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.


NRA-Sponsored Elephant Killing Show Canceled

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

“Under Wild Skies,” a hunting program that showed the cruel murder of an elephant, has been canceled.

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Pit Bull Saves Family from House Fire, Suffers Burns

in Animals, News, Top News

At 2 o’clock in the morning last Thursday, Trevor Myres and Sierra Plair woke to the sound of their 9-month-old pit bull, Onyx, barking.

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SeaWorld to Install Exercise Machines for Captive Orcas

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, News, Top News

No doubt motivated by the heat they’re feeling from the documentary “Blackfish,” SeaWorld has announced that they’ll be installing exercise machines for their captive orcas. But does that really make

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Mark Ronson Goes Veg, Thanks Sir Paul McCartney

in Music, News, Top News, Vegetarian

Free vegetarian meals and lots of one-on-one time with Sir McCartney inspired Ronson to go vegetarian!

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WATCH: Kitten Rescued by Firefighter, Caught on Camera

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News, Video

With a GoPro camera attached to his helmet, his discovering of an unconscious kitten alone in a smoke-filled room, and the rescue efforts to follow, were all caught on camera.

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Brave Piglet Escapes Slaughter-bound Truck, Gets Adopted

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Motorists driving behind the truck saw the piglet squeeze through a hole in the trailer and leap.

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Kristen Bell Honors Gorilla Doctors

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Animal-loving actress, Kristen Bell, is excited to honor the international veterinarian team, Gorilla Doctors, an organization that is saving mountain species of gorilla “one patient at a time.” Bell will

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