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New Year, New Vegan You! Ring in an Animal-Free 2023 With PETA’s Top Starter Tips

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Ready to resolve to go vegan in the new year? Help animals, the planet, and your own health by following PETA’s pointers for a kinder 2023.

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Dugongs Declared Functionally Extinct in China, Partially Due to ‘Ghost Gear’

Don’t like being “ghosted”? Neither did China’s now functionally extinct dugongs. Read how one of the causes was discarded fishing equipment called “ghost gear.”

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2022’s Best Vegan Fast-Food News: Take an Inspiring Spin With PETA’s Top Picks

Hungry and in a hurry? Check out PETA’s picks for 2022’s best vegan fast-food news, and encourage more chains to offer animal-free options in the new year.

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Berlin Hotel Aquarium Bursts, Killing 1,500 Fish

Did you receive the wake-up call? A massive hotel aquarium in Berlin burst, sending 1,500 tropical fish to their death.

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End of Year Action Recap: Victories by PETA Supporters and How You Can Add More

Need some great end of year inspiration? Check out these 2022 victories for animals by PETA supporters, and take action with our easy, cutting-edge systems.

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Seedy SeaQuest Aquarium Chain Loses Sam’s Club Support

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Celebrate a PETA victory for animals! Read why Sam’s Club is the first major company to cut ties with SeaQuest, and learn how you can help.

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See Things From a Turkey’s Perspective This ‘ThanksVegan’ and Beyond

Wondering what makes turkeys unique and why they don’t belong on a plate? PETA can help you learn all about these lovable birds with distinct personalities.

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Amid COP27, PETA Asks Pope to Excommunicate Meat-Eating Catholics

What if the pope announced that any Catholic eating animals would be excommunicated? PETA has urged him to do just that—and more—to combat the climate catastrophe.

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Anti-Wool Spot to Haunt Viewers During ‘Walking Dead’ Finale

PETA is calling on everyone to think for themselves, not be a zombie, and shun wool in favor of soft, cozy vegan options that leave sheep in peace.

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PETA Latino Holds Día de los Muertos Vigil for SeaWorld’s Victims

Check out PETA Latino’s provocative vigil for SeaWorld victims and the group’s three “ofrendas” for 500+ dead dolphins and whales this Día de los Muertos.

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Discover the Top 5 Vegan ‘Pan de Muerto’ Spots Around Los Angeles

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Discover the best vegan “bread of the dead” around Los Angeles this “Día de los Muertos”: PETA Latino’s top five spots baking “pan de muerto” with compassion.

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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind