TESTING THE LINE As Animal Rights Activists Push Legal Boundaries, Canada Considers What Makes a Terrorist

TESTING THE LINE As Animal Rights Activists Push Legal Boundaries, Canada Considers What Makes a Terrorist

Globally, a new generation of animal rights activism is finding its legs. Fueled by Instagram influencers, dramatic documentaries, and the threat of climate change, a rising number of vegan activists are turning to civil disobedience

A FLASHLIGHT ILLUMINATES the blackened, detached head and leg of a pig’s corpse as they’re nudged and nibbled by living pigs. The camera captures another pig lying listlessly on its side and twitching. Some are afflicted with large growths, one on its belly, another near its eye. The footage, released by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, was provided by anonymous activists who say it depicts the Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Four days after the release of the PETA footage, 25-year-old Amy Soranno, a former teen beauty queen with blue hair and meticulous makeup, sat at the front of a packed school bus, tensely looking back at 65 vegan activists dressed in white bio-suits fit to protect livestock from human-borne disease. Outside, fog hovered over fields framed by blue mountains, as the early morning sky yellowed. They were on their way to the Excelsior farm. Continue reading TESTING THE LINE As Animal Rights Activists Push Legal Boundaries, Canada Considers What Makes a Terrorist

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Help us, we are losing everything’: Villagers cry for help after Cyclone Kenneth hit Northern Mozambique

Help us, we are losing everything’: Villagers cry for help after Cyclone Kenneth hit Northern Mozambique

Pemba, Mozambique: A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began to cut off the region’s main city from the outside world. Some 160,000 people were at risk, with more torrential rain forecast for the days ahead. Continue reading Help us, we are losing everything’: Villagers cry for help after Cyclone Kenneth hit Northern Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth ‘wipes out’ Mozambique villages

Cyclone Kenneth ‘wipes out’ Mozambique villages

A powerful cyclone has smashed into Mozambique, flattening thousands of homes and flooding low-lying areas. Cyclone Kenneth struck with winds of 220km/h (140mph) barely a month after a previous cyclone killed hundreds and devastated large areas.
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Earth Day 2020: Some of the most awesome touristic places around the globe according to CNN Travel

Earth Day 2020: Some of the most awesome touristic places around the globe according to CNN Travel

mburu, Kenya. A haven for some of Africa’s most amazing wildlife, this national reserve is home to perfect sunrises, the endangered reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra.
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