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  • Mar
  • 27

Iris Was a Prisoner in Solitary Confinement for Years—Until Now

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Imagine being confined in a dark windowless cell that measures approximately 8 feet by 16 feet, roughly the size of a walk-in closet. Iris didn’t have to imagine it. That’s where the 32-year old chimpanzee was found at Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, a seedy roadside zoo in Georgia.

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  • Mar
  • 26

Part Two: Just Say No to Pesticides

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This is part two of a three-part series on gardening.

Of course, it goes without saying, do not use pesticides in your garden! Use a variety of plants, and you will attract your own pest control. If something is eating your favorite specimen and you have a variety of flowers in your beds and a little patience and …

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  • Mar
  • 25

Go Native! The Importance of Using Native Plants in Your Landscape

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Without native plants, wildlife cannot be sustained. In an overly simplified nutshell, the lovely cultivars that originate from Asia and Europe and can be purchased at your local nursery or big box store to beautify your landscape are not palatable to our little insect friends. “So what?” you might ask, as you scratch your head.

Well, take the …

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  • Mar
  • 24

PETA Prime Book Club: ‘Fix Your Mood With Food’

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What if every time we ate, we had “the opportunity to improve our quality of life”? According to Heather Lounsbury , author of Fix Your Mood With Food, we do!

Lounsbury, a Los Angeles–based acupuncturist, combines her extensive knowledge of Western nutrition, holistic health, and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to illustrate how the foods we consume can impact not only …

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  • Mar
  • 23

Hold a Yard Sale for Animals

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Spring cleaning isn’t always the most pleasant task, but it’s worth it for the feeling of a sparkling, uncluttered house when it’s all over. Now, you can feel even better about this annual chore. Just gather up that jewelry that you haven’t worn in a decade, clothes that are like new but just don’t say “you” anymore, electronic …

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  • Mar
  • 19

The Story of Ag-Gag, Presented by Compassionate Kids

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Across the country, lawmakers are considering “ag-gag” bills , which, if passed, could subject whistleblowers and undercover investigators to criminal prosecution for their efforts to expose animal abuse on factory farms and in slaughterhouses. By making it a crime to film on factory farms or requiring that evidence of cruelty to animals be turned over almost immediately, these bills could …

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  • Mar
  • 18

Venice: Enjoying Italy Cruelty-Free

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PETA Germany member and guest author Martin Schempp writes about his love for this unique island city.

Whether you should visit Venice at least once a year is a good question. To me, there’s no debate, because I am in love with Venice—in love with its grand Renaissance palaces, its quiet avenues and canals, its idyllic parks, …

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