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  • Apr
  • 2

How One Emoji Can Save Animals

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Emojis serve a lot of purposes. They quickly and efficiently express our  feelings via text, save us numerous characters on Twitter, and ensure that every  time our significant other’s name pops up on our phone, it is replete with  hearts and kissy faces.

Now emojis are saving animals from cruelty , too. Check out PETA’s new video “Cruelty Beyond Words”:

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  • Mar
  • 31

To Honor the Legacy of César Chávez, Eat Your Veggies

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César Chávez is an American hero, and I had the honor of meeting him some 30 years ago, when PETA presented him with an award for recognizing that nonviolence begins with what we eat. A new Hollywood biopic about the celebrated labor leader opened on March 28 and people across the nation recognize March 31 as César Chávez …

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  • Mar
  • 26

Prime Saving Tips!

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If you are like me, dear Prime readers, then you know that sometimes doing the right thing for animals can increase your expenses a bit because many companies still market vegan items as a “niche” products. There’s no reason why living compassionately can’t be affordable, and that’s why I want to share a few cost-cutting tips that …

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  • Mar
  • 24

For Animals, the Skies Are Anything but Friendly

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Summer is just around the corner, and if you’re like me, you’re already making vacation plans and a list of what to pack. Wherever our travels take us, if we’re getting there by air, one “item” that never belongs on our list is our animal companions.

An analysis by a San Francisco–area TV station found that 302 animals died , …

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  • Mar
  • 20

How to Feed a Spay-and-Neuter Army

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It wasn’t enough that longtime supporter anna j. ware donated a brand-new, state-of-the-art mobile spay-and-neuter clinic  to PETA. Nor was it enough for her to fly from her home in Atlanta, Georgia, to PETA’s headquarters, the Sam Simon Center in Norfolk, Virginia, for the clinic’s ribbon-cutting ceremony. And it wasn’t enough for her to hang around for the 24-hour “SNIP-a-thon”  that we held to celebrate both …

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  • Mar
  • 18

Fashion Icon Vivienne Westwood Gets Her Toes Wet in Vegetarian Campaign

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In honor of World Water Day , Vivienne Westwood has forgone fashion in  favor of her birthday suit in a new video about the meat industry’s depletion of  world water supplies. “I am an eco-warrior, but I take long showers with a clean  conscience because I’m vegetarian,” says Westwood as she bathes in the video.

An impassioned environmentalist, Vivienne reveals …

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  • Mar
  • 17

New Nightclub Dress Code Proves That Fur Is Out

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Unless you follow fashion news, you may have missed a recent story out of the U.K. Mahiki, a London hotspot popular with celebrities and young Royals, announced that it is permanently banning fur. The landmark dress code sends a strong message to the city’s glitterati: It doesn’t matter who you are—if you wear fur , you’re not getting …

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