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Moby States “We Must Stop Subsidizing The Agribusiness” At 26th Annual EMA Awards

Moby EMA Award 2016

On October 22, 2016, environmentalists and celebrities were brought together to help raise awareness for the causes they support at the 26th annual Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards. Long-time vegan singer/songwriter/environmentalist/activist Moby has been highly vocal regarding animal rights within the agriculture community. The EMAs honored him with the ‘Missions in Music’ award. During his acceptance speech, he discussed how destructive the livestock industry is to our health and the environment…

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General

Why Every Vegan Is A Hero!

Why Every Vegan Is A Hero!

If you are vegan, please give yourselves a hand ladies and gentlemen. Celebrate! Why? Because you are true heroes! Seriously. I’m not kidding. What´s a hero? Let’s have a look at the definition: A hero is a person admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Ok. Let´s see: Courage. As a vegan you still are a leper in a way. In a good way. Choosing to swim against the current…

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Veganism

A Happy Day In The Veggie World

There are days when we, as vegans, feel absolutely hopeless. Days when, no matter how hard we try, everything and everybody seems so against veganism that all we feel like doing is packing up and going off to live in a remote cave somewhere. Days when our faith in humanity hangs by a thread. Days when we could yell at our friends and relatives because their excuses not to embrace a life…

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Veganism

4 COS4S (Four Things)

Our Mallorcan friend Caty is the inspiring leader of the International Integrators project 4 COS4S. When Caty became involved with International Integrators, she read El Estudio de China (The China Study), which immediately affected her awareness of her own eating patterns and those of her two school-aged nephews and their schoolmates. “It’s nothing like the Mediterranean diet that I grew up with,” she says. The more Caty learns about whole…

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Economy/ Environment/ Health/ Products

Looking Behind The Label

Ethical Consumerism

Overstimulated. Thats how I felt when I returned to Europe after 8 years working and living in Latin America. It became apparent to me that the media have to SHOUT to get our attention; overpopulation, sustainability of food production, loss of natural resources, animal welfare, human health, and so on. Information overload. Two years later saw the start of Veganbnb Travel; vegan adventure holidays in Guatemala and Spain and the…

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Animal Rights/ Veganism

Open The Doors – For Animals – New York Anti-Vivisectionists

Even 100+ years ago many ‘vegans’ & other meat abstainers were campaigning for animal rights & against vivisection. Today we jump back to ~ 1911 to revisit…… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Two old postcards & Trans-Atlantic Co-operation Open the Doors!! New York Anti-Vivisection Society This first postcard promotes  the New York Anti-Vivisection Society’s –  ‘The Open Door’ magazine. Mrs. Diana Belais – launched the New York Anti-Vivisection Society in 1908 – an article – here. We…

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Travel/ Veganism

Vegan Vacations – Don’t Leave Home Without These Top 5 Things

Vegan Vacations - Don't Leave Home Without These Top 5 Things

Having worked as a Tour Leader in South America, central America, Europe and north Africa, I can honestly say this: All you need is less. However, there are a few invaluable items always on my checklist. If you are planning your next vegan vacation, then don’t forget to pack the following: 1. Stickers, flyers and leaflets – Support vegan businesses and promote conscious economies We all have a favorite vegan coffee…

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Animal Rights/ Veganism

How To Really Talk To People About Being Vegan

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I’m not the most silver-tongued conversationalist around, even when it comes to such banal topics as the weather or what I’m doing this summer. So talking about things that matter to me, that elicit even the smallest emotional charge, can tie my tongue in knots. Usually I just opt for silence to save myself any embarrassment and don’t give it much more thought. But when someone asks about some aspect…

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General/ Veganism/ Video

Watch: Gary Yourofsky – One Of The World’s Most Influential Vegan Activists

Gary Yourofsky

Vegan Animal Liberation Activist Gary Yourofsky has given over 2,500 lectures to more than 60,000 people at 180 schools in 30 states and in several Israeli cities/schools. Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: His lecture has been translated into more than 30 languages for over 7 million YouTube hits, and is the most viewed speech in Israeli history. Activists in Israel created the Hebrew website GARY-TV and convinced two major vegan companies…

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Animal Rights/ Veganism

Top 10 Suggestions For Being An Effective Animal Rights Activist

Top 10 Suggestions For Being An Effective Animal Rights Activist

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank If you’re an animal rights activist, chances are you want to do everything you can to help animals. Maybe you’re a college student, you don’t have a car and you’re constantly broke. Maybe you’re a parent, maybe you work long hours, but where there is a will there is a…

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