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Have you ever wondered what veganism and animal rights is all about? Why don't vegans eat eggs? What's wrong with dairy? Isn't free-range enough? Or maybe you already agree that using other animals is wrong but lack the knowledge about how to switch from animal products to cruelty-free alternatives. 

Our hope is that this site will help empower you to make better choices and equip you with the practical knowledge needed to live in a manner that protects the other beings with whom we share this planet.

All forms of life deserve respect, dignity and compassion.

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Animals continue to pay for our mistakes: millions of potentially infected mink slaughtered

We caused COVID by exploiting animals, and now--because we have apparently learned nothing--the virus is mutating before we even have a vaccine. Denmark, the world's largest producer of mink fur, is in the midst of killing 15 million mink. Over the past few months, COVID has been running rampant on global mink farms, mutating into a new strain that spreads not only from mink to mink, but from mink to human. (12 humans have been infected thus far.) This new strain has yet to a

So...what's wrong with leather?

Leather is frequently overlooked by people who already recognise that fur is unethical but don't know the facts about the leather industry, believing it to be a simple byproduct of the meat and dairy industries that would 'go to waste' if it wasn't utilised. This isn't the case, however. Leather is not so much a byproduct as it is a coproduct, or even a subsidy, with the skin accounting for about 10% of the slaughtered animal's overall value in the case of cows--or far more,