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Dairy Farms Identified as a Major Pollutant in California

by Nadia Schilling

  Dairy Farms Identified as a Major Pollutant in California Earlier this year, thousands of In Defense of Animals supporters wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking why the meat and dairy industries get a free pass from reporting their greenhouse gas emissions. It was a fair question, considering the government collects mandatory reports […]

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Australia says NO to National Ag-gag!

by Nadia Schilling

  Australia says NO to National Ag-gag! Attempts to change Australia’s NATIONAL Criminal Code to punish activists who expose animal cruelty, rather than the mega-animal industries responsible for the cruelty itself, has just lapsed in dissolution – i.e. it’s dead! We are incredibly grateful to YOU. Thousands of In Defense of Animals supporters flooded Australia’s […]

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Dairy Products Linked to Cancer?

by Ingrid Taylor

Dairy Products Linked to Cancer? “Cows’ milk is good for calves – but not for us.” That’s the urgent message Dr. Jane Plant is trying to get out in an  interview with The Telegraph. Dr. Plant has been fighting breast cancer for decades. In 1993, her cancer returned for the fifth time, and she was […]

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Operation Glass Walls – Launched!

by Nadia Schilling

Operation Glass Walls – Launched! It’s a subject few of us want to think about, but it’s a harsh reality for billions of animals. In the United States and across the globe, farmed animals and slaughterhouse workers are often hidden from the public eye, shielded behind private walls and isolated in remote locations. Undercover footage […]

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San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals and Kids!

by Nadia Schilling

  San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) ‘Future Dining Experience’ initiative decides the daily school lunches for over 53,000 children. Recently, the World Health Organization ranked processed meats alongside cigarettes with regard to their carcinogenic threat to human health. Encourage SFUSD to ditch processed […]

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James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry

by Nadia Schilling

  James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry Acclaimed film director James Cameron and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talk about plant-based eating as a powerful way to help stop climate change. “Once James Cameron realized the impact livestock and animal products are having on the planet, he looked at his plate […]

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Eating Animal Protein Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

by Ingrid Taylor

  Researchers have found a connection between meat consumption and increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes. In a study published online this March in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers examined the dietary habits of over 200,000 people. They found that people who ate most of their protein from animal sources had a 13% higher […]

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Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon

by Bob Price

Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon Time marches inexorably forward, and the Boknal Days of South Korea are fast approaching. We are so deeply honored that so many of you have pledged your hard earned support to ensure that when that time arrives, In Defense of Animals will be there; on the ground and […]

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Boknal Days are Coming…

by Bob Price

  Boknal Days Are Coming There isn’t much time, so let’s get right to the point. As foretold by the lunar calendar, the hottest days of the year are drawing near. Boknal Days of South Korea are coming. That’s when the torture and crude slaughter of dogs begins, murders that go on for nearly an […]

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Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat

by Ingrid Taylor

  Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat Vegetarians can finally enjoy the taste of meat with Greenwood Farms’ new “Nature’s Way” meatless products. According to Greenwood Farms, eighty percent of taste test participants couldn’t tell the difference between their products and regular meat. The secret to “Nature’s Way” authentic and mouthwatering taste is not in […]