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Resistance Movement Launches to Stop Prison Factory Farms Program in Canada

The Evolve Our Prison Farms campaign is calling on the Government of Canada to adopt an ethical approach to prisoner rehabilitation that doesn’t involve killing animals. 

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Albertsons Removes Eel from 2,000 Sushi Cases in Sustainability Pledge

The supermarket chain—which controls Safeway, Vons, and Jewel-Osco—is looking for alternatives for the highly unsustainable marine animals and plant-based eel could offer a solution. 

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A Vegan is Now in Charge of Advising the Israeli Government on Animal-Rights Issues 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed Tal Gilboa to advise him on animal-rights issues, a subject that has become important to him.

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Plant Based Foods Association Launches Vegan Power Plant Food Stations

The concept is designed to offer pre-made vegan meals and snacks for on-the-go retail. 

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Heather Mills to Help Relaunch Sweden’s Biggest Vegan Food Brand

The owner of vegan brand VBites has partnered with Astrid Och Aporna—which makes vegan meat and dairy-free products—to make its products more widely available. 

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London’s Oldest Veg Pub Protests Closing With Naked Sing-Along

A naked crowd sang along to songs such as “Bare Necessities” and “I Did It My Way” to protest Coach and Horses’ closing by its owners.

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Elon Musk Confirms Tesla Model Y and 3 Will Be Vegan By 2020, Steering Wheel and All

The electric car company will soon expand its vegan interior to include leather-free steering wheels, which has been a unique challenge to make vegan. 

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Elephant Riding to Be Banned at Cambodia’s Largest Tourist Attraction, Angkor Wat 

The iconic religious temple will end its use of elephants to transport tourists by 2020, and its 14 elephants will be taken to a conservation center. 

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Startup Aims to Make Vegan Nuggets Cheaper Than Chicken to Save Billions of Birds

Food startup Rebellyous wants to “flip the script” by making vegan meat that’s more affordable than its animal-derived counterpart. 

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Canada Bans Whale and Dolphin Captivity

Newly signed Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act makes it illegal to confine and breed whales, dolphins, and other cetaceans, and protects those currently in captivity from being used for entertainment.  

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70 Reasons to Celebrate PETA in Honor of President Ingrid Newkirk’s Birthday

This month, the longtime activist celebrates her 70th birthday, and there are at least that many reasons to celebrate her monumental work as president of the world’s most prominent animal-rights organization. 

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Vegan Brand Field Roast Expands to 330 Walmart Stores Across Canada

Canadians can now find vegan sausages, burgers, and cheese slices in the aisles of their nearest Walmart store. 

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