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Under the Surface of Cosmetics: the Cruel World of Vivisection

Under the Surface of Cosmetics: the Cruel World of Vivisection | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Governments, companies, and even charities want us to believe vivisection is absolutely essential to ensure health and safety, as well as for medical research. The truth is that vivisection is lucrative and for this reason alone it continues. It should come as no surprise that its biggest advocates include those who profit from it, as well as companies that supply laboratories with products and services (cages; food; medical supplies etc.).

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Barbary Macaques Could Gain Protection from Pet Trade

Barbary Macaques Could Gain Protection from Pet Trade | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The barbary macaque is the most frequently seized, live, CITES-listed mammal in the European Union. Ever heard of it? It’s a monkey found in Gibraltar and the northern African countries of Morocco …

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Cheetah is now 'running for its very survival' - BBC News

Cheetah is now 'running for its very survival' - BBC News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The illegal trade in cheetahs as exotic pets could help drive some of the remaining populations of these spectacular cats, which are already diminished, to extinction.

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Free app uses facial recognition to find lost pets

Free app uses facial recognition to find lost pets | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

An animal shelter is the last place you want to see your pet. But if he or she does get lost, thanks to a new app called "Finding Rover," families have a new tool right on their smartphones to quickly find them.

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Cruel And Useless Animal Testing On Monkeys | Global Animal

Cruel And Useless Animal Testing On Monkeys | Global Animal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

(MONKEYS/ANIMAL TESTING) NIH-funded experiments, where baby monkeys are taken from their mothers at birth to study psychological impact, spark public debate.

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Bernie Sanders Vows to Protect Organic Farming, Calls out Monsanto as Presidential Campaign Heats Up

Bernie Sanders Vows to Protect Organic Farming, Calls out Monsanto as Presidential Campaign Heats Up | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Unlike most of the top candidates, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has a long history of speaking out against big corporations, factory farming, and the Biotech giants.

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Scathing letter to 'heartless scumbag' owner who abandoned loyal dog

Scathing letter to 'heartless scumbag' owner who abandoned loyal dog | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Banjo waited by the side of a road in California for an entire week before animal rescue workers found him, but even then the loyal dog wanted to stay in case his owner returned.

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Facebook's Bullfighting Dilemma

Facebook's Bullfighting Dilemma | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Facebook's censorship guidelines, often the victim of jokes, ridicule and criticism, have once again stepped into the firing line with the recent addition of the option to report images containing bullfighting, among other things such as mockery...

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Future of state animal welfare, control in flux - Cape Gazette

Future of state animal welfare, control in flux - Cape Gazette | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Who should handle animal complaints and how much authority should they have?
“To me, it is common sense to have agricultural people dealing with farm animals,” said Delaware Secretary of Agricultur...

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Ban horse racing, dog shows too, demand Jallikattu supporters

Ban horse racing, dog shows too, demand Jallikattu  supporters | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

After animal rights activists successfully torpedoed Jallikattu for this year, by obtaining a stay on holding of the bull taming sport in Tamil Nadu, its supporters have begun to question the elitist stance of the urban educated and affluent sections...

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Faced With Animal Rights Activist, Fiorina Defends Pork Farmers By Attacking Abortion

Faced With Animal Rights Activist, Fiorina Defends Pork Farmers By Attacking Abortion | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Fiorina took the opportunity to draw a comparison to one of her favorite topics -- abortion.

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Sharon Osbourne Fronting New Anti-fur Campaign

Sharon Osbourne Fronting New Anti-fur Campaign | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Ozzy Osbourne's wife has filmed two videos for the animal rights organisation in which she denounces fur farms, and admits she gave up wearing animals pelts after watching documentaries about the treatment of creatures such as chinchillas....

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Proposed changes to wolf harvest in northern Ontario spark protest

Proposed changes to wolf harvest in northern Ontario spark protest | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

A coalition of animal rights groups is speaking out against proposed changes to wolf hunting in Ontario.

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Prominent Scientists Declare "All Non Human Animals... Are Conscious Beings." The Dalai Lama Protests Chicken Slaughter. An Orangutan Won Non-Human Rights Over Zoo Keeper. What Do the Teachers Say ...

Prominent Scientists Declare "All Non Human Animals... Are Conscious Beings." The Dalai Lama Protests Chicken Slaughter. An Orangutan Won Non-Human Rights Over Zoo Keeper. What Do the Teachers Say ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

A prominent international group of cognitive neuroscientists and other experts made a strong declaration, endorsed by Stephen Hawking, affirming that all “nonhuman animals… including octopuses” are sentient and feel emotions such...

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Sea Shepherd Australia - Captain Peter Hammarstedt awarded prestigious Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal and Prize

The Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal Each year Philip Wollen awards the Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal and Prize to the individual whose humanitarian service has made a profound mark on the world, and for whom the powerles

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Hong Kong to ban ivory trade: leader

Hong Kong to ban ivory trade: leader | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Hong Kong will ban the import and export of ivory, the city's leader announced Wednesday, in a "historic" move hailed by animal welfare activists.

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Louis Masai and His Tribe: Shepherding Consciousness Towards Animal Welfare

Louis Masai and His Tribe: Shepherding Consciousness Towards Animal Welfare | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

We kick off 2016 with the first in a series of articles featuring individuals who are making a difference in the world – where they are, with the talents they have – through Service.

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NC Ag-Gag Law Criminalizes Whistleblowing 'Across All Sectors,' Charges Suit

NC Ag-Gag Law Criminalizes Whistleblowing 'Across All Sectors,' Charges Suit | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

North Carolina's controversial ag-gag law is facing a court challenge by a coalition of watchdog groups who charge that it violates a citizen's First Amendment rights and places the safety of animals, families, and food supply at great risk.

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Rhino Poaching In South Africa Decreased For The First Time In A Decade

Rhino Poaching In South Africa Decreased For The First Time In A Decade | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

For the first time in almost a decade, South Africa saw the number of rhinos poached for their horns decrease last year.

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Days of Revolt: All Life is Sacred

Days of Revolt: All Life is Sacred | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges discusses the moral imperative of veganism with legal scholar, animal rights activist, and longtime vegan, Gary Francione.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West vow to only wear fur made from ROADKILL

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West vow to only wear fur made from ROADKILL | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Kim has been slammed by animal rights groups for her choice of garments - but now she's wearing roadkill only fur

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Myths About Humane Meat/Sustainable Farming | Global Animal

Myths About Humane Meat/Sustainable Farming | Global Animal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

(FACTORY FARMING) Factory farms are destroying the environment, but sustainable farms have their own problems. Is this alternative better for animals?

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Cage Fight: Are zoos failing on animal welfare? | PoliticsHome.com

Cage Fight: Are zoos failing on animal welfare? | PoliticsHome.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

RT @PeterTatchell: Zoos are jails for animals. Close them down.

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Shut Down Lion Hunting Lottery

Shut Down Lion Hunting Lottery | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Hunters in Africa can buy raffle tickets with the grand prize being the right to slaughter a majestic lion. This sick lottery is continuing despite a 25 percent decline in lions in Zimbabwe.

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Better Hen Welfare is Simply Good Egg-onomics

Better Hen Welfare is Simply Good Egg-onomics | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Egg industry innovators show that implementing alternative hen-housing systems at scale is possible -- without compromising animal welfare.

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NEWS: Animal protection campaigns on the cards for furry friends | Abu Dhabi Week Magazine

NEWS: Animal protection campaigns on the cards for furry friends | Abu Dhabi Week Magazine | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Hoping to generate greater awareness among residents in Abu Dhabi, the Emirates Animal Welfare Society has announced numerous campaigns for 2016. While the

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