Explainers

Animal Agriculture and Its Negative Impact on Climate Change

One of the most overlooked factors of accelerated climate change is animal agriculture. Could changes to the human diet help us slow down the climate crisis?

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Climate Change: What Is It, Causes, Effects, and Solutions

Climate change is real and getting worse. There are many factors at play but one that goes largely unlooked is that of animal agriculture.

Intensive Agriculture: Impact on Humans, Animals, and the Planet

Intensive agriculture may be efficient, but it comes at great cost to humans, animals, and the environment. With a growing global population, it’s time to reflect on the current food system.

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Wet Markets and the Risk of Transmitting Zoonotic Diseases

Wet markets can be places of profound animal suffering, out of which arise life-threatening diseases like the novel coronavirus. And they exist all over the world.

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Farmed Animals: The Exploitation of Animals on Factory Farms

Farmed animals represent an ever-growing number of animals that are raised, exploited, and slaughtered for fashion and food. These are animals who have few rights and zero freedom.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Is It and How Does It Spread?

The latest pandemic COVID-19, is caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2. How does it spread, how did it start, and what do you need to know?

Animals in Entertainment: Is Our Amusement Worth Their Suffering?

Humans watch in amazement from outside the cage or arena while wild animals are trapped within, forced to perform. These animals are stripped of their freedoms and natural behaviors for our entertainment.

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What Can I Do About Climate Change? 10 Simple Climate-Friendly Actions

The climate crisis might seem insurmountable, but that does not mean we are powerless. The actions we take today will determine the prosperity of our future and that of future generations.

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Effects of Deforestation: How Does Agriculture Cause Deforestation?

Our forests are disappearing at an alarming rate and a leading cause is found right on our plates.

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Agriculture and Climate Change: Environmental Impact of Factory Farming

News anchors broadcast about it, scientists are scrambling for ways to reverse it, and consumers unknowingly contribute to it. What is it? Climate change.