From plant-based eggnog to recycled wrapping paper, here are the best ways to curb your environmental impact.
Commercial fishing decimates coral reefs and endangered species alike — but can it be stopped?
Contrary to stereotypes, the science proves chickens are intelligent animals who suffer.
The Act is turning 50 this year — but how successful has it been at protecting endangered species?
The impact of climate change — from floods and drought to extreme heat and cold — is ravaging farms across the world.
The record for the oldest living cow might surprise you.
The food justice movement seeks to create a fair and sustainable food system.
9 charts explain exactly how Americans consume meat.
Plant-based meat comes in many forms, some healthier than others.
Read this before you slather your face with beef fat.
Despite the seafood industry’s claims, eating fish may not be as healthy or sustainable as consumers have been led to believe.
The real facts about this American tradition might surprise you.
A key source of food injustice and insecurity in the United States, explained.
Derived from boiled pig and cow tissue and bones, gelatin is an ingredient in some, but not all, Halloween candy.
How commercial fishing is destroying ecosystems around the world.
Magpies hold funerals and elephants travel to pay their respects.
The tactic of rescuing injured farm animals has helped animal rights activists win more court cases and nab the media spotlight.
The meat industry breeds chickens to grow as fast as possible. Here’s how they do it.
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is now at a six-year low, but factory farming continues to drive destruction.
Everything you ever wanted to know about intensive agriculture, and the efforts to make it more sustainable.
Animal testing is an outdated method of testing the safety of cosmetics. While many companies still rely on it, consumers are demanding cruelty-free alternatives.
It’s time to talk about the substantial pawprint of our pets’ food.
Pigs suffer a bad reputation — but science shows they are smart, caring and even clean.
The increasing number of wildfires are devastating for wild animals, but they harm farm animals greatly too.
Monoculture impacts our food system and environment — but most people have only a vague idea what it entails.
Ranging from huge to tiny, some of the smartest animals fly under the radar.
Contrary to popular belief, the pet food industry is not its own, separate part of the supply chain. It relies on leftover meat produced for human consumption.
There are many types of intelligence in the animal kingdom, but human bias might mean we underestimate just how smart many animals are.
Despite the massive amount of public and private funding flowing into regenerative agriculture, research shows it doesn’t live up to the climate hype.
The term means different things to different people, but here’s what you need to know.
Here’s what you need to know about the dog meat industry, and the western hypocrisies about eating animals it reveals.
Despite decreasing demand for whale meat and dwindling populations, the hunt for whales continues.
Farm sanctuaries provide a second chance for animals used for food. Here’s what you need to know about these safe havens, and how to help them.
Many animals contribute to the health of our ecosystem, but these 15 in particular are overachievers.
A new ruling threatens the power of one of the most important environmental laws in the United States.
We’re nearing or have already arrived at the 6th Great Extinction — only this time, the crisis is manmade.
Commercial fishing threatens marine life — and it seems orcas are trying to do something about it.
Farm subsidies make meat and dairy much cheaper – but fruits and vegetables? Not so much. Here’s why.
Debates about the ethics of zoos abound — but when it comes to animal welfare, there are certainly more cons than pros.
Why it’s crucial we protect these extremely helpful insects — and what’s at stake if we fail to do so.
California’s Prop 12 faced industry opposition because it has huge implications for animal welfare. Now that it’s been upheld by the Supreme Court, here’s what’s next.
One ‘solution’ employed for overheated animals on factory farms? Mass suffocation.
The plant-based food industry has exploded in recent years, with plant-based meats igniting the conversation about the future of food.
Like many other forms of agriculture, sheep farming has become increasingly industrialized. Here’s what you need to know.
A series of seemingly coordinated attacks against fishing vessels has the public paying attention to orcas. Here’s what you need to know about this remarkable species.
Why are so many animals left out of the Animal Welfare Act? We explain the history of the law, and its shortcomings.
Animal welfare advocates and animal rights groups are sometimes at odds. In this explainer, we dig into where the two approaches diverge.
Wagyu beef is one of the most expensive — and consistently mislabeled — foods on the market. In this explainer, we look into what the “wagyu” label means for the c
Ultra-processed foods are designed to be addictively delicious. Just how unhealthy are they and what are the processed foods to avoid? We explain.
Right to farm laws are increasingly used to protect industrial meat operations from answering for their air and water pollution.