The leaders of pork company Smithfield Foods and chicken producer Perdue Farms were in regular contact with government officials as the coronavirus began sweeping through their plants.
Many of the promises made at COP26—like the pledge to end deforestation—won’t be possible until we all start eating less meat.
Animal agriculture is often left out of critical conversations about the climate crisis—including COP26. Plant-based food companies are calling for change.
Climate change impacts every species on the planet. Why are humans the only ones drafting a response?
Between 2015 and 2020, financial institutions gave over $478 billion to meat and dairy corporations around the world, largely without scrutiny.
A shortage of butchers in the UK has left slaughterhouses operating at decreased capacity, forcing many farmers to kill their pigs themselves.
New report illustrates how political inaction continues to enable the expansion of large-scale meat and dairy companies despite the sectors’ climate and health impacts.
A new Congressional report found that slaughterhouses owned by five major meatpacking companies accounted for at least 59,000 COVID-19 cases and 269 deaths.
Massive outbreaks of COVID-19 led to the permanent closure of fur farms in the Netherlands, Poland, and France, but the U.S. has yet to take action.
Public trust in the vaccination process is soaring. Although for some vegans, deciding whether or not to get the vaccine—which was tested on animals—may feel slightly more complicated.
COP26 chose to serve attendees some of the world’s most climate-damaging foods. A closer look at the menu reveals why.
Animal agriculture is one of the leading sources of methane emissions, but world leaders have a bad habit of downplaying its impact or ignoring it entirely.
In advance of COP26, we compiled a list of climate actions that governments around the world can take to protect the planet from the disastrous impacts of animal agriculture.
Most funders and leaders in the farmed animal advocacy movement are white. That needs to change.
Animal liberation won’t happen until Black, Brown, and Indigenous people have equity in the animal protection movement.
What happens when a longtime animal activist begins to recognize their role in white supremacy culture? They decide to become part of the solution.