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Saving the Planet One Glass Water Bottle at a Time
We started looking for alternatives to plastic water bottles. My wife and daughter drank water out of glass mason jars. I didn’t like them. We tried metal bottles. I thought they tasted like metal. Yuck. We bought glass bottles filled with green tea and other things, but I became frustrated because I discovered that the lined, plastic bottle caps started to smell raunchy, even if I boiled them and washed them. Perhaps my nose and palate were too delicate, but I abhorred the bacteria laden smell of old water bottles. The bottle caps seemed to be an insurmountable problem. more
Beagle Freedom Project Beagle Freedom Project
The Beagle Freedom Project rescues beagles who have spent their lives enduring laboratory experiments. more
Chimps: A New Life, Retirement Chimps: A New Life, Retirement
Hopefully one day, the balance between all living things will be such that sanctuaries are no longer needed. more
Portland, Maine Reduces Food Waste in a Common Sense Way Portland, Maine Reduces Food Waste in a Common Sense Way
Both of these services are the wave of the future. Food will be composted and returned to the earth the way nature intended. more
Saving Horses from PMU, Slaughter and Horsemeat Saving Horses from PMU, Slaughter and Horsemeat
~ Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue Challenges the "Kill Buyers" ~
"Premarin is created by collecting the urine of pregnant mares. The mares are kept in small standing stalls in order to limit their movement, so [as] not to displace the urinary bladder bags used to collect every drop of urine. The mares are kept in this manner for a lengthy portion of their pregnancy, normally about six months." more
"Call of the Trees" by Dorothy Maclean "Call of the Trees" by Dorothy Maclean
"The angels not only taught me the value of linking with nature but also continually reminded me of the truth of our own essence." more
Live with Compassion, Stop Factory Farming Live with Compassion, Stop Factory Farming
I cried when I watched the clip. That night when I went to bed I thought about the pigs that were in cages at that moment... more
If Every Community Had a Garden We Could Feed the World If Every Community Had a Garden We Could Feed the World
~ The Alan Day Community Garden, Norway ME ~
When Alan Day passed away, he left some land to his twin daughters, Ruby and Emma Day Branch, with the thought that the site would make a good community garden. more
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
...In addition to the ethical issues, the profound differences in anatomy, physiology, and genetics between humans and animals make animals poor models for humans... more
The Animal Rescue Site The Animal Rescue Site
I like going to this site every morning when I read my email. Daily visits make me feel like I'm doing something substantial to help others in some small way and it keeps me aware of ongoing issues. more


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