Ballooning human population is projected to grow by 2 more billion by 2050. Veganism and animal rights needs to include a focus on human population and family planning if they want to truly address the threats animals face.
What do the Bible and the Catholic Church say about how we should treat animals? Catholic Action for Animals answers that question and explores a religious perspective on kindness towards animals.
“The stakes are high, the steaks are on every table, and the task seems incredibly daunting. Yet I am sure that we will win.”
19th century extermination campaigns slaughtered millions of buffalo in an attempt to wipe out Native Americans and free up land for cattle ranching. Buffalo “management” today is a direct descendent of those actions.
To figure out what kind of activism you should do, find the intersection between what you love, what you’re good at, and what makes the biggest difference.
Fireflies light up our nights — and our imaginations. But human actions like spraying toxic pesticides are putting them and other critical bugs in danger. We need solutions that match the severity of the global extinction problem.
When we start off as young activists, we are often driven more by passion than by planning. But an effective activist takes more than just passion and guts.
By all means, be vegan, but let’s not make a fetish out of our personal consumption, at the cost of our attention to other things that may impact the lives of animals much, much more.
China’s Yulin festival inspires international outrage over the consumption of dog meat. But many who are horrified by eating dogs fail to think critically about their own meat consumption or the forms of violence against animals that go on closer to home, too.
Just as we do the best with what we have in our work, we must also do the best to maintain our personal lives, our social support groups, our hobbies and our self-care rituals. We must replenish ourselves so we can bring the best of ourselves to this movement.
According to research-based recommendations on the most important areas of focus for improving animal lives, factory-farmed birds and fish need our help most.
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.