Amanda Just

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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.


Forest Whitaker’s Holiday Table Has Lots of Veg Options

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegetarian

In a recent interview with DIY, actor Forest Whitaker talked about his current film (“Black Nativity”), religion and spirituality, and what’s on his holiday dinner table.

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Jay-Z and Beyonce’s First Round of Vegan Eats

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Check out what Jay-Z and Beyonce ate at the start of their 22-day vegan challenge, plus Jay’s birthday feast!

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Blackfish Makes Shortlist for Oscars

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

The Oscars have released their shortlist of documentary nominees and ‘Blackfish’ is on it!

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WATCH: Paralyzed Puppy Mill Dog Gets New Wheels, Life

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News, Video

When the Humane Society of the United States investigated a puppy mill, they rescued 50+ dogs, and one in particular got a whole new lease on life.

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Gillian Anderson Goes Topless with Eel for Fishy Charity

in Animals, Causes, Environment, News, Top News

Lending her voice and face (and other body parts) to the fight against destructive deep-sea fishing is actress, Gillian Anderson, best known for her role as Scully on the TV

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Captive Asian Elephant Dies of Constipation at Miami Zoo

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Maude was a 41-year-old Asian elephant living at the Miami Zoo. She had transferred there from Central Florida to keep another female elephant company three years ago. Last week, Maude

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WATCH: Park Camera Gets Snatched by Eagle, Goes on Amazing Journey

in Internet, News, Top News

Earlier this year, an eagle snatched a wildlife camera from the banks of Australia’s Kimberley Margaret River. The camera was retrieved several weeks later and 70 miles away. This surprised

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