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RSPCA charges 15 people over greyhound live baiting

RSPCA Victoria has charged 15 people over the live baiting scandal that has plagued the greyhound racing industry. RSPCA Victoria Inspectorate Manager Allie Jalbert​ said 125 criminal charges have been laid for alleged contraventions of animal cruelty legislation. The practice of using live animals...

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Kangaroos win protection, as HSUS stymies late manoeuvre in California legislature to allow imports of skins for shoes

It was an extraordinarily successful session for animal protection in California, with the capstone being defeat of a maneuver by the government of Australia to repeal a decades-old ban, set to resume in January, on the trade in kangaroos skins and meat.  Led by Humane Society of the United States l...

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Demand for meat alternatives and soy products growing in Australia

Protein or meat alternatives are proving to be a viable market for Australian growers and manufacturers as more consumers turn to plant-based diets. The alternatives, known as meat analogues, are full of protein and are often substitutes for people who do not eat meat. Dean Epps, general manager of...

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Spanish town abolishes bullfights in favour of books

And the score is: Books 1, Bullfights 0. In a refreshing change for a country that loves its bullfights, the Spanish town of Villafranca de los Caballeros, situated about 80 miles south of Madrid, has decided to cancel its annual bullfight and use the nearly $20,000 saved on books and school supplie...

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