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Humans shouldn’t just stop eating animals. We need to re-evaluate our cultural values and start treating the entire world and everything on it with respect.
Founder of Tenderly, Summer Anne Burton, writes about going meatless, choosing sustainable living and the possibility of future pandemics.
One single act is all it will take to start to heal the planet we all share. We need to eat as humans are designed to eat – plants and only plants.
Animal agriculture is the biggest cause of environmental degradation. The industry plays a significant role in polluting the air and water we all rely on.
Science tells us over and over again the risks of eating animals, and now we face the ultimate punishment of our despicable actions as a society.
The inability to accept animal lives as equal to human lives leaves animals vulnerable to exploitation. Could this be the source of pandemics like COVID-19?
Coach Matthew Dickens writes on why he went vegan, and how it has improved his fitness, making him a better athlete and coach.
Factory farming and animal agriculture’s destruction of the environment often impacts poor people of colour most severely.
It isn’t uncommon for climate deniers to paint scientists as “alarmist” or “hysterical”. Could this be shaping their view on climate change?
For two years Greta Thunberg has captured the world’s attention with her climate action sparking international calls for action. Yet, little has changed.
Growing climate action is the result of people waking up to the reality of a climate catastrophe. Change can happen only if we care about the future.
Eating to save the planet will mean eating less, or no meat and dairy. Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change.
Fast-food is cheap, accessible and internationally loved. When the fast-food industry quits meat and dairy, the world will too.
American animal farmers feel entitled to public land and it’s threatening the existence of wild animals including bison and endangered grizzly bears.
If you were saddened by the loss of animal lives during the Australian wildfires, you should go vegan to help save animals killed for meat.
The success of the animal rights movement might depend on the public face of activism. Does animal rights need a personality?
Journalist and researcher, Andrew Wasley, says that the cost of animal agriculture on the planet, animals and human wellbeing is far too high.
Amidst the rise of meat as a popular dietary choice, the vegan revolution has also been on the rise. Here’s why we should lobby against meat.
The high demand for meat products means that thousands of animals are bred for lives in captivity, tortured and ultimately killed.
We can avoid a doomed fate by being more conscious about our eating habits, avoiding meat and dairy and caring for the natural environment.
Labelling food items with the carbon impact of its production will help create consciousness about how our food contributes to climate change.
Studies show that people who eat a vegan or plant-based diet tend to be healthier than those who eat a diet heavy in meat and dairy.
The British comedian and producer shares his COVID-19 lockdown comfort food and discusses his support for animal charities.
Current food systems are unsustainable in the long term. How influential will plant-based “meat” be in shaping the future of food?
Greta Thunberg is best known for her climate crisis campaigning, however, the inspirational teenager has a long history of social and environmental activism.
From the impact on human health to environmental unsustainability and animal cruelty; here are some reasons why we should do away with industrial farms.
Is the latest Burger King burger a revolutionary move towards a more sustainable fast-food industry or simply corporate green-washing?
Despite growing sensitivity towards animal cruelty in our time, will we be judged by future generations for our treatment of animals bred for consumption?
A new report from ProVeg has identified industrial farming of animals as the most likely cause of a future global pandemic.
Experts predict that meat and dairy won’t feature so prominently in a sustainable and ethical future of food, so what can we expect instead?
It is time we begin to rethink the way we choose to promote and encourage a vegan lifestyle, and vegan meat might be the answer.
The fashion industry is one of the most unsustainable, but how exactly does animal agriculture factor into its contribution to climate change?
For years animal rights activists have campaigned for an end to industrialised animal agriculture, but how exactly would this improve our world?
The meat industry is seeing more scepticism than it has in years as the public becomes aware of the disease risk attached to all animal agriculture.
This excerpt from the brilliant new book, “Billion Dollar Burger” by journalist Chase Purdy will have you utterly entranced.
Meat is bad for your health, for the environment and for the animals involved. There is no better time for you to go vegan.
Food is closely linked with family, tradition and wholesome togetherness; so what happens when one of our family members goes vegan?
COVID-19 has sparked something in our food economies. What we choose to eat and the way we think about animal produce is changing.
The health of human populations is inextricably linked to the wellbeing of animals and natural habitats. To prevent disease, we must have a holistic view.
Animal rights group PETA wants to see an end to a cruel fashion trend that uses ostrich skin to make luxury handbags by designer brands such as Hermès, Prada.
Pandemics and climate catastrophe; it would seem the survival of our planet and species is depends on what we choose to put on our plates.
Liz Pachaud describes what she witnessed when she went undercover at a meat farm as an investigator at animal protection organisation Mercy for Animals.
Tony Wardle gives us a rundown of how eating meat and dairy leads to the spread of viruses, and causes pandemics such as the coronavirus.
It’s early days yet, but the COVID-19 pandemic has already proven to be revelatory, exposing much that is ugly about the “normal” functioning of the US.
Right now, I’m deeply concerned that there is so little focus on what specialists in infectious disease say we need to do to prevent another pandemic.
When I first went vegan, my mom didn’t make the connection between her religious beliefs and animals – but since, her kitchen has changed.
A research study conducted at the University of Sydney has revealed that cows communicate with each other similarly to humans.
Saving the earth from the climate crisis will require us to forego our sense of superiority over other living creatures and choose to go vegan.
Slaughterhouse closures during the pandemic have not led to animal lives being saved. Breeders and farmers are now killing animals off themselves.
Did you know that going vegan leads to a host of side effects? If you are planning on going vegan, read on to know what they are.
For many of us living under lockdown has been a difficult experience; now consider the life of a pig in captivity being bred and raised for the slaughter.
While many are panic buying and stocking their shelves, journalist Michelle Bigley worries this is the opposite of what we should be doing.
Crispy Vegan bacon made from carrots becomes an instant internet hit as Chef Tabitha Brown’s video goes viral on streaming platform TikTok.
Don’t let social distancing convince you that cooking has to be boring. Try out these vegan cooking tips and add a dash of flavour to lockdown.
Work takes up most of your life, so choose a career/job that will make an impact by contributing to vegan friendly workplaces and industries.
This is the ideal time to talk about the risks of animal agriculture, rather than blaming Chinese culture for Coronavirus.
Unwanted horses are imported, by the thousands, loaded in cramped crates then flown across the ocean to Japan, to end up as a sashimi dish.
We have a virus that we don’t seem to understand or are able to control and all because of the trade and consumption of wild animals.
A few years ago, vegan fast-food choices were limited – yet now the vegan sausage roll is a high-street staple.
Are your kids stressed out about the current climate emergency? Here are some helpful guidelines on what actions to take.
Until factory farms housing millions of animals are eliminated and live animal markets permanently shut down, human diseases will continue to arise.
If you’re concerned about eating foods sourced sustainably and ethically, here’s a round-up of some of the foods to be aware of or steer clear of in 2020.
Faux meat companies will need to perfect their production and processing systems and figure out how to get all that fake meat to the masses.
Most view veganism as ethical in principle and good for the environment, but object to the price, taste, and convenience of the alternatives.
Pet food can be converted to vegetarian or vegan food. This could extend the lives of our pets while saving millions of animals from slaughter each year.
The animal agriculture industry accounts for an exorbitant amount of our earth’s woes. However, eating a plant-based diet can counter these challenges.
Eating less meat could help the environment and our health – so what’s stopping us? Perhaps we need to tackle the misconceptions around plant-based eating.
By making simple changes like eating fewer animal products and more fresh produce, you can cut your personal greenhouse gas emissions significantly.
Heat waves aren’t just a people problem. When food, water, shade, and safe transport are scarce, farm animals are often the first ones to suffer.
Even though animal agriculture has been proven to be a leading cause of climate change, policies are being signed that will increase animal production.
Frozen II is a Disney movie without a villain. In the end, everyone is facing the same threat – environmental disasters from a world thrown out of whack.
If people all over the world, make the choice to stop eating meat or any animal by-products we have the opportunity to stop climate change for good.
A monumental shift in the way that we produce and consume food, in particular protein, is essential if the Earth is to avoid a climate catastrophe.
Eating animal products is bad for the planet. It is also bad for men. Scientists have proven that beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Veganism can positively impact both our health and environment. But it can be an overwhelming topic. So here’s what you can do to save our planet.
Turkey is a popular meal choice for many people during this festive period, but did you know that turkeys are one of the most abused land animals on the planet?
Thanksgiving dinner means only one thing for millions of us: turkey. Of the 100 million turkeys on farms around the U.S., 46 million of them will be eaten on Thanksgiving Day. Americans will consume another 22 million turkeys over the Christmas holidays, according to...
What you eat matters. Not only is it important to eat food that is healthy, but what you eat also has an impact on the planet’s health.
The bottom line is that beef production is not planet-friendly. We can sufficiently nourish our bodies without meat.
Consider for a moment just why Greta is vegan, and the impact you too could be making, for the planet, the animals, and your health, by going vegan.
Why grant rights to something that cannot suffer? Why not grant rights to something that can? As we broaden our moral circle, we all will benefit.
Activist groups around the world, both animal- and climate-concerned, are now engaging together in various acts of civil disobedience.
As you chant,“Hey hey, ho ho, fossil fuels have got to go!” let’s talk about animal agriculture. As the second largest contributor to human-made greenhouse gas emissions, it deserves a chant too.
From a vault of newfound recipes to knowing exactly what products to avoid in the supermarket, you learn lots your first year!
While it stands in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion and ‘Rebel Alliance’, Animal Rebellion also recognises that we cannot address the climate and ecological emergency without addressing the animal emergency.
If you’re unsure of your purpose in the fight against climate change, or want to find out where and how everyone else fits in, this guide is for you.
China is the largest consumer market in the world, means that there is also potential for China to become the largest population of vegans.
Whilst fossil fuels and coal burning are detrimental and require attention, animal agriculture is blatantly ignored or overlooked in the ecological dialogue.
Lekker Vegan in Cape Town specialises in vegan gourmet junk food – a perfect spot to eat naughty yet guilt free, and is the definition of conscious fast food.
It is widely peculiar at present for an African to not eat meat. However, a plant-centred diet has always been an indigenous culinary tradition.
I have friends with children and I often look at these kids and think, what kind of world will they be living in at my age?
It’s the Year of the Pig (the Earth Pig to be specific) according to oriental astrology, so how about we give the pigs a break this year?
Spare yourself the label, we don’t need to get hackled up about these titles, identity and ideology. It’s simply about looking at what’s working and what isn’t working, what’s causing harm and what’s alleviating harm.
Let’s face it, the Beyond Burger has been created for meat-eaters to get them to realise that it doesn’t have to be meat to taste good. Most vegans wouldn’t want to eat a flesh-like burger! So what does a vegan think of the Beyond Burger?
Before I lay out what my vegan dietary behaviour typically looks like, I have to first say… BANANAS ARE THE GREATEST!
Meat is not food. Adopting a plant-based diet is an intersectional approach, in that we contribute to alleviating numeral social, economic and environmental issues all at once.
It is psychotic to raise billions of sentient beings who have the same propensity to feel, experience, and have relationships as we do, yet cage, torture and mutilate them. We intuitively know there’s something fundamentally disturbing about that.
Contrary to what they want you to believe, dairy is not kind. Dairy is not innocent. Dairy is exploitative, violent and cruel.
Time Magazine releases an issue every year in which they identify who they believe are the world’s 100 most influential people and veganism has managed to creep in throughout the 2017 issue.
Some forward thinking, earth-loving and health conscious individuals have seen the writing on the wall and have set out on a quest to create plant-based “meat” to satisfy our hunger.
Being vegan is not all endless bowls of salad, plates of wilted vegetables, never-ending mugs of green tea and tasteless tofu! We promise!