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The Amazon Burns and Deforestation is to Blame

By Ollie Davidson

A devastating fire in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, caused by illegal deforestation for animal agriculture, has triggered a state of emergency in the country, with people and animals suffering from the extreme conditions. THE DETAILS: The fire, which can be seen from space…

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UN Report Urges Plant-Based Diets to Combat Climate-Change

By Ollie Davidson

A breakthrough report from the United Nations’ (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on land use and climate change urges the reduction of meat consumption and an increase in plant-based diets. DRASTIC ACTION NEEDED: The report, commissioned by the UN, comes…

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How the Dairy Industry Supports the Veal Industry

By Kim Johnson

The definition of veal is “the flesh of a calf, used as food,” but the reality about how veal is made is something that the dairy industry would likely prefer consumers don’t know about. Yes, veal is meat, but it’s actually a…

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The Disgusting Side Effect of Fast-Growing Chickens

By Dane

Remember “pink slime”? What about “poop salad”? These were just two stomach-churning discoveries found in McDonald’s menu items. Now there’s a new unappetizing discovery to worry about: spaghetti meat. (Photo credit: Compassion in World Farming)  WHAT IS SPAGHETTI MEAT: “Spaghetti meat” is…

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Working Together to Change the World

By Ollie Davidson

At Animal Equality, our mission is simple - every day we strive to end cruelty to farmed animals through our tireless work. Our investigations, campaigns and educational programs are instrumental in ensuring a better life for all animals. These programs and enterprises…

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What is Foie Gras?

By Kim Johnson

“Foie gras” translates to “fatty liver” in English. It’s known as an expensive, “luxury” food that's actually made from a duck or goose liver that has become abnormally enlarged from a disease called hepatic steatosis, which is caused by the animal being…

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How the Dairy Industry Hurts Cows

By Kim Johnson

Time and time again, Animal Equality has exposed animal welfare violations and extreme abuse from farmers on dairy farms all over the world. But even under the best possible circumstances when no laws are violated, cruelty and suffering is inherent in the…

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What’s Wrong With McDonald’s?

By Kim Johnson

If you were a chicken, Ronald McDonald would represent the devil and the golden arches would be Hell on Earth. Of course, many restaurants contribute to the killing of animals for meat, but in the United States, McDonald’s is one of the…

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Activists to Converge in DC for World’s Largest Animal Rights Conference

By Ollie Davidson

The annual Animal Rights National Conference, taking place July 25-28 in Washington, DC, is the movement's largest and longest-running animal rights gathering. SPECIAL OFFER: As Gold Sponsors of the event, we can offer our supporters $30 off a ticket - just use…

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German Court Affirms Legality of Mass-Killing Male Chicks

By Ollie Davidson

The landmark ruling on June 13th in Germany allows the mass and brutal culling of male chicks to continue until better alternatives are found, and highlights a dark and very cruel practice. THE DETAILS: The German Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has…

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