Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2012«

‘Halloweegan roundup’: some fab. vegan recipe ideas for Hallowe’en

October 31, 2012

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on the Wing-it vegan web-site titled ‘Halloweegan roundup’. ‘… this post is just going to be a recap of a few of my Halloweegan favorites of all time. It seems like I do one of these every year! Let’s start with the savory! … Jack-O’-Lantern Bell Peppers. These […]

‘Marion Cotillard film faces animal rights boycott’

October 31, 2012

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘Marion Cotillard film faces animal rights boycott’. ‘… Rust and Bone, the new Marion Cotillard film, promotes the “wretched existence” of captive killer whales, says animal rights organisation – Animal rights campaigners are urging cinema-goers to boycott the new Marion Cotillard film, Rust and Bone, […]

‘Animal testing protest outside Gosport Town Hall’

October 31, 2012

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Today (31st October), an item was posted on portsmouth.co.uk titled ‘Animal testing protest outside Gosport Town Hall’. ‘… ANGRY activists held a protest in Gosport over animal testing firm Wickham Laboratories moving into the town. Stop Wickham Animal Testing is opposed to the firm’s use of animals at the site in Barwell Lane. The protest, […]

US: ‘”Grim Reapers” descend on Stein Mart H.Q. to protest fur sales’

October 31, 2012

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Yesterday (30th October), PETA (People for the Ethical Teatment of Animals) issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled ‘”Grim Reapers” descend on Stein Mart H.Q. to protest fur sales’ and subtitled ‘PETA tackles company’s use of rabbit skins in Halloween protest’. ‘… Jacksonville, Fla. — Holding signs that read, “Stein Mart: […]

fab. vegan recipe of the day: ‘Bolognese madness’

October 30, 2012

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Today (30th October), Miriam posted a fab. vegan recipe on her Mouthwatering Vegan web-site titled ‘Bolognese madness’. ‘… What could taste better than a most luscious, full-flavoured, Mediterranean Bolognese ?  Now that’s my feeling – but the comfort and anticipation of the culinary pleasure one receives from this simple yet delicious sauce is truly fulfilling […]

India: bird ‘flu – slaughter of thousands of birds

October 30, 2012

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Today (30th October), a brief news item was posted on thepoultrysite.com titled ‘Over 19,000 Indian chickens to be culled’. ‘… INDIA – More than 19,000 chicken and 13,300 emus are to be culled at the Central Poultry Development Organisation, Hesaraghtta, following an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the H5N1 sub-type. The Press […]

Mauritius: hundreds of monkeys slaughtered at breeding farm

October 30, 2012

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Today (30th October), One Green Planet posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Hundreds of monkeys slaughtered for growing fat’. ‘… The animal rights group British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) has published shocking pictures and a video [WARNING: VERY GRAPHIC CONTENT] of hundreds of monkeys killed by a primate breeding farm in […]

‘The League at the West Midlands Vegan Festival’

October 30, 2012

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Yesterday (29th October), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘The League at the West Midlands Vegan Festival’. ‘… It was a real pleasure to be one of the speakers at the West Midlands Vegan Festival 2012 in Wolverhampton last Saturday, 27th October and to have the […]

fab. vegan recipe of the day: ‘Easy vegan caramel apples’

October 30, 2012

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Today (29th October), Kathy Patalsky posted a fab. vegan recipe on her lunch box bunch web-site titled ‘Easy vegan caramel apples’. ‘… These Easy Vegan Caramel Apples are perfect for Halloween and/or your fall[autumn] apple harvest. And despite what you may think about “vegan caramel” this recipe couldn’t be easier. The goods.. * 1 honeycrisp […]

‘Lush and Hunt Saboteurs Association join forces on new campaign “No Cop Out for Wildlife!”‘

October 30, 2012

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Today (29th October), Animal Equality posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Lush and Hunt Saboteurs Association join forces on new campaign “No Cop Out for Wildlife!”‘. ‘… Animal Equality is delighted to share news of a Lush/Hunt Saboteurs Association campaign to protect wild animals in the UK. On the 15th November the general public in […]

Russia: ‘Hundreds protest dog hunting’

October 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th October), a news item was posted on themoscowtimes.com titled ‘Hundreds protest dog hunting’. ‘… Hundreds of protesters descended on central Moscow’s New Pushkin Square on Sunday to condemn dog hunting — a hobby that has stirred public anger after dozens of dogs were poisoned in a city park last month. At the protest rally organized by the Green Lead movement, demonstrators urged authorities […]

‘East Sussex animal campaigner’s pride at MBE’

October 28, 2012

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Today (28th October), a brief item was posted on theargus.co.uk titled ‘East Sussex animal campaigner’s pride at MBE’. ‘… An animal campaigner said he had “proved people wrong” after being given the royal seal of approval. Trevor Weeks, the founder of East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service, was presented with his MBE by Prince […]

France: ‘Protest in Marseille calling for an end to bullfighting’

October 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th October), an item was posted on demotix.com titled ‘Protest in Marseille calling for an end to bullfighting’, which consists of a gallery of images and a paragraph of text. ‘… Two hundred people gather in the Place D’estiens D’orves near the old port of Marseille protesting and demanding the banishment of the popular […]

‘Ban the sale of gun magazines to children!’

October 27, 2012

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Today (27th October), Animal Aid posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Ban the sale of gun magazines to children!’. ‘… This advertisement will appear in the Guardian and Daily Express newspapers on Saturday, October the 27th. The adverts are part of Animal Aid’s campaign, aimed at frustrating the gun lobby’s attempts to recruit new […]

‘Animal wreath shouldn’t be laid at Truro Remembrance memorial – RBL chair’

October 27, 2012

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Today (27th October), a news item was posted on thisiscornwall.co.uk titled ‘Animal wreath shouldn’t be laid at Truro Remembrance memorial – RBL chair’. ‘… THE organiser of Truro’s Remembrance ceremony has criticised animal rights activists wanting to lay a wreath at the city’s war memorial to commemorate creatures lost in combat. RBL’s county officers gave […]

Sussex: ‘Hunt supporter arrested after assault on Hunt Saboteurs’

October 27, 2012

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Today (27th October), the Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled ‘Hunt supporter arrested after assault on Hunt Saboteurs’. ‘… The Southdown and Eridge fox hunt held its opening meet of the season at Firle, near Lewes in East Sussex, today. It was clear from the […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

October 27, 2012

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Today (27th October) is the first day of the full fox hunting season, and fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox […]

West Midlands Vegan Festival: today, 27th October

October 27, 2012

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Today (27th October) is the West Midlands Vegan Festival, from 11am to 6pm, at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall in Wolverhampton city centre (admission £1). The festival will be followed by an after-party. The annual festival and party are organised by Midlands Vegan Campaigns. There will be stalls, discounts and goodie bags, free vegan food samples, […]

US: ‘“Free the Animals” conference & protests this weekend’

October 27, 2012

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Yesterday (26th October), a brief news item was posted on FOX2now.com titled ‘“Free the Animals” conference & protests this weekend’, about a weekend of events at St Louis, Missouri in the US. ‘… ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A conference is called, “Free The Animals” aims to fight vivisection. That’s the practice of using live […]

‘How effective are graphic images for Animal Rights campaigns?’

October 26, 2012

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Today (26th October), an item was posted on the One Green Planet web-site titled ‘How effective are graphic images for Animal Rights campaigns?’. ‘… A recent study funded by FARM’s Sabina Fund and conducted by Chris Monteiro [in the US] has monitored the effects of graphic imagery on attitudes towards animal rights, and found it […]