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Animal testing is an outdated method of testing the safety of cosmetics.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.
Most laboratory research that uses animals relies on mice and rats as test subjects. Learn more about how these animals are treated and what happens to them after the experiment ends.
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.
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.
Protein is one of the four main food groups that form a balanced diet. Our bodies use proteins as building blocks for our skin, bones, muscle, vitamins, and hormones.
A new report from Collective Fashion Justice and the Center for Biological Diversity explores the wool industry’s “shear destruction” of indigenous plant and animal life.
With public knowledge of what happens inside animal experimentation facilities at an all-time high, the cruel practice may finally be on its way out.
In the U.S., the FDA encourages nonanimal testing for cosmetic products. So why do so many companies still test makeup on animals?
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.
Animals play an essential role in maintaining a healthy environment. Among other ways, they help with pollination, pest control, and climate control.
Consumers are increasingly aware of where their foods come from, and many are now turning the spotlight on the fishing industry for destructive practices like overfishing.
Seafood has long been hailed by dietitians as a quality source of healthy fats and protein. But there is a darker side to seafood that is often not discussed.
Animal agriculture generates massive amounts of greenhouse gases, despite the industry’s recent efforts to clean up its act.
The fires in Brazil are part of a global problem, one which highlights the direct link between deforestation and loss of ecosystems with dietary choices made thousands of miles away.
Factory farming is part of a global food system that prioritizes cheap food at the expense of animal welfare, society, and the environment.
Everything you need to know about the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference seeking to forge a global response to the climate emergency.
Food labels frequently use carefully crafted language that misleads consumers to believe the products are healthier or more sustainable than they actually are.
The conditions in which cows are farmed are detrimental to the air, water, habitat, and soil. Experts say the industry has been slow to adapt.
Many people believe that veganism is just a diet, but it’s so much more. Veganism is a lifestyle based on living in harmony with the world around us.
Through animal testing, researchers try and often fail to determine if the products are safe for humans by examining their effects on animals.
Animal protection refers to the set of laws, belief systems, and activist networks dedicated to protecting animals from needless suffering.
CAFOs are industrial facilities where thousands of farmed animals are densely packed in sheds and feedlots. They’re one of the best examples of how broken our food systems really are.
The number of plant-based meat companies is steadily increasing as consumer demand for meat alternatives grows. Here are a few of the top brands from around the world.
The Animal Welfare Act is the primary federal law that protects nonhuman animals in the United States. However, many animals are exempt.
Pigs are widely misunderstood as dirty, lazy, and unintelligent creatures. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Pigs are highly intelligent, social, and creative.
While vegans omit all animal products from their diets, vegetarians still consume honey, milk, eggs, and other animal products.
Chicken nuggets are a staple of fast food chains and grocery store freezers, but there’s more to the simple nuggets than meets the eye.
For centuries, ethicists and scholars have asked, what is the definition of sentient? And why does it extend to some animals but not all of them?
For years, animal advocates, scientists, and seafood enthusiasts have all been asking the same question: do lobsters feel pain? Finally, we have an answer.
Animal rights is a revolutionary idea and social movement that requires humans to reexamine their relationship with animals, especially animals used for food.
It’s not your imagination: More people than ever are changing the way they eat. Shouldn’t the meals we share with others change, too?
To feed the world, food production simply has to change, and the growing climate crisis is making this change far more urgent.