Amanda Just

231 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.


Animals Were Harmed in the Making of ‘Life of Pi,’ Others

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

The Hollywood Reporter releases proof that animal abuse was covered up during filming of ‘Life of Pi.’

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Fallen ‘Underdog’ Rescued from Open Pit Diamond Mine

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

The Big Hole is the nickname of the deepest open pit diamond mine in Kimberley, Africa. Its depth is equivalent to 50 stories. At first mistaken for a meerkat, some

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Jason Biggs Digs at SeaWorld’s Parade Float

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, News, Top News

Is it ironic that SeaWorld’s float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will cover more ground than one of their captive whales does in their bathtub-like tanks?

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Recorded Cricket Chirps Sound Like a Human Chorus

in Music, News, Science, Top News

If you find the sound of crickets chirping to be relaxing, then you’ll want to hear how they sound slowed down.

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Exploding Underwater Volcano Brings New Island South of Japan

in News, Science, Top News

An underwater volcano is bringing us a new island! But will it last?

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Singer Grimes Has A Gripe Against Strict Veganism

in Eats, Internet, News, Top News, Vegan

Singer Claire Boucher (AKA Grimes) is certainly a dog lover and someone concerned about environmental issues. This no doubt plays a part in why many of her veggie-loving fans were

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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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