Could one chicken’s feather help supply literally tons of meat for the world, with that chicken living to tell the tale? That’s what Hampton Creek is suggesting in this new video about its newly-revealed work on clean meat. (And if you’ve been following the company, this new BuzzFeed story about the attacks it’s enduring may not surprise you.)In the meantime, battery cages keep … [Read more...] about Animal News You Can Use: Could a single feather save billions of chickens?
Did you know that NASA admirably has an Office of Planetary Protection whose aim is to ensure that our rovers don’t harm potential alien life on other celestial bodies? In a new Astronomy Magazine piece, I ask the question of why we seem less concerned about harming life on our own planet. (Exhibit A: The federal government’s relentless war on wildlife. Exhibit B: HSUS’ new … [Read more...] about Animal News You Can Use: have we reached peak meat?
There was big news for bears in Vietnam, with a momentous agreement to end the hideous bear bile farms so notorious for their cruelty.In the US, there’s progress for bears and other wild animals too, as the era of circus exploitation of wildlife continues closing. Maryland’s largest county held a very successful hearing this week on a bill to do just that.There was progress for … [Read more...] about Animal News You Can Use: What a week!
How many factory farmers does it take to change a light bulb? None, since they want to keep the public in the dark. And a federal judge told them this week they can’t do it, ruling their ag-gag law in Utah unconstitutional.One of the things those factory farmers may not like the public knowing is that thousands of California dairy cows are baking to death, leading Wayne Pacelle … [Read more...] about Animal News You Can Use: How many factory farmers does it take to change a light bulb?
So my friend Townes Van Dogt is staying with me for the week and I decided to make her vegan pupsicles! She’s not vegan and I know a lot of other dogs aren’t either but that doesn’t mean they can’t have a vegan treat!I was inspired by this awesome site I found, Doggy Dessert Chef. It has a ton of fun recipes for treats and pupsicles and you can even sort just to see the vegan … [Read more...] about Recipe: Peanut Butter, Banana and Coconut Oil Pupsicles to Keep Your Dog Cool!