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?
In an interview with an animal chaplain and pet loss counselor, we discussed his work, the power of the human-animal bond, and how he helps people move forward rather than move on.
Anger often drives people towards activism. But is advocacy grounded in anger effective?
Recognizing the connections between animal protection and the SDGs can help advocates maximize impact, win government support, and collaborate with other stakeholders.
In an interview with activist and children’s book author Clare Druce, we discussed her recent book and her thoughts on how to reach young people with messages about protecting animals.
Instead of despairing that the loss of economic growth is the end of civilization, we should embrace these limits and get to work building a new society.
Taking animal rights seriously means starting at the beginning, limiting the power and influence our species exerts. If we care about animals, we should have smaller families.
In an interview with the co-founder of the Microsanctuary Resource Center, we discussed the concept of a microsanctuary and the role caring for individual animals plays in the overall animal liberation movement.
A Catholic animal advocate grapples with what she calls “the Church’s indifference to the suffering of animals,” and calls for change.
A vegan and animal advocate uses his experience with recently moving to the countryside to work through the difficult subject of wild animal welfare and how humans can best live among wild animals.
Christie Smith offers her advice and looks back on 35 years of helping companion animals via a local organization devoted to sheltering and adoptions.