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60 Past Animal And Plants Rights Victories
by Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today
Monday Feb 15th, 2021 3:10 PM
The consciousness of the world is reaching critical mass.
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The world is changing faster than the speed of light. Though Trump, Bannon, Zinke, Pruitt, and the Pentagon are removing protections for marine animals, for Yellowstone bears, for endangered species in general, US states and countries around the world are bypassing these political dinosaurs.

Indian bans cow slaughter and the sale of cowflesh.
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/cow-slaughter-banned-across-india-4675258/
Switzerland bans the boiling of living lobsters
https://www.peta.org/blog/switzerland-bans-boiling-lobsters-crustaceans-alive/
Portugal requires all public institutions to have vegan options.
https://veganenthusiasts.com/2017/03/31/portugal-will-now-require-a-vegan-meal-option-at-all-hospitals-prisons-colleges/
New Zealand: bans cosmetic testing on animals
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/the-biggest-animal-rights-victories-of-2015-and-the-fights-that-will-continue-into-the-new-year-a6790491.html
South Korea has established a 3000 dollar fine for cutting down a tree.
China has 50 million vegans
http://vegnews.com/articles/page.do?pageId=6392&catId=8
Russia: Moscow Circus ended use of wild animals
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/10-animal-rights-victories-of-2014-9914881.html
Netherlands: Dutch fur industry comes to an end
http://www.furfreealliance.com/dutch-fur-industry-comes-to-an-end/
India banned importation of cosmetics tested on animals
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/India-bans-import-of-cosmetics-tested-on-animals/articleshow/44814398.cms
Canada victories by Anmal Alliance of Canada
US: SHARK shut down a cruel NJ rodeo and a brutal manta ray killing contest
https://www.all-creatures.org/articles/ar-shark-victories-2016.html
Costa Rica becomes first Latin American country to ban sport hunting
http://inhabitat.com/costa-rica-becomes-first-latin-american-country-to-ban-hunting-for-sport
Valencia Spain bans setting bull horns on fire
https://www.yahoo.com/news/spain-valencia-bans-bull-runs-featuring-flaming-horns-194116661.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=fb
Obama and several senators successfully work to reduce animal testing in the US
http://blog.humanesociety.org/wayne/2016/06/obama-signs-tsca-bill-reducing-animal-testing.html
Australia starting in 2017 will ban all cosmetics tested on animals as well as ingredients in cosmetics tested on animals
https://www.facebook.com/DavidAvocadoWolfe/photos/a.10150364951666512.342374.102515706511/10153793192111512/?type=3&theater
Costa Rica bans all zoos
http://higherperspectives.com/costa-rica-shut-down-zoos/
Germany becomes the first country to ban the shredding of live chickens.
http://www.ferocesmente.com/society/germany-becomes-first-country-to-ban-egg-industrys-shredding-of-live-chickens/
Pets are no longer property in France
http://dogtime.com/reference/dog-laws/19694-dogs-and-cats-no-longer-considered-property-in-france
Norway's Military are Going Vegetarian For Reasons Of Climate Change
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/11
/20/norway_s_military_imposes_vegetarian_diet_to_help_fight_climate_change.html
Ireland Dublin Ireland bans use of wild animals in circuses
http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0726/804944-circus-dublin/
Germany Turning 62 Military Bases Into Wildlife Sanctuaries
http://www.independent.co.uk/…/eu…/germany-is-turning-62-mil
Russia bans driftnet fishing
http://www.undercurrentnews.com/2015/07/02/russian-president-passes-new-law-banning-drift-net-fishing/
Wyoming bans the use of drones and airplanes to hunt animals during hunting season
http://trib.com/lifestyles/recreation/game-and-fish-bans-using-aircraft-to-scout-for-game/article_24f6f621-f494-5809-8bda-d6d2237f6300.html
Canada's Vegetarian Food Bank
http://tvfb.ca/
London's last greyhound racing track to close
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/superracing/race-is-over-for-london-greyhounds-at-wimbledon/news-story/284099c551b064f29db365021c84356e
India with several hundred million vegetarians and 70% of the population not eating cow flesh has vegetarian only apartment complexes
http://www.nytimes.com/…/wo…/asia/21iht-india.1.7594173.html?
Brazil: Sao Paolo bans pate de foie gras
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-33296884
Denmark: Because of the worldwide power of the animal rights movement, Denmark has been shamed into banning zoophilia or sex with animals.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2791515/sex-animals-banned-denmark-outcry-legal-loophole-minister-acts-country-magnet-sex-tourists.html
After Cecil the Lion's death, and since the link below, it is now 45 airlines refusing to transport trophy hunters' kills.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/airlines-exotic-animal-trophies-cecil_us_55c0f839e4b0a50ad0aa8de9
Growing number of vegetarians and vegans in Islamic world
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/02/08/18731666.php
Israel: first country to ban horse drawn carts
http://chai-online.org/en/campaigns/horses/campaigns_horses_i.ht
Mexico bans elephants, tigers, lions and some other animals in zoos
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-31937828
Taco Bell will phase out factory farmed eggs within 1 year, whereas Denny's won't phase them out til 2026.
Canada moves to ban oil tankers off of BC coast
http://calgaryherald.com/business/energy/northern-gateway-hopes-crushed-as-canada-moves-to-ban-oil-tankers-off-b-c-coast?utm_s
Netherlands bans wild animals in circuses
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/the-netherlands-bans-use-of-wild-animals-in-circuses/
In the Netherlands, Norway, Britain, Australia, Germany, Canada, the states of Washington and Montana etc. wildlife protection bridges are being built for mammals, turtles, salmon, crabs, bees etc.
http://matadornetwork.com/change/6-of-the-worlds-most-ingenious-wildlife-overpasses-pics/
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/britains-building-a-transportation-network-just-for-bees-and-other-pollinators-32752/?no-ist
Around the world 10 animal rights victories in 2014
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/10-animal-rights-victories-of-2014-9914881.html
A federal judge ruled that the Idaho Ag/Gag law was unconstitutional. The legislature had passed it in response to a Mercy For Animals video of horrific cruelty.
https://www.facebook.com/mercyforanimals/videos/10153269790794475/?pnref=story
New Zealand recognizes all animals as sentient (feeling) beings
http://veggiestyle.info/news/new-zealand-has-officially-recognized-all-animals-as-sentient-beings-this-is-huge/
Retailers around the world pull angora wool products
PETA Asia's exposé of angora farms in China – where rabbits have the fur violently ripped out of their skin – has caused retailers to pull angora wool products
Mexico City joined Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru in banning circuses that use wild animals.
The Indian government whose country has 450 million or more vegetarians announced a ban on the importation of cosmetics tested on animals elsewhere.
Italy: Rome has banned small fish bowls.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/rome-bans-cruel-goldfish-bowls-1.556045
The World Trade Organisation upholds the ban on seal-fur
China Southern Airlines stops shipping monkeys to labs
Vancouver man in trouble for cutting trees
http://www.columbian.com/news/2014/apr/23/illegal-tree-cutting-could-prompt-hefty-fine/
The US military agreed to replace the use of animals in six different areas of medical training with modern human-patient simulators that better prepare medical personnel to treat injured soldiers
Town in Italy uses silent fireworks to reduce anxiety in animals
http://dogtime.com/trending/33475-town-italy-switches-silent-fireworks-reduce-anxiety-animals#
https://veganismisnonviolence.files.wordpress.com/…/when-we…
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/11
https://veganismisnonviolence.files.wordpress.com/…/when-we…
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/11
lorileighwilson.com
Building bridges for the red crabs' journey to Christmas Island
https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/657771677697676/?pnref=story
Armani says no more fur
http://www.trueactivist.com/armani-announces-that-they-will-never-use-fur-in-their-fashion-lines-again/
Caring People
Free haircuts for homeless
http://www.buzzfeed.com/candacelowry/this-badass-barber-uses-his-days-off-to-give-free-haircuts-t?bffbvid&utm_term=4ldqpj5#.jfME0QGve
Stanford will now be free to children of parents earning less than $125,000 a year
http://secondnexus.com/social-commentary-and-trends/stanford-tuiton-will-now-free-students-families-earn-less-125000-per-year/
"Pipe Dream" points the way to potentially the fastest and most beautiful music in the world
https://www.facebook.com/KraftyKutsOfficial/videos/10152812514114429/?pnref=story
100th Spanish town banns bullfights
http://www.peta.org.uk/blog/hundredth-spanish-town-ban-bullfighting/
Johns Hopkins is ending student operations on living animals, but they remain a major torturer of animals. http://hub.jhu.edu/2016/05/19/hopkins-medicine-live-animals-training
How to make paper from elephant waste

Banana peels made into paper
http://homeguides.sfgate.com/can-make-banana-peelings-paper
http://www.amazon.com%2Fdp%2FB06XSDHNYP%2Fref%3Dasc_df_B06XSDHNYP5055236%3Fsmid%3DATVPDKIKX0DER%26tag%3Dshopzilla0d-20%26ascsubtag%3Dshopzilla_rev_5-20%3BSZ_REDIRECT_ID%26linkCode%3Ddf0%26creative%3D395093%26creativeASIN%3DB06XSDHNYP&mid=184056&cat_id=10060900&atom=10303&prod_id=&oid=7628627663&pos=1&b_id=18&bid_type=4&bamt=be85fa8f6ad737f6&cobrand=1&ppr=4a8c88292875e9ec&rf=af1&af_assettype_id=12&af_creative_id=2973&af_id=615103&af_placement_id=1&dv=285ead65b1b5cf642a43d220ea009bdb" rel="nofollow" title="Link added by VigLink">Durian rind paper
http://www.agnet.org/htmlare…/…/20110716223244/pt2005026.pdf
Cow manure into paper
https://livingmydreamlifeonthefarm.wordpress.com/2011/03/27/making-paper-out-of-cow-manure/
Canada: Ontario greasy pig contest cancelled because of animal rights workers
Norway bans elephants in circus acts
https://www.facebook.com/AnimalDefenders/photos/a.169945149357.155327.75101244357/10155290177814358/?type=3&theater
Coast Guard stops killing mammals in training
https://forcechange.com/241593/success-coast-guard-stops-killing-animals-for-training/
Ireland joins France Germany Bulgaria In Banning Type of Fracking
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/oireachtas/ireland-joins-france-germany-and-bulgaria-in-banning-fracking-1.3137095
Vietnam agrees to close all bear bile farms
https://www.animalsasia.org/us/media/news/news-archive/breaking-news-vietnam-agrees-plan-to-close-all-bear-bile-farms.html
4000 cocks seized in cockfighting bust
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/05/17/528800885/authorities-bust-7-000-bird-cockfighting-operation-in-canyon-north-of-la
Ohio: The Cleveland Clinic and Northeast Ohio College of Medicine have stopped using dogs for surgical practice because of a campaign of PCRM.org, several thousand vegan physicians, nurses and other health therapists
Burlington has stopped the use of fur
Scotland banned wild animals in circuses
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-42429122

History

The Dukhobor vegetarian sect was founded in Russia by followers of Leo Tolstoy. Some emigrated to Canada. Before 1917, the majority of Russians (Russian Orthodox Christians) ate no meat on certain holy days A vegetarian organization was founded in St Petersburg in 1901. Nine others followed. There were many vegetarian restaurants in many cities. There were vegetarian hospitals, vegetarian newspapers and magazines. Mahatma Gandhi said his ahimsa (nonviolence) was rekindled by Leo Tolstoy. http:/http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/bhana.html. When a group of Russian followers of Sathya Sai Baba came to his ashram, one asked if fish could be eaten. Baba told them that (besides the ethics of nonkilling) the fish in the world were accumulating increasing radiation from illegal nuclear waste dumping.

http://matadornetwork.com/change/6-of-the-worlds-most-ingenious-wildlife-overpasses-pics/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/britains-building-a-transportation-network-just-for-bees-and-other-pollinators-32752/?no-ist

10 animal rights victories around the world in 2014

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/10-animal-rights-victories-of-2014-9914881.html

http://www.samitrinchetto.com/…/3/7/313705…/3264053_orig.jpg

http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/18_Veganism.jpg
https://veganismisnonviolence.files.wordpress.com/…/when-we…

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/11

http://www.samitrinchetto.com/…/3/7/313705…/3264053_orig.jpg

http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/18_Veganism.jpg
https://veganismisnonviolence.files.wordpress.com/…/when-we…

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/11

lorileighwilson.com

http://veganstreet.com/images/seedsofveganawareness-lg.jpg

Building bridges for the red crabs' journey to Christmas Island

https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/657771677697676/?pnref=story

Armani says no more fur

http://www.trueactivist.com/armani-announces-that-they-will-never-use-fur-in-their-fashion-lines-again/

Caring People

Free haircuts for homeless

http://www.buzzfeed.com/candacelowry/this-badass-barber-uses-his-days-off-to-give-free-haircuts-t?bffbvid&utm_term=4ldqpj5#.jfME0QGve

Stanford will now be free to children of parents earning less than $125,000 a year

http://secondnexus.com/social-commentary-and-trends/stanford-tuiton-will-now-free-students-families-earn-less-125000-per-year/

"Pipe Dream" points the way to potentially the fastest and most beautiful music in the world

https://www.facebook.com/KraftyKutsOfficial/videos/10152812514114429/?pnref=story

100th Spanish town banns bullfights

http://www.peta.org.uk/blog/hundredth-spanish-town-ban-bullfighting/

Johns Hopkins is ending student operations on living animals, but they remain a major torturer of animals. http://hub.jhu.edu/2016/05/19/hopkins-medicine-live-animals-training

How to make paper from elephant waste

Banana peels made into paper
http://homeguides.sfgate.com/can-make-banana-peelings-paper

Durian rind paper
http://www.agnet.org/htmlare…/…/20110716223244/pt2005026.pdf

Cow manure into paper

https://livingmydreamlifeonthefarm.wordpress.com/2011/03/27/making-paper-out-of-cow-manure/

EU rules Malta's barbaric finch traps are illegal
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jun/21/maltas-barbaric-finch-traps-ruled-illegal-by-eu-court
img not of a finc theverge

Canada: Ontario greasy pig contest cancelled because of animal rights workers

Norway bans elephants in circus acts

https://www.facebook.com/AnimalDefenders/photos/a.169945149357.155327.75101244357/10155290177814358/?type=3&theater

hinduexistencefiles.wordpress.com photo source

http://www.mercyforanimals.org/indian-city-becomes-first-vegetarian-city Indian city becomes 1st vegetarian city in world after Jain monks went on a hunger strike in Gujarat to end animal murder in the city Romania and Kenya ban trophy hunting https://www.thedodo.com/trophy-hunting-ban-romania-2032897713.html Brazil’s Federal Court has halted live exports — stating the trade does not meet Brazil’s animal protection laws, societal values or international standards!
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by Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today
Monday Feb 15th, 2021 3:10 PM
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Vietnam banned bear bile prisons in 1992. China still
cages bears and performs painful bile extractions on them
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by Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today
Monday Feb 15th, 2021 3:10 PM
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Rodeo has yet to be banned. Major sponsors, says
SHARK, include Coors, Chrysler, Coca Cola, Wrangler
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by Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today
Monday Feb 15th, 2021 3:10 PM
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Perhaps the last species to be protected will be the gentle and fertile cockroach
§Branding torture as well has not been banned yet
by Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today
Monday Feb 15th, 2021 3:10 PM
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by article writer
Monday Feb 15th, 2021 5:37 PM
apologies for not removing reference to Trump

The reference to New Zealand should have been NZ
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