Cultured meat addresses the right problem: far greater numbers of animals are killed for food than are used for any other purpose. It also provides the most realistic path to ending slaughter in the shortest period of time.
What would it mean to decolonize veganism as a way of eating, political commitment, and social movement? This interview with Mi’kmaw scholar Dr. Margaret Robinson is an effort to explore that question.
Dr. Andrew Rowan, chief program officer for WellBeing International, discusses the connections between the wellbeing of humans, animals, and the environment.
Dr. Sandhya Sriram discusses the advantages of cultivated or cell-based meat, whether it can be considered vegan, and whether it is likely to succeed on an industrial scale.
In a conversation with Dr. Gillespie, we discussed her book, why she says that animal liberation isn’t possible within a capitalist system and veganism is not just a diet, and her thoughts on the relationship between academic work and activism.
The co-founder of Sadhana Forest discusses the logistics of their food forest development programs and the benefits of plant-based food systems for people, animals wild and domestic, and the environment.
It’s a dream scenario: livestock farmers give it all up, retire their cows to sanctuary and transition to crop farming. But what is that change like for farmers, and what’s next?
Dr. Jim Desmond weighs in on timely topics such as the connection between animal welfare and the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of the wildlife trade in zoonotic disease transmission, and how governments can act to prevent future pandemics.
There is a fundamental and often-overlooked connection between pandemics such as the current COVID-19 crisis and our animal-based food system, says a major new report.
Anger often drives people towards activism. But is advocacy grounded in anger effective?
How would universal basic income benefit vegans and the fight for animal protection?
Recognizing the connections between animal protection and the SDGs can help advocates maximize impact, win government support, and collaborate with other stakeholders.