Fighting for people over profits.   Procter & Gamble, end modern slavery in your supply chain. What is the link between household brands Head & Shoulders, Covergirl, and Gillette? Modern slavery.   The brands’ parent company, Procter & Gamble (P&G), purchases conflict palm oil from the world’s largest palm oil plantation operator, Malaysian company …

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The “world’s saddest zoo” is in the Grandview Shopping Mall in Guangzhou, China. Polar bears, arctic foxes, beluga whales, a wolf, and walruses, are being kept in conditions that are so vastly removed from their natural habitat, they represent one of the most distressing examples of animal deprivation. Conditions at the Grandview do not even …

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The unethical dog-racing track will now be turned into a football stadium and new affordable housing. The decision comes after years of campaigning by local groups and almost 15,000 PETA supporters signed a petition to the council. Full post by Anne Clark  HERE More posts by Anne Clark.                  …

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Demand an end to child labour in the mining industry • author: Michael Taylor • target: Switzerland’s Metalor, Dubai’s Kaloti, and India’s Kundan Coughing up blood, exposed to toxic amounts of mercury and working in dangerous pits that often collapse – this is the life of child labourers working in artisanal gold mines. Despite mining being …

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Dozens of lions, tigers, zebras and camels are still used in travelling circuses in the UK. A new law to ban this use of wild animals in circuses is being repeatedly blocked by three Conservative MPs, despite the personal support of David Cameron, the government, Labour and over 90% of the British public. The British …

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Free Ricky The Bear Author: Chris Wolverton Ricky, an 18-year-old black bear, has spent her entire life caged in a concrete enclosure outside Jim Mack’s Ice Cream parlor in York, Pa. The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) observed and took footage of Ricky with matted hair, eating dog food with only green-looking water available. The …

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  In the UK, the money collected from National Insurance contributions can only be spent on the National Health Service and Benefits. While the need for food banks continues to grow the Chancellor, George Osborne is sitting on £30 billion pounds. One of the commonest reasons for people having to go to food banks is …

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Save the SEA LIFE London Aquarium penguins Petition by Lex Croucher London, United Kingdom “The Gentoo penguins at the Sea Life London Aquarium are kept in a small underground room, with no natural light and completely unacceptable quality of life. I started this petition after I visited the Sea Life London Aquarium and saw the …

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So close to 250,000 signatures! Kathleen Haase Skipton 11 Oct 2014 — Dear Friends, This will most likely be my last update before our meeting with British Airways on Monday. I am blown away by all your support! Everyone is so behind our efforts to get British Airways to cease business with SeaWorld. Before the weekend …

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110,000 signatures and going! Kathleen Haase York 15 Jul 2014 — Dear Supporters, Thanks to all of you for signing and sharing the petition, we have now reached over 110,000 signatures and keep getting more every day! I am truly amazed by everyone’s support! I had contacted Keith Williams and British Airways via E-Mail on the …

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