Psychologist Hal Herzog explores the moral confusions and contradictions in our relationships with our fellow animals (not to mention with each other!).
One of his friends calls herself a vegetarian even though she eats fish and chicken. “Well,” she says, “I don’t eat anything with a face.”
Three years ago, in December 2010, when Sakile Chenzira refused to get a flu shot, she was fired from her job at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital…
Where the dolphins are shipped after they’re captured at Taiji The latest dolphin drive hunt at Taiji is now “over”. Over, that is, for the dolphins…
“I was floored,” the doctor said when he looked at the sample under a microscope. “I was astounded.”
On this day, 50 years after his “I Have a Dream” speech, some of us wonder what one of the greatest champions of rights might have…
I’ve had an epiphany recently. I want to challenge all of you as people of deep conscience, people who are environment stewards of the earth and…
Six-year-old Luiz Antonio struggles to understand how animals ended up in his dinner.
This infographic shows how a simple change in what we eat can make an enormous difference to the warming of the planet and to how we’re…
A vegetarian diet cuts your chance of having fatal heart disease by one third. That’s the conclusion of a major study that was launched in the…
Most climate scientists and environmental organizations continue to skip over the one critical thing that any and all of us can do to save ourselves, the other animals and the Earth from the devastation that climate change is beginning to wreak. But the fact is there’s one simple thing that we can all do about it. And the more of us do it, the more it can turn this whole thing around while there’s still time.
This Sunday, you can celebrate Earth Day by recycling something, joining a group that’s picking up old cans and bottles, taking a reusable shopping bag to the supermarket …Or you can do the one thing that will really make a difference.
New research from Sweden points to the fact that people who eat processed meats have a considerably higher risk of pancreatic cancer.
Natalie Portman is one of the few celebrity actors who embrace the animal protection world as a passionate cause (rather than as part hobby, part self-promotion).
Latest word to enter the scientific vocabulary: Vegansexual. The term was coined in New Zealand after much media attention was given, four years ago, to a study that noted that an increasing number of vegans said they engaged in sexual relationships and intimate partnerships only with other vegans.
Actor James Cromwell is about as passionate for animals as it gets. Ten years ago, he was even arrested during an animal rights protest in Fairfax, Virginia, at a Wendy’s and then ordered to stay out of all Wendy’s restaurants in Fairfax County Virginia unless he intends to eat there … which, one would imagine, he has no intention of doing.
How do you categorize whether someone is truly a vegetarian or not? A lot of people call themselves veggies because they “only” eat, say, fish, eggs and dairy … or they eat vegetarian three times a week.
“This vegetarian treat is a beautiful addition to the Thanksgiving holiday table,” writes Christina W. “My family has been making it for years. You won’t even miss the turkey!
When people come to see me all clogged up and on eight different pills, and they’ve got chest pain when they walk half a block, they usually don’t need a whole lot of convincing.
Just start simply, maybe just one day a week. Like on Thursday just have granola and soy milk for breakfast, a tofu sandwich for lunch and spaghetti for dinner just to show yourself that you can make it for one day without animal products. Then make it two days, then three days. Instead of having meat three times a day, make it one meal a day.