An Animal Equality investigation released last week filmed “unacceptable” conditions at a “high welfare” pig farm in the UK. The pigs were found living in filth and many were seen suffering from open wounds.
Speciesism is more than just an animal rights issue. The Deputy Leader of the UK’s Animal Welfare Party, Jane Smith, explains why our understanding of social justice must evolve to include animals.
While some dog breeds are born with naturally short tails, others have theirs removed in a painful and impractical procedure known as tail docking.
Sustainability is a conflicted term. Instead of asking how we can make the food system more sustainable, we should be asking, sustainable for whom?
The main problem lies in the similarities with conventional animal use: Humans are once again planning to create sentient beings so that we can exploit them for our own benefit.
In Albuquerque’s South Valley, activists are happy for more green space but worry about how gentrification will affect their local ecosystem.
Evidence suggests that fish feel pain and suffer. Although fish and other aquatic animals may not feel pain in the same way that we do, the psychological experience is likely very similar.
Award-winning investigative photographer Amy Jones discusses her role in bridging the divide between humans and the emotional violence we inflict on farmed animals.
Big Meat—like Big Oil, Big Tobacco, and Big Pharma—is a ravenous machine of exploitation pursuing profits at almost any cost. It needs to be stopped.
Lobbyists and legislators can only do so much. Public support is what pushes for bills to become laws—and right now, support for animals is soaring.