Production of meat worldwide emits 28 times as much as growing plants, and most crops are raised to feed animals bound for slaughter.
Dutch politicians are considering plans to force hundreds of farmers to sell up and cut livestock numbers, to reduce damaging ammonia pollution.
Animal agriculture contributes 14.5% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and yet the meat industry still receives huge government subsidies.
Climate activists have blockaded the UK’s largest milk factory and demanded the firm cuts its environmental impact.
Spanish officials have banned the use of fertilisers near one of Europe’s largest saltwater lagoons after five tons of dead fish washed up on its shores.
New report by WWF shows that emissions need to be reduced by 30% to meet 2032 climate goals, however EU policy is ineffective.
British billionaire, investor and philanthropist, Jim Mellon, is foreshadowing a huge change in the way we consume and farm our food.
The earth is on fire at this moment, and the situation will only get worse if we fail to act. For this to happen, more people must quit animal agriculture.
Eating an excessive amount of meat seems to have been identified as a right-wing issue with liberal attitudes embracing the plant-based movement.
The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC) released a report backing the call for a tax to be implemented on meat products.
As the focus shifts to the negative impacts on the environment and consequences to human health, investors are starting to give the sector a miss.
A report by independent think-tank, RethinkX shows that we could cut GHG emissions by 90% if we deal with transport, energy and animal agriculture.
Humans have broken all bonds with the natural world and we must now decide whether to stop eating animals and GMO foods otherwise it will be the end of us.
The newly published National Food Strategy seeks to encourage healthy eating but fails to address the impact of animal products.
ProVeg pens open letter to the Wall Street Journal about an article featured in their publication which denies role of beef industry in climate change.
Young people are the key to ensuring an environmentally stable and just future, but bringing their potential to the fore will require effort from leaders.
While the appalling condition of animals aboard export ships has been making news, it is now believed that many of these ships are fronts for smuggling.
Unsustainable industrial agriculture is contributing to the climate crisis, however this is often ignored during climate summits such as COP26.
Award-winning actress, Kate Winslet, will be the voice of a new documentary that uncovers the environmental horrors of animal agriculture.
PETA sends letter to Alok Sharma at the UN proposing that the upcoming COP26 summit offers a meat-free, sustainable menu to its delegates.
The demand for cheap meat, particularly cheap pork products, has created an exploitative industry which is harmful to farmers.
The UK has published its National Food Strategy which will serve as a dietary guideline, however it fails to encourage sustainable eating.
New Zealand has one of the world’s highest proportions of livestock (cattle and sheep) to human population — a mind boggling ratio of of 2 to 1.
After the COVID-19 outbreak many wet markets were shut down for the sake of public health, but horrifyingly some remain open.
Community activists say any attempt to reduce methane emissions, while dairy farms continue to exist, wont help the state meet its climate or health goals.
Sonora, Mexico, relies heavily on its cattle farming. However, droughts caused by climate change have engulphed the region wreaking havoc on the animals.
In 2019 scientists warned the world of the dangers of animal agriculture for the future of the planet, what are they saying now?
Study finds that displaying live lobsters in restaurant setting is a cruel practice that causes unnecessary stress to the animals involved.
An ever-warming earth, caused largely by unsustainable agricultural practices, is giving rise to a decline in social health.
Nicknamed “the queen of vegan cheese”, Miyoko Schinner, is working hard to create a future that is free of the cruelty of animal agriculture.
Our exploitation of animals for consumption is leading towards catastrophe. In the future pandemics like COVID-19 will be much more common.
UK’s biggest poultry suppliers caught cramming chickens into overcrowded cages where they would die of starvation and dehydration.
Adopting a vegan diet means caring about animal cruelty, the planet, and individual health. Poor working conditions and injuries to workers are ignored.
At a scientific congress, researchers agreed that the consumption of plant-based food had a significant impact on the health of individuals.
From its heyday in the 40’s and 50’s, smoking has become an unacceptable vice. These days only villains are the ones smoking in the movies!
Ethan Brown, CEO of plant-based meat brand Beyond Meat, says that a tax on meat could help promote sustainable, ethical food choices.
The regulations, which will take effect at the beginning of next year, will promote better conditions for animals farmed for food.
German firm Bluu Bioscience is working hard to get lab-grown fish fingers into grocery stores. It could happen sooner than we think.
There is a growing demand for plant-based, sustainable fast-food, and McDonald’s meat-heavy menu is lagging behind more forward-thinking competitors.
Popular publication, National Geographic, makes false claim about sustainable and humane dairy farming. Here are the facts.
Lab-grown meat is often considered to be our best plan towards a more sustainable food system, but what is it really and how effective will it be?
British rivers are dying and in need of help as industrial animal farms continue to dump toxic waste into them leading to ecological disaster.
These vegan, animal rights activists are saving Spain’s farm animals and offering them a safe home free of neglect and abuse.
Growing poultry consumption in America is leading to a boom in factory farming for the state causing a devastating environmental catastrophe.
The meat industry has continued to make false claims that animal agriculture can be good for climate change, despite mounting evidence to the contrary.
The future of food is in the hands of innovators who envision a future free of unsustainable and cruel meat and dairy products.
Plant-based chicken seems to be a coming up as a consumer favourite as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods both launch new fake-chicken products.
Researchers have looked into what makes meat-eaters tick to help plant-based alternatives target meat-eaters to promote sustainable consumerism.
Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change. Here’s how eating meat and dairy is causing environmental disaster.
As the meat industry becomes consolidated in the hands of four mega meat companies now could be the best opportunity for activists to push for change.
A few giant food companies are responsible for almost all the products we find in our supermarkets. Here’s how it impacts the environment.
A new study shows that ending animal agriculture entirely could offset an alarming 70% of all carbon emissions produced this century.
New research confirms what scientists have feared; the Amazon rainforest is producing more carbon emissions than it is absorbing.
The COVID-19 is showing us what the true cost of meat is. It is now impossible to ignore the need for a reformed food system.
Scottish actor, Alan Cumming, says that the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) must align itself with its climate goals and serve vegan.
By 2027 the EU will be free of all caged animal farming on factory farms as they pledge to phase out the cruel practice in the coming years.
Growing animal agriculture in Northern Ireland has led to an enormous surplus of animal waste which will now have to be exported out of the country.
The facts are stacked against the animal agriculture industry when it comes to climate change, so why aren’t we more informed?
Animal agriculture is the most destructive force on the planet. Mass veganism is the only way to combat the impact of climate catastrophe.
Unethical, unhealthy and unsustainable; it is time for world leaders and governments to finally stand up to the meat industry.
Spain’s consumer affairs minister, Alberto Garzón, has released a video encouraging people to eat less meat for the planet and for their health.
New research technology uses social media to determine that more people are interested in sustainable, plant-based eating.
Physicians and volunteers are making the COVID-19 vaccine available to indigenous communities who are the biggest campaigners for the Amazon rainforest.
The progressive move for animal rights comes after 1.4 million people sign a petition to end the cruel practice of caged farming.
The choices we make about the food we eat can make a big impact on the health of the planet. The power is in the hands of the consumer.
World-famous conservationist Dr Jane Goodhall has been joined by 60 pre-eminent scientists calling for a more sustainable food system.
Swapping out beef for chicken is not a climate friendly decision. The poultry industry is just as environmentally destructive.
EU farming policy has done little to curb climate change causing GHG emissions despite allocating 100 billion euros towards subsidies.
Argentina becomes the first country in the world to ban the farming of salmon in marine cages in an exemplary move to limit environmental damage.
Pig farm, Danish Crown, sued by activists after launching an advertising campaign which claimed “pigs are more climate-friendly than you think.”
Plant-based meat alternatives and cultured meats are the future of food. Governments should be investing more towards these sustainable options.
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) says that we should be consuming 35% less meat and dairy by 2050 in order to meet climate goals.
The NGO wants the United Nations to add a ‘Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 18’ to its objectives that speaks specifically to animal exploitation.
Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate catastrophe. Ending it is our only real chance to save the planet and ourselves.
A new report backed by the United Nations highlights the animal agriculture industry as a major cause of climate catastrophe.
People love movies with special animals, yet we have reached such a disconnect that many of us adore the piggy Babe, yet happily sit down to bacon at breakfast.
The segment named ‘How Meat is Making the Planet Sick’ showcases all of the ways in which meat farming and consumption is leading to environmental disaster.
The UN wildlife summit was meant to take place in October last year but has been postponed twice since due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
All of humanity is under attack of being eliminated due to climate catastrophe, however the media is failing to report on it with the urgency required.
According to the United Nations the revival of ecosystems is dependant on rewilding large areas of land to counteract biodiversity loss.
Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) want government to recognise lobsters and octopuses as sentient beings that can experience pain or joy.
The world is far too dependant on an unsustainable food system which is heavily reliant on animal agriculture. This needs to change before its too late.
Despite a rise in Cage-Free farming of chickens thanks to the efforts of animal activists, most US chicken farms are still growing chickens in changes.
Animal agriculture is more deadly that we had thought. A new study shows the link between animal agriculture and declining social health.
Animal farming is the leading cause of deforestation, the largest driver of habitat loss and is responsible for more emissions than all transport globally.
Air pollution from food production in the US is responsible for premature deaths every year, with 80% being connected to production of animal-based foods.
Not eating meat is one of the best ways to reduce your impact on the environment. Here are some startling statistics on the impact of red meat production.
Melting animal ice sculptures outside parliament showing link between animal agriculture and climate change
Spearheaded by vegan charity PETA, animal-shaped ice sculptures were left melting outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.
Britain’s toxic meat culture is set to explode as a post-Brexit might mean less animal farming and more imports of meat products.
Activist and comedian Ricky Gervais has helped to save thousands of rabbits from potential death after getting plans for a rabbit meat farm shut down.
Deforestation, habitat destruction and the abuse of wildlife are the main cause of pandemics including COVID-19. Why are world leaders ignoring this?
Brazil is set to lose up to $1 billion dollars in their agricultural industry due to large-scale deforestation to make way for meat farming.
Medics in Geneva have marched on the World Health Organisation to demand action on climate crisis in the interest of public health.
France has proposed a plan to reach its net-zero greenhouse gas emission targets by taking meat off the menu at schools and other public places.
An exhibition by Oxford University’s LEAP (Livestock Environment and People) programme aims to show consumers the impact of animal products on the climate.
President Biden’s plan to deal with climate catastrophe does not consider nearly 80% of the US’s agriculture emissions are caused by animal agriculture.
According to recent study, it appears that those who eat meat are failing to acknowledge the link between factory farming and the spread of infectious diseases.
The rhetoric from agricultural producers echoes that of fossil fuel producers. Both industries claim that climate science is inconclusive and call for more research.
Australians are eating less meat and shifting towards plant-based eating. Concerns for the environment are believed to be behind the figures.
There are significant and far-reaching impacts on the global community as a direct result of factory farms and is a cause for grave global concern.
A new study has found air pollution caused by farming of live animals for consumption is causing Americans health problems and an alarming number of deaths.
Denmark is digging up mass graves containing the bodies of millions of dead mink after a report warned that they could contaminate local groundwater.
Large parts of natural forests are being destroyed to make way for animal farming to feed a demand for animal products such as beef.
Experts agree that animal agriculture is the primary cause of the COVID-19 pandemic and that it will result in new pandemics in the future.
Veterinarian who worked in pig industry describes inhumane and cruel practices including mutilating pigs alive on UK farms.
Methane emissions, including those produced by animal agriculture need to be halved if we are to meet the climate goals of the Paris agreement.
Transitioning to a plant-based diet will help us save our planet for future generations and provide companionship for the animals.
A recent report in the Journal of Ecological Society confirms that animal agriculture is far worse for our planet than previously believed.
It is clear that adequately addressing the harms of the meat industry requires ambitious policies that confront the problem head-on, such as banning the sale of meat altogether.
This in-depth piece explores the story of ex-slaughterhouse worker as he sheds light on what it’s really like to work in an Australian abattoir.
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose 43% in April from the same month a year ago as destruction picked up ahead of the annual burning season.
Researchers have found that animal agriculture produced air pollution has caused the premature death of 17,900 Americans.
University of Oxford have used advanced technology to engineer a sustainable alternative to pork sausages made from cells.
Scientists are calling on the European Union to promote the produce and consumption of legumes for a more sustainable and healthy lifestyle.
Though the answer to our animal-derived pandemic problem appears quite straightforward, it seems that human psychology continues to get in the way.
More climate advocacy groups are joining the fight against animal agriculture. The AA industry is responsible for the most GHG emissions overall.
New UK laws are set to enhance the cause of animal rights. The implementation will see a ban on most trophy hunting and live animal imports.
Alternatives to dairy products such as milk brand Oatly are gaining in popularity as people learn of th environmental impact of dairy.
Jennifer Jacquet, associate professor of environmental studies at NYU calls out American’s unhealthy relationship with meat and its impact on the planet.
Brazilians are known for their meat heavy diets and for mega meat companies such as JBS, but a growing fake-meat industry seems to be shaking things up.
Calves kicked, beaten at UK dairy farm sparking concerns about the welfare of animals farmed for food
Animal rights group, Animal Justice Project, have captured gruelling undercover footage of calves being abused at a UK dairy farm despite regulations.
Seriously, how difficult would it actually be to fund a world-changing Moonshot to fund it and get us turning down the right direction?
The dairy industry is a result of cruelty including separating mother cows from their calves, and depriving calves of their mother’s milk.
This would make the online retailer the ‘World’s First Climate Positive Grocery Store’ in an exciting drive to promote sustainable consumption.
Time is running out for the meat industry. Consumers are more informed than ever and technology is filling in the ethical gap left by animal agriculture.
The COP26 climate conference should make it a priority to serve only vegan food in order to promote a sustainable, climate friendly diet.
A new report by Animal Equity shows the true damage that Mexico’s factory farming industry is having on the natural environment.
Three doctors have filled a lawsuit against the USDA for promoting huge amounts of milk in dietary guidelines despite health concerns.
In order to ensure a healthy planet we must secure subsidies for fair access to sustainable food, particularly for lower income communities.
Documentaries like Seaspiracy and My Octopus Teacher encourage campaigners and vets to demand ban on boiling lobsters alive.
A vegan revolution would have to see vegan alternatives and ethical consumption become accessible to the public and competitively affordable.
The meat industry would collapse if it were held responsible for its contribution to environmental destruction and public safety hazards.
The pork and beef industries responsible for antibiotic resistance are not being held accountable despite the massive threat to public health.
From meat to dairy and everything in between, animal agriculture’s scandals over the years proves that it is an industry without ethics or accountability.
A vegan menu would not only allow attendees to dine with a clear conscience, but also set an important example for the world to follow.
According to a new report sustainable, vegan protein alternatives are likely to overtake meat sales as they become more affordable and accessible.
Encouraging government funding for meat and dairy alternatives and convincing policymakers to promote them could revolutionise climate action.
Astonishingly, more than 70 percent of Australian men would happily lose 10 years of life rather than give up eating meat.
Meat rich, ‘Western diets’ are bad for the earth and for our bodies, so why have we become convinced that they are the superior way to eat?
Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change. Encouraging people to go vegan can significantly help alleviate the strain on the planet.
Actor Joaquin Phoenix stars in touching animal rights film documenting his rescue of a cow from the horrors of a slaughterhouse.
A fake claim that President Joe Biden is planning to limit meat consumption drives conservatives insane. Here’s why they are wrong.
Interactions between humans and the natural world have resulted in climate emergency, catastrophic loss of biodiversity, degradation of soils, and pandemics.
There are many easy ways that you can help reduce your methane emissions and your impact on global warming – the best being to go plant-based.
UK environmental journalist, George Monbiot, speaks on climate change, coronavirus and human consumerism as a catalyst for disaster.
UK Secretary of State for Business Kwasi Karteng, says that meeting climate goals requires less meat consumption and he may even go vegan.
Diseased lungs on cigarette packets warn smokers – our food should show reality of intensive farming
Tobacco companies had to display diseased lungs on cigarette packs, so supermarkets should show the state of the animals on the farms where they are reared.
The article that has garnered support from scientists across the world calls for a dietary shift towards plant-based foods to help fight climate change.
The meat and dairy industries pose a major risk to the world’s forests, causing a startling 80% of all deforestation worldwide.
A new study conducted by the World Resources Institute shows that deforestation skyrocketed in 2020 with Brazil being the most badly impacted.
Veganism is the solution the world needs to save us from the impact of animal agriculture on our health, our planet and the creatures who occupy it.
In the last 100 years, the irresponsible and careless behaviour of humans has pushed the Earth and its ecosystems to the brink.
If the Biden administration is serious about tackling climate change it must deal with the US’s reliance on unhealthy and unsustainable animal agriculture.
Government subsidies to the animal agriculture industry more than doubles in 2020 despite concerns for public health and climate change.
F1 champion and vegan Lewis Hamilton is encouraging his followers to “ditch meat” to stop “100 million animals being killed per month in the UK.
The EU is one of the world’s largest importers of products produced in deforested areas of the tropical forests of South America and Africa.
The US Department of Environmental Quality has approved a plan by Smithfield food to convert faecal fumes into natural gas. Here is why its a lazy plan.
President Joe Biden will be holding a Leaders Summit on Climate for world leaders to discuss solutions to the climate crisis.
The World Health Organisation calls for a complete ban on markets selling live, wild animals in order to prevent future pandemics.
New Zealand plans on banning livestock trade by sea for animal welfare reasons. Animal agriculture is one of the countries biggest industries.
Replacing meat and dairy farming with plants needed for meat alternatives could be the answer to ending the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
A popular British children’s TV show, Blue Peter, has been criticised for encouraging children to eat less meat in a climate change challenge.
Posting pictures of meat online and on social media helps to promote an industry responsible for crimes against the earth and animals.
The documentary entitled; “Will We All Be Vegan in the Future?” attempts to explore the rising trend of veganism in mainstream culture.
Commercial fishing is the greatest cause of the death and decline of marine animals – George Monbiot
George Monbiot, Britain’s preeminent environmental journalist speaks about coronavirus, climate breakdown and the impacts of consumerism
The Biden presidency has placed a target on industry hyper-consolidation. Now, Biden must address unsustainable meat-industry monopoly.
TAKEOUT, a Michal Siewierski documentary, explores the way in which our meat and dairy heavy fast-food diets are destroying the Amazon Rainforest.
According to research from New York University, US meat and dairy companies have spent millions lobbying against climate-friendly legislature.
There is more fake meat than ever on supermarket shelves. So why are American’s still choosing real meat over sustainable options?
JBS, the largest meat producing company in the world, has been a driving force in rainforest destruction over many years.
According to new research published in the Nature Ecology and Evolution journal, asserts that the average Westerner’s diet kills four trees per year.
Research finds that subsidizing sustainable plant-based foods can help guide consumers towards making climate-friendly food choices.
Alternative meats such as plant-based meat and lab-grown meat, puts the future of animal agriculture at risk of extinction.
Coral reefs are under threat as never before. The biggest danger comes from human activities such as animal agriculture, overfishing and climate change.
Animal rights activist and TV presenter Chris Packham advocates for standards of chicken welfare to be raised, accuses supermarkets of “selling suffering”.
Scientists have claimed adding seaweed to cow feed could reduce methane gas emissions to meet climate goals, but this plan is flawed says Dr Alex Lockwood.
More farmers are ditching the meat and dairy industry and embrace sustainable changes in agriculture in favour of environmentally-friendly plant farming.
The meat industry is bad for workers, animals and the health of the planet. Only a meat sales ban can save us from its destruction.
COVID-19 has highlighted the flaws of the meat industry. As it struggles to maintain relevance, will plant-based diets defeat it?
Despite growing awareness about the harm to the environment caused by meat consumption, Americans continue to buy and eat meat.
It is called cognitive dissonance and is a major obstacle to ending a person’s support of the meat, dairy, and egg industries.
A meat-free future will depend on the accessibility of meat alternatives, such as plant-based meat products. In this regard price matters above all else.
Despite the controversy, a restaurant called Sik Gaek in Queens, New York, has been serving its customers octopuses to eat alive.
Of 9,000 products analysed, 40% of seafood products being sold to consumers from restaurants, markets and fishmongers have been deliberately mislabelled.
Animal rights group Mercy for Animals conducted an investigation into JBS meat plant in Brazil and uncovered horrifying treatment of pigs.
New BBC series aims to interrogate and criticise the reasoning behind humankind’s sense of superiority over other living beings.
Animal rights groups and residents alike have opposed the opening of a slaughterhouse in Toronto due to concerns about animal welfare, pollution and stench.
The US agricultural industry is being tormented by climate change induced winter storms that have left hundreds of thousands of animals dead.
The US food pyramid is promoted as the correct and healthy way to portion food, but it is unhealthy for people and for the planet.
People overwhelmingly claim that they’re reducing their meat consumption for health, environmental, and animal welfare reasons especially in Europe.
Seaspiracy, a new Netflix documentary, seeks to highlight the danger, violence and lawlessness of one of the biggest food industries; the fishing industry.
Research has found that chickens are highly intelligent animals who can feel pain and empathy, and can even remember and recognise people.
Nebraska governor declares “Meat on the Menu Day” to counter Colorado’s “MeatOutDay”, saying Colorado’s call to cut meat for a day undermines food security.
New survey done by The Vegan Society shows that Brits want the government to promote veganism for health and environmental reasons.
According to this survey the US could be completely meat-free as early as 2039 as more people go vegan for environmental and health reasons.
According to a survey done on Veggly, 9 out of 10 vegans say they went vegan for ethical reasons stating that animal welfare was their top reason.
Big banks including JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo have promised to divest from fossil fuels but continue to fund unsustainable animal agriculture.
Salmon are highly endangered and brutally exploited in fish farms. With the advent of 3D printed salmon, the seafood market has been turned upside down.
Cultivated meat is 93 percent less harmful to the planet than real meat according to a New study by independent research firm CE Delft.
Comedy host John Oliver addresses the environmental devastation of factory farming on his popular show ‘Last Week Tonight’.