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katherine-gregor's picture
Although I am not a Catholic, I was overwhelmed when, last Wednesday afternoon, a friend texted me the words, “New Pope elected!”  Immediately, I went onto the Italian Radio and Television website, and remained glued to it for several hours.  The excitement of the crowd in Piazza San...
amy-d-shojai's picture
The eyes of the world focus on Japan and the horrendous aftermath of a double-whammy act of nature. On March 11, many areas were literally washed away when the earthquake-born tsunami flooded over the Northeastern side of the country. Last estimates I saw exceeded 16,000 human lives lost. That’s...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Do you have a disaster plan for yourself and your pets? If not, make plans now! You never know when disaster will strike. For instance, I hadn’t a clue that the several “booms” yesterday followed by a power outage was more than a temporary inconvenience. Then I noticed smoke—outside—quite some...
maya-gottfried's picture
Recently, The New York Times reported on the landmark agreement reached in Ohio between farmers and those who care about the humane treatment of animals. Ohioans for Humane Farms, with a huge amount of support by organizations including Farm Sanctuary and the Humane Society of the United States...
gene-baur's picture
We're in the middle of summer here in the Finger Lakes region of rural New York, amidst bustling farmer's markets and peaceful "pick your own" orchards and fields, which exemplify Earth's bounty and the simple beauty of eating plants instead of animals. In the evening fireflies trail...
stephen-evans's picture
But I like this website: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/animal-welfare/hottest    
darlene-arden's picture
What a week! I'm loving Albuquerque! I came to help a friend ship a cat to his owners in the U.K. (the cat is still here and will remain here) and I have found myself taping a TV program to air in July, and live on the local CBS Affiliate station's news program where they warned me I might not get...
debbie-lee-wesselmann's picture
A controversy is currently raging in Louisiana and Texas -- and it has nothing to do with the presidential race. Six chimpanzees are caught in a custody battle between two sanctuaries, Chimp Haven and Primarily Primates, both of which claim the right to house them. The chimps' plight, and the lack...
stephen-evans's picture
I became a vegetarian a dozen or more years ago not because it was more healthy or even more ethical, but because I did not want to add to the anguish in the world. I have never regretted that decision, or even seriously questioned it. But what if every one was a vegetarian? What if overnight some...
stephen-evans's picture
Humane doesn't mean what it connotes. Or is it that humans don't?