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Green Fest Expo Adds Animal Defenders Panel to the Program!

by Lisa Levinson

  In a wonderful show of solidarity, Green Fest Expo President, Dr. Corinna Basler, praised the merits of a plant-based diet and declared that all future events will include an Animal Defenders Panel in its presentation line-up! Given that Green Fest Expos are the largest and longest-running sustainability and green-living events with annual events in […]

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Free Your Mind at our Vegan Spirituality Retreat!

by Lisa Levinson

  We are pleased to announce our partnership with Mantra Lounge, a group that brings yoga, meditation, and veggie meals to venues around the city, including college campuses! Reciting mantras, which are special sound vibrations found in the ancient yoga texts, can relax and revitalize the mind. The word “mantra” literally means to “free the […]

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Save Wolf Pups from Aerial Gunning

by Web Team

  The state of Washington is gunning down and wiping out one of its native wolf packs in the Northeast. There are only roughly 100 wolves remaining in the entire state. Pups and adults alike are being killed indiscriminately to line the pockets of a select few, at public expense. Speak up now to stop […]

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Tell Bloomberg News Why You Don’t Consume Dairy

by Nadia Schilling

  Across the globe, media reports on the dreadful abuse of farmed animals, health concerns related to the consumption of animal products, and the huge environmental costs of animal agriculture are growing by the day, but rarely do media reports present a full view. Recently, international news leader Bloomberg, with a global circulation of almost […]

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UPDATE on BLM’s Plans to Kill and Experiment on Wild Horses

by Clare Read

  Last week, U.S. government agency, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), finally backed down on its gruesome and dangerous plan to conduct sterilization experiments on over 200 wild mares at a facility in Hines, Oregon. It would have been a great victory for the horses and all the caring people like you who acted […]

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How You Can Prevent Mass Extinctions

by Will Anderson

  It seems like it’s almost every day we are reminded that humanity is causing extinctions of other species at an accelerating rate. It can feel like an overwhelming problem, but we have the power to help prevent mass extinction. Here’s how. Researchers recently published a study that found, “Larger marine animals [are] at higher […]

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Save a Life Today!

by Erica Calderon

  Here at In Defense of Animals, we take pride in how many animals we have rescued and found homes for, as well as those who live at Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) in Mississippi. While we are always busy saving dogs right here in Mississippi, we also recently saved five otherwise doomed dogs, Valencia, Billy, […]

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Lucky Dog Meat Survivor Finds a New Home

by Erica Calderon

  Here at In Defense of Animals, we are so pleased that so many members have made generous donations to support our rescue of five dogs who were saved from the brink of death for dog meat – the Slaughterhouse Five. Thanks to your support, we were able to save an additional two dogs after […]

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Awakening from Materialism: Vegans as Healers

by Lisa Levinson

Please take a moment to read this most recent Sustainable Activism Blog written by international speaker and one of the greatest vegan leaders of our time, Dr. Will Tuttle, “Awakening from Materialism: Vegans as Healers.” Tuttle explores his  deeper extension of veganism and encourages us to develop our inner selves, through mindfulness and inner listening, […]

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Support the Slaughterhouse Five!

by Erica Calderon

  As you may know, IDA rescued five dogs from being slaughtered in South Korea this past June. Valencia, Billy, Barbara, Paul, and Kurt have escaped an awful life on death row in South Korea and are now safe at Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi until they find their forever homes. The cots to bring […]