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Blackfish Receives Unanimous Praise from Critics

The documentary’s behind-the-scenes glance at Sea World has shocked critics across the country.

The documentary Blackfish has received notable reviews from mainstream media outlets including Rolling Stone, The Los Angeles Times, and New York Magazine for its apt portrayal of the psychological toll that animal entertainment takes on aquatic animals and the industry’s attempt to cover it up. The CNN documentary, which tells the story of a Sea World orca named Tilikum who killed his trainer in 2010, has been referred to as a “gripping mindbender,” said to contain “sights and sounds that are stuff of nightmares.” Blackfish has garnered a 97 percent approval rating from Rotten Tomatoes along with a “Critics’ Pick” from The New York Times’ film reviewers.

Moby to DJ Benefit for Oakland Fire

The legendary vegan musician will play a set in San Francisco tomorrow to benefit those affected by the Ghost Ship fire.
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Last Fur Farm Closes in Japan

Closure of last mink fur farm marks the end of the entire fur industry in Japan.
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Lung Cancer Higher in Slaughterhouse Workers

Nobel Prize winner finds that long-term exposure to meat pathogens increases risk of rare forms of lung cancer.
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New Vegan Butcher Shop Comes to Brooklyn

Monk's Meats will bring seitan-based vegan sausages, salami, steaks, and more to Bed-Stuy this spring.
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Dairy Farmer Fined $15K for Breaking 200 Cows' Tails

New Zealand court bans dairy farmer from milking cows for six months after 211 cows on his property suffered broken tails.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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