Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2011«

‘Eat intact plant foods … and you will thrive’

October 31, 2011

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on the web-site of OneGreenPlanet titled ‘Reducing reductionism: A big picture view of nutrition’. ‘… Science is spectacular. Medicine is magnificent. However, nutrition is one of the most elusive and perplexing subjects ever. We have come to rely on detailed science, disease-based medicine, and messages from the food […]

‘Exporters must not break animal welfare laws’

October 31, 2011

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Today (31st October), a news item was posted on thebeefsite.com titled ‘Exporters must not break animal welfare laws’. ‘… UK – Transport companies exporting live animals from the Port of Ramsgate have been warned they must put a stop to unnecessary delays, Agriculture Minister Jim Paice said. In response to recent unacceptable delays at the […]

‘How the recession is hurting our pets’

October 31, 2011

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘How the recession is hurting our pets’. ‘… Tenancy problems and the rising cost of food and vets’ bills are forcing Britons to give up or neglect their precious pets – and the animal sanctuaries can no longer cope – From cats dressed up for Halloween, to […]

‘hunting in Devon and Cornwall’

October 31, 2011

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Joe blogs … on hunting in Devon and Cornwall’. ‘… Over the weekend, many of the twenty or so hunts that operate across Devon and Cornwall met for the first time this season, the seventh since the […]

anglers clash with canoeists

October 31, 2011

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘River peace shattered by battle for “right to paddle”‘. ‘… One of the most peaceful and picturesque rivers in Britain is at the centre of a bitter dispute between country sportsmen – The row has become so heated that canoeists claim they have been threatened […]

‘Bangladesh dolphins get Sundarbans sanctuaries’

October 31, 2011

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Bangladesh dolphins get Sundarbans sanctuaries’. ‘… Bangladesh is declaring three areas in the southern Sundarbans mangrove forest as dolphin sanctuaries to protect freshwater dolphins, officials say. Conservationists say the mangrove forest is the only place in the world where the Ganges river […]

Vegan Society to meet MPs on World Vegan Day

October 30, 2011

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Today (30th October), the Vegan Society posted a news item on worldveganday.blogspot titled ‘Vegan cupcakes take over parliament’. On the 1st November – World Vegan Day – the Vegan Society will be meeting MPs to discuss veganism for animals, people and the planet. ‘… Can “a little of what you fancy” help to tackle global […]

‘Tell Ukraine to stop burning animals alive’: sign e-petition NOW

October 30, 2011

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Today (30th October), ARCO’s Abolitionists Tweeted an alert for the Care2 e-petition ‘Tell Ukraine to stop burning animals alive’. ‘…    Target: Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych Sponsored by: Animal Advocates The city Lysychansk (eastern Ukraine) is shooting and burning animals alive as part of Football Preparations for Eurofoot 2012. Ukrainian Authorities are now using a mobile […]

for your vegan Hallowe’en party!

October 30, 2011

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Tomorrow (31st October) is Hallowe’en. Vegans can do Hallowe’en! For your vegan Hallowe’en party: There are fab. gingerbread house recipes and .pdf patterns at www.myvegancookbook.com/epubs/, including a spooky mansion, an owl house, and a shrine with tiny sugar skulls… See recipes and ideas on vegan Hallowe’en web-page at www.vegparadise.com/cookingwith510.html – including hot punch, cold fizzy […]

‘New evidence shows artificial fox earths being maintained’

October 30, 2011

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Today (30th October), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘New evidence shows artificial fox earths being maintained’. ‘… The League Against Cruel Sports has today published a new report showing the extent of artificial earths being maintained in areas known to be used by hunts. League investigators […]

‘BUAV welcomes House of Lords debate on animal experiments’

October 30, 2011

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Today (30th October), the British Union of Anti-Vivisectionists (BUAV) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘BUAV welcomes House of Lords debate on animal experiments’. ‘… The BUAV has welcomed a debate on animal experiments that took place in the House of Lords. The debate was initiated by Lord Wills who stressed the widespread […]

‘Could legalising rhino horn trade stop poaching?’

October 30, 2011

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Today (30th October), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Could legalising rhino horn trade stop poaching?’. ‘… South Africa is considering legalising rhino horn trade – in a bid to combat rampant rhino poaching, but the suggestion has been met with mixed reaction in Southern Africa. Demand for rhino horn is […]

full fox-hunting season started 29th October: report hunt crime

October 30, 2011

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Yesterday (29th October), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Joe Blogs on … the countryside’s best-kept secret’. ‘… Today, right across the country, thousands of supporters of fox hunting will be assembling for the first meet of the season, the seventh since the ban came into […]

‘Lifting the veil on the countryside’s best kept secret’

October 29, 2011

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Today (29th October), an item was posted on the Huffington Post titled ‘Lifting the veil on the countryside’s best kept secret’, written by Joe Duckworth of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS). ‘… Today, right across the country, thousands of supporters of fox hunting will be assembling for the first meet of the season, the […]

‘£1 million campaign to tackle hunt crime’

October 29, 2011

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Today (29th October), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘£1 million campaign to tackle hunt crime’. ‘… A leading animal welfare charity is stepping up its efforts to catch people illegally hunting. The League Against Cruel Sports plans to invest more than a million pounds over the […]

‘5 Asian superfoods’: all vegan

October 29, 2011

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Today (29th October), an item was posted in the ‘Healthy living’ section on the Huffngton Post titled ‘Dinner is a date with the doctor: 5 Asian superfoods’. ‘… Medicine doesn’t always come in a pill. In fact, some of the most powerful medicines are delicious and can be found at your local supermarket or “farmacy.” […]

US: ‘Circus elephant abuse lawsuit dismissed by Appeals Court’

October 29, 2011

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Yesterday (28th October), an item was posted in the ‘Animals’ section of the Huffington Post titled ‘Circus elephant abuse lawsuit dismissed by Appeals Court’. ‘… WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists that claims the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus abuses […]

‘Scarcity and price fluctuations threaten food supply’: but no mention of animal products

October 28, 2011

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Today (28th October), a news item was posted on thefishsite.com titled ‘Scarcity and price fluctuations threaten food supply’. ‘… GLOBAL – The world is set to face a period of increasing scarcity of food commodities in the next 10 years according to market analysts Rabobank. This also marks the beginning of a fundamental transition in […]

pig industry irritated by opposition to ‘animal mass production’

October 28, 2011

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Today (28th October), a news item was posted on thepigsite.com titled ‘Size debate hots up’. ‘… UK – The National Pig Association has hit out at movements to restrict the development of large-scale pig units, which it sees being proposed across Europe. “It has been a source of some irritation to NPA recently, and pig […]

‘BUAV calls for UK to end support for cruel wild-caught monkey trade’

October 28, 2011

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Today (28th October), the British Union of Anti-Vivisectionists (BUAV) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘BUAV calls for UK to end support for cruel wild-caught monkey trade’. ‘… The BUAV is calling on the UK Government to disassociate itself from the cruel trade in wild-caught nonhuman primates for research. Despite a widely publicised […]