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Gabriel Wildgen

Campaign Manager with Humane Society International/Canada

Gabriel Wildgen is a Campaign Manager with Humane Society International/Canada
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Honour Rob Stewart's Legacy By Taking Action For Sharks

For the first time ever, the ocean protection community is commemorating World Oceans Day without one of its biggest champions, Canadian conservationist and filmmaker Rob Stewart. More than ever though, we are reminded of the movement he inspired with his 2006 film "Sharkwater," to stop the extinction-level crisis facing many shark species.
06/07/2017 04:48 EDT
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A Plant-Based Diet In 2016 Should Be Nothing But Fun

The rewards of eating conscientiously, healthfully, and humanely aren't exclusive to the planet and animals; happily, for everyone joining the meat, egg, and dairy-free movement this year, plant-based eating has never been easier or more enjoyable -- especially if you keep a few important tips in mind.
02/12/2016 04:18 EST
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The Fur Industry Has a Very Dark Side

In the wake of a shocking investigation into a fox and mink fur factory farm last August by the Quebec Ministry of Forests, Fauna and Parks, the fur industry's PR machine has subjected the public to a slew of spin, hoping to obfuscate and isolate the troubling findings.
10/06/2014 05:27 EDT

Canada, Don't Waste This Chance to Ban Shark Fin Imports

We face an urgent crisis in our oceans, as tens of millions of sharks are disappearing every year. Thankfully the growing movement to protect sharks has reached a critical moment. This week Parliament will vote on second reading of Fin Donnelly's private member's Bill to ban the import of shark fins into Canada.
03/27/2013 08:16 EDT