Swapping Animal Products for Plant-Based Alternatives Slashes Diabetes and Heart Disease Risks, Review Finds

There are many benefits to replacing animal products with plant-based alternatives. Plant-based diets are more climate-friendly, have fewer ethical quandaries, and can help maintain health. A recent review published in BMC Medicine once again underscores the various ways that plant-based alternatives can help reduce adverse health outcomes. Researchers found that replacing meat and dairy products […]

Concerning Lack of Oversight in Horse Meat Industry, Audit Finds

When it comes to the most popular foods, horse meat might not be the first to come to mind. This is especially true in the United States, where horses are cherished as loyal companions, and their meat is no longer sold. In Europe, however, the story takes a different turn. Despite declining horse meat consumption, […]

USB survey finds animal diet important when purchasing meat

As consumers continue to be conscientious about their food choices, a new survey from the United Soybean Board reveals valuable insights into consumer preferences and purchasing attitudes for animal protein, particularly pork products. According to the survey, 70% of respondents say that animal diet is extremely or very important to them when purchasing meat, up […]

Weekly Top Animal and Video News: Golden Retrievers’ Pool Adventure, 9-Week-Old Puppy Finds Home, Kitten Saved from Euthanasia Befriends Rescue Cat, and More!

Every Sunday, One Green Planet brings you the week’s top animal news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up! Animal News Source: soumen82hazra/Shutterstock As always, we had a ton of news to cover […]

Animal Equality Finds US Horses Awaiting Slaughter in Mexico

In a new two-part investigation by Animal Equality, investigators film proof of American horses being held at a slaughterhouse in Zacatecas, Mexico. A secondary investigation reveals the slaughter of horses in Mexico for the first time. This investigation comes a month after Animal Equality released an international campaign to end horse slaughter. Nearly 100,000 supporters […]

Animal Equality Joint Report Finds 3% of UK Farms Are Inspected

Animal Equality UK, along with The Animal Law Foundation, has released a groundbreaking report investigating the shortcomings in how current UK animal protection laws are being monitored and enforced. The comprehensive report, which was published exclusively by The Guardian, sheds light on what existing animal protection laws are in place, how these laws are monitored, […]

New Horizons Fan Finds Bizarre Raymond Bootleg LEGO Set at Discount Store

An Animal Crossing: New Horizons fan shares an image of a weird LEGO knock-off, featuring Raymond, and strangely, many unrelated elements. An Animal Crossing: New Horizons fan discovered an odd Raymond LEGO-like block set in a store and is sharing their find with the world. Fans have been clamoring for official Animal Crossing: New Horizons […]

Study finds human presence in National Parks drastically alters animal behavior

I’m sure you’ve seen the videos of negligent National Park visitors approaching bison and elk in the hopes of snapping a close-up photo. Or perhaps you’ve read up on Yellowstone’s long history of bear feeding and its impact on the park’s animal behavior. Human interaction with animals has always been a point of contention with […]

Meeting finds no quick fix for animal control concerns

No immediate solutions were forthcoming after a Tuesday discussion about the woes facing Hawaii County’s animal control operations. A meeting of the County Council’s Committee on Parks and Recreation and Public Safety featured a presentation by the Hawaii Police Department, which administers animal control services. The presentation had been postponed from a previous meeting on […]

Humans Have Wiped Out 70% Of Animal Populations Since 1970, Study Finds

There has been a huge human-driven loss of species in the last 50 years, new research has found.  The Living Planet Report, which is published every two years by the WWF and Zoological Society of London (ZSL), found that wildlife populations have declined by an average of 69 percent between 1970 and 2018. Two years […]

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