In a recent article, moral philosopher and author of Animal Liberation Peter Singer asks whether the meat industry is “cooked” now that plant based eating is on the rise. Like so many pro-vegan articles do, Singer outlines the environmental destruction inherent in animal agriculture, the inefficiency of eating animals (when we could eat the original nutrients, … More Humans Are Herbivores*, and Other Facts We Love to Deny
I’ll just come out and say it: We’re moving into a tiny house on wheels so we can have a bigger bathroom. It makes no sense, I know, but it’s true. We’ve rented a 368-square-foot cottage for the last four years, and it was moving into this funky, yellow bungalow that inspired us to donate … More Custom Tiny House: Small Solutions for Big Problems
JoAnn Alumbaugh, editor of Pork Network, is fed up. She’s had it up to here with PETA’s “excellent marketing tactics,” and she “sighs with frustration” whenever she happens to see one of PETA’s child-focused campaigns. Alumbaugh asserts that the animal agriculture industry is lagging behind PETA due to big ag’s inability to compete with the … More Is Big Pork Ready to Target Children?
The dynamic filmmaking duo, Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn of AUM Media, recently released their latest documentary, What The Health, which seeks to expose the corruption of the nation’s leading health organizations while sharing surprising insight into how we can prevent chronic diseases. In our latest podcast we discuss the film, our reactions, and just … More 010 | What The Health Documentary Review
At an imaginary awards show for vegans and all things vegan, Margaret Chapman would win— hands down—the Surprise Vegan Award. I imagine Margaret and her two rescue cats curled up together on a cozy couch. Margaret is holding an antique teacup filled with something steaming. She looks out the window leading to tree trunks and … More Waxing Lyrical with Margaret Chapman of Plant Philosophy
To listen to episode 008 of the Earthix Podcast, please click here or search for Earthix on iTunes. NASA recently discovered seven Earth-like planets that orbit a dwarf-star named Trappist-1. Some of these planets are within a habitable zone, meaning not too far from, and not too close to, their sun, making this the most realistic … More 008 | Life on Other Planets
Last week a leopard shark, limp and near death, washed ashore on a local beach in Monterey. After being wrongly hooked and dragged through the water in a fight with a local fisherman, the shark was released, only to be pummeled by the tides, its ocean home suddenly an unforgiving onslaught. My friend happened upon … More 273 Million Thoughts on Why We Must Stop Eating Fish