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Baby Sea Turtles Desperately Need Your Help!

by Lisa Levinson

  The sea turtle population all over Central America has declined to devastatingly low numbers. Although sea turtles are protected under Salvadoran law, the Ministry of Natural Resources does not even attempt to enforce turtle protection. Thousands of baby turtles are stolen from their nests, and adults are massacred for their flesh. It’s time to […]

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Are You An Animal Activist Workaholic?

by Lisa Levinson

  Sometimes we are so focused on helping animals that we neglect to care for ourselves. Over time and without self-care, we can become animal activist “workaholics.” We start to feel overwhelmed, frustrated and discouraged about our efforts to help animals. It doesn’t have to be this way – we are here to help you […]

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Jackson Galaxy Special Guest at ‘Crazy Cat Ladies’ Exhibit

by Fleur Dawes

JACKSON GALAXY SPECIAL GUEST AT ‘CRAZY CAT LADIES’ EXHIBIT IN HEART OF DOWNTOWN LA Contact: Lisa Levinson: 215-620-2130 lisa@idausa.org Julia Orr: 818-471-7573 julia.orrpr@gmail.com Los Angeles, CA – The Animal Museum will debut its latest exhibition entitled “Crazy Cat Ladies: Celebrating Kitties and their Champions,” at its new 6,000 square foot facility in the hip Arts District […]

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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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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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Spiritual Retreat to Celebrate Animals and Veganism in Philadelphia

by Fleur Dawes

Spiritual Retreat to Celebrate Animals and Veganism in Philadelphia Internationally Acclaimed Peace Activist to Give Keynote Speech CONTACT: Lisa Levinson, lisa@idausa.org, 215-620-2130 IMAGES: http://bit.ly/2cjxx5E Philadelphia, PA – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, is pleased to announce its seventh annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philadelphia, featuring United Nations-recognized peace activist and musician Peter […]

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Come to our Vegan Spirituality Retreat

by Lisa Levinson

  Meet with Peace Activist Peter Jam on Saturday, October 8 We are super excited to announce our featured speaker for our 7th Annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! Peter Jam (Jambazian) is a Lebanese-Armenian independent artist, global rights activist, singer, music composer, creative thinker, motivational speaker, and inspirational world traveler for peace and […]

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Pig Chase Victory for Activists!

by Lisa Levinson

  Thanks to the heroic efforts of animal activist Kelly Lehman and your help signing our alert, the Ephrata pig chase will not celebrate its 40th year. This annual tradition of cruelty and abuse was cancelled this year, marking a major activist victory! The Fair Committee responded to pressure from animal activists who planned a […]

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Join Us For a Great Time!

by Lisa Levinson

  Looking for something fun and green to do in Los Angeles this weekend? Venture to the Los Angeles Convention Center this Friday through Sunday for the Green Festival Expo with vendors, speakers, vegan/vegetarian food, sustainable fashion shows, hands-on demonstrations, educational activities, and more. Stop by our In Defense of Animals table at the event […]