Category Archives: Animal Rights & Activism

Vegan Wednesday #9

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A highlight of the week was on Monday and Tuesday night – Chili sin Carne:

Chili sin Carne

(it’s great for leftovers, because it tastes even better the next day!)

At the end of last week we had zucchini rolls with a pumpkin filling, Read the rest of this entry

Happy World Vegan Day!

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“World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated on 1 November, by vegans around the world. The Day was established in 1994 by […] The Vegan Society UK to commemorate its 50th anniversary.” (Source: Wikipedia)

In the style of my „Happy World Vegetarian Day“ post I would like to show you today how the vegan movement is looking at the moment and want to give all vegans out there (including myself 😉 ) a little hope!

A lot is going to change, it is already changing and you are all contributing to this! The world is not only bad, because you make it better with every purchase, every meal, every conversation ❤ It is not only a trend, but a movement! Thanks to the many activists, authors, organizations that speak up for animals, the vegan companies and all other companies that expand their vegan products, a lot of people are confronted with the vegan lifestyle and getting started to think.

There are only a few studies on the amount of vegans, but I found a few estimated numbers: Read the rest of this entry

To the animals it’s not entertainment! – Wild animals in circuses

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Support Tyke 2014, Peta Germany, free wild animals from circus

 

As you probably know, a vegan lifestyle includes more than the rejection of animal products. As a vegan, one rather wishes to avoid all forms of animal exploitation. Belonging also to this way of life is to question many things that always seemed to be natural and harmless. Suddenly a lot of things become dubious. One example of this is the use of animals in circuses.

 

Naturally, one does not need to be vegan to understand that the circus is no place for a wild animal! The following video shows that captivity of wild animals for the circus is extremely painful and traumatizing for the animals: Read the rest of this entry

The Cove

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I love Japan from the bottom of my heart. It has the most beautiful nature, kindest people and traditional culture. However, Japan is not perfect. Regarding animal rights it might be one of the worst countries in the world.

One example is whaling and dolphin hunting. Even though Read the rest of this entry