Virtually every member of the animal kingdom benefits from a more mentally stimulating environment, especially zoo animals, cats, dogs, and even mice.
There is not a lot of actual meat in hot dogs, even when it’s listed as a top ingredient. They are mostly water and fat, but hot dog companies don’t want you to know that.
To produce milk, dairy cattle need to be impregnated. The typical dairy cow is bred every single year, giving her body no break from producing milk or carrying a baby.
There are many different ways to measure the growth of veganism. One way to do so is by looking at how popular the term is on Google Trends.
Eating raw meat may be a common practice around the world, but that doesn’t make it safe. Eating raw meat raises the risk of a range of health problems.
As human activity continues to encroach on the natural world, more and more species are being put in harm’s way.
Maintaining a vegan diet can help you manage certain conditions like diabetes or heart disease. Vegans also tend to live healthier lives.
Eating less meat is the most powerful tool we have to avoid climate destruction. Here are a few tips to help you eat more sustainably.
Over half of the world’s population suffers from lactose malabsorption, the condition behind lactose intolerance. Learn how to avoid its worst symptoms.
Food tech startups reportedly received more than $39 billion in new funding in 2021. Food delivery companies and online grocers led the way.
Want to change the way you eat? You came to the right place. Here’s a comprehensive guide to eating plant-based.
All of life is interconnected, and a food web is one way to show how important each plant, animal, fungus, and bacteria is to habitats around the world.
Buddhism focuses on doing no harm. As a result, many of its 500 million practitioners around the world, though not all of them, abstain from eating meat.
If you’re trying to eat less meat, try one of the recipes listed in this article—all of which feature vegetables and legumes as primary ingredients.
For the last several years, meat consumption in the United States has, in fact, been increasing. But many Americans are deciding to make a change.
Scientists say dietary change is required to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change. Higher-income countries can maximize their impact by eating less meat.
Reducing meat consumption can have numerous benefits on human health, the environment, and animals. Find out how to take charge of your diet today.
With more than a quarter-million factory farms to its name, America has officially ushered in the rise of industrial agriculture. Small farmers are paying the price.
Veganism has grown exponentially in the last several years. Today, it is a mighty campaigning and ethical force. Want to get involved?
There are several health issues to consider when consuming milk. Milk contains large amounts of fat, causes acne, and can trigger allergic reactions.
For years, fish farming was championed as a sustainable alternative to overfishing. But many advocates worry it has unseen consequences.
In the U.S., dairy farms generate $628 billion annually. And while they add to the GDP of many countries, they also cause harm that cannot be undone.
Farm subsidies are often cited as one of the major problems in our food system. But what are they? Learn more about which subsidies farmers receive and why.
Cheese addiction is real, and overconsumption of cheese can have serious consequences for your personal health and the health of others.
In the dairy industry, a cow’s life is segmented into predictable, routine steps to help farms make the most profit. We took a closer look at what happens next.
Animal agriculture is responsible for a large portion of global emissions. If you’re trying to lower your carbon footprint, going vegan may be the answer.
Many people believe it is impossible to lead a healthy life while only eating plants. We spoke with an award-winning dietician to set the record straight.
The war impacts millions of lives, including the animals and advocates in Ukraine committed to protecting them. Here’s what you can do to help.
Commercial whaling started centuries ago in the United States, but the “cruel” practice is still common throughout the world today.
The terms cage-free and free-range may seem very similar but in reality, there are some key differences between the two. Here’s what you need to know.
From an early age, we’re taught that milk is essential to our growth and development. What we’re not taught is where that milk comes from.
Advocates have worked for decades to educate the public about the danger of mink farms. During the pandemic, their work became hyper-relevant.
South Korea is trying to shake its reputation as the dog meat capital of the world. Could a ban on eating dog meat be around the corner?
We cover the exploitation of animals wherever it persists. Here’s a shortlist of some of the best and worst places for animals rights.
The egg industry is a dark, complicated place. We took a closer look at the mistreatment of birds on egg farms and what you can do to help.
Egg farming is the practice of raising birds—such as chickens, ducks, and geese—to produce eggs for human use. Take a look inside this secretive industry.
Just transition is a framework that aims to protect frontline workers by prioritizing their needs during the transition away from an exploitative economy.
A lot of people might be surprised by the vast array of plant-based foods that contain protein. Here’s a list of some of the most delicious options out there.
Foie gras directly translates to “fat liver,” which is exactly what it is. Learn more about the birds who suffer so that people can eat this so-called delicacy.
Experts believe that drug-resistant bacteria, many of which are born on factory farms, could be the cause of the next pandemic. We took a closer look.
Should animals be used in zoos, rodeos, circuses, and other forms of entertainment? Read more about their time in captivity, and then answer the question.
On large-scale duck farms, thousands of ducks are crammed together with no access to water. The rest of their lives is increasingly unnatural.
Animal rescue is a social service that helps protect animals from dangerous situations that often involve cruelty and abuse. Find out how you can get involved.
Big Food is characterized by the domination of major food markets by a few large companies. In the food industry, the lack of competition leads to a host of problems.
Veganism is much more than just a diet. It is a way of life that seeks to reduce suffering wherever it persists.
Dairy cows are kind, emotional, and social creatures. However, the dairy industry sees them as nothing more than sources of milk.
Learn about what protein is, how it works, and how to get enough of it while maintaining a vegetarian diet.
Animal trafficking is considered to be one of the most profitable illegal activities in the world. Monkeys, tigers, and pangolins are all heavily trafficked.
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.
More than 90 percent of drugs that pass clinical trials in animals fail to prove effective for use in humans. Yet, the FDA still spends millions on animal testing.