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Instead Of Being On The Menu, These Turkeys Get Their Own Feast

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 11.25.2015 | Good News

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Venus and Serena Turkey -- Guests of Honor at Our Vegan Thanksgiving Feast

Karen Dawn | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green
Karen Dawn

The holidays can be rough for those of us who care about animals that are not traditionally thought of as pets. Thanks to my little turkey rescue tradition, Thanksgiving is a time when I get to share with the world how delightful turkeys can be if they are given a chance.

Who Rescued Whom?

Candy Spelling | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Candy Spelling

The holiday season is almost upon us, and there's no gift that brings more joy into your home than an adopted or rescued pet. I can't even think of a day without my beautiful dog, Madison! The unconditional love and warmth that a pet adds to your world is as priceless as the animal's life you are saving.

Adopt A Sanctuary Turkey For Thanksgiving, Instead Of Eating One

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.20.2015 | Good News

Jackie and Christina are big, pretty turkeys, who now live at a spacious, safe refuge in upstate New York, after being rescued from a factory fa...

Reducing Harm & Expanding the Good: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.02.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every week at The Pollination Project, we make small seed grants to social change entrepreneurs and visionaries all over the world. This week we are honored to support projects that help reduce harm among vulnerable people, and promote hope, healing and goodness around the world.

Eating Chickens Is a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

Jacy Reese | Posted 11.01.2015 | Green
Jacy Reese

This piece was co-authored by Jay Shooster from NYU School of Law. In a recent report by the World Health Organization, processed meat comes across ...

Jon Stewart Makes His Post-'Daily Show' Plans Official

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.26.2015 | Good News

Rumors have been swirling for months that Jon Stewart's post-"Daily Show" plans involve opening an animal sanctuary on a 12-acre farm he and his...

More Than 170 Animals Rescued From Nightmarish Backyard

Farm Sanctuary | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.23.2015 | Green

EmbedContent(562a81bfe4b0aac0b8fce1c1,,Embed,html,Some({})) This story was originally published by Farm Sanctuary. Called to the scene of a neglect ca...

Tracey Stewart Is Loving Life After 'The Daily Show'

All Animals | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.22.2015 | Impact

This story was originally published in All Animals, the magazine of the Humane Society of the United States. How sweet it is for Tracey Ste...

Compassionate Teen Saves Pig Friend From Slaughter

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.22.2015 | Good News

A California teen who feared he would have to send his beloved pig to slaughter has found a happy ending for his curly-tailed friend. Bruno Barba, 16,...

Pigs Are Highly Social And Really Smart. So, About Eating Them...

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.15.2015 | Green

Pigs like to play. They're smart. They have good long-term memories, and they can be socially manipulative with other pigs. They can tell which people...

10 Small Steps to Making the World a Better Place

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2015 | Impact
Maria Rodale

Close your eyes and imagine this: You step out of your daily life and into a favorite storybook. You're back with "The Farmer in the Dell," standing in a beautiful green pasture.

Meatless Monday: Small Steps, Big Changes -- Gene Baur and 'Living the Farm Sanctuary Life'

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.27.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

There was no plan, there was only "concern about animals and nature," says Gene Baur. "I wanted to do something positive it the world." He did. In 198...

Tracey The Sheep May Be The World's Most Polite Farm Animal

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.16.2015 | Green

Meet Tracey. The 10-year-old sheep lives with the animal rescue organization Farm Sanctuary at its facility in Watkins Glen, New York, and she is SO g...

10 Tips for Eating Fewer Animal Products

Tracey Stewart | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tracey Stewart

Being vegan myself, I think it can only benefit others to at least ponder what life would be like on a diet filled with fewer animal products.

Dispatch: Living the Farm Sanctuary Life With Gene Baur

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.09.2015 | Green
Miriam Ava

Consider California's first-ever water-restrictions just recently put into place. The majority of the state's water is used for livestock intended for meat production. Growing plants, on the other hand, is dramatically easier on the environment.

It's a Boy for Jon and Tracey Stewart!

Tracey Stewart | Posted 06.06.2015 | New York
Tracey Stewart

Last month my husband and I welcomed a very special delivery from Farm Sanctuary. We were honored by having two awesome rescue sheep named after us!! Jon and Tracey were rescued from a neglected home in Upstate New York along with their friend, Louise.

The 2015 Golden Globes Gifting Suites

Zorianna Kit | Posted 03.14.2015 | Style
Zorianna Kit

Gift lounges during the week leading up to the Golden Globes ceremony brought numerous vendors seeking to get their products into the hands of celebrities. Established brands like Pilot Pens, Pandora and Nautica stood alongside smaller, emerging brands such as Bright Baum and Canada Bliss.

Gratitude Is a State: On Being a Sacred Stream for Good

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Render gratitude into a state through your being. Once you view life as the unfolding miracle that it is you begin to understand the cosmic glory of your experiences.

Thanksgiving Turkey Rescue: Spa Day and Vegan Feast for Beautiful Birds

Karen Dawn | Posted 01.21.2015 | Green
Karen Dawn

It's turkey rescue season again! This year I am introducing you to the Baywatch turkeys, Pamela and Alexandra, named for the two Baywatch babes who grew into incredible vegan activist women. Bred for Thanksgiving dinner, they will be at ours -- as the guests of honor.

These Turkeys Might Change The Way You Feel About Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green

These turkeys are living it up this Thanksgiving, safe and happy on farm animal sanctuaries. Farm sanctuaries take in all kinds of farm animals, typic...

Art Project Honors The 46 Million Turkeys That Will Be Eaten On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green

An estimated 46 million turkeys will be eaten this Thanksgiving, and artist Cheryl Miller wants to honor every last one of them with their own portrai...

Gratitude Speaks: Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical. Through Gratitude Spe...

Meatless Monday: The Seed of Something Great -- Seed Food and Wine Festival

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Wednesday kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month and the celebration's happening in Miami with the debut of Seed Food and Wine Festival. Sponsored b...

An Interview With Dr. Culum Brown

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 08.31.2014 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Last week, the esteemed journal Animal Cognition published a review paper on fish that concludes, "fish perception and cognitive abilities often match or exceed other vertebrates."