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Most of us know about today’s problems and challenges when it comes to our daily food, the waste of plastic, and the fast fashion world. By being aware of those problems, there are always moments in which we feel bewildered, maybe helpless, facing all of these challenges as individuals. But the world is changing and […]
Asia is expected to play a pivotal role in food production demands in the coming decades. As the wealth of asian populations grow, it appears that an increased desire for animal products will be a continuing trend. However, small changes are being made across the continent, and this time, the popular autumnal food Mooncakes are […]
In a bid to encourage the Scottish parliament to be more conscious about the environmental impact of food choices, MSP Mark Ruskell put forward a motion earlier this week calling on other MSPs to back a Vegan Society campaign. The charity have recently launched Plate Up for the Planet which asks people to pledge to […]
Ecoanxiety: you may have never heard of it, but you’ve probably felt it. In 2011, the American Psychological Association described this emerging condition as “the dread and helplessness that come with ‘watching the slow and seemingly irrevocable impacts of climate change unfold, and worrying about the future for oneself, children, and later generations.” Not a […]
Politics! No, wait, don’t run off. It’s fine. It’ll all be fine. Hopefully. Probably. That said, a recent study found that conservatives are far more likely to return to consuming meat after being on a vegan diet. The study by Gordon Hodson – a psychology professor at Brock University – used a sample of 1,313 […]
The word ‘humane’ is described by Merriam Webster Dictionary as “marked by compassion, sympathy, or consideration for humans or animals  humane prison guards a more humane way of treating farm animals” As such, the term ‘humane meat’ becomes an oxymoron which then raises the moral question – can there be ‘humane’ slaughter? As standard practice, “humane-certified” farms regularly perform painful procedures […]
Swiss people are using their vote to never run out of food ever again. On Sunday this week, polls will determine an amendment to constitution which will “guarantee food supply, protect land and ensure efficient food production“. Originally, this initiative was launched by the Swiss Farmer’s association but a Government proposal has since replaced that […]