ricky gervais animals
by Maria Mooney
Categories: Animals, Causes
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Ricky Gervais, English actor, comedian and animal activist, is known for his heroic efforts to fight animal cruelty across the globe. The compassionate 52-year-old took to Twitter today to urge his followers to lend their support and effort to ending bear farming. 

Peace by Piece is the largest bear rescue of its kind to date. It is Animal Asia’s newest landmark campaign that aims to rescue and rehabilitate over 130 moon bears in Nanning, China, where bears have been bred, tortured and held captive so that their bile can be extracted year after year. In an unexpected turn of events, the bear farmer had a change of heart when his daughter convinced him that the practices were cruel and unnecessary, and Animal Asia took over custody and care of the bears, leasing the land and facilities.

Stephen Fry, English comedian, actor, writer, presenter and activist, also used Twitter to seek out support for the campaign.

Because of the size and scale of the rescue effort, your help is needed more than ever. The bile farm will be turned into a safe and comfortable home for the bears along with an education centre and sanctuary providing meaningful jobs to nine existing farm workers. Please consider donating to this worthy cause.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock, Animals Asia

About Maria Mooney

Maria Mooney, MSW, LSW, is a raw vegan licensed social worker, certified holistic health coach, research and editorial assistant at KrisCarr.com and freelance writer. After years of suffering with chronic health conditions, she is healing herself through a plant-based diet, radical self-care and consuming self love, and she wants to teach you how to do the same. She has done it all, including the Gerson Therapy and Hippocrates Health Institute's Life Transformation program. She knows how to make delicious juices, grow wheat grass, sprout anything and everything, create mouth-watering, healthy treats, grow shoots and more! She is also licensed in the mental health field and loves to marry mental health healing with physical healing to teach her clients to be themselves, love themselves and heal themselves. Contact her at MariaMooney.com for a free health consultation today!

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