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THE SAVE MOVEMENT AROUND THE WORLD

July 19, 2019

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The Save Movement is growing around the world!
We have 864 chapters in three branches:
Animal Save:   674 groups in 70 countries
Climate Save:  155 groups in 45 countries
Health Save:    35 groups in 24 countries

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Our Weekly News Update

Chalktivism for the Amazon Rainforest
Our chalktivism event at Brazilian embassies and consulates worldwide sent a message to the Brazilian government and animal feed companies: Stop turning the Amazon rainforests into meat burgers.
Melbourne Climate Save and Extinction Rebellion joined forces to send an important message to the public: Stop the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.
CDMX Climate Save chalked it up at a busy spot and had great responses from the public.
Berlin Climate Save, Wittenberg Climate Save & Berlin Animal Save held a march and die-in.

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Help Us Bring BeFairBeVegan to Toronto!
A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far. Large or small, every dollar counts. On behalf of the animals, thank you so much, your support is greatly appreciated! We are at the 39% mark of our campaign goal and we really need your help to hit $20,000 or 40% of our target. Please share our campaign with your friends and family via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and any other social media! In fact, why not even send an email to all your contacts letting them know about the campaign and how impactful it will be!

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The Save Movement in the Media

CANADA

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Manitoba Animal Save held a protest at the Assiniboine Park Zoo to ask them to permanently close the “Stingray Beach” exhibit after three of the stingrays died in the enclosure recently.
The protest received news media coverage:
Winnipeg Sun: Animal activists call on Zoo to keep exhibit closed

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MEXICO


Please watch this great coverage of CDMX Animal Save‘s vigils: a last goodbye to animals going to the slaughter plant.

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SPAIN
Valencia Animal Save, Valencia Fish Save and other animal rights organizations held the first “Antispeciesist Week” on June 17-22. They held vigils, cleanups, talks, workshops and protests, and closed out the week with a march.
Watch: They protested the “Meat” Carnival and TV news Canal Apunt covered it live!

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UNITED KINGDOM
Watch: The Save Movement / Hertfordshire Chicken Save and Animal Justice Project stood outside The National Egg & Poultry Awards in London exposing The Foul Truth about this industry. This new campaign and investigation has exposed the horrendous conditions and abuse at egg farms.
The Daily Mail covered the investigation: Tesco suspends sales of chicken from an ‘ethical’ farm after an undercover probe by animal rights activists revealed shocking abuse of the birds

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UNITED STATES
After a truck carrying thousands of chickens rolled over, Cleveland Animal Save‘s video from the site has received news media attention. The video shows workers “tossing hundreds of dead and injured chickens into a dumpster.” Cleveland Animal Save managed to have one chicken released into their care.
News5 TV: Animal rights group captures gruesome clean-up of thousands of chickens killed, injured in truck crash

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Our mission: The Climate Save Movement is a worldwide network of climate action groups aiming to end animal agriculture and transition to a just and vegan, plant-based food system, reforest the Earth and phase out fossil fuels to address the climate emergency.

Animal agriculture is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions, which can all be eliminated entirely. It is also the leading source of ocean dead zones, deforestation, mass species extinction, and excessive water use. Veganism and reforestation are critical parts of climate actions and, along with eliminating fossil fuels, are our last hope against catastrophic tipping points for our climate.

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Please welcome our new Climate Save chapters from around the world:
Asia
Delhi Climate Save (India).
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Gonda Climate Save (India).
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Kolkata Climate Save (India).
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Europe
Aveiro Climate Save (Portugal).
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Bergen Op Zoom Climate Save (Netherlands).
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Bristol Climate Save (UK).
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Calderdale Climate Save (UK).
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Climate Save Regensburg (Germany).
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Gaia Climate Save (Portugal).
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Glastonbury Climate Save (UK).
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Ilmenau Climate Save (Germany).
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Purmerend Climate Save (Netherlands).
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Vila Real Climate Save Save (Portugal).
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Oceania
Townsville Climate Save (Australia).
Find them on Facebook.

Bee Save Movement has been launched as part of Climate Save Movement, with the goal of protecting some of the smallest beings we share this planet with and help solve the climate crisis by helping the bees survive. Animal agriculture is a key source of pesticides, which are one of the main reasons bees are going extinct. Veganism is a critical part of important actions for the bees and our future.
Please welcome new Bee Save groups:
Belgrade Bee Save (Serbia). Find them on Facebook and Instagram.
Como Bee Save  (italy).
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México Bee Save.
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Don’t Eat The Amazon! August 8, worldwide
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Please join us on 8/8 (August 8) to raise awareness of the worst deforestation on record this past May 2019. The Brazilian government in conjunction with animal feed companies is turning the Amazon rainforests into meat burgers. Global actions will take place with marches and protests to Brazilian Embassies, fast food restaurants and chalking in public spaces. A list of events is coming soon. If you’d like to join in, look for your local Climate Save group or if you don’t have one, contact us about joining.
Background: Mighty Earth, a Washington, D.C. group, released a report called “Still At It” which points to  large-scale forest-clearing by Bolivian and Brazilian farmers who trade soybeans with Cargill. Mighty Earth used satellite imaging and supply-chain mapping information from the Stockholm Environment Institute, an environmental think tank, to identify deforestation in Brazil where two American-based food giants, Cargill and Bunge, are the only known agricultural traders.


Please see this coverage of the report by Mighty Earth called “Cargill: The worst company in the world.”
“The worst company in the world. We recognize that this is an audacious claim. But when it comes to addressing the most important problems facing our world, including the destruction of the natural environment, the pollution of our air and water, the warming of the globe, the displacement of Indigenous peoples, child labor, and global poverty, Cargill is not only consistently in last place, but is driving these problems at a scale that dwarfs their closest competitors.”


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Animal Rebellion is looking for volunteers
Animal Think Tank have some amazing news: they have begun recruiting for volunteers for Animal Rebellion! If you want to get involved in any way, full-time or part-time, at home or on the streets, fill out their volunteer form! They will be partnering with Extinction Rebellion this fall for an Animal Rebellion which will mobilise 10,000 animal advocates for a two-week Rebellion in London, beginning October 7th.
Please go to their website or Facebook group for further details on who they are, their story, strategy and why its so important to get involved!


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What the skyrocketing popularity of Beyond Meat means for our planet
Please read this fantastic article showing a lot of principled plant-based protein companies like Beyond Meat and Canadian plant ingredients companies. It also shows the need to continue and expand Stop Maple Leaf Violence and Toronto Chicken Save campaigns to transition Maple Leaf Foods Inc. to a fully plant-based protein company. Please join 5 DAY VIGIL Against Construction of New MapleLeaf Slaughterhouse.



This article is part of a special climate change issue of MacLean’s magazine in advance of the Canadian federal election on October 21. This collection of stories offers a comprehensive look at where Canada currently stands, what could be done to address the issue and what the consequences might be if this country continues with half measures.

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Please help by signing our petition. Let’s get to 15,000 signatures!
Stop Bolsonaro from destroying the Amazon!

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Take Action!! Start your own Climate Save group! Visit thesavemovement.org or email us at climatesaveinfo@gmail.com to get started.

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Health Save Movement

Health Save Movement aims to show how veganism can prevent and reverse diseases related to animal products consumption, enhance food justice, and decrease spending on the health crisis.

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As we now know, chicken meat might be as bad for cholesterol as red meat. While some of the biggest companies have tried to make it look healthy, environmentally friendly and even a solution to world hunger, people who actually care about this world are looking to make chicken meat plant based.

“Tyson Foods is promoting the fact that it will begin selling nuggets made from pea protein at grocery stores this summer. A new entrant into the foray, Rebellyous Foods, is aiming to corner the meat-free fried chicken market by bringing plant-based meat’s costs down.”
“In the U.K., KFC has just announced it is trialing a vegan chicken burger in stores across England. The Imposter Burger features a fillet made from Quorn, coated in the Colonel’s Original Recipe herbs and spices. It proved so popular that it sold out in just a couple of days.”
“Nine out of every 10 land animals killed for meat are chickens. The overwhelming majority are raised on factory farms, which breeds filth and disease, and many suffer from serious health problems as a result.”


Healthy, delicious vegan recipes, made for athletes by an athlete.

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Lily the Mother Goat
Hi, I’m Lily the Mother Goat. Please follow/like my Instagram and Facebook pages.


Scared and alone, born inside a slaughterhouse holding pen where his mother has already been taken to slaughter, he’s one of the many victims of the animal farming industry. You can help stop this. Please help.

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Bearing Witness Around the World
If you would like to bear witness but don’t have Save vigils near you, consider starting a group. Email us at savemovementinfo@gmail.com or check out https://thesavemovement.org for info on how to get started! We will help you every step of the way.
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ASIA

INDIA
Welcome Bangalore Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.
Welcome Dehradun Animal Save. Find them on Facebook and Instagram.
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MALAYSIA
Kuala Lumpur Animal Save held their first vigil on June 15 at KL Supreme Processing slaughter plant. They report: “We spent the night at a chickens slaughterhouse to bear witness, document and comfort animals where possible. We saw hens in distress with broken feathers and skin diseases crammed in small spaces. Please wake up and realize that they do indeed have their own voices, feelings, families and especially the will to live and be free and happy. Look. Love. Liberate.”
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PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila Animal Save was featured in this video by TESSdrive.com that also covers animal rights and veganism in general, as well as Anonymous for the Voiceless.
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SOUTH KOREA
Welcome Ansan Animal Save. Find them on Facebook and Instagram.
They held their first vigil on June 24 in a market area by a pier. Please watch: they bore witness to the victims of fishing.

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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

AUSTRALIA
Brisbane Animal Save report from their June vigil for the cows: “One of the dozens of trucks that arrived at JBS Dinmore today. This slaughterhouse kills around 3,000 beautiful, intelligent, innocent individuals every day. Do you see them?”
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NEW ZEALAND
Whanganui Animal Save report from their vigil outside Land “Meats” slaughter plant on July 7. They are a small team so having a new person join them is great news: “We were joined by Whanganui resident Monica. She said she would stand with us once or preferably twice a week! She brought a lot of enthusiasm to the task, standing with her sign well above her head, and locked eyes with the drivers. If a car horn tooted she would call out ‘Thank you. Hare Krishna!’.”

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EUROPE

GERMANY
Buchloe/LL Animal Save held their first vigil on June 28 at the VION slaughter plant. They report: “Although we were only three activists at the vigil, we were able to get some vehicles – even if only briefly – to stop and have conversations with employees and ‘suppliers.'”
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GREECE
Athens Animal Save and Athens Climate Save held a joint outreach event on June 23. They report: “We were in the center of Athens, holding signs about climate change and animal exploitation, educating people who were passing by and raising awareness about the effects of animal agriculture.”
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PORTUGAL
Welcome Viana Do Costelo Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.
At a Funchal Animal Save vigil, activists give love and water to the pigs. Touring organizer Yolanda Santos reports: “In the last year and a half I have done many vigils in very different contexts and realities, inside and outside Portugal. I visited farms of different animals, dairy farms, slaughterhouses, and involved myself in some civil disobedience and rescues. But nothing touched me so much as seeing these images of this activist from Madeira giving water to some pigs that arrived thirsty and tired at the slaughterhouse. And that’s how this movement began.”
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SLOVENIA
Celje Animal Save report from their June 26 vigil: “So many broken hearts today, with sad eyes, who begged for their own life when they were taken to the death factory. The death trucks run nonstop.”
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THE NETHERLANDS
Boxtel Pig Save
Den Bosch Calf Save
Helmond Pig Save
Save Movement The Netherlands
Tilburg Cow Save
These Save groups came together under the Save Movement Outreach – Netherlands banner on June 29 to hold an outreach action and promote The Save Movement and veganism, and to invite people to attend vigils. Please watch.

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LATIN AMERICA

ARGENTINA
From their vigil at the Morón slaughter plant, Buenos Aires Animal Save asks: How long could we stand being cramped in a truck that is taking us to our death?
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COLOMBIA
The Save Movement Tour – Colombia joined vigils happening during the First Week of Continuous Vigils. Cali Animal Save, Manizales Animal Save, Medellín Animal Save, Pereira Animal Save, Popayán Animal Save and Rionegro Animal Save are  participating.

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PERU
Cusco Animal Save held a vigil on July 7 at the San Jerónimo municipal slaughter plant. They saw no animals on trucks, but they left vegan messages.

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NORTH AMERICA

CANADA

Dear friends,Don’t turn away. Join us! Bear witness at our weekly vigils.

During a heatwave, Toronto Pig Save held an emergency vigil for the pigs at Fearmans “Pork” on July 5. Please watch.
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Langley Pig Save report from their nighttime vigil on July 4: “We held a candlelight vigil for the 1,500 baby pigs that are killed every day at Britco ‘Pork’. Things will be amping up in the next couple weeks. Please message us for more details.”
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Watch: Regina Pig Save took this video during their vigil at Thunder Creek Pork, showing the how pigs are forced out of the death truck. You can hear their screams.

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Veganuary is great for anyone to get started.

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MEXICO

Los Cabos is the very end of the country at the tip of the Baja peninsula, and it marks the end of the very productive Save Tour Latino Mexico 2019.
Welcome Los Cabos Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.
Saltillo Animal Save shared the sad story of this mother pig, from their June 17 vigil: “We named her Ophelia. She arrived on Monday at the slaughterhouse, still with suckling babies, as her ‘owner’ decided that she could not have one more litter and so she was sold as body parts for a few coins. Non-human animals are not objects, they are not products, they do not belong to anyone. It’s their life  and we have no right to choose for them.
Toluca Animal Save bore witness on June 22 and sent this report: “I can tell you with all certainty, I did not want to be there, I just wanted to escape and his way was to be released. The truck did not stop but our hearts for an instant went out. In Memory of this Being I just wanted to run away. 🖤 Until the last cage is empty. We apologize and tell them that they are not alone, that we are working so that not one more lives through what they lived. Bear witness. Join us at the vigils.

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UNITED STATES

Augusta GA Animal Save joined North Carolina Climate Save and North Carolina Farmed Animal Save for the third annual 5-Day Save, held on July 3-7. This included a heatwave emergency vigil in Tar Heel on July 3.
On a happier note, activists spent time with the pigs at Sisu Refuge.

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