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  • Jan
  • 28

Socca Chickpea Flatbread

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Socca is a traditional flatbread made in Nice, France. Featuring chickpea flour and a few other ingredients, it’s easy to make and full of flavor.

There are many socca recipes online, but the first time I ever heard of socca was in VegNews magazine. Gourmet vegan cookbook author Robin Robertson writes food articles for VegNews, and when I …

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  • Jan
  • 27

Declawing Cats Is a Mutilation, Not a Solution for Scratched Sofas

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New York state could one day be cats’ favorite place to live. That’s because New York Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal has penned a bill that would ban declawing statewide, except in those rare cases when it’s truly necessary for medical reasons, such as to remove a tumor.

And it’s about time. Declawing is a painful mutilation that should be illegal—and not just in New York. This cruel procedure is …

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  • Jan
  • 13

Animals Are Wondrous: Bears

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Bears are among the most fun-loving animals on the planet. Few animals play more than bear cubs do. And they can’t resist the lure of a springy sapling. They climb up, ride the tops down, get off, and climb back up again. They walk the bent-over trees like tightropes and play “king of the mountain” on them …

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  • Dec
  • 30

Why Your Grandchildren Will Probably Be Vegan

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Tonight’s rain is falling lightly on the forest floor, and the Earth responds by giving up her spicy scents. I’ve breathed in these wonderful aromas a thousand times, never wondering if it would ever end, if the rains might stop, or if death would come to these boreal forests. But yes, it might. And water, or rather …

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  • Dec
  • 1

Tips on Preventing Harm to Wildlife This Winter

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There are many ways in which you can be a lifesaver, especially as winter approaches. Please share these valuable tips with neighbors and friends so that the birds, mice, opossums, squirrels, raccoons, and other animals whose habitats intersect with ours can be protected from harm:

 

 

Cap your chimney. When birds sit on top of a chimney for …

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  • Nov
  • 26

PETA-Tested: Pet Playgrounds DIY Fences

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When our friends at Pet Playgrounds , a do-it-yourself fence company, contacted us with a generous offer to donate a fence kit for testing, we knew just the lucky pup to help us put the fence through its paces.

Meet Lexi, a sweet Chihuahua who lives in a small rural North Carolina town. Her yard wasn’t fenced, so she spent most …

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  • Nov
  • 25

Why We Should Give Thanks For Animals

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Most of us share our homes with animals, so we know that they provide us with companionship, teach us how to love unconditionally and help us enjoy the outdoors and get more exercise. But wild animals also quietly provide us with many other benefits that we rarely notice. As we count our blessings this Thanksgiving, let’s …

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