Chances are, if you’re hosting a holiday feast this year, you’ll have at least one friend or family member who will be a little flustered by the feathered fowl at the center of the table. For either ethical or health reasons, many people are making the switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet.
These delicious recipes will …
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Since its founding more than a decade ago as an organization dedicated to bringing relief to India’s working animals, Animal Rahat has become one of the most successful forces for all animals in need throughout the Sangli, Solapur, and Satara districts of Maharashtra. Members of the hard-working Rahat team—which operates solely on charitable donations —will go just about anywhere …
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Choose an industry and step into the life of an animal for just one minute.
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If I had to sum up the theme of Lyanda Lynn Haupt ‘s delightful book The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild in one sentence, it would be: “How we live matters.” If I had two sentences, I would add: “Take the time to get to know your more-than-human neighbors, and be kind.”
In fact, these are recurring themes in …
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Anyone who suffers from arthritis knows how painful a disease it is. Even pulling a weed or buttoning a blouse can be just too difficult. Senior citizens aren’t the only ones who suffer from this debilitating condition.
Elephants used in circuses are susceptible to developing arthritis because they spend most of their lives in chains. They endure hours on …
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Will you be an “angel” for a lonely dog chained outdoors? When you sponsor a doghouse for a dog in need, you’ll make a difference in the life of a neglected “outdoor dog.”
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In the landscape industry, we watch for nighttime temperatures. Oftentimes, we tell clients that they need to winterize their plants and sprinklers even when it’s warm outside, because the nighttime temperature can drop to freezing or below.
To winterize plants:
Sod: Apply a winterizer, which can be found in garden centers or big box stores in October. This …
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