Yesterday we shared the wonderful news about a cafe in London deciding to go dairy-free after watching this YouTube video: [ Youtube.com Link ]
Now they have gone completely vegan! <3

Update: Cafe that ditched dairy now goes fully vegan!

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Just how repulsive is this behavior? We're sickened by the disgusting and selfish ways so many humans choose to behave.

Spring Breakers Are Abusing Sea Creatures To Get Drunk

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Today is World Water Day. If these pictures don't scare you to death, and make you worry about the future of the planet, we're not sure what will.

"World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year to raise awareness of the water crisis facing much of the world's population. The UN estimates that more than 663 million people do not have a safe water supply close to home. Instead of turning on...
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World Water Day 2017: 60 powerful photos to make you think twice about leaving the tap running

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In Defense of Animals
yesterday at 23:37. Facebook
Fantastic news! Portuguese public cafeterias (including: schools, universities, prisons, and hospitals) must now offer a vegan option!

"This is, of course, predicted to have a significant impact on the population’s health foremost, but also on animals and the environment in the long run."

Portugal Will Now Require A Vegan Meal Option At All Hospitals, Prisons, Colleges | Care2 Causes

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In Defense of Animals
yesterday at 22:19. Facebook
This is so sad and outrageous. We did an alert on this hoping to alter the vote in the Senate, but the worst has happened.

Now Trump is the only person who has the power to stop this, and it is unlikely he will, but we should still try. Please contact him through his favorite medium of Twitter @realDonaldTrump ‏

Congress Rolls Back Obama-Era Rule On Hunting Bears And Wolves In Alaska

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In Defense of Animals
yesterday at 22:00. Facebook
Author and professor emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Dr. Mark Bekoff discusses the science of animal well-being, compassionate conservation, and personal rewilding during our third Hope for Animals Summit webinar tomorrow at 1pm PST.

Sign up for this free webinar series with replay links, advocacy kits, and special gifts here:
In Defense of Animals
yesterday at 19:30. Facebook
"Animal Persuasion: a guide for vegans and animal advocates in managing life's emotional challenges" author, psychotherapist, and activist April Lang joins our online support group this Thursday at 5pm PST! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Read this fantastic interview with April Lang:

10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar with April Lang...

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In Defense of Animals
yesterday at 16:13. Facebook
Give Thanks! Vancouver Aquarium Cetacean Captivity To Be Stopped!

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On March 9, the Vancouver Parks Board made a decisive move and voted unanimously to draft an amendment that will prohibit the Vancouver Aquarium from displaying cetaceans in captivity. The Parks Board commissioners will soon vote on approving the measure that will effectively stop the aquarium from...
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In Defense of Animals
yesterday at 01:54. Facebook
Wild animals don't belong in captivity and humans overall as a species are too stupid to be trusted with animals' lives. Abolish zoos and aquariums and "animal parks" made for human visitors. RIP Bank.

'Bank' the turtle dies after swallowing 900 coins thrown into her pond

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In Defense of Animals
03/21/2017 at 23:57. Facebook
This is great news! London cafe ditches dairy after owners watched THIS YouTube video: [ Youtube.com Link ]

London Cafe Completely Ditches Dairy After Watching YouTube Video

riseofthevegan.com
In Defense of Animals
03/21/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Want to be inspired? Take a moment to read about a true hero for animals in Mississippi!

A Hero Rises

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In Defense of Animals
03/21/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
In Defense of Animals
03/21/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
Thank you Congressman Alcee Hastings! #StopYulin

Trump Urged to Raise Plight of Yulin Dogs

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In Defense of Animals
03/21/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Dog killers watch out, we're on your tail in Mississippi:

“Joe wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for (IDA's Doll Stanley)”

Harmontown pet owners worried about dogs being shot | The Oxford Eagle

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In Defense of Animals
03/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
**Missouri Residents** Fight Move to Criminalize Peaceful Protest

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In Missouri, House Bill 179 has been introduced. This bill makes it a class A misdemeanor to conceal your identity while engaging in “unlawful assembly” or “rioting.” For many activists, it is common to conceal your identity during peaceful protests by wearing a mask. Individuals who don’t wish to have...
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In Defense of Animals
03/20/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
In Defense of Animals' Elephant and Cetacean Scientist Dr. Toni Frohoff shares new models of positive co-habitation and collaboration with whales, dolphins, and elephants during our third Hope for Animals Summit webinar tomorrow at 1pm PST.

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In Defense of Animals
03/20/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
One of New York's oldest dairy companies closed down last year due to being economically unviable. Now the owner has launched a line of nut milks!

Shuttered Dairy Company Launches Vegan Milk Line

vegnews.com
In Defense of Animals
03/20/2017 at 17:25. Facebook
Here's the big guy the whole world's clucking on about today! Brahmas are large chickens, but chickens bred for meat inside factory farms are fed antibiotics to make them grow freakishly large and fast. In less than 50 days from the time she is born, a hen’s bones will often break beneath her own weight.

Learn more: [ Idausa.org Link ]
Take action: [ Convio.net Link ]
In Defense of Animals
03/20/2017 at 16:52. Facebook
It's #WorldSparrowDay!

Please do your bit to help these wild birds who are under serious threat.

9 things you can do to help wild birds this summer

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In Defense of Animals
03/20/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
ARKANSAS RESIDENTS: URGENT: Say NO to Ag Gag Law That Will Hide Animal Abuse by Silencing Activists!

Click here to take action: [ Convio.net Link ]

Once again, big agriculture is trying to silence animal activists. This time, in Arkansas via House Bill 1665. This is the fifth time that Arkansas lawmakers have attempted to pass an ag-gag bill, so it’s hardly a surprise that this year they...
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