with Sea World in the Gold …

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Australian Fashion Retailers and Designers Ditch Vile Angora

Following the release of video footage shot by a PETA Asia investigator in China – the source of 90 per cent of the world’s angora wool – many of Australia’s top …

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Apple Offers Free ‘Seals Hero’ Game, Turns Down Seal-Hunting App

In 2010, Apple blocked an app that let players beat, shoot and kill virtual seals, but saving “seals” is fair game. Apple has launched a free iPhone app called …

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Political Advocacy: An Important Activist Tool!

Injustice can be traced to the laws which allow it to exist. Given this, it’s no wonder that activists have continuously engaged with politicians to achieve justice for animals. …

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17 Dead Horses and Counting

Only weeks into 2014, 17 horses have died on Australian racetracks. The latest victims, Bit of a Bash and Little Pablo, both of whom died in Victoria, and 6-year-old …

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Western Australia’s Shameful Shark Slaughter

The Western Australia government’s catch-and-kill policy against endangered sharks was put into action on Australia Day – a day when Aussies should have felt proud of their nation – …

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Six Reasons Why Vegan Australians Are the BEST Australians

In honour of Australia Day, here are a few reasons why vegans are an awesome bunch of Aussies: 1. We’re patriotic: we don’t eat or wear the animals on …

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Exotic-Animal Trade: Suffering for Sale

More and more people are succumbing to the temptation to acquire exotic animals, such as birds, snakes and lizards, to keep as pets. But captivity is often a death …

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