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Advancing Medical Research Through Ethics and Innovation

Historically, attempts to advance medical research have depended heavily on violating the rights of vulnerable people and animals.

Fortunately, public demand has resulted in a serious reevaluation of how research is conducted.

This paper looks at progress in the advancement of ethically-grounded guidelines and practices to address the ethical inconsistencies and inadequacies of research with animals.

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Toward a More Just and Sovereign Food System

Vegan biocyclic and vegan stock-free organic agriculture demonstrate that food that is healthy for humans can be grown in harmony with the earth and with free-living animals, without using inputs from domesticated animals. Read about organizations and individuals engaged in developing, teaching, and promoting growing practices that replenish the soil while respecting the rights and sovereignty of each other, nonhumans, and ecosystems.

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The Benefits of Vegan Permaculture and Food Forests

Vegan permaculture builds on the systems-based philosophy of permaculture by advancing the rights, health, and wellbeing of people, animals, and the planet. It could form the basis of regional and national policies and practices to eliminate hunger and food insecurity among humans while respecting the rights of other animals and protecting the health of the planet.

Child Protection

Why the US Must Ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

The US needs to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), a comprehensive framework for helping governments ensure that children are protected from exploitation and abuse and that children are provided with what they need to live and thrive. US ratification of the CRC would benefit the nation’s standing in the world and would help the US increase its role as a positive global force for children.

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Beyond One Health to Just One Health

The One Health approach, which is used as a framework by government officials to influence public health policy, recognizes the interconnectedness of the health of humans, animals, and ecosystems. But it doesn’t go far enough. The Just One Health approach recognizes that sincere pursuits to achieve optimal health and wellbeing for all require inclusive, evidence-based approaches that advance rights and justice for humans and animals.

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Toward the Goal of a Clothing and Textiles Industry That Is Healthy for People, Animals, and the Planet

Currently, the clothing and textile industry negatively impacts the health and wellbeing of humans, animals, and the planet. Restructuring it to meet human needs without negatively impacting other beings or the earth requires changes at every level. Learn about the importance of shifting to ethical fashion policies and practices that are healthy and just for people, animals, and the planet and about who is leading the way.

6 Key Principles of Phoenix Zones

Learn about the six key principles that are crucial to creating a world of Phoenix Zones in which all beings can thrive.

Just One Health

Measuring a Population’s Progress

As a society, we cannot know if circumstances are improving unless we compare them with the past. But how can we adequately measure advancements in the rights, health, and wellbeing of people, animals, and the planet?

How to Submit Comments on Public Regulations

Interested in submitting a public comment on federal regulations? Learn how here.

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Media Tips

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