Many of us are under the impression that wearing fur is a thing of the past. Public opinion of the fur industry is still very negative, and most people are at least partially aware of the suffering endured by animals who are killed for their fur. Some people don’t even realise that it’s still legal … Read More
“Laid in Britain…by hens free to roam, peck and cluck in the Great British countryside.” So reads the text on cartons of free-range eggs from Asda, one of the UK’s biggest supermarkets. The phrase ‘free-range’ often evokes images of happy hens roaming free over rolling hills. Unfortunately, this is not the case for the vast … Read More
When people decide to give up meat, they often exclude fish. I was no exception, as I initially went pescetarian rather than fully vegetarian. It’s hard to explain why many of us view fish as separate to meat. From an ethical point of view, some people don’t believe fish feel pain. Others find it harder … Read More
When you’re passionately vegan, it’s easy to become disheartened by what you see around you. Yes, you’re avoiding all forms of animal exploitation, but so many people are still contributing to it. You can control your own actions, but not other people’s. And you sometimes start to wonder if you’re really making a difference. I’ve … Read More
It’s another argument vegans hear a lot; “Humans were meant to eat meat, we’re top of the food chain.” The logic is simple – we eat animals, they rarely eat us, so we must be at the top. But does this stand up to scrutiny? Are we really on the same level of the food … Read More
Is it ethical to use leather and other byproducts of animal slaughter and exploitation?
We have no more right to be here than any other creature
Why we should extend our consideration to the smallest of species
Should we respect people’s decision to eat animal products?
Is it acceptable to eat animal products from high-welfare farms?