Why is it so hard to get most people to give up meat? An expert provides an overview of some of the research into the psychology of meat eating.
Listening to others we may disagree with doesn’t mean we have to give up on our convictions, but we can learn from the exchange or gain new allies.
BirdLife speaks to renowned American author Jonathan Franzen about birds, economics, ethics and the end of the earth.
Cities will certainly be the most important human habitat going into the foreseeable future, and it is crucial that we get them right. It is essential to understand that our well-being is tied to a connection to nature and that nature in the city is not an amenity but a necessity.
“The problem of factory farming is just so severe that you want multiple solutions. Just as with the problem of fossil fuels, you don’t want just one alternative, like wind. Similarly, plant-based meats are a great solution to the factory farming problem, but you also want other alternatives, including clean meat.”
Christians are increasingly exploring compassion towards animals as a faith issue, thanks to individuals willing to start conversations in their churches and Bible study groups.
Most of my life has been spent with and for animals. I hope my memoir will inspire readers to see the beauty in animals and feel their inherent connectedness with them.
Serenity Park is a unique sanctuary where wounded warriors and wounded parrots find a path of healing together. Dr. Lorin Lindner’s new book, Birds of a Feather, is a love story between veterans and the birds they nurse back to health.
Harrell Graham’s Dog Care Field Manual provides detailed recommendations for crisis care that almost anyone can give when the nearest veterinarian is many miles and hours away.
I didn’t quite understand the depth of the grief that so often accompanies the loss of a dog. It could hardly compare, so I thought, to the grief that accompanies the loss of a parent, a loved one or a human friend. Yet I eventually came to realize that this isn’t necessarily true.
Going vegan isn’t something that will happen en masse or suddenly. But at least thinking about it? Acknowledging the problem? Trying to see where our own inconsistencies lie? These things are for everyone. These things are essential to set up the scaffolding for an era when we can start to repair the damage we’ve done.
In his new book, The Grace of Dogs, author Andrew Root journeys to find out how dogs and humans came to mean what we do to each other, and how we are transformed by our connection.