Climate change is causing sea levels to rise and coasts to disappear. Can we protect these vital ecosystems for humans and other animals at the same time?
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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?
The meat industry is under intense scrutiny for its climate impact, with beef singled out as the biggest culprit. But if you want to save the planet, opt for the salad. It’s that simple.
Environmental officials in Australia are manipulating population data and using COVID-19 scare campaigns to eradicate the Heritage Brumby population. Can they be stopped?
For years, climate campaigners have targeted the financial sector for bankrolling the fossil fuel industry. Next up: the $1.4-trillion meat industry.
Climate change is real and getting worse. There are many factors at play but one that goes largely unlooked is that of animal agriculture.
Palm oil has revolutionized the way we produce a variety of foods and cosmetics. But most people are unaware of how destructive this “magical ingredient” is to the natural environment.
Switching from meat production to growing crops for vegan foods can be good for farmers and the environment.
In a year of unprecedented social and environmental upheaval, activist groups are scrambling to predict how the pandemic will play out.
Capturing the massive quantities of methane dairy farms emit could reduce overall carbon pollution. But critics say the effort is propping up Big Dairy.
Farmers are focusing on ways to reduce methane emissions and save water to further reduce the staple crop’s climate footprint.
Jasmine Leyva, director of The Invisible Vegan, unpacks the complicated relationship between people of color and the climate movement.
These charts show that while progress has been made in some areas, humanity still has a major impact on the planet.
A handful of farms across North America are blurring ethical lines by incorporating rescued farm animals into plant production. Is this the solution to our broken food system, or part of the problem?
Chefs, farmers, food activists, rural community leaders, and academics weigh in on the state of our food system, during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
Reducing meat and dairy consumption is the most impactful action consumers can take to reduce their carbon footprint. No one has championed this message more than David Yeung.
The Australia bushfires killed an estimated 1.25 billion wild animals. Emergency-preparedness plans still often ignore the needs of wildlife populations during and after natural disasters.
The footprint of soy-based vegan food is negligible compared to that of “ghost soy” in meat, dairy, and eggs.
Many more farmed animals die every day than were killed by the Amazon and Australia wildfires—farmed animals also suffer more, and are linked to more habitat loss globally.
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?
Feeding the rapidly growing human population, expected to exceed 10 billion people by 2050, hinges on the ability of individual farmers to adopt more sustainable plant-based foods.
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