Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Tag: animals

There’s no such thing as ‘humane slaughter’ of livestock—federal records prove...

We know that “humane slaughter” is an oxymoron.

5 ways climate change will affect plants and animals

Warming temperatures, stronger storms and rising seas present a cascade of challenges that researchers are racing to understand.

Why we should change how we talk about nonhuman animals

We wouldn’t say “it” or “that” when referring to humans, so why would we for other sentient individuals?

Marine life is fleeing the equator to cooler waters—this could trigger...

We now have evidence that climate change is impacting the best-known and strongest global pattern in ecology.

Almost 90% of the world’s animal species will lose some habitat...

With swift, ambitious and coordinated action, we can indeed provide a healthy and secure diet for the world’s population without further major loss of habitats.

How deforestation helps deadly viruses jump from animals to humans

Given the evidence, it is clear humans need to balance the production of food, forest commodities and other goods with the protection of tropical forests.

Bridging the food-or-energy gap

“This dual use of the land adds a layer of efficiency that wouldn’t be there. You start seeing layer after layer of benefit, benefit, benefit."

You’re not so different from an octopus: Rethinking our relationship to...

Animal whisperer, Sy Montgomery, argues that we share greater similarities than differences with our fellow animals, and that fact should make us re-examine our relationships with them.

Animals will struggle to adapt fast enough to cope with climate...

The blackcurrant harvest on my allotment is highly dependent on the weather. In 2018 the UK had a hot, dry summer and...

SUNY uses taxpayer dollars to torture kittens in useless experiments

The State University of New York is being sued for refusing to turn over documents about cruel animal experiments.

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As RFK Jr. shifts his 2024 strategy, he’s bad news for progressives

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. offers progressives a mishmash of appealing statements, “free market” corporatism and assorted political toxins.

How about a general strike against Dollar General?

The brutal Dollar General approach to managing retail has paid off handsomely—for Dollar General investors and execs.

Microplastics in clouds could ‘modify the climate,’ study finds

The tiny particles have been linked with widespread environmental damage, as well as cancers and a range of adverse health impacts related to the lungs and heart.

Largest healthcare worker strike in US history set to kick off on Oct. 4

More than 75,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in six states and Washington, D.C. are set to stop working for three days starting Wednesday to protest unfair working conditions and unsafe staffing levels.

The slow-motion equivalent of a nuclear war?

A "new Cold War" on an ever-hotter planet