By Melanie Joy, Ph.D.
A new study published by Harvard researchers provides “clear evidence that regular consumption of red meat, especially processed meat [such as bacon or hot dogs], contributes substantially to premature death.
There’s more to a Big Mac than meets the eye -- besides killing innocent cows. The following video takes a look at the real cost of a Big Mac burger, from the health factors to economic contributions.
Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says.
If the outcry over the killing of Cecil the lion tells us anything, it's that people are capable of genuine moral outrage at the needless killing of animals. And good for them.
Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken.
The Chinese government has outlined a plan to reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, in a move that climate campaigners hope will provide major heft in the effort to avoid runaway global warming.
Animal agriculture accounts for an estimated 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and emissions from this fast-growing sector are largely unregulated.
A row has broken out in Angela Merkel’s government after the environment minister banned meat at official functions. Barbara Hendricks claims eating meat is damaging to the environment.
Brazil shipped 1.64 million tonns of beef in 2018, making it the world largest exporter.