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Articles by Paula Moore

  • Aug
  • 19

Why I’m Boiling Mad About This Summertime Ritual

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Lobsters languishing in the tank of the claw machine. The lobsters were surrendered to CAP from a Virginia Beach restaurant, where they were part of a claw machine game in which customers paid $3 to try to catch a lobster. The lobsters were liberated back into the ocean.

When did boiling animals alive become an acceptable summer pastime? I’m referring, of course, to the gruesome but widespread practice of dropping live lobsters and crabs into pots of scalding water, ignoring their frantic attempts to escape and calling it dinner. Kind people who would never dream of doing such a thing to any other type of animal …

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  • Jul
  • 23

PETA Prime Book Club Turns 1 … and Guess Who’s Helping Us Celebrate

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Last year about this time, PETA Prime kicked off our very own book club with Ellen Kanner ‘s wise and witty book Feeding the Hungry Ghost . In the past year, we’ve spotlighted everything from kids’ books and cookbooks to books about clever crows, dejected dogs, and extraordinary elephants. If you haven’t already joined the book club, sign up today to receive information about upcoming reviews, author …

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  • Jun
  • 24

The True Cost of Cheap Leather

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When a multistory building that housed several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh in 2013, killing more than 1,100 garment workers, the world got a rude awakening: Our cheap clothes come at a high cost to others. This issue is back in the news now that police in Bangladesh have filed formal murder charges against dozens of people for …

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  • Jun
  • 9

Are Meat-Eaters Selfish?

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According to a new study by an international team of researchers, your thoughts about marriage equality and racial justice could be linked to your affinity for steaks and sausages. In other words, if the idea of killing another living being for dinner doesn’t leave a bad taste in your mouth, then you’re probably not too bothered by …

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  • Apr
  • 16

PETA Prime Book Club: Great Reads for Grandkids

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Do you have a grandchild or young niece or nephew who loves animals and reading? Then we think you’ll want to pick up one (or more) of these animal-friendly reads for little ones that have recently come across our desks:

Hobbes Goes Home by Tami Crupi-Zeman and Bruce Zeman Jr.

Richly illustrated by Shaunna Peterson, this inspiring book …

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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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  • Feb
  • 9

Deal kindly with uninvited houseguests

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Early this morning, I was awakened by a sound that no homeowner wants to hear: chewing. Something, or rather someone, was in the attic, noisily munching away.

Although it can be unsettling to realize that you’re sharing your home with a family of squirrels or mice , we can’t really blame these animals for seeking shelter when snow and …

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