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Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) with Grey wolf (Canis lupus) stretching behind, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA, August

“This Isn’t Hunting—It’s Slaughter”: GOP Shoots Down Wildlife Protections For Alaskan Wolves & Bears

(ANIMAL NEWS/WILDLIFE) Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed a measure that would remove wildlife protections on bears and gray wolves in Alaska, and (sadly) President Donald Trump’s signature is the only thing standing in the way of the measure becoming law. If signed, the bill–backed by the National Rifle Association and […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Super Green Vegan Quinoa Burritos

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Burritos can make for a perfect snack since they’re portable, so you can always eat a portion, rewrap, and save the rest for later. These make ahead super green vegan quinoa burritos are filled with quinoa, mung beans, and shredded kale, but you can fill them with whatever you like! This hearty […]

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Spring Salad With Strawberry Lemon Basil Dressing. Photo Credit: Oh She Glows

Meat-Free Monday: Spring Salad With Strawberry Dressing

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Now that spring has finally sprung, tantalize your taste buds with this spring salad with a strawberry-lemon-basil dressing. Using a food processor, blend fresh strawberries, basil, and lemon juice, along with a touch of olive oil, pure maple syrup, fine grain sea salt, and black pepper, into a healthy and light, yet […]

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Panda-monium! 15 Fun Panda Facts For National Panda Day

(PANDAS/FUN ANIMAL FACTS) It’s National Panda Day! Pandas are adorable, gentle giants who are in dire need our help. Giant pandas have been on the endangered list since 1990, with habitat loss and poaching being the biggest threats to their population’s survival. With only 1,000 giant pandas left in the world, the species is now […]

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Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with this vegan Irish soda bread. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: St. Patty’s Day Irish Soda Bread

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and this Irish soda bread recipe is a wonderful addition to your holiday breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Irish soda bread traditionally includes buttermilk but this version substitutes almond milk with apple cider vinegar. The great thing about this bread is that you can include your favorite dried […]

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Zucchini With Chickpea & Mushroom Stuffing. Photo Credit: Allrecipes.com

Meat-Free Monday: Zucchini With Chickpeas & Mushrooms

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, try this delicious zucchini with chickpea and mushroom stuffing recipe. The dish is 100 percent vegan, and it can be used as a main dish or as a side–depending on the appetite and occasion. They also make for great appetizers at any dinner party! As always, happy […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Easy, Vegan Pad Thai

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Looking for something healthy, delicious, and easy to make? For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, try this perfect vegan Pad Thai dish. Not only is it vegan and gluten-free, but it only takes about 40 minutes to make! Made with rice noodles and perfectly crispy tofu seasoned with fresh herbs and sweet and […]

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‘Not Good Enough:’ USDA Backpedals Amid Legal Backlash

(ANIMAL NEWS/ANIMAL WELFARE) Earlier this month, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) suddenly removed all animal welfare data from its website. The records document tens of thousands of animal welfare violations at an estimated 9,000 taxpayer-funded research labs, dog breeding operations, zoos, circuses, theme parks like SeaWorld, and other facilities regulated under the Animal […]

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8-ingredient zucchini lasagna. Photo Credit: Minimalist Baker

Meat-Free Monday: 8-Ingredient Zucchini Lasagna

(MEAT-FREE MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) This 8-ingredient zucchini lasagna is not only nutritious and flavorful, but it’s also vegan and gluten-free. Use ribboned (or thinly sliced) zucchini squash in place of regular pasta noodles, or you could try substituting eggplant, sweet potatoes, or gluten-free lasagna noodles. What’s more, the vegan, macadamia nut-based ricotta cheese is very close […]

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Vegan banana muffins. Photo Credit: Food Network

Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Banana Muffins

(MEAT-FREE MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, satisfy your sweet tooth without all of the guilt. While these vegan banana muffins are both egg- and dairy-free, the recipe calls for fresh, ripe bananas and soy milk yogurt, so they are still moist and loaded with flavor. Enjoy! — Global Animal

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How Trump’s USDA Protects Animal Abusers

(ANIMAL NEWS/ANIMAL WELFARE) During last year’s presidential election, the Humane Society Legislative Fund warned Donald Trump would be “a threat to animals everywhere.” Now, just weeks into his presidency, their warning appears to be coming true. On February 3, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) quietly removed all animal welfare data from its website. This […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Quinoa & Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) While many of us have tried cooking up stuffed bell peppers, you might not have tried using tomatoes instead. These hollowed out tomatoes are filled with a savory quinoa-spinach mixture and topped with a variety of yummy cheeses. They are not only a tasty way to use fresh garden tomatoes, but they’re […]

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Gluten-Free Shells with Beets, Ricotta, and Pistachios. Photo Credit: Bon Appetit

Meat-Free Monday: Shells With Beets, Ricotta, & Pistachios

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Believe it or not, good gluten-free pasta does exist! Try these tasty gluten-free pasta shells served with golden beets, chives, raw pistachios, and drizzled in olive oil. For the vegan version of this dish, give it a try without the ricotta cheese. As always, happy eating! — Global Animal

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