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Powerful speech on why “Animals should be off the menu”

Powerful speech on why “Animals should be off the menu”

An incredibly powerful speech my Philip Wollen to the St James Ethics Centre and the Wheeler Centre debate, Animals Should Be Off the Menu, in Australia on May 16, 2012. Philip Wollen is a former Vice-President of Citibank and an Australian philanthropist. At age 34, 

Raw Vegan “Cheesecake”

Raw Vegan “Cheesecake”

Just in time for the holidays! This “cheesecake” is not only incredibly delicious but much more nutrient dense than a traditional cheesecake. Cashews and coconut oil take the place of cream cheese, sour cream and eggs, raw almonds take the place of graham crackers and 

USDA is about to spend additional millions to promote the meat industry.

USDA is about to spend additional millions to promote the meat industry.

USDA is  proposing a new “checkoff” program to allocate additional funds which can potentially total $160 million for the promotion and marketing of beef in 2015, as red meat production and sales have declined. This creates a clear conflict of interest as the USDA is also the organization that issues 

15 things we can do to save the elephants

15 things we can do to save the elephants

15 things we can do to save the elephants 1. Don’t buy or sell ivory, meat, leather and other wildlife products. 2. Don’t support organizations that exploit or abuse elephants and other animals for entertainment and profit like circuses, zoos, marketing, tv, films and tourism. 

15 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about Elephants

15 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about Elephants

If you were to ask me which species I love the most, even though it would be extremely hard for me to pick just one, I would have to say elephants (Elephas maximus)! My first encounter with an elephant was when I was around 14yrs 

Reality Check!

Reality Check!

How many universes are there? – Chris Anderson Animation by Andrew Park. In this video Chris Anderson and Andrew park takes us on a wonderfully humbling and insightful journey. Sit back and enjoy the ride!

The Orca Awareness Project

The Orca Awareness Project

A girl meets an orca in captivity and comes to the realization that she too needs to be free. Orcas are the largest of the dolphins and they live in large pods or family groups of up to 40 individuals. Even though the world’s oldest 

Cruelty-free alternatives for the holidays

Cruelty-free alternatives for the holidays

With the holiday season just around the corner, here are some of the cruelty-free alternatives available on the market. 1. Vegan Whole Turkey by Vegetarian Plus According to the manufacturers, “you’ll look twice to make sure it’s really vegan.” It’s made with non-GMO soy and comes with Vegan Gravy and a 

Brown rice noodles with spicy peanut sauce

Brown rice noodles with spicy peanut sauce

In the mood for something spicy? Here is a really versatile gluten-free recipe that is sure to hit the sweet spot! In case you don’t like spicy food all you have to do is refrain from adding the chilies. You can pretty much use any 

Movie Time: Virunga

Movie Time: Virunga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu-vjWd7Tb8 Virunga is a powerful documentary which accounts the lives of a small group of heroic people and sheds light on the competing dark forces that are at work in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Virunga National Park in eastern Congo is not only one