ANIMAL AGRICULTURE NEWS
‘Cage-free’ laying hens lead a miserable life
Cage-free laying hens are not treated humanely at all. They are confined in crowded windowless buildings and do not go outdoors or range in the open air.
The sad truth behind commercial pig farming
When we picture pigs on a farm, many of us imagine an idyllic scene, much like Charlotte’s Web. Sadly, pig farming today couldn’t be further from the truth.
Animal Justice Party candidate Alison Waters says she is “guided by a vision of a kinder world”
In this interview, Animal Justice Party candidate, Alison Waters, shares how she plans to change Australia’s view of animal rights.
Professor’s research sparks new conversations on animal agriculture and the environment
Dr. Vasile Stănescu wanted to encourage more progressive conversations about animal agriculture and climate change. Now his research is doing just that.
Is animal agriculture brewing up another pandemic?
Intensive animal agriculture to meat the global demand for meat will come at the expense of our health and well-being.
Animal Equality uncovers horrific abuse of pigs on Italian farm
An investigation by Animal Equality has found that pigs on a farm in Northern Italy were left to die in unsanitary conditions.
Biden administration encourages animal agriculture through “Product of USA” labels
The production of meat products in the USA will rocket as “Product of USA” proposed to encourage economic growth.
Quit eating meat and dairy if you want to save the planet
The animal agriculture industry is contributing to GHG emissions and destroying our land and water resources – and ultimately our planet.
Our food system matters more than we realise
Greenhouse gas emissions from the way we produce and consume food could add nearly 1 degree of warming to the Earth’s climate by 2100, according to a new study.
Animal Equality activists demand CCTV on fish farms
Campaigners from the Animal Equality organisation captured rare drone footage of farmed salmon and trout showing fish suffocating and left bleeding.
Reliance on an unsustainable food system will doom us all
Emissions from our food system alone will drive the world past 1.5C of global heating, unless high-methane foods are tackled.
Bird flu kills 11 year old Cambodian girl
The world might have to face yet another pandemic created by animal agriculture as H5N1 bird flu transmits to humans.
US government sacrificing wild salmon to make place for agriculture
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s proposed solution to remedy a dispute over the Klamath River shows disregard for wild salmon, suckerfish and endangered coho.
The meat industry’s destruction goes beyond climate change
The meat industry has been working hard to hide the ways in which they destroy our way of life, health and natural environment.
Netherlands under scrutiny for over farming of cows
The Netherlands is having to make big changes to its agriculture industry. Is it possible for major meat producing countries like the US to follow?
Colombian Amazon forest being destroyed by cattle farming
Cattle-ranching, not cocaine, has driven the destruction of the Colombian Amazon over the last four decades, a new study has found.
The Chinese factory farming dystopia merely reflects America
What the Chinese are doing is emulating and, in a sense, improving on a quintessentially American way of producing meat.
Do you know where your tuna fish comes from?
Most people who buy tuna fish have no conception of the environmental and ethical impact of the industry.
Climate change is fuelled by animal feed
Scientists analysed the effects of animal feed on greenhouse gas emissions and found feeding chickens and salmon is costing our planet in a big way.
How does climate change impact dairy cows?
Increasing temperatures and more frequent heatwaves due to climate change is impacting animals more than we know.
Animal cruelty is built into our food system
Animal cruelty is not just due to a lack of individual empathy. We must address the systemic ways in which animals are exploited.
AI ChatGPT looks down on humanity for killing animals
A Reddit user asked AI marvel, ChatGPT, why humans should stop killing animals and here’s what it had to say.
Could the latest strain of bird flu infect humans?
The new H5N1 strain is causing concern for public health as it is found that this new bird flu can infect mammals.
Next bird flu virus wave set to hit Britain soon
A deadly strain of bird flu has been decimating poultry farms in many parts of the world and will soon arrive in Britain.