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One food choice that helps reduce suffering


Small changes to your diet have the power to add up

When it comes to choosing how we eat, small changes can result in massive transformation. We don’t need to be vegan, or even vegetarian to make an impact. Simply by reducing your meat and animal product consumption, you can make a difference for animals, your budget, and the planet.

By simply swapping one meal a week for a meatless meal, you can:

  • Reduce your carbon footprint by almost 4kgs 
  • Reduce precious freshwater and land use 
  • Reduce animal suffering 

Small changes can make a big difference, one by one. 

Not only are you saving the planet, but you are saving money too. There is a misconception that a plant-based diet is expensive, but by simply swapping out a meat-centered meal for a meal built around beans, lentils, vegetables, whole grains, and other plant-based proteins, you can actually save money! One meatless day a week means $100 back in your pocket.

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Factory farming fuels climate change, pollutes ecosystems and wastes precious resources. The most impactful thing we can do as individuals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is to eat less meat. Need some inspiration to get started? We’ve got you covered.

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Decode food labels

If you choose to eat meat, knowing which product comes from humane methods and which does not, can be confusing. That’s why we’ve made it simple with our guide to understanding grocery store labels. You can print it or save it to your phone so you'll have it handy when you're shopping.

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Help put an end to factory farming

Right now, 50-billion farm animals are born on factory farms – intensive, large-scale farms that prioritize production. Animals are confined in tight spaces, unable to move freely or even lie down comfortably. These animals deserve better. In fact, we all deserve better.

Sign the petition and tell the Federal government “No New Factory Farms in Canada!”

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By the numbers

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80% of global deforestation is caused by agriculture and factory farming is a leading cause of habitat loss.

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Each time you swap a in a meatless meal, you can reduce your carbon footprint by almost 4kgs.

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Three-quarters of all antibiotics are used in animal farming.

At World Animal Protection, we’re committed to ensuring that all farm animals are treated humanely and helping you to understand exactly what that means. 

Together, with your help, we can ensure farm animals have better lives. One by one. 

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Join us as we work to transform the lives of animals. By joining our community you’ll receive updates and resources that will help you make informed decisions when animals are involved. Sign up today!

Explore how your choices can impact animals, people, and the planet:

One choice that helps keep wildlife wild


People everywhere want to see wildlife. It’s natural. What’s not natural is the demand to be close to wild animals means they are held captive and made to perform.

One small action that helps fight climate change


Our world is changing. The climate crisis means more wildfires, floods, and droughts that could destroy habitats, kill millions of animals, and displace millions of people. But with small actions today, we can make a difference together.

One community making an impact


We do everything we can to give animals a better life. With the best available science and our collaborative approach, that’s the promise we’ve kept for decades, but we can’t do it alone. Will you join us?

Help us transform the world so that all life can thrive.

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