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Imagine Living in a Dim Room for the Rest of Your Life

By Dane

Much like humans, chickens primarily explore the world through their sense of sight. In fact, vision is a chicken’s strongest sense and some behaviors are influenced by the amount of light put off by a source (such as the sun). Just like…

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Animal Equality Calls Out McDonald’s in New York for Advertising Week

By Ollie Davidson

Advocates from Animal Equality recently traveled to New York for New York Advertising Week to call on restaurant giant McDonald’s to ban the worst abuses to baby birds in its supply chain. WHY NEW YORK AD WEEK: New York Ad Week, a…

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4 Ways The Fishing Industry is Destroying the Planet

By Kim Johnson

You may have learned about the devastating effects that the animal agriculture industry has on land use and deforestation from the news stories about the Amazon Rainforest fires. But meat and dairy aren’t the only foods that are harmful to the environment.…

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Greta Thunberg Leads 150 Countries in International Climate Strike

By Ollie Davidson

People from all over the world, led by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and her Fridays for Future movement, are participating in a coordinated strike today to demonstrate against the world’s inaction on climate change.  THE DETAILS: In what will likely…

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Destinations Announce International Cage-Free Policy

By Ollie Davidson

Following a public campaign by the Open Wing Alliance launched only days earlier, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Destinations have both announced that by 2025, 100% of all eggs used by the companies will be from cage-free sources.  THE DETAILS: The…

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Progress: After Talks With Animal Equality, Denny’s and 5 Other Companies Commit to Reducing Animal Suffering

By Kim Johnson

Animal Equality’s goal is to create a world in which all animals are respected and protected. We use education and investigations to expose the reality of what happens on industrial farms, and to encourage people to adopt a plant-based diet. As a…

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Chicken Or Cat? Can You Guess Which Trait Belongs To Which?

By Dane

Cats and chickens have long been put in two different categories - one we eat, and one we love. However, you may be surprised to know that they have many similarities. 1. THEY PURR Both cats and chickens purr when they’re happy.…

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In Memory of the Billions of Animals Killed

By Kim Johnson

September is World Animal Remembrance Month, a time to honor and reflect on the animals who are no longer with us. Thinking of the atrocities that are inflicted on the billions of animals killed for food each year is sad, but it’s…

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Would You Like Some Parasites With That?

By Dane

The bird is dead, but there may be other critters living life to their fullest in your meal. We’ve all heard the horror stories...woman finds worm in chicken nugget...women finds worm in sandwich… (cue gag reflex). Worms are usually transmitted through the…

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Four Reasons to Stop Eating Tuna

By Kim Johnson

The tuna industry is not only terrible for the environment and human health, but it’s also hell for the animals who are trapped and killed. Here are four ways the tuna industry is horrible for animals: FISH FEEL PAIN: Time and time…

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