Tags: advocacy

Shark Finning is Killing 11,000 Sharks Per Hour and is Threatening Our Ocean

Sharks kill fewer than ten humans per year. Meanwhile, humans kill over 100 MILLION sharks per year. We’re wiping out the top predators in our ocean which impacts everything else living in the sea. The consequences of continuing this practice will be disastrous. As Sea Shepherd Conservation Society captain Paul Watson says, “If the ocean…

My Vegan Story: How I Became Vegetarian At 8 Years Old

My plant-powered journey began more than 2 decades ago. I was just 8 years old sitting at the dinner table when I made the connection between the hunk of lamb on my plate and the sweet animals I loved. At that time I didn’t know about factory farms, about the negative health implications of meat,…

How to Get More Plant-Based Options on Menus

When we think of heroes for animals, we often think of people like the pioneering philosopher Peter Singer or primatologist Jane Goodall. Indeed, those are some of the heroes for animals out there. Yet there are some other heroes for animals who you may have never heard of. I’m talking about people like Miguel Villarreal, the…

Animal Draw My Life Videos Go Viral

A new video series is sweeping the web, pulling the curtain back on factory farming without displaying gory imagery that makes so many viewers turn away. Vegan artist Sooyeon Jang and vegan filmmaker Michelle Cehn have teamed up together to produce a series of animal Draw My Life videos exposing the hidden lives of farmed animals through illustrations.…

Meaningful Paws: Compassionate Vegan Apparel

You’ve heard the saying “wear your heart on your sleeve,” right? Well, now you quite literally can. A new vegan apparel company called Meaningful Paws just launched, and they are offering clothing, tumblers, stickers, and more made with lots of love. Founded by San Francisco based vegan artist Soo Yeon Jang, Meaningful Paws is on a mission to…