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  • Sep
  • 15

‘C’ Is for Compassion: PETA’s Humane Education Program Teaches Kids to Be Kind

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Since so many young people bully and abuse others—their peers as well as animals—it’s important for educators to teach students to be kind and empathetic. That’s why TeachKind—PETA’s humane-education division—has revamped its popular classroom resource, the Share the World curriculum kit, and is sending free copies to 26,000 elementary schools nationwide. Share the World is […]


  • Sep
  • 8

Like Mushrooms? You’ll Love This Recipe

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Niacin is an essential and beneficial nutrient, a B vitamin that’s necessary for the health of your hair, skin, eyes, liver, and nervous system. It helps your body make hormones and metabolize carbohydrates, fats, and protein. But studies show that people who take prescription niacin, along with statins or another drug, called laropiprant, to combat […]


  • Sep
  • 8

What PETA Is Doing to Help Farmed Animals Part 2: Media Campaigns

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In a previous blog post, Heather Moore explained how PETA—the largest vegan advocacy organization in the world—regularly holds colorful demonstrations, food giveaways, and other outreach activities to promote vegan living and help chickens, pigs, cows, turkeys, and other animals who are killed for food. These events not only reach consumers directly but also attract reporters, […]


  • Aug
  • 25

What Is PETA Doing to Help Farmed Animals? Part 1: Outreach Campaigns

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As the largest vegan advocacy organization in the world, PETA has brought about landmark change for chickens, fish, cows, pigs, turkeys, lobsters, and other animals used for food. From shutting down a slaughterhouse in 1984 to prompting the first police raid of a factory farm in 1992, PETA has made historic progress. This is the […]


  • Jul
  • 21

Book Review: ‘The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World’

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The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World, by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn, is the companion book to Cowspiracy, the groundbreaking documentary that investigates why leading environmental organizations don’t acknowledge that animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change and environmental destruction. The book follows Kip and Keegan as they visit […]


  • Jun
  • 29

Foster-Mom Receives Special Honor From PETA

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On June 11, PETA held a benefit reception in Washington, D.C., to raise funds for PETA’s strategic eyewitness investigations. The event was special, in part, because PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, who was celebrating her birthday that night, had the pleasure of presenting the inaugural Gregory J. Reiter Award to Katie McCotter, who has been a […]


  • May
  • 4

May Is the Perfect Time to Jump-Start Your Health

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It’s never too late to make a healthy change. Just ask Linda Middlesworth. At age 45, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, a wake-up call that prompted her to make some serious changes to her diet. She went from eating lots of fish, cheese, butter, and eggs to eating only vegan foods. As a result, […]


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