Tara DiMaio

Tara DiMaio

Tara’s earliest memories are of feeding the llamas and geese her grandfather rescued. During a flight to college, she read Eating Animals and changed her major to sustainable agriculture—and she went vegan, of course! On the weekends, you can find Tara hiking in California’s national parks.


You Won’t Be Able to Put Down These Books by Women Authors

One of the best ways to get inspired by strong women is to read their books. These titles are the perfect pick for Women’s History Month—or any month of the year!

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International Women’s Day: Why You Can’t Be a Cheese-Eating Feminist

Whether horse or human, cow or chicken, all females deserve respect. Here’s how to take a stand against abuse on International Women’s Day and every day.

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How Dogs in the Sledding Industry Are ‘Factory-Farmed and Warehoused’

Why should you stop using the term “sled dog”? PETA explains why this is speciesist and how dogs are “factory-farmed” for deadly races like the Iditarod.

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These Food Scientists Keep Fish Alive and Oceans Thriving—Here’s How

The end of fishing? These food scientists are making it happen. Here’s how vegan fish and cell-based shrimp keep fish alive and help oceans thrive.

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Utah Stonewalls After Worker’s Death at Mink Factory Farm

Fur factory farms in Utah are deadly to tens of thousands of minks and a threat to humans, too. Here’s why PETA is calling for their closure in the face of COVID-19.

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It’s Easy to Save Animals on Game Day With These 10 Super Bowl Snacks

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Need some last-minute snacks for the Super Bowl? PETA’s got you covered with a list of easy vegan eats that will score a touchdown with your friends.

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Village of Kamala Harris’ Grandfather Gets Vegan Treats, Courtesy of PETA India

Kamala Harris is on everybody’s mind with her historic inauguration today. Here’s how PETA India is celebrating in her honor.

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Meet 10+ Animals Who Suffered or Died Horrifically at SeaQuest

Countless animals suffer at shady SeaQuest aquariums every day. Meet some of the victims from across the country and read their heartbreaking stories.

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How COVID-19 Could Make This Deadly Dogsled Race Even Worse

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, and the Iditarod is still scheduled to take place in two months. Here’s why the deadly dogsled race must be canceled.

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Native American People Push to Rescue Lolita: “She Was Stolen”

Lolita was abducted from her homeland more than 50 long years ago. Here are the historic efforts from Native American elders to bring her home.


WATCH: Three Powerful Videos From Families Dealing With Disease

There is no justifiable reason why millions of mice and dogs suffer in laboratories while our loved ones suffer in hospitals. You’ll want to hear these heartbreaking stories.

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Want to Prevent Future Pandemics? PETA’s Holiday Ad Blitz Shows How!

With these festive and timely ads, PETA reminds everyone that tofu never caused a pandemic. Here’s why we’re urging you to go vegan this holiday season.

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You Won’t Believe These Horrifying Quotes From a PETA Investigator

Here’s the true story of a PETA investigator who bravely went undercover at an alligator farm to expose the animals’ suffering. You won’t believe this horrifying report.

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PETA’s Company of the Year Award Goes to Maggie Baird’s Support + Feed

One activist stepped up to save local vegan restaurants and feed those in need during a worldwide pandemic. Here’s why her company won a major PETA award.

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Say Goodbye to Disgusting Dairy: Vegan Swaps for Your Favorite Cheeses

Our list of tasty vegan cheeses will help you swap dairy for plant-based options that satisfy all your cravings. Eat delicious mac ‘n’ cheese without harming cows or our planet.

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