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What's veganism position towards non-human animal euthanasia?

That question stroke me this morning. Veganism is about not making decisions affecting non-human animal lives. Letting them live, and trying not to hurt them as much as possible. Planète Vegan, the ...
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Is it true that some plants kill and eat animals?

I had a discussion with some friends about vegetarianism, I explain to them that animals "suffer" during their slaughter, and some reasons that push me to be vegetarian .. They were against, one of ...
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Benefits for the used animals when producing according to the EU Eco regulation?

In 2010, the EU introduced an organic certification label for agricultural products that meet the criteria of the EU Eco regulation. Alice doesn’t want to avoid animal products, but she wants to ...
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Does growing crops kill more animals than raising cows on pasture?

In 2003, Steven L. Davis published an analysis in the Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics which speculates: Is it possible that some other agricultural production alternatives may ...
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Has any government banned animal slaughter for human consumption? Was it effective for increasing animal rights?

Personally I think that it would be better to make animal slaughter illegal as to the extent which is possible. I feel that this would help to improve their conditions. However I am also aware that ...
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How can I prove to people that going vegan reduces animal slaughter?

I was issued with a challenge the other day: ok you show me that as veganism has increased, animal slaughter has decreased. Which in my mind is nonsensical, because There are other factors at ...
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Which animal species is the most negatively affected by indirect human activities?

Realising the direct impact humans have on animal species is easy - it is obvious and intended. Changing one's actions so as to not impact these animals is therefore easy as well, one just stops doing ...
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Do larvae feel pain? [closed]

Some fruits, like organic guayabas or mangos, are very likely to have "worms" inside. However, they are not exactly "worms", but larvae of flies. I'm not sure whether I would be causing harm by eating ...
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Do bivalves such as oysters feel pain or fear?

In moral arguments for veganism, the pain, stress, and fear experienced by animals is often given as an argument. I have read some arguments that vegetarians should be OK with eating oysters and ...