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New Year's Eve Message from Priscilla Feral

New Year's Eve Letter from Priscilla Feral

I arrived in Dakar, Senegal and then went out on the road for my visit to Friends of Animals' projects protecting antelopes and chimpanzees. These are my thought on the first part of this journey.

Bushmeat from Endangered Animals Feeds Hungry: Study

by Brian Clark Howard of National Geographic News


Perhaps not surprisingly, not everyone is on board with that idea, either. Priscilla Feral, president of the animal rights group Friends of Animals, told News Watch via email, "When lemurs and bats are wiped out of Madagascar, do goats appear to feed children, or do plant-based diets provide the best means for feeding a hungry world?"

AHA brass shown at meatfest while Hurricane Irene devastates the Northeast


September 2011

LOS ANGELES--What did the American Humane Association do while Irene became the first hurricane to hit New Jersey since 1903, and did more damage in Vermont than any disaster since the Flood of 1927?

Spring Has Almost Sprung; Or, Why You Need The Best of Vegan Cooking NOW


By Dustin Garrett Rhodes

I don't know about you, but I can't wait for the end of winter. As I type this, it's 45 degrees-which seems like summer in contrast to this winter's bitter, unending cold. When it's regularly in the 50's-which is supposed to start today!-I seriously won't know what to do with myself.

Except that I will know what to do with myself.

VegNews Magazine Gives Shout-Out to Lee Hall's Latest Book, On Their Own Terms.

By Dustin Garrett Rhodes

The April issue of VegNews magazine, which has the giant 99 on the cover (indicating 99 things a vegan should have on her or his bucket list), features a flattering shout-out to Lee Hall's newest book, On Their Own Terms: Bringing Animal-Rights Philosophy Down to Earth. VegNews says:

How to Say No to Chemical Soup:

For Immediate Release: 12 May 2010
Contact: Parker Lewis in San Francisco or Dustin Rhodes in Washington, DC;
Phone: 925.451.3866

Friends of Animals to the President's Cancer Panel

World Vegan Bakesale Day- A Fundraiser in Victoria

by Dave Shishkoff, FoA's Canadian Correspondent

My teeth ached just looking at it: nearly 20 local supporters provided a plethora of goodies; some gluten and wheat-free, some raw, and all vegan, for a fundraiser for Friends of Animals to print more of our Vegan Starter Guides for local distribution.