Spotlight: Inside the Industrial Turkey Machine

In 2019, U.S. consumption of turkey was 5.3 billion pounds. Another astounding number: 656,309,000 turkeys were slaughtered worldwide in 2018. A few weeks ago We Animals Media founder Jo-Anne McArthur visited one of Canada's 523 regulated turkey farms. Here is what she saw…

“I face these animals, and think about how we expect them to surrender their very lives so that we can give thanks around a table.”
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Farmed to Death

We recently collaborated with investigative journalist Andrew Wasley on an extensive article that was published in both The Guardian and on Medium, chronicling his journey into the heart of the global meat machine. On the heels of that collaboration, Jo-Anne sat down with Andrew for a unique video chat about their shared experiences of documenting factory farming systems worldwide for the past twenty years.
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Unbound Project: Young Womxn Changing the World for Animals

We all love stories of hope and progress, especially in the face of our current environmental crisis. As industrial farming spreads to all corners of the world, the fate of billions of animals hang in the balance. But a new generation is on the rise, bringing with it innovations and a fresh world-view. Meet several young womxn working to change the world for animals...
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What Is Animal Photojournalism?

At its core, the images in this pioneering field document the human-animal conflict and its resultant ecosystems of suffering. As global societies collectively awaken to the realities of our unjust exploitation of animals, animal photojournalism aims to encourage swift and necessary change on behalf of the beings in the frame...
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Did you know there are over 10,000 searchable images and videos on the We Animals Archive, free to use for anyone helping animals? Take a look at our Fish & Sealife, Egg Production, Turkey Farming, and Fur Farming galleries for examples of images that have been useful to recent advocacy initiatives around the world. Our team is happy to work with you on a customized package of impactful images.
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“Go Toward the Pain.” In a recent interview with Evan Shamoon for Tenderly, Jo-Anne shares what she's learned about happiness, hardship, and maintaining emotional wellbeing. She also talks about hope, inspiring books, and her good old dad. It's a beautiful read! 
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