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Hey Meat Eaters, Have You Heard of ‘Carnism’ Before? Probably Not

Share182Pin2Tweet The term “carnism” was coined by Dr. Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. The source of this text is predominately extracted from Joy’s lecture“Understanding the Psychology of Meat for Effective Vegan Advocacy” delivered in Sweden during 2014, which has been presented across the United States and internationally. Joy is an internationally-acclaimed speaker, award-winning author, a Harvard-educated psychologist, and professor of psychology and […]

What’s Really in Cat Food? Study Shows Shocking Harm | Shellethics

Share31PinTweet Last week the ABC revealed a damning study published in the Australian Veterinary Journal that showed a number of commercial supermarket cat food brands were harmful and may cause “severe illness or injury”. But those involved in the study are refusing to reveal the names of the potentially dangerous products, nor their manufacturers. The peer reviewed […]

More Marketing Bullsh*t: Cage Eggs Out, “Free Range” In | Shellethics

Share16Pin1Tweet One of the latest Animals Australia welfare campaigns has been focusing on convincing many major supermarkets to stop stocking cage eggs. To their credit, they’ve had some movement, though it’ll actually be several years before any of them actually stop selling cage eggs. The joyous cries of victory go up but the confetti settles […]

This is Why You Crave Beef: Lobbyists, Subsidies & PR | Shellethics

Share17PinTweet This is an excerpt from “Meathooked: The History and Science of Our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession with Meat” by Marta Zaraska. Published by Basic Books. Copyright © 2016 Marta Zaraska. Marta Zaraska is a Polish-Canadian journalist whose science writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Scientific American, Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, and New Scientist, among others. Table […]

Cow Truth: The Heartbreaking Story Behind Dairy | Shellethics

Share32Pin1RedditYumEmail This morning thirty Animal Liberation Victoria activists have begun peacefully protesting at the Dairy Australia headquarters demanding an end to death row for baby calves who are seen as “waste products” of the dairy industry. The activism today coincides with the release of never before seen footage of baby cows being slaughtered in Australia. Nursing human mothers are delivering […]

Cow Truth: The Heartbreaking Story Behind Dairy | Shellethics

Share32Pin1RedditYumEmail This morning thirty Animal Liberation Victoria activists have begun peacefully protesting at the Dairy Australia headquarters demanding an end to death row for baby calves who are seen as “waste products” of the dairy industry. The activism today coincides with the release of never before seen footage of baby cows being slaughtered in Australia. Nursing human mothers are delivering […]

Vertical Farming is the New Agriculture | Shellethics

Share36Pin1RedditYumEmail Urban agriculture as we know it has been undergoing a facelift where the modern idea of cultivating plant life within skyscraper greenhouses or other vertically inclined surfaces is booming across the globe. Vertical farming is the new agriculture technique that has the ability to grow crops year-round in perfect, pesticide-free, hydroponic environments with substantial energy and water […]

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