British Columbia’s Hunting Ban on Grizzly Bears and Other Gains for Animals – Wayne Pacelle HSUS

This week, British Columbia’s newly formed government, responding to the will of an overwhelming majority of the province’s citizens and following through on its own campaign promise, announced a ban on all trophy hunting of grizzly bears there, starting in November. Under the prior Liberal government, B.C. had become the world’s grizzly-bear-hunting hub, with trophy . . .

Source: British Columbia’s hunting ban on grizzlies the latest in rapid-fire series of gains for animals · A Humane Nation

Irish Farmer Had a Change of Heart and is Sending Cattle to Sanctuary Instead of Slaughterhouse! | One Green Planet

Just a few months ago in June, we shared the news of Jay Wilde, a beef farmer who had a change of heart and sent all of his cattle to Hillside Animal Sanctuary in the UK. And now yet another farmer…

Source: Irish Farmer Had a Change of Heart and is Sending Cattle to Sanctuary Instead of Slaughterhouse! | One Green Planet

Gopher Turtles Relocated from Construction Site by HSUS

We love turtles around here. We help them get across our country roads safely and admire their slow, methodical approach to life. I had turtles as a child, starting when I had my tonsils removed and my parents thought a new pet would help me through the painful recovery. Then when I got better, I just kept getting more turtles. One of any pet was never enough for me. I remember watching the little guys navigate their own little world, a big tub filled with sand, fake trees and a big pond. I hope they were happy, at least they seemed to my seven-year-old self to be living an idyllic life.

This video is about the rescue of gopher tortoises from a new home construction site. Many of their kind are buried alive every year in the name of progress as buildings and homes replace what was once their habitat.

9 things you need to know about that once-in-a-lifetime elephant ride | World Animal Protection Canada

An elephant ride or animal show is still a holiday dream for many tourists travelling to Asia. But the reality is a nightmare of abuse for elephants trapped in

Source: 9 things you need to know about that once-in-a-lifetime elephant ride | World Animal Protection Canada

For you spaghetti lovers ~ Spaghetti in Spicy (Vegan!) Tomato Cream Sauce Courtesy of Connoisseurus Veg

Zesty tomato sauce is spiked with red wine and red pepper flakes, and then simmered with a surprise creamy (but totally dairy free!) ingredient to make this pasta with spicy tomato cream sauce.

Source: Spaghetti in Spicy (Vegan!) Tomato Cream Sauce – Connoisseurus Veg