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Why Must We Eat the Animals?

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Gary Yourofsky in Israel

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Check the amazing interview Gary Yourofsky on Israeli TV. Please share and spread!

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Vegan Rap!

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out this awesome vegan rap video and remember to spread and share!

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India Bans Dolphin Captivity

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (1)

The Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests’ decision to ban dolphin captivity within India has been making waves around the world. The unprecedented decision is particularly significant because it reflects an increasing global understanding that dolphins deserve better protections based on who – rather than what – they are.


The decision, outlined in a circular released by the Central Zoo Authority, states that because dolphins are by nature “hig...

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Damien Mander: From sniper to animal advocate

Posted on May 24, 2013 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Thirty-three year old Damien Mander served as a special operations sniper and clearance diver for Australia. Whilst deployed in Iraq he project managed the Iraq Special Police Training Academy, overseeing training of up to 700 cadets at one time. Following three years on the frontline of the Iraq war he departed in 2008 with no new direction in life.

A trip to Africa left him face-to-face with the horrors that the world's wildlife is dealing with. Liquidating all personal assets acquir...

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Joey the capuchin monkey

Posted on July 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi all!

We were recently contacted by a wonderful organization called Wild Futures based in the UK. They do great work in protecting primates and wild habitats worldwide. They recently released a video hosted and narrated by Stephen Fry who told the story of Joey the capuchin monkey who was caught from the wild and then was shipped to the UK to be kept as a pet. Joey was kept in a tiny cage and had none of psychological or physical needs met however he was rescued and sent to the monkey...

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Birke Baehr: What's wrong with our food system

Posted on March 4, 2012 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

11-year-old Birke Baehr presents his take on a major source of our food -- far-away and less-than-picturesque industrial farms. Keeping farms out of sight promotes a rosy, unreal picture of big-box agriculture, he argues, as he outlines the case to green and localize food production.

Birke Baehr wants us to know how our food is made, where it comes from, and what's in it. At age 11, he's planning a career as an organic farmer. At age 9, while traveling with his famil...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Posted on December 24, 2011 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear SAAW Supporters,

We would just like to take the time to wish you and your loved ones a very merry Christmas and a joyful New Year!
Its that time of year when we celebrate with our family and enjoy each others company and eat meals together. However this time of year is not so joyful for farmed animals! So as a gift to the animals we would like you to consider enjoying a vegan Christmas meal instead! If you don't know how to prepare a delici...
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Veggie Parade Osaka, Japan, Nov. 6, 2011 (Sun)

Posted on November 5, 2011 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

This vegetarian parade is not only for vegetarians and vegans.
For all races, nationalities, ages, sex (gender), thoughts, religions, lineage…
Everyone is welcome! Bring your family and friends.
We hope everyone will have a cheerful and happy day.


Please attend this vegetarian parade with respect.
And also it is probably not good idea to take your pets/animals to this parade for their safety.


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A Thanksgiving Feast, No Turkeys Allowed

Posted on November 4, 2011 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The following excerpt is from and article by TARA PARKER-POPE published in the New York Times:


Are you ready to reimagine Thanksgiving without the turkey?


Every fall, the Well blog goes vegetarian for Thanksgiving, taking the meaty bird off the table to make room for a spectacular array of vegetarian so...

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