Tag Archives: Animal Rights

Jharkhand govt to join go-vegetarian campaign for animal rights

By Sanjoy Dey, Hindustan Times, Ranchi | October 4, 2015 A non-government organisation and the state animal husbandry department will launch a campaign in Jharkhand on Sunday to protect Animal Rights and appeal people to turn vegetarian. Helping Organisation for People, Environment (HOPE) & Animal Trust in association with the department will organise a rally as part of the World Animal Day (WAD), which will be observed for the first time in Jharkhand and Bihar. More than 200 people, …

Vegetarian diet promotes growth and activity of “friendly” bacteria – Mizo News

From Mizonews.Net | April 20, 2015 – Featured Contributor: By Maneka Gandhi, Parliametarian & Animal Rights Activist The contents of your intestines are vital for your health .Within the intestine live trillions of organisms known as the gut microflora. Their many functions include: completing the digestion of foods through fermentation, protecting against disease causing bacteria, synthesizing water soluble vitamins, and stimulating development of the immune system. The health of …

Matt Ball: Changing the world by example, advocacy

… Outreach, an animal advocacy group working to promote veganism in the early 1990s. He co-wrote “The Animal Activist’s Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact In Today’s World” and in 2014 published “The Accidental Activist.” Over the years his reasoned approach has inspired thousands of people to adopt a plant-based lifestyle and to do what they can to reduce animal suffering. In 2005, he was inducted into the Animal Rights Hall of Fame. Now 47, he is a senior advisor at VegFund, an …

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

… Why shouldn’t I make decisions for my family based on my concerns about the welfare of the planet, or the importance of Animal Rights?” As for arguments that she might be damaging her children’s developing by refusing them meat, she is quick to respond. “I’ve been vegetarian since I was nine, and I’ve got a doctorate: it clearly didn’t do me any harm.” I’m not the only one who disagrees with Ailsa’s and Kelly’s views, and …

Telling your kids they just ate Babe: Observations from a meat-phobic mom

… diet. Don’t cater to their whims or make separate meals, but allow them to prepare their own meat-free food. Some teens will capitulate to pressure the first time their friends order a pepperoni pizza, and the problem will pass. Others have a deep commitment to Animal Rights, and they need nutritional counseling. Have your meat-free teen talk with a doctor or registered dietician about how to do vegetarianism right. Respect for animals Underlying the meat debate is a feeling of respect for …

Be a vegetarian to stop cruelty (From Worcester News)

… What follows is an article I’ve curated here.  SIR – Well done to Gary Kibblewhite (Worcester news, November 28) for telling us about the terrible cruelty in the fish industry. They really are the forgotten victims. However he seems to think that the Christmas turkey has a good life, I suggest he goes on the Animal Aid website to see how they are reared and slaughtered. As an Animal Rights campaigner for 30 years I can assure Gary that we try to help all animals including fish. We …

Eating insects is better than eating meat, but is it any more ethical? | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Not all vegans refuse to eat honey, but many do. They see interfering with the lives of insects (in this case, bees) to be as problematic as eating other animals or animal products. (And just so there’s no confusion, insects are animals.  Those who work for Animal Rights and advocate for insects are correctly including them in their definitions.) So, many vegans are starting to question the heavily hyped — and seemingly growing — act of consuming insects as food. Plenty of people …

Watch: Manchester United legend Phil Neville gives meat the red card in new PETA video

The Reds star extols the virtues of his new vegetarian diet in a video for Animal Rights charity PETA. He describes how he now gets all his protein from plant-based foods such as quinoa (although he can’t quite pronounce it – it’s keen-wah, Phil) – after being inspired by his wife to turn vegetarian. He said: “I always used to think as a footballer, as a sportsman, that it was so important for me to eat meat, to have that in my diet. “I thought if I became a vegetarian that …

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