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Actress Isla Fisher gets a kiss from Nanuq. Photo Credit: Rigo Diaz/SeaWorld San Diego/Getty

SeaWorld Loses Another Cetacean Casualty

(SEAWORLD/WHALES IN CAPTIVITY) Last week, SeaWorld lost another one of its marine mammals, reigniting the debate over whether cetaceans belong in captivity. On Thursday, Nanuq the beluga whale died at SeaWorld Orlando after fracturing his jaw during an interaction with two other whales and later contracting an infection. According to SeaWorld, the cause of Nanuq’s […]

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Jonathan the tortoise. Photo Credit: BBC News

5 Animals Who Can Outlive Humans

(WILDLIFE/AMAZING ANIMALS) The average lifespan for a man is 71 years, whereas the average lifespan for a woman is 73.5 years. But can you believe there are animals who have outlived humans by over a hundred years, and sometimes even longer? Check out these five animals who have found the secret to living a long […]

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Try this delicious and decadent chocolate mousse. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Creamy Chocolate Mousse

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Chocolate mousse can be a luxurious treat and an impressive dessert when entertaining. This recipe is made with tofu, so it’s very filling and a small serving of about 1/4 of a cup should be a good start. You can dress it up with your favorite additions like chocolate shavings, nuts, and sprinkles. […]

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Iconic Rhino Victim Overcomes All Odds

(WILDLIFE/RHINOS) Just three years ago in South Africa, three wild rhinos were involved in a horrendous poaching incident, leaving one of the group members dead, and two seriously injured. Thankfully, Dr. William Fowlds, a vet who is dedicated to helping the species survive in the wild, came upon the two rhinos, Thandi and Themba, after […]

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Mango and Tofu Fried Rice is nutrient rich for the vegan diet.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Mango & Tofu Fried Rice

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Fried rice recipes can sometimes be soaked in oil, but it’s not difficult to make a healthier version that’s still restaurant quality. This healthy recipe calls for only one tablespoon of sesame oil, omits the egg, and adds in extra veggies. Sesame oil contains calcium, iron, and B6—all important vitamins for a vegan diet. […]

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Major campaigns arguing against the cruel practices of making foie gras began in 2012. Photo credit: TNT Magazine

California Caters Cruelty: Foie Gras Back On The Menu

(FOIE GRAS/ANIMAL CRUELTY) CALIFORNIA — Foie gras, a French delicacy made from duck or goose liver, will continue to appear on menus throughout California, despite activists’ call for a ban. To create foie gras, producers fatten the duck or goose liver by cruelly force feeding the animal. At foie gras farms, force feeding involves shoving […]

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PETCO Pulls Deadly Dog Treats From Shelves

(PETS/DOG FOOD RECALL) U.S. pet store Petco has just announced they will no longer sell their popular Jerky and Rawhide treats for dogs and cats. The decision was made after several dogs and cats became deathly ill after consuming the products. The treats are made in China and have proven to be dangerous for pets […]

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