Amanda Just

302 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.


Meet the Newly Discovered ‘Troll Bug’

in Animals, News, Science, Top News

At first glance, it may seem like the top toy of Christmas 2013, but it’s actually a newly discovered insect from South America. The ‘troll bug’ was discovered by conservation

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Animal Activists Plan Protest of Macy’s SeaWorld Float

in Animals, Causes, Events, News, Top News

Macy’s won’t budge on SeaWorld’s involvement in the Thanksgiving Day Parade, so animal activists are organizing a protest that tells the truth.

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Norwegian Army Adopts Meatless Mondays

in Causes, Environment, Featured, News, Vegetarian

The Norwegian Army is adopting Meatless Mondays to fight climate change.

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Steven Seagal Sponsors Romanian Street Dog

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Actor, Steven Seagal hopes more people will adopt the many stray dogs of Bucharest.

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Rabbit Rescues Owners from Deadly Gas Leak

in Animals, News, Top News

A New Jersey couple’s pet rabbit used his lucky rabbit feet to save them from a deadly gas leak.

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Alec Baldwin Wants Macy’s to Sink the SeaWorld Float in Holiday Parade

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

“As New Yorkers and new parents, we were disappointed to learn that SeaWorld might appear in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” starts the letter from Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria,

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Alt-Rock Band, Garbage, Call Animal Abusers ‘Scum’

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Alt-rock band, Garbage, had a message to share with their nearly 743,000 Facebook fans recently: “Anyone who hurts or neglects an animal is a revolting piece of scum.” Their simple

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