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News: Olympic Games and Orca captures

As the February 14 demonstrations protesting the Taiji dolphin slaughters and captures draws near, do NOT forget the Russian captures of beluga, pilot, and orca whales. Stories about orca whales and Taiji dolphins taking part in the Sochi Olympic games

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The Inevitable Persecution of Wolves by Wildlife “Managers”

A few years ago, I compared the “game management units” where the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) set the highest quotas for killing wolves with hunter licensing and killing of elk in the same areas. There was a

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Posted in Fish and Wildlife Management, Wildlife, The New Human Ecology, Veganism, Ecosystems, Wolves

Deep Vegans – 2

There are many arenas for vegans to prevent suffering and needless death (more about that in later posts at thisishopethebook dot com). This was the case when a three-person delegation returned to the International Whaling Commission conference last year in

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Posted in The State of Our Movement, Fish and Wildlife Management, Wildlife, The New Human Ecology, Veganism, Ecosystems

Part 7: Pollan’s Livestock Kills Ecosystems

In a summary of Livestock’s Long Shadow, the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN) “recommends a range of measures to mitigate livestock’s threats to the environment” that include “… land degradation … greenhouse gas … emissions … water

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Posted in Wildlife, Farmed Individuals from Other Species, The New Human Ecology, Veganism, Ecosystems, Michael Pollan "Omnivore's Dilemma series

Wolves Are Slaughtered By Our Human Ecology

We accept that predation in nature is real. It can be difficult to watch. However, the ongoing (and increasing) slaughter of wolves by various state and federal agencies is simply wrong. The agencies are serving hunters (5.5% of the U.S.

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Is Amazon’s Whole Foods Market a Vegan’s Friend or Foe?

April 6th, 2019

When Amazon.com bought Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion in 2017, some vegans assumed it would [...]

Why do vegans allow vegetarianism to define veganism?

April 22nd, 2017

Shake hands, declare independence  We must end our non-critical acceptance of vegetarianism’s[...]

Are Vegans Vegetarians? Conclusion

September 19th, 2015

We lost the struggle for the original definition of “vegetarianism” and “vegetarian” in 1847, 168 ye[...]

Are Vegans Vegetarians? Part 4

August 17th, 2015

Food producers are harming veganism because of the way they label their products “vegetarian” an[...]

Are Vegans Vegetarians? Part 3

July 26th, 2015

Before I describe how international and U.S. organizations inappropriately reference veganism as veg[...]