Blog Entries Tagged as Paula Moore

  • Nov
  • 17

PETA Prime Book Club: The Urban Bestiary

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If I had to sum up the theme of Lyanda Lynn Haupt ‘s delightful book The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild in one sentence, it would be: “How we live matters.” If I had two sentences, I would add: “Take the time to get to know your more-than-human neighbors, and be kind.”

In fact, these are recurring themes in …

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  • Oct
  • 9

Are You a Meat-Eating ‘Environmentalist’? Think Again

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PETA has long said that you can’t be a meat-eating environmentalist , and an alarming new study shows that we have no time to waste in ditching chicken kebabs and steak sandwiches and choosing humane veggie burgers and falafel instead. According to the Worldwatch Institute , our appetite for meat is taking a tremendous toll on precious resources such as land and water—while also taking …

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  • Sep
  • 17

PETA Prime Book Club: ‘Animal Madness’

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Laurel Braitman’s Animal Madness : How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves is a beautifully written, heartfelt, and often heartbreaking look at the ways in which animals, like humans, can “suffer from emotional thunderstorms that make [their] lives more difficult, and sometimes impossible.” It won’t surprise Prime readers to hear that in many cases, …

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  • Aug
  • 20

Recipe: Granola Goes Glam

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Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But when you’re in a rush to get out the door, it can be all too tempting to grab a bagel or cereal bar and hit the road—or worse, skip breakfast altogether.

Mistress Ginger ‘s Glamola Granola to the rescue! Whip up a batch of this …

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  • Aug
  • 11

PETA Prime Book Club: The Language of Crows

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Crows, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

Crows mate for life and form deep family bonds. Whenever you see a small group of crows foraging for food, you are observing a family: Mom and Dad crow, that year’s babies, and any older siblings who have not yet established their own territories. Older siblings who …

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  • Jul
  • 30

Sexism: Another Reason Not to Wear Wool

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Warning: This piece contains strong language.

By now, you’ve probably heard about PETA’s international exposé of the wool industry in Australia and the U.S. that documented how workers violently punched scared sheep in the face, stomped and stood on their heads and necks, and beat and jabbed them in the face with electric clippers and a hammer. Some sheep even …

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  • Jul
  • 22

Ingrid E. Newkirk Honors Animal Champs in Chi-Town

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Chicago has come a long way since it “boasted” nicknames such as “Porkopolis” and “Hog Butcher for the World.” Last year, Chi-Town grabbed the number five spot on PETA’s list of the Most Vegan-Friendly Ci ties , and the legendary Chicago Diner figured prominently in the city’s ranking. During a recent stop in Chicago, as part of her nationwide “ Naked Truth ” …

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