Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2012«

Colchester: ‘Animal rights circus protest’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), a short news item was posted on gazette-news.co.uk titled ‘Animal rights circus protest’. ‘… ANIMAL rights campaigners held demonstrations at the Great British Circus when it rolled up in Stanway [at Colchester, in July 2012]. The circus, which has performing camels, llamas, reindeer, dogs, donkeys and tigers, held its last performance on […]

fab. vegan recipe of the day: ‘Spicy peanut tofu rice salad + twirl of avocado’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), Kathy Patalsky posted a fab. new vegan recipe on her lunch box bunch web-site titled ‘Spicy peanut tofu rice salad + twirl of avocado’. ‘… This Spicy Peanut Tofu Rice Salad + Twirl of Avocado is a rockstar salad – easy to whip up in a flash for lunch or dinner. The […]

‘Animal Aid’s “Meat Wagon” to show powerful video in Bristol – Tuesday, July 31st’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), an item was posted on bristolbites.co.uk titled ‘Animal Aid’s “Meat Wagon” to show powerful video in Bristol – Tuesday, July 31st’. ‘… Piglets dying while their mothers look on unable to help, crippled chickens dying on the floor of vast sheds, terrified cows desperate to escape the slaughterhouse and sheep being killed […]

‘Sea Shepherd founder says Japan after revenge’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), an item was posted on the web-site of Radio Netherlands titled ‘Sea Shepherd founder says Japan after revenge’. ‘… Fugitive Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson on Tuesday accused Japan of conspiring with Germany and Costa Rica to hunt him down in revenge for his attacks on its whaling operations. In his first […]

Russia: thousands of pigs to be destroyed because of African Swine Fever

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), a news item was posted on thepigsite.com titled ‘Tver region destroys 33,000 pigs’. ‘… RUSSIA – A total of 33,000 pigs in the Tver region of Russia are to be destroyed and burnt because of African Swine Fever. The pigs are housed at the “Plemzavod Zavolzhskoye” company and a further 90,000 pigs […]

UK: ‘Small wind turbines “halve” bat numbers’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Small wind turbines “halve” bat numbers’. ‘… A boom in the use of small wind turbines could be halving bat numbers in areas where they are put up, new research has suggested. The Stirling University study recommended micro turbines should not be […]

‘Victory! Cruelty won’t fly with Air China’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), an item was posted on the PeTA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) web-site titled ‘Victory! Cruelty won’t fly with Air China’. ‘… Following a vigorous PETA campaign, Air China has confirmed that it’s joining nearly every other airline worldwide by refusing to transport monkeys to laboratories. The airline’s decision comes […]

‘Cruelty Free International and our Leaping Bunny logo feature in the Daily Mail’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Cruelty Free International and our Leaping Bunny logo feature in the Daily Mail’. ‘… Cruelty Free International and our role in certifying companies under our Humane Standards features in the Daily Mail in an article […]

‘Animal testing is the beauty industry’s well-kept ugly secret’

July 31, 2012

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Today (31st July), an item was posted on independent.co.uk titled ‘Wendy Higgins: Animal testing is the beauty industry’s well-kept ugly secret’, written by Wendy Higgins of Humane Society International. ‘… Animal testing is the beauty industry’s well-kept ugly secret. Many consumers still shop under the assumption that cosmetics animal suffering is a thing of the […]

‘Captain Paul Watson sends first message to supporters since departing Germany’

July 31, 2012

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Yesterday (30th July), the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Captain Paul Watson sends first message to supporters since departing Germany’. ‘… For the first time since the world began speculating why Captain Paul Watson made the decision to forfeit his bail and depart Germany after being held there […]

‘Olympic vegetarians: the elite athletes who shun meat’

July 31, 2012

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Yesterday (30th July), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Olympic vegetarians: the elite athletes who shun meat’. ‘…  Lizzie Armitstead was just 10 years old when she told her parents she wanted to become a vegetarian. Yesterday, she won Great Britain’s first medal of the Olympic Games, taking silver in the gruelling 87-mile road […]

fab. vegan recipe of the day: ‘Pesto pizza recipe’

July 30, 2012

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Today (30th July), Madison posted a fab. vegan recipe on her veggieful web-site titled ‘Vegan pesto pizza recipe’. ‘… I have been so obsessed with pesto since making my linguine dish the other night. So, I decided to make a pesto pizza and it was amazing! Jerome and I ate one pizza each. I had […]

‘Future foods: What will we be eating in 20 years’ time?’

July 30, 2012

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Today (30th July), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Future foods: What will we be eating in 20 years’ time?’. ‘… Volatile food prices and a growing population mean we have to rethink what we eat, say food futurologists. So what might we be serving up in 20 years’ time? It’s […]

5% of Americans are vegetarian

July 30, 2012

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Today (30th July), an item was posted on the One Green Planet web-site titled ‘New Gallup Poll reveals 5 percent American are vegetarians’. ‘… A Gallup poll on vegetarianism and veganism has brought forth interesting information on plant-based eating of the United States. While the poll gives some insight, it did fail in certain ways to accurately […]

‘Germany reviewing animal welfare standards’

July 30, 2012

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Today (30th July), a news item was posted on thepigsite.com titled ‘Germany reviewing animal welfare standards’. ‘… GERMANY – The German Parliament has reached cross party agreement to boost animal welfare regulations. The government is to add supplement to Article 20a of the welfare law on the tenth anniversary of the constitutional amendment. Federal Agriculture […]

‘Plans advance for £70m Surrey animal lab building’

July 30, 2012

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Today (30th July), an item was posted on constructionenquirer.com titled ‘Plans advance for £70m Surrey animal lab building’. ‘… The Government’s agricultural research body is pressing ahead with plans to build the second £100m phase of  the new animal research facility at Pirbright in Surrey. The Institue for Animal Health has started search to sign up […]

‘Animal activists’ terror tactics drive staff out of laboratories’

July 29, 2012

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Today (29th July), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Animal activists’ terror tactics drive staff out of laboratories’. ‘… The twin gates, topped with razor wire and spikes, would do justice to a prison. The outer gate opens, you drive in and your car is studied by CCTV cameras. Then the second gate slides […]

Hunt Saboteurs SAB FEST 2012: 28th-29th July

July 28, 2012

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Today (28th July) is the first day of SAB FEST 2012, the Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) weekend event in Northampton, 28th-29th July. SAB FEST will include vegan food, bands, workshops and the HSA AGM. ‘… Hunt Saboteurs save thousands of animals every year, despite the efforts of huntsmen, terriermen, police and the courts to stop […]

‘Germaine Greer: Snails deserve our attention’

July 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th July), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘Germaine Greer: Snails deserve our attention’. ‘… A wet summer has brought Britain’s snail population out in force. These enigmatic creatures deserve closer attention, and even a little tenderness … This is the year of the snail. My one-acre wood is festooned with them: garden […]

‘Vegan anarchist prisoner in Italy’

July 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th July), an item was posted on the Inspirational Photography blog titled ‘New(ish) vegan anarchist prisoner in Italy’. ‘… Elisa Di Bernardo was arrested at 4 o’clock in the morning of June 13th, 2012, as the carabiniers of the Special Operations Group (Raggruppamento Operativo Speciale, ROS) raided about forty homes, implementing the so-called ‘operation boldness’ […]