Cow escapes on her way to the slaughterhouse before swimming to freedom on an island

cow escapes slaughterhouse

A cow has been living alone on an island, attacking anyone who comes near, after staging a miraculous escape on her way to a slaughterhouse.  A cow made a bid for safety last month after it refused to get into a lorry taking it to be killed for meat. Instead she rammed a metal fence before making a dash for the nearby Lake Nysa, south Poland. After More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Welsh government announces plans to ban wild animals in circuses

The use of wild animals in circus acts in Wales could be banned after the Welsh government said it was “exploring opportunities” to end the practice.  Labour’s rural affairs secretary in Cardiff, Lesley More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Labour proposes foie gras ban and end to badger cull in new 50-point animal welfare plan

The Labour party has proposed completely banning foie gras and ending the badger cull as part of its strategy for improving animal welfare in the UK. The Labour party has proposed completely banning foie gras and More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Travel company Thomas Cook suspends promotions of SeaWorld online

Following months of campaigning by PETA, Thomas Cook has suspended its online promotions of SeaWorld. Sea World announced it would stop breeding orcas in March 2016. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times) Following More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Meet the couple who are setting up Europe’s first elephant sanctuary in rural France

With more European countries banning wild animals in circuses than ever before, one couple is on a mission to create a safe haven for elephants to retire to in rural France.  With more European countries banning More...

britain ivory ban
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Britain is set to introduce a ban on the sale of ivory after seeing “overwhelming” backing from the public

Ministers are poised to introduce a blanket ban on the sale of ivory in Britain after a public consultation found “overwhelming” backing for the move to protect the world’s elephant population. Yesterday More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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New York City proposes act to ban the sale and import of new animal tested cosmetics

New York has proposed an act, The New York Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act, that will stop the import or sale of any cosmetic product tested on animals, if it is passed. Cruelty Free International has been working hard More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Bird flu: How factory farming is helping spread this killer disease

Dr Justine Butler from Viva! looks at how factory farming is helping spread killer disease…  Avian influenza became widely known as ‘bird flu’ in the late 1990s when it spread through live-poultry markets More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Is San Francisco about to become the world’s first major city to ban the sale of fur?

San Francisco is on the cusp of making history by becoming the first major city in the world to ban the sale of fur. On January 24, the city of San Francisco will consider implementing an anti-animal cruelty ordinance More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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The war on wild boar

There’s no end to the fight against wild boar, as Viva!’s Justin Kerswell discovers…  If you read certain tabloid newspapers, you could be forgiven for thinking that giant, demonic beasts roam under More...