How do we torture empathic animals?

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Your plastic garbage is killing whales

If this article compels you to want to do something to change this problem we face as a world, please consider joining with others in adopting a minimal lifestyle. The less you consume and throw away everyday, the less garbage that goes into our oceans. Not only that, but your example and compassion will help others to make these kinds of choices too.
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Whales are eating plastic trash, dying, and washing ashore. It happened this summer in the Netherlands (technically the whale got stranded and THEN died); it happened this spring in Spain. Here are the guilt-inducing, gory details of the latter:

Most of this plastic consisted of transparent sheeting used to build greenhouses in Almeria and Grenada for the purpose of tomatoes for the European market. The rest was plastic bags, nine meters of rope, two stretches of hosepipe, two small flowerpots, and a plastic spray canister. Cause of death was intestinal blockage.

A WORLD OF UGH. We don’t know the details of what the dead whale in the Netherlands swallowed, but we know there was plastic in there, so you can bet it’s more of the same: stuff we buy and throw away. And it doesn’t even take much — a 20-year-old Cuvier’s beaked whale died in 2006 after eating a…

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Poaching and the Mindset of Capitalism

Here is a link to a company that trophy hunts.  Veganism is the Future posted a picture of an elephant that was shot and killed for sport.  The dead elephant still had food in its mouth, and the family of hunters proudly stood behind it with smiles from ear to ear.  To view these photos,… Continue reading Poaching and the Mindset of Capitalism

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Humans Kick Koala to the Curb

Humans kick koala to the curb This image and story is circulating from Huffington Post and going around on Facebook.  The koala wants to go home, but there is no home to go to because it's been destroyed by loggers and deforestation.  If you want to check out this sad story, go to Huffington's article.… Continue reading Humans Kick Koala to the Curb

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TEDxDirigo – Zoe Weil – The World Becomes What You Teach

What are you teaching your children? Love and Peace Related articles The Best Time of Day is Right Now ( How to Be a Solutionary: Zoe Weil's New TEDx Talk ( Clear Values ≠ Easy Decisions ( Zoe Weil, the World Becomes What You Teach, a Ted Talk. (  

Animals, Environment

You Will Not Believe Your Eyes!

On an island in the Pacific, 2000 miles away from any land, is an island of birds. See what is happening to them. Insatiable desires of consumerism are giving us great consequences with our pollution. You can DO something about this by changing your lifestyle. A minimal lifestyle and conscious awareness will bring you happiness, fulfillment… Continue reading You Will Not Believe Your Eyes!