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Alisa Mullins

  • Jun
  • 2

How to Live to 100

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The Blue Zones

National Geographic Society researcher Dan Buettner has traveled all over the world to find the secret to long life—and he’s pretty sure that he’s found it. After analyzing reams of data, he and his team identified five clusters around the world, called “Blue Zones,” where people not only live longer but also live better: Ikaria, […]

  • Mar
  • 27

Iris Was a Prisoner in Solitary Confinement for Years—Until Now

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Imagine being confined in a dark windowless cell that measures approximately 8 feet by 16 feet, roughly the size of a walk-in closet. Iris didn’t have to imagine it. That’s where the 32-year old chimpanzee was found at Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, a seedy roadside zoo in Georgia.

  • Nov
  • 10

The Joys of Adopting a Senior Animal Companion

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November is “Adopt a Senior Pet” Month, and as anyone who has adopted an older animal can tell you, age is just a number. Furry seniors still have a lot of life—and love—left. Just ask anybody who has met Pepsi or Itchy. Like so many homeless animals, Pepsi lost his home through no fault of […]

  • Oct
  • 1

Help Us Pick the Winners in PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest!

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It was tough, but we’ve picked the finalists in our Sexiest Vegan Over 50 contest. Now it’s time to vote for your favorite to help us decide who should be crowned the winners! So what is it about being vegan that keeps our finalists so fit, attractive, and energetic? Veggie foods keep us in peak condition […]

  • Sep
  • 2

Keep Animals Safe From Fall Poison Dangers

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About this time every year, there’s a tree on my mom’s street that sprouts a large, orangey mushroom at its base. This is a “chicken of the woods“ mushroom that, you guessed it, tastes just like chicken. Rinsed, sliced into chunks, and sautéed, it’s the perfect cruelty-free addition to pasta sauce and stir-fries. However, not […]

  • Aug
  • 7

James Brady and the Police Dog

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The passing of former White House press secretary James Brady, who dedicated his life to preventing suffering, reminded PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk of another victim of the 1981 shooting of President Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley Jr.: Police Officer Thomas Delahanty. Delahanty was a K-9 officer on security detail that day but without his […]

  • Jul
  • 24

Charge! Save Animals Every Time You Shop

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Do you love to shop? Of course you do! And if you’re reading this blog, you undoubtedly love to help animals, too. Now you can combine your two loves—with a PETA Visa® Platinum Rewards Card. Apply securely online right now and start helping animals with every swipe. A percentage of each purchase on the card […]

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