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  • Sep
  • 27

Vegan Interior Design Tips That Save Animals’ Lives

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Have you ever taken a moment to look at a sheepskin rug? I mean, really look—closely enough to take in the creepiness? As soon as you realize that animal skin was once … well, skin, you’ll never be able to scrub the idea from your brain. The good news is that you can create gorgeous […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mar
  • 12

Be Kind to Our Small Friends

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Insects are the smallest animals, so some people tend to overlook them, giving little or no thought to their lives—even going so far as to think of insects as an inconvenience or a nuisance. All beings in nature are important and deserve our care and respect, even the tiniest. I once read something very interesting […]

  • Oct
  • 7

Leaf Well Enough Alone

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Nearly everyone loves the annual colorful pageant of autumn leaves on the trees. But once they fall, nearly every property owner despises them. There seems to be a compulsive instinct to remove every last leaf from our yards and gardens and an obsession to rake the ground bare. But now for some kind words in […]

  • Jun
  • 30

For Goodness’ Sake: 5 Easy Ways to Be Kind (and Why You Should)

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Here’s an easy way to ease depression, reduce anxiety, boost your immune system (and overall health), and increase your self-esteem: Be kind. New research is showing that practicing the Golden Rule is as beneficial to the “giver” as it is to the recipient. In a recent article in Martha Stewart Living magazine, Barbara Fredrickson, a […]

  • Jan
  • 16

Honor MLK by fighting all discrimination

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu recently made a compelling case for including animals on our moral radar. In the foreword to a new book about animal rights, he writes: “I have spent my life fighting discrimination and injustice, whether the victims are blacks, women, or gays and lesbians. … I have seen […]

  • Dec
  • 24

A Humane Holiday Hymn

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The following article was written by Karen Porreca and Heather Moore. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was suffering, not even a mouse. The stockings were stuffed with cruelty-free snacks and animal-friendly presents were piled up in stacks. The kids dressed in PJs, tucked warm in their beds, […]

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