"To be an animal lover is great. To be an animal protector is greater!!" - Richard Calore
James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis Cameron’s vegan food store has opened its doors in New Zealand and business is booming. 'There definitely seems to be a market, and not just plant-based eaters, it’s for anyone that wants to try something a little bit different,' said general manager and chef David Futter about the new Food Forest Organics that opened last month in Greytown, New Zealand. The food store carries 95 percent organic produce grown in Cameron’s nearby farm in Featherston. To go with the famous couple’s supported cause of eating to make the least environmental impact, the store carries plant-based foods that also appeal to vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, or raw food eaters.
Rattling the Cage by Steven M. Wise
In this ground-breaking book Steven Wise, animal rights activist who also teaches animal rights law at Harvard and has worked with the world's most prominent primatologists, provides a wide-ranging and informative discussion about why basic legal rights should be extended to animals - beginning with chimpanzees and bonobos.
Animals deserve rights, regardless of how they taste or how convenient it is to experiment on them. Like humans, animals are capable of suffering and have an interest in leading their own lives. They are not ours to use for food, clothing, experimentation, or entertainment.
As an activist, you can educate people in your community and positively affect their attitudes and lifestyles. You just need the desire to generate positive change and to believe that your voice and actions matter...