It can be difficult to visualize the effects of one’s diet on animals and the environment. A new online tool seeks to change that, by allowing meat eaters, vegetarians, and flexitarians alike to calculate how many animals they have consumed or saved.
As a result of FIAPO’s #EndExploitativeDairies campaign, the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana have all issued guidelines to ensure better welfare for cattle.
What are we to make of the seeming discrepancy between public knowledge of animal suffering and inaction to prevent it? And more importantly, what can we do to resolve it?
While palm oil can be defined as vegan because it contains no animal substances, the industry that produces it is by no means cruelty free.
You and your friends that you hold so dear
Jump over each other in total fear
So what do I say to you, stranger,
When I know that you are in danger?
Animal Kingdom Foundation rescues dogs from slaughter for meat, and provides them with a better life at its Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.
The cultural significance of meat, coupled with our supposed ‘love’ of animals, demonstrate a fragile paradox advertisers have responded to in order to continue selling animal products.
According to Judaism, animals are part of God’s creation and people have special responsibilities to them. The Jewish tradition clearly indicates that we are forbidden to be cruel to animals and that we are to treat them with compassion.
FIAPO’s investigations reveal the unchecked horrors rampant in India’s ever growing commercialised dairy industry.
People concerned about animal welfare would not accept the way chickens are treated if they knew the reality. It is about time Malaysia’s Ministry of Agriculture looked into a Farm Animal Act prohibiting the rearing of birds in cages, crates or other forms of intensive confinement.
Time and again, animal rights campaigns have achieved victory by sprouting change in public opinion and policies, thanks to revelations from undercover investigations.
Veteran animal rights and legal expert Larry Weiss discusses some of the most pressing issues in animal rights today, and outlines his vision for a humane tomorrow, at VegFest Colorado 2017.