Articles written by Brooke Still

Snow-Filled Ski Escapes
Consider one of these five fabulous veg-friendly ski chalets for your next winter vacation.
The Definitive Guide to Requesting Vegan Options
Try these tips for scoring new vegan options at your favorite local restaurants.
HSUS Letter to McDonald’s
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has submitted a shareholder resolution to fast-food giant McDonald’s, asking that the McDonald’s franchises begin...
Justin Bieber for PETA2
Teen R&B sensation Justin Bieber recently shared his views on adopting shelter animals with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) sister site, PETA2.
Veg Eating on Christmas
Vegan blogger Quarry Girl published a post on her blog on December 16, highlighting the vegan places to go for Christmas dinner in Los Angeles. The restaurants that...
Adopting Animals for the Holidays
This holiday season, people who are looking to give the gift of compassion are able to adopt a farm animal or make a donation in someone’s name to one of the...
Kathy Stevens in the Huff Post
On Thursday, December 16, Kathy Stevens, founder and director of Catskill Animal Sanctuary, posted an essay on The Huffington Post titled, “Talking Tofurkey: What Would It...
US Government Sues BP
On December 15, the BBC reported that the US government is suing BP and eight other firms for all damages and clean-up costs resulting from the April 20, 2010...
Why Russell’s Vegan
When media-mogul Russell Simmons was recently on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, he spoke about his veganism. As a result, Ellen asked him to write an essay for...
International Animal Rights Day
Friday, December 10, 2010, marked the 13th annual International Animal Rights Day (IRAD). IRAD is supported by Uncaged, an international animal-rights organization...
Spork Foods in LA Times
On December 9, the LA Times featured vegan food service Spork Foods in a story in its Food section. The article, written by Jessica Gelt, is titled “Bringing Vegan...
Stella McCartney’s New Site
Veg high-end fashion designer Stella McCartney has redone her website to feature more information on living a sustainable life and promoting the vegan lifestyle...
16 Quick and Easy Vegan Breakfasts
In a rush? Try one of these quick breakfast fixes to get you through the day.
Coats for Cubs
In November, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) will begin its annual Coats for Cubs recycling program, in partnership with Buffalo Exchange.
Animal Rights Music Fest
A fall music festival is going to be held in Ankara, Turkey, on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24, in the name of animal rights. Raven Fall Fest...
Meat-Eating Increases Deaths
A new study from Oxford University concludes that excessive meat-eating is responsible for 45,000 preventable deaths each year in the UK. The study, commissioned by...
Vegetarian Military Recruits
The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has written an open letter to the US military, suggesting the military promote plant-based diets...
College Veg on the Rise
Plant-based diets are on the rise among college students, according to new survey results. Bon Appétit Management Company, a catering service that oversees corporate...
World Food Day
October 16 marks the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) World Food Day. World Food Day is a worldwide event meant to draw awareness...
Kathy Freston on Martha Stewart
Kathy Freston of Quantum Wellness and The Quantum Wellness Cleanse appeared on the Martha Stewart Channel’s Whatever with Alexis & Jennifer to discuss both her...
Vegan in Michigan
Across the Great Lake State, veg eateries are not hard to find.
Teen Wins with Vegan Bakery
Seventeen-year-old Nia Froome of Valley Stream, NY won the 2010 Oppenheimer Funds and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) National Youth...
Vegan in Us Weekly
An article published October 5 on Us Weekly’s website UsMagazine.com calls veganism the newest trend in Hollywood. Titled “Why Lea Michele and Natalie Portman Went...
Study Urges Meat Reduction
A study published October 4 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, looks at livestock effect on environmental destruction by...
Vegan Maggie Q
Maggie Q, star of The CW’s new drama Nikita, is happy to be in a position to spread a message of vegetarianism and animal rights, she said. Maggie Q is a champion of animal...
Animals Lebanon Plants Trees
Animals Lebanon, an animal-rights group in Lebanon, planted 1,000 trees across the country on Sunday, October 3, in honor of World Animal Day. The tree planting had the...
Ellen for Turkeys
Farm Sanctuary has announced talk-show host and animal-advocate Ellen DeGeneres as the 2010 spokesperson for its Adopt-A-Turkey Project. Adopt-A-Turkey...
Deforestation 101
Deforestation plagues the world’s forests today, and the culprits are many—including factory farming, commercial agriculture, and forest fires.
New Vegan Café in Ann Arbor
A new vegan restaurant is opening in Ann Arbor, Mich., called Jazzy Veggie. Owner Ananth Puella is a lifelong vegetarian who was unsatisfied with the veg-options at...
Vegan Lea Michele
Glee’s star Lea Michele was featured in an article on UsMagazine.com, attributing Michele’s lean figure to a vegan diet. Michele says that she went vegan after reading Skinny Bitch.
Sea Shepherd Contest
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is hosting a contest on Youtube to find someone to join its next anti-whaling campaign. Contestants create a video presentation telling...
Emily Deschanel Vegan Wedding
Vegan actress Emily Deschanel, 33, of the hit TV show Bones married writer and actor David Hornsby, 34, best-known for his work on It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia...
Katherine Heigl’s Animal Charity
Katherine Heigl has donated $1 million to a new project called Compassion Revolution that helps companion animals. Compassion Revolution is supported by animal-protection...
UCSC Adopts Meat-Free Mondays
The University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) campus is now participating in the Meat-Free Monday campaign. UCSC student animal-rights group Banana Slugs for Animals...
Bill Clinton on Veg Diet
In a recent interview with Willow Bay for The Huffington Post and Yahoo News, President Bill Clinton revealed that he has been following a plant-based diet. Clinton told Bay...
Rebranding HFCS
The US Corn Refiners Association (CRA) has launched a campaign to rebrand high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as “corn sugar.” In recent years, HFCS has faced attacks from
Research Lab Closes Its Doors
Professional Laboratory and Research Services Inc., a North Carolina lab, officially stopped doing research Wednesday, September 15, one week after People...
Response to Lady Gaga
In response to the Lady Gaga meat dress scandal from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, Animal Acres has released a short video of celebrities promoting...
Jamie Oliver Veg Cookbook
Chef, health-food expert, and host of ABC’s Food Revolution Jamie Oliver said in an interview with The Huffington Post that he has plans to publish a vegetarian cookbook.
Commercial Targets McDonald’s
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is airing a commercial Thursday, September 16, in Washington, DC, that targets McDonald’s. The...
Peta2’s Liberation Project
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals 2 (peta2) has joined with the Brock Animal Rights Club (BARC), of Brock University in St. Catharines, ON, to create The Liberation Project.
EU Bans Primate Testing
The European Parliament has passed a revision to the European Union (EU) laws regarding animal testing on primates, which severely limits their use in all 27 EU member...
Vegan Star Trek Star
Actor Michael Dorn, most well-known for his role as Lt. Commander Worf on the popular science-fiction TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation, announced his veganism...
Journey to Prove Vegan Strength
Australian vegan Paul Goodsell is setting out to prove vegans can be just as strong as meat-eaters by embarking on a trek through New Zealand. When a butcher told Goodsell...
New PETA Butter
To continue its 30th anniversary celebration, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has teamed up with New York City-based Peanut Butter & Co. to create...
Feeding Meat to Animals
The European Commission (EC) has released a proposal that would weaken some of the precautions against bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BCE)...
COSTCO Bans Cruel Calf Conduct
In response to the Mercy For Animals (MFA) campaign revealing the treatment of calves raised for veal, COSTCO has banned such conduct from its suppliers. On Monday, August...
Alec Baldwin to host PETA Gala
Actor and animal activist Alec Baldwin is set to host PETA’s 30th Anniversary Gala and Humanitarian Awards, which will take place September 25 in Los Angeles.
Vegan Meals for Flood Victims
In wake of the recent floods in Pakistan, Food for Life Global (FFL) affiliate Sri Krishna Bhakti Parivar is now distributing hot vegan meals to flood survivors...
Stand-Up Paddle for Animals
A California man will stand-up paddle around Lake Tahoe to raise money and awareness for farm animals. John Merryfield is setting out to embark on his second fundraiser...

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