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.
Now and then, we come across something that gives us a glimpse of how a meat-free future is unfolding. The most amazing testimony of things to come comes from meat companies that are actually giving up on meat.
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.
In the end, we can’t make other people do anything. But we can influence them in the right direction and help them open their heart and minds.
Compassionate conservation takes the well-being of wild lives as a core commitment. For the compassionate conservationist, forms of conservation that do not consider the well-being of other animals and their environments as an equal concern to other conservation goals are fundamentally unethical.
What Animal Advocates Can Learn From 19th Century Slavery Abolitionists: An Interview With Dr. Wlodzimierz Gogloza
To what extent can those who advocate the abolition of animal exploitation compare themselves to, and draw inspiration from, slavery abolitionists? Were their goals and tactics similar? Is there anything that can be learned from their failures and successes?
Animal advocates are often prone to compare the struggle for animal rights with other social justice issues, like racism and sexism. In an interview with Dr. Kristof Dhont, we explore to what extent these issues are connected, and how to discuss their connection in a way that isn’t alienating.
Often discussions of our moral responsibilities to animals hinge on the question of consciousness. The Sentience Institute makes the surprising argument that consciousness doesn’t exist, and argues instead for the concept of sentience.
Here are five important qualities to keep in mind when spreading the animal rights message.