DawnWatch: ABC News - Cattle rancher goes vegan, starts animal sanctuary! 5/20 - 5/21/15
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There is an absolutely joyous story on the ABC News web site now, which first aired yesterday, Wednesday May 20, on the lo...
DawnWatch: CBS plugs SeaWorld, NY Times on war on fish and Beyonce and Jay Z's vegan revolution 5/10/15
There is a lot of animal news again this weekend. Last night's CBS Evening News unfortunately ran a fluff story on SeaWorld. Today's New York Times has an article on humanity's war on fish, and also has a good news piece on Beyonce and Jay Z's attempts to ...
DawnWatch: Great Washington Post column on animal rights 5/8/15
Charles Krauthammer writes a weekly column in the Washington Post, which is syndicated in 400 newspapers worldwide. The headline of the Friday May 8 piece, "Free Willy" might suggest it is about orcas in captivity, but it is about so much more.
This is h...
DawnWatch: "'Tales' Of Pig Intelligence, Factory Farming And Humane Bacon" on NPR 5/5/15
Today, Tuesday May 5, on the National Public Radio show "Fresh Air," host Dave Davies (in for Terry Gross) interviews Barry Estabrook, author of "Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat." Fresh Air titles the show: "'Tales' Of Pig Intelligence,...
DawnWatch: "Do Chimps Have Human Rights?" AND Portand vegan mini mall - LA Times 5/4/15
The Monday, May 04, Los Angeles Times includes an article about a vegan mini mall in Portland titled, "Where Vegans Can Shop to Their Hearts Content" AND a thoughtful editorial (the official opinion of the opinion page editors) titled "Do Chimps Have Human...
DawnWatch: "Fur-wearing, Meat-eating, Hypocrites" in LA Times + drought & meat in Sac Bee 5/3/15
The Sunday, May 3, papers hold two op-eds of major interest to animal people. The Los Angeles Times includes one titled, "Fur-wearing, Meat-eating, Hypocrites" and the Sacramento Bee, from the capitol of draught-ridden California, includes a great piece ab...
DawnWatch: SF bans wild animal acts + Chimps get their day in court! 4/22/15
It is an extraordinary week for animals. San Francisco has banned wild animal performances - now the largest city in the US to do so -- and a New York judge has ordered (finally) that two chimps used in research will have their day in court.
The San Fr...
Los Angeles gala to benefit Humane Society of the United States -- May 16, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States' Los Angeles Benefit Gala is on May 16! (So you've got plenty of time to buy your airline tickets!) It will be at the gorgeous Beverly Wilshire Hotel, which some of us know from seeing it in "Pretty Woman" but which ...
DawnWatch: Stunning piece on animal experimentation in NY Times, plus Kristof, and Jane Goodall in Globe and Mail 4/19/15
There is a stunning opinion piece published in today's New York Times, titled "I was an animal experimenter." And in the same section, The Week in Review, Nicholas Kristof has a piece on "hero rats" used in detecting land mines. I read it with trepidation ...
DawnWatch: "Where to Rent an Elephant" in NY Times. 4/12/15
With disappointment, I share that the New York Times, a paper in which the editorial page has been superb of late regarding animals used in entertainment, including elephants, ran a story on Sunday, April 12, in the "Vows" section, about the use of elephan...
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