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Gene Baur

10 Small Steps to Making the World a Better Place

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.14.2016 | 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...

From Killer Looks to No-Kill to Nabbing a Kitten Killer: The Barbi Twins Connect the Dots to Save Animals

Joan K. Smith | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

What do stray cats and the ocean have to do with each other? Quite a bit in the current work of Shane and Sia Barbi, better known as the Barbi Twin...

Vegan America Is Closer Than You Think

Gene Baur | Posted 08.31.2011 | Home
Gene Baur

We hope the Just Eats Tour, will help Americans better recognize the impacts of their food choices, learn about positive alternatives, and choose healthier, more humane and sustainable options.

Stars Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Farm Sanctuary

Wendy Diamond | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

Farm animals danced and greeted guests as they arrived to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for Farm Sanctuary at Cipriani Wall Street on May 14th. "If ...

Farm Sanctuary: 25 Years for the Animals

Victoria Moran | Posted 07.20.2011 | Green
Victoria Moran

Farm Sanctuary opens their doors so that city and suburban folk can meet farm animals and learn how engaging, intelligent, and like us each one of these individuals is. It puts a whole new spin on "What's for dinner?"

First, Do No Harm

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

The AVMA's recent decision to update the veterinary oath is a positive step and it's a reflection of a more humane attitude that is emerging within the veterinary profession.

Change for Chickens (and the Nation)

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

In Ohio, half a million citizens signed petitions this year to place a measure on the statewide ballot to outlaw veal crates, gestation crates and battery cages.

Important Progress for Farm Animals in Ohio

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

Over the past year, more than 500,000 Ohio citizens signed a petition aimed at placing an initiative on the statewide ballot this November to ban cruel factory farming practices.

The Power on Your Plate

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gene Baur

We can each exercise a large degree of control over what we eat, and by making food choices that are consistent with our own values and interests, we can make the world a better place.

Ohio Animal Abuse Demonstrates Need for Farm Animal Protection Laws

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

Footage from Conklin Dairy in Union County, Ohio, shows workers brutally beating cows with crowbars and stabbing them with pitchforks. We need stronger farm animal protection laws.

Time to Dig Deep for the Animals

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

Seven U.S. states have now enacted legislation to reform inhumane factory farming systems. But agribusiness officials in Ohio and their legislative cronies have vehemently opposed basic humane reforms.

Meatless Monday: Green Grass Roots And A Beacon of Hope From Signal Mountain

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

The world's leaders did not come together for us in Copenhagen. The folks of Signal Mountain, Tennessee did. Signal Mountain, population 7,500, is th...