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The Prairie Progress

Animal Ethics

Here is the latest issue (winter 2006) of The Prairie Progress, which is the newsletter of Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary

McKee Project Expands Work into Guatemala and Other Latin American Countries

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I recently subscribed to their newsletter which comes out in both Spanish and English versions. This is a great group that I've spotlighted before. At the end of 2007, the World Society for the Protection of Animals selected the McKee Project to work on spay/neuter programs in Guatemala. Although they are best known for their work in Costa Rica, they also work in Mexico and Panama.

British Center Working On Animal Replacement in Research?

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I just signed up for the e-newsletter. We'll see. The group is called NC3E (National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research). The NC3Rs brings together stakeholders in the 3Rs in academia, industry, government and animal welfare organisations to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas, and the translation of research findings into practice that will benefit both animals and science.

Egg Companies Accused of Price Collusion

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sales and arranging instead for their export, United Egg helped tighten domestic supply and drive up the price of eggs across the country, according to newsletters and other documents that United Egg sent to its members. The Justice Department has opened investigations. It's in the Wall Street Journal.

Canadian Council Says Mouse Pain Study Was Ethical

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But he said in the case, the pain was necessary and scientifically justified.However, Leslie Norins, the publisher of the newsletter that led to the council's investigation, questioned Mogil's research methods. I understand that, per the researcher's words, you have to create pain to study pain, but was this study really necessary? There's just something that sits in my gut and says this is wrong. From CBC News.

On Children's Books, Introverts & Films

Animal Person

If there's a local group that is in need of a skill that you have (grantwriting, newsletter writing, website development, photography), I'd imagine that's a possibility. First, Chris directed me to ePub Bud , which appears to be a timely and fantastic idea given my recent plea for more books for children about veganism. In addition, it looks like a great way to get your book into ePub form (and here 's how to read it) no matter what age your audience is.

From the Mailbag

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I am attaching our “Blog Pawsitive” newsletter that will give you more information about why AnimalWork.org is so awesome. Dear Keith, Mylan, and Jonathan, My name is Miry and I’m from Potomac, Maryland. First of all, I want to tell you how much I enjoy Animal Ethics. It is beautifully written with wonderful perspective. I read it all the time. I especially liked your posting from Gardner Williams’ “The Moral Insignificance of the Total of All Value.”

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

We would be pleased if you would support us by announcing the book in your Blog (Newsletters, Website etc.). Hello! The volume „Tierrechte – eine interdisziplinäre Herausforderung“ (literally „Animal Rights – an interdisciplinary challenge“ has just been released from Harald Fischer Verlag (publisher), Germany. Basis of this collection are the interdisciplinary lectures on Animal Rights which took place from April to October 2006 at Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg (Germany).