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The Top Three Reasons to Stop Eating Fish

By Kim Johnson

Today is the first World Aquatic Animal Day! We’re taking a moment to honor some of the most exploited aquatic animals out there: fish. Here are three important reasons why you should never eat these fascinating animals.  FISH FEEL PAIN: It’s been…

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Animal Transport in Europe Continues Despite Welfare and COVID-19 Concerns

By Kim Johnson

We’re all aware of the measures that have been introduced throughout the world to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including the closure of some businesses and bans on non-essential activities. But despite all the efforts taken to prevent the spread of disease…

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Coronavirus Update from Animal Equality

By Sharon Nunez

As you most likely have seen, the world is in the middle of a widespread pandemic caused by an outbreak of the coronavirus known as COVID-19. As many of our supporters have no doubt been impacted in some way by this global…

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Spain Working Toward Ban On Live-Chick Shredding in Egg Industry

By Kim Johnson

On the heels of France announcing a ban on live-shredding or grinding of male chicks beginning in 2021, Animal Equality Spain (Iguladad Animal) met with Spanish agriculture officials who confirmed that the country is also close to announcing a similar ban.  CHANGE…

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Farm Workers Convicted of Cruelty to Animals Following Investigations

By Kim Johnson

Following undercover investigations and a complaint filed by Animal Equality Italy and animal protection organization Enpa, two employees of a massive Italian meat company have pled guilty to charges of cruelty to animals. THE HISTORIC RULING: Four years after Animal Equality and…

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Five Black Plant-Based Athletes Who Are Changing the Game

By Kim Johnson

In honor of Black History Month, we've been spotlighting some influential black vegans who are raising awareness about all the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle on our social media channels. But ,what better way to show the world that you can be…

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Would You Go a Year Before Cleaning Your Cat’s Litter Box?

By Dane

On modern chicken farms, birds live crammed inside barns and sit atop a ground material that the industry calls “litter.” When this litter is not kept clean, it causes severe problems for the chickens and the workers at the farm. TYPICAL ISN’T…

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Dozens of Pigs Killed in Slaughterhouse Transport Accident in Spain

By Ollie Davidson

Yesterday, in a harrowing and heartbreaking scene, a truck carrying 170 pigs on their way to slaughter overturned outside of Madrid, Spain. Many of the animals were immediately killed or critically injured from the crash, while others (including those injured) were trapped…

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How Animal Equality is Taking on the Commercial Dairy Industry

By Kim Johnson

When Joaquin Phoenix received his award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 2020 Oscars, he used his acceptance speech as an emotional plea to viewers to be more mindful about injustice in the world, noting the exploitation of cows…

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Joaquin Phoenix Wins Oscar for Best Actor, Dedicates Speech to Justice for All

By Kim Johnson

Joaquin Phoenix won the best actor award at tonight's Academy Awards ceremony for his role in the film Joker. While accepting his Oscar, Phoenix used his speech to talk about important issues facing the environment and injustice, including farmed animal exploitation, and…

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