‘A Revolution of Empathy’

‘A Revolution of Empathy’

In the soon-to-be-released film 'Gunda', about a charismatic pig, there are no humans and no musical soundtrack - just the animals themselves, going about their lives.    “Every day after filming, all of my team, we felt we were...

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Dairying violates ‘The Five Freedoms’

Dairying violates ‘The Five Freedoms’

In this article biologist, ethologist, behavioural ecologist and writer Professor Marc Bekoff discusses how 'The Five Freedoms' are just a nonsense when it comes to dairy cows and other animals raised for food, and the best thing we can do is leave animals and animal...

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Voices for Animals Across the Years: The Jains

Voices for Animals Across the Years: The Jains

Jainism is a religion founded in ancient India and is currently practised by around 6 million people worldwide, mostly in India itself.   During the 6th century BCE, Mahāvīra became one of the most influential teachers of Jainism.   Mahavira said: “Do not injure,...

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Voices For Animals Across The Years: Dian Fossey

Voices For Animals Across The Years: Dian Fossey

Born in San Francisco in 1932 Dian Fossey’s parents divorced when she was young, and she grew up with her mother and stepfather.   She had loved animals her whole life, and at first wanted to be a veterinarian, but finding physics and chemistry challenging turned her...

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Humans have always used other animals harshly.  The maltreatment of animals in hauling carriages, vivisection, fox-hunting, bull-baiting and cock fighting were among matters debated by social reformers in the early nineteenth century, and that led to the formation of...

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Jillian Sullivan is an acclaimed New Zealand writer and essayist.   Her latest book is 'Map For The Heart'.   In an article published on the first day of the new year, she states her desire for New Zealand to go plant-based.   Excerpt, (referring to Rachel...

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OPEN LETTER FROM 100 SIGNATORIES URGES PUBLIC TO GO VEGAN

OPEN LETTER FROM 100 SIGNATORIES URGES PUBLIC TO GO VEGAN

Ricky Gervais, Bryan Adams and Jane Goodall and 97 other celebrities and organisations have signed an open letter urging the public to go vegan.   The letter acknowledges the threats posed by environmental damage caused by animal agriculture and the pandemic...

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Xmas Not A Merry Time For Farmed Animals

Xmas Not A Merry Time For Farmed Animals

As I stand at my two local slaughterhouses here in Whanganui New Zealand I witness the 'Xmas Rush', as many more trucks arrive with animals to be slaughtered. It is heartbreaking to see the gentle animals peering out of the narrow openings of their vehicles, looking...

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LISTENING TO ANIMALS’ VOICES

LISTENING TO ANIMALS’ VOICES

Humans have used, abused and slaughtered other animals since we have been walking upright.  The power imbalance between us and other animals means that it is at best difficult, at worst futile, for them to resist us. But there have always been 'rebel' animals who have...

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‘WE WILL NOT STOP!’

‘WE WILL NOT STOP!’

Guest speaker Ilan Goldberg impressed listeners at the Wellington (NZ) Animal Rights March on 28th November with his original poem, an abridged version we reprint here.   Ilan talks about the hypocrisies of a small and beautiful land that punches above its weight in...

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Voices For Animals Over The Years:  Philip Wollen

Voices For Animals Over The Years: Philip Wollen

It has been called the greatest animal rights speech ever:  Philip’s Wollen's 10-minute blazing contribution to the debate 'Should Animals Be Off The Menu?' held at the St James Ethics Centre, Wheeler Centre in Australia on May 16, 2012.   Philip's speech began: "King...

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