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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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It’s 2014! Make (and Keep) Animal-Friendly Resolutions!

The Christmas dinner has been eaten, and the party hats have been packed away. Now it’s time to act on your new year’s resolution to help animals. It’s easy …

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PETA’s Cutest, Saddest Protest Ever

In a stunning protest inspired by international graffiti artist Banksy, PETA drove home the horrors of Australia’s live-export trade. Workers and tourists in the central business districts of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide were …

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Top 5 WORST Christmas Gifts

There are some “gifts” that only a Grinch would give – and I’m not talking about ironing boards and vacuum cleaners. If you don’t want to wind up on …

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13 (Unlucky-for-Sheep) Reasons Not to Buy Wool

Warning: the following images are graphic and will make you never wear wool again: 1.      Young lambs’ ears are hole-punched, their tails are chopped off and the males are …

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