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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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The Ashes Menu: Vegan Diet a Winning Formula for Athletes

From in the ring and on the track, vegan athletes are proving that people don’t need dairy products and meat to compete. Meat-free athletes include mixed martial arts fighters …

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A Look Inside the Angora Fur Industry

As shoppers and retailers gear up for the busiest shopping time of the year, PETA Asia is unveiling never-before-seen investigative footage of angora fur farms. The video footage reveals …

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