Amanda Just

296 Articles


Amanda Just is a longtime vegan who loves to promote compassionate living in fun, creative ways. As a writer, she has contributed to This Dish Is Veg,, and many other blogs, websites, and newsletters. As an activist, she champions many causes, from veganism and animal rights to environmental protection and human rights. Amanda resides in Tampa Bay, Florida.


Big Win for Planet Earth, New York City Bans Styrofoam

in Causes, Environment, Featured, News, Science

New York City is now the largest city to ban Styrofoam in the United States.

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Beyonce Gets Good Food, Advice at Chicago Vegan Restaurant

in Eats, Healthy Living, News, Top News, Vegan

Beyonce was warmly welcomed to Karyn’s Cooked, a vegan restaurant in Chicago, where she enjoyed delicious food and positive encouragement to stay plant-based.

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Ricky Gervais Named PETA’s 2013 Person of the Year

in Animals, Causes, Internet, News, Top News

It’s no surprise that actor, Ricky Gervais has been named PETA’s 2013 Person of the Year. Gervais has been keeping his 5+ million Twitter followers informed on all matter of

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James Cromwell Inspired Judd Apatow to Try Vegetarian Diet

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegetarian

Producer Judd Apatow credits actor, James Cromwell, with inspiring him to go vegetarian for a year. Apatow says he will “probably” try again.

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Kevin Smith ‘Haunted’ By What He Saw in ‘Blackfish’

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

Director Kevin Smith is best known for his hilarious films, such as “Clerks” and “Mallrats,” but the man who is so skilled at serving up comedy with a big side

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SeaWorld Plays Defense in New Ad Campaign

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

After months of ‘Blackfish’-related backlash, SeaWorld released ads in newspapers nationwide to defend themselves against animal mistreatment accusations.

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Jon Bernthal Joins HSUS to Enforce Animal Cruelty Laws

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

“Mob City”‘s Jon Bernthal and his two rescue dogs join the HSUS in a new PSA for animal cruelty laws. If you see animal abuse, report it.

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