Tag: Animal Welfare

Can’t Cut Meat 100 Percent Yet? “The Reducetarian Solution” Says Less Is Next Best

The good news: There is a growing number of people who are reducing their intake of animal products. According to a recent…

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No, Grass-Fed Beef is Not Better for the Planet

Bill Ripple, PhD, distinguished professor of ecology and well-known researcher at Oregon State University, has spent over 20 years researching the roles…

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The Best Thing You Can Do for the Planet Has Nothing to Do With Shorter Showers or Hybrid Cars

How is it possible that the drastic spike in human population is not the biggest problem for the environment? Human population has…

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How One Piglet Changed My Life

Growing up on a farm in a small Ohio town, I shared my childhood with animals of all kinds. I was enchanted…

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How the Livestock Industry Endangers Biodiversity, and Why It Matters

The following is an excerpt from Living the Farm Sanctuary Life, which was just released by Rodale Books. Possibly the most chilling…

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Incorporating Compassion for Farmed Animals

The following piece is the acceptance speech given by Dr. Melanie Joy on October 9, 2013 at the House of Commons in…

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Back to the Heart: Restoring Our Relationship to Our Fellow Creatures

When Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986, there was little awareness of the highly destructive effects of factory farming. I wanted to see…

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Dis-ease of the Heart: The Psychology of Eating Animals

On a recent flight on my way to present my slideshow on carnism, I struck up a conversation with the woman sitting…

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