Looking for a few intriguing summer reads and podcasts to deepen your understanding of the food system? We’ve got you covered.
Advocates for humans, animals and our ecosystems are natural allies in the fight against oppressive colonial structures.
Indigenous Voices for Saving Animals and Earth is a series of essays from Indigenous peoples illuminating perspectives on the past and future.
Grass-roots activists and larger Māori organizations are working to introduce and restore “te ao Māori” at a national government level.
What we eat — even at galas and special events — has an impact on the planet and animals.
Increasing adoption of vegan diets and curbing food waste are two powerful ways to combat world hunger
Mike Huskisson spent 50 years as an undercover investigator documenting acts of animal cruelty that the public had never seen before.
In this episode, Monique Koch shares her story including her take on unlearning habits and beliefs and how the representation of vegans in the media has changed.
Sentient Media is now featured on Charity Pots at over 250 Lush Cosmetics Stores in the United States.
Companion animals and the state’s feral cat population are at risk.
The first animal welfare act in modern history had its flaws, but it also galvanized action.
“I found people with beautiful hearts who give everything for animal advocacy,” says Hillary Cabrera Gavilán, who first got involved when she was 19.
Plant-based foods owe much of their recent success to the Global South. Young people are embracing this rich culinary history as an instrument of change.
Check out the first interview from our new series, Sentient Media Spotlight, that celebrates people making a profound impact in their communities.
We are excited to announce Jenny Splitter as the new Managing Editor of Sentient Media. Her writing has been seen in Vox, the Guardian, and Popular Mechanics, among others.
In this episode, award-winning journalist Jessica Scott-Reid discusses the challenges of reporting on farmed animals for mainstream media.
Media bias goes far beyond the pages of newspapers and websites. It feeds a culture and legal system that allows animal suffering to go unnoticed.
With your help, we can continue reporting on industrial animal agriculture and its impacts.
David Bennett died two months after having a pig heart transplanted into his body, leaving doctors more questions than answers about the future of this “groundbreaking” technology.
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In this episode, award-winning journalist Jenny Splitter shares her experiences reporting on everything from insect farming to optimism and manure.
The first cows arrived on the continent with Columbus on his second voyage in 1493. For many, milk is as much a drink as it is a symbol of their colonial past.
Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the inherent cruelty behind dairy farming, but farmers are quick to come to its defense.
Animal trafficking is considered to be one of the most profitable illegal activities in the world. Monkeys, tigers, and pangolins are all heavily trafficked.
This year, we continued our mission to create transparency around the use of animals in our daily lives—from food to companionship to laboratory test subjects.
An animal rights activist is a person who seeks to reduce non-human animal suffering. Want to learn more about animal rights activism? We’ve got you covered.
Emma Hurst and Mark Pearson, members of Australia’s Animal Justice Party, sat down with Sentient Media to discuss their vision for a plant-based future.
Puppy mills breed dogs that are twice as likely to be fearful of other people. This is one of the many reasons why advocates are calling for their closure.
Animal abuse often happens right before our eyes, but many people don’t know if what they’re seeing constitutes animal abuse or how to report it when they do.
The arrests came just hours before a planned demonstration, organized by global animal rights group Meat The Victims, was supposed to take place at a turkey breeding facility in Ontario.
No-kill sounds like a worthy goal for animal shelters, but it doesn’t come without controversy. Learn what no-kill means, why some are against it, and what you can do to help these animals.
Vegans see the world differently, even from a young age. Jessica Scott-Reid shares some of the challenges of raising her daughter, who just started kindergarten, vegan.
We claim to love our furry friends, yet we manipulate their bodies to meet our criteria of what is “cute” or desirable, often at great cost to their health and well-being.
Animals are a big part of our everyday lives. Join us as we explore the uncomfortable question: Why do we love some animals and harm others?
Animal rights is a revolutionary idea and social movement that requires humans to reexamine their relationship with animals, especially animals used for food.
In a world where nearly 7 billion people choose to eat meat and other animal products, the decision to go vegan solves very little. What comes next makes all the difference.
In this episode of the Sentient Media Podcast, we meet whole food plant-based Chef AJ to hear her thoughts on cultivated meat and the future of food.
Animal cruelty often happens in plain sight, but it can be hard to recognize. Here are a few strategies to combat cruelty against animals in all its forms.
A new $10,000 fund for writers from communities underrepresented in the animal protection movement and/or journalism who wish to report on farmed animals.
Not only is increasing the movement’s diversity a moral imperative, it’s the best way to ensure that the movement maintains relevancy in an increasingly diverse world.
Meat and dairy have become central tenets of today’s climate culture wars. A promising new documentary, Meat Me Halfway, looks to diffuse the situation.
Small, family-run abattoirs have been described as ‘cornerstones’ of sustainable meat production but a new investigation from the UK nonprofit Animal Justice Project paints a different picture.
Sentient Media Executive Director, Ana Bradley, interviews Jo Anderson, Research Director of Faunalytics. They discuss the new Faunalytics report on going veg*n and the importance of research in advocacy.
The study represents yet another attempt by Global Animal Partnership, one of the nation’s largest animal welfare certifications, to pass off poor welfare conditions as the gold standard.
Bringing together experts from journalism and animal advocacy, this course will empower you to take your skills to the next level regardless of your area of interest.