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Six Animals Saved by the Endangered Species Act

Recognizing that extinction is irreversible, the U.S. did in 1973 what no country had done before: It established a commitment to protect and restore imperiled species. These six creatures are among the countless species saved from extinction in the last four decades.

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August 22nd: World Plant Milk Day

Plant-based milks are better for animals and our planet, and dairy revenue is plummeting because people know it. This Thursday, celebrate the worldwide switch from dairy to dairy alternatives.

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Challenging Fur-Ever Wild’s Treatment of Wolves

Fur-Ever Wild is a Minnesota-based business that displays wolves and other wildlife in a roadside zoo, breeds wolf pups for petting interactions, and later skins the wolves for their pelts, which are sold for a profit.

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Six Animals Saved by the Endangered Species Act

Recognizing that extinction is irreversible, the U.S. did in 1973 what no country had done before: It established a commitment to protect and restore imperiled species. These six creatures are among the countless species saved from extinction in the last four decades.

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Zoos: Outdated and Cruel

Like circuses, zoos are a sign of their time, and the time where we think keeping animals in cages is entertaining or appropriate should be coming to an end.

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Slaughterhouse Workers: The Meat Industry’s Other Victims

“My aim was to peek inside the slaughterhouse and to show that the workers shouldn’t be called “evil” or “bad people.” The core problem is the animal-industrial complex, the system of exploiting animals, which also has negative effects on the workers.”


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Animal News Stories from Around the Web

In recent years, major news outlets have started taking note of the animal movement, and including coverage of animal rights, welfare, and conservation issues on a daily basis. Check out our curated selection of top stories from around the world, updated every day.

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