Articles by Miriam Porter

Miriam Porter is an award-winning writer who writes about veganism, social justice issues, and eco-travel. Miriam currently lives in Toronto with her son Noah and many rescued furry friends. She is a passionate animal rights activist and speaks up for those that have no voice.

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What is Youth Climate Save?

Dedicated youth around the world are speaking up for animals and the environment. Youth Climate Save (YCS), a branch of the Climate Save Movement, provides the youth a platform on issues surrounding the climate such as animal agriculture. This division ...
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5 Tips For Raising Vegan Kids

Raising a vegan child for almost a decade has taught me a lot about the world. I have navigated through nutritional health debates, gone against societal norms, been faced with accusations from strangers, and firmly stood my ground when it ...
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Must Watch Vegan Themed Documentaries To Screen While Physical Distancing

Wherever you are currently located in the world it’s fair to say you have experienced lockdown or quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic. While some countries have eased shelter in place and stay at home orders, others are experiencing second ...
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7 Reasons To Ditch Dairy

Photo: human.cruelties Cows, like all animals, want to be free. They want to roam at their leisure, be free of pain, feel the grass beneath their feet and not be locked in captivity. Cows nurture their young and form friendships ...
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5 Reasons To Stop Eating Pigs

There are endless reasons to stop eating pigs. Here are five crucial ones to get you started. 1. Pigs are Sentient Beings Pigs have feelings. They feel sadness, pain, happiness and love. They are also highly intelligent and smarter than ...
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The Importance of Attending Animal Save Vigils

The first Pig Save vigil I attended was in Toronto many years ago outside the now closed down Quality Meat Packers slaughterhouse. I had been putting it off for a long time since I figured I am already a vegan ...
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5 Outstanding Vegan Celebrities Speaking Up For Animals

With veganism on the rise around the world you don’t have to look very far to find celebrities using their influence for good. Many passionate people are using their fame as a platform for change and raising awareness on crucial ...
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5 Vegan Athletes To Admire

For decades it was believed that competitive athletes need meat and dairy to build muscle and gain strength. But study after study has now proven our bodies don’t need meat, dairy, fish or eggs to remain healthy. We also know ...
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