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Instead of Shopping… Volunteer!

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Tthe festival of carnivorous gluttony known as Thanksgiving followed by the carnival of consumerism known as Black Friday offer a case in point of the intersections among colonialism, capitalism, animal exploitation, and environmental degradation. You can resist by dedicating the weekend to playful and productive activities. Live nearby? Come to our volunteer work party! Live elsewhere? Check out our list of other things to do. . . . → Read More: Instead of Shopping… Volunteer!

Yerkes 8 Update: Public Comments Needed Now!

Eight chimpanzees need you to tell the Fish and Wildlife Service not to issue a permit allowing them to be exported to a zoo. Take action today! . . . → Read More: Yerkes 8 Update: Public Comments Needed Now!

Duck Bills

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Ask any child (or adult) to draw or imitate a duck, and the first thing they will sketch or mime will be that distinctive bill. But most people don’t realize that, in addition to shaping those characteristic quacks, duck bills are responsible for remarkable feats of perception.

The sensitive tips of duck bills include both . . . → Read More: Duck Bills

Vegan Emotions — Which Ones Do YOU Feel?

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Have you ever felt tofullness, eggravation, or vlee? Check out our list of vegan emotions and then add your own! . . . → Read More: Vegan Emotions — Which Ones Do YOU Feel?

Deadline Extended! LGBTQ/Animal Liberation Anthology

The deadline for proposals for our forthcoming anthology on intersections between LGBTQ and animal liberation has been extended. . . . → Read More: Deadline Extended! LGBTQ/Animal Liberation Anthology

The Curious Case of the Doubly Endangered Chimps

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Chimps held captive at a research lab associated with a US college have gained protection under the Endangered Species Act but now face a new threat in the college’s threat to ship them to a zoo in the UK. Read on to learn what you can do to help bring those chimps to a sanctuary . . . → Read More: The Curious Case of the Doubly Endangered Chimps

What You Can Do to End the Conspiracy Against Vegan Mayo

Last week, vegan mayo broke into the news, thanks to a FOIA request that proved that a taxpayer-funded agency has been colluding with the egg industry to try to crush a new and popular sandwich spread made right here in the USA. That’s right: The U.S. government is trying to crush a U.S. business… because . . . → Read More: What You Can Do to End the Conspiracy Against Vegan Mayo

Running a Sanctuary

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Here’s a recap of the panel on Running a Sanctuary at AR2015, including an in-depth account of our cofounder’s remarks about the ethical and emotional challenges of sanctuary work, along with summaries of the other presentations and ensuing discussion about micro-sanctuaries. . . . → Read More: Running a Sanctuary

We’re Hiring!

VINE Sanctuary seeks a new member for our on-site animal care team. Please help us find the right person by sharing the job description widely. . . . → Read More: We’re Hiring!

Fair Week

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County fair season provokes painful memories for a former 4-H and FFA participant who now works at a farmed animal sanctuary. . . . → Read More: Fair Week