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Morris: As the new year approaches, time to look forward and backward - San Jose Mercury News

Morris: As the new year approaches, time to look forward and backward - San Jose Mercury News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
I am an advocate for all animals, but I'm also a journalist, so I try to present all sides of the story and let people make an informed decision. Sometimes the choice is pretty clear, other times not. I don't advocate killing any wildlife, but I believe people need to make their own choices about what they can and can't tolerate in their homes and yards..
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Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not

Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Soon enough, burgers will grow not just in fields but in vats. If the sound of that bothers you, know that you’re not alone.
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Ants care for wounded comrades by licking their wounds clean

Ants care for wounded comrades by licking their wounds clean | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
If a Matabele ant loses a limb in a battle with termites, its nestmates will tend its injuries - a behaviour never before seen in any non-human animal
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After Holocaust law, Poland moves to ban kosher slaughter

After Holocaust law, Poland moves to ban kosher slaughter | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The lower house of the Polish parliament is expected to vote this week on a new bill on animal welfare, which includes restrictions on Jewish slaughter and kosher meat exports that could affect many of Europes Jewish communities as well as meat prices in Israel.
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How long can we treat the suffering of animals as an inconvenient truth? | Michael Brooks | Opinion | The Guardian

How long can we treat the suffering of animals as an inconvenient truth? | Michael Brooks | Opinion | The Guardian | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A revolution is coming in our relationship with ‘lower’ creatures, provoked by a greater knowledge of their cognition. Labour’s new plans for animal welfare are just a start
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How You Can Help End Animal Testing In Cosmetics

How You Can Help End Animal Testing In Cosmetics | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Despite that animal testing in cosmetics has proven to be inaccurate and inefficient, 80 percent of countries still have no laws against it—but you can help change that. The Body Shop’s Forever Against Animal Testing campaign aims to bring the practice to an end by petitioning the United Nations.
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January abstinence was 'biggest ever'

January abstinence was 'biggest ever' | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
How people have managed to give up alcohol for Dry January and animal-derived products for Veganuary
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Panera Bread Announces Consultancy to Help Other Chains Clean Up Their Acts

Panera Bread Announces Consultancy to Help Other Chains Clean Up Their Acts | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Panera Bread has launched a consultancy company to help other fast food chains offer cleaner, more natural menu items.
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Walmart Sued Over Misleading Marketing on Organic Cage-Free Eggs

Walmart Sued Over Misleading Marketing on Organic Cage-Free Eggs | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Walmart is facing a lawsuit alleging that packaging of its organic, cage-free eggs misled consumers to believe they were laid by hens with outdoor access.
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Swatting May Teach Mosquitoes to Avoid Your Scent | Smart News

Swatting May Teach Mosquitoes to Avoid Your Scent | Smart News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Though it won't work for all species, Aedes aegypti mosquitos seem to have a memory for near-death experiences
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Humans Trade Places With Animals In A Creative Animal Rights Campaign

Humans Trade Places With Animals In A Creative Animal Rights Campaign | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
By Luke Miller Truth Theory What would the world look like if we reversed the roles of animals and humans? This creative campaign called “Happy Farms” …
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It's taken thousands of years, but Western science is finally catching up to Traditional Knowledge

It's taken thousands of years, but Western science is finally catching up to Traditional Knowledge | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A double standard exists concerning the acceptance of Traditional Knowledge by practitioners of Western science.
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Mass slaughter of garter snakes saddens Manitoba researcher

Mass slaughter of garter snakes saddens Manitoba researcher | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A Manitoba garter snake researcher says he is sad, disgusted and perplexed after finding dozens of garter snakes butchered and beaten near one of their wintering dens.
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Stop Tearing Elephants From Their Mothers and Shipping Them to Chinese Zoos

Stop Tearing Elephants From Their Mothers and Shipping Them to Chinese Zoos | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Baby elephants are torn from their mothers, beaten and imprisoned in Zimbabwe, just to be then sold to Chinese zoos. Demand that officials put an end to the disgusting and inhumane elephant trade once and for all.
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Victory! New Jersey Just Became The First State To Ban All Wild Animals In Circuses

Victory! New Jersey Just Became The First State To Ban All Wild Animals In Circuses | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal advocates are celebrating an epic win with the passage of Nosey's Law in New Jersey, which makes it the first state in the U.S. to ban all wild animals
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Wake Up, America: Fur Is So Out

Wake Up, America: Fur Is So Out | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The biggest fashion stage in the U.S. still celebrates fur—yet other parts of the world are moving away from it. New York Fashion Week just wrapped on February 16. I really thought that this would be the year when we would see the same progress that is being made throughout the world—designers and retailers leading efforts to end the use of fur in fashion. Sadly, I was disappointed by the rampant use of fur, yet again, at Fashion Week. Too many designers proudly cloaked their models in animal furs and paraded them down the runways.
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Petition - Shut Down Killing Contest that Rewards Trophy Hunting of Cats

Petition - Shut Down Killing Contest that Rewards Trophy Hunting of Cats | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Sign the petition to stop the sickening New Zealand killing contest that awards points for the cruel trophy hunting of cats
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2018 Winter Olympics: Speedskater tells Koreans to 'treat dogs better'

2018 Winter Olympics: Speedskater tells Koreans to 'treat dogs better' | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Jan Blokhuijsen apologized on Twitter.
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How bats defy the ageing process: Irish scientists crack the mystery

How bats defy the ageing process: Irish scientists crack the mystery | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Research may help unlock the secrets of staying healthy in old age
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Survey: Most consumers like meat, slaughterhouses not so much

Survey: Most consumers like meat, slaughterhouses not so much | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Food industry news, voices and jobs. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Diesel monkey tests: can harmful corporate research ever be justified?

Diesel monkey tests: can harmful corporate research ever be justified? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Researchers funded by VW, Daimler and BMW are accused of testing diesel fumes on monkeys and humans.
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Save The Planet; Eat An Insect

Save The Planet; Eat An Insect | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Could the same six-legged creatures that form the backbone of ecosystem services also help minimize humanity's environmental footprint?
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Lobsters and crabs should not be boiled alive, say campaigners

Lobsters and crabs should not be boiled alive, say campaigners | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Lobsters and crabs are sentient organisms that feel pain and need more protection, say campaigners.
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Some Songbirds Have Brains Specially Designed to Find Mates for Life - The New York Times

Some Songbirds Have Brains Specially Designed to Find Mates for Life - The New York Times | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Systems in the brains of male and female songbirds are well-developed and finely tuned, but the wiring is different.
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People are slaughtering orangutans and wiping them out

People are slaughtering orangutans and wiping them out | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The population of Bornean orangutans fell by almost half in just 16 years, and it was not a sad by-product of deforestation: many apes were killed deliberately
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8 Of The Biggest Lies The Dairy Industry Has Told You | Care2 Causes

8 Of The Biggest Lies The Dairy Industry Has Told You | Care2 Causes | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

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