Author Archives: Animal Ethics Project

New Zealand Signs Up To Anti-Plastic Pledge

New Zealand is turning the tide on the production and use of plastic to help clean up the oceans. Associate environment minister Eugenie Sage yesterday signed the United Nations’ CleanSeas campaign pledge, making New Zealand the 42nd country to do … Continue reading

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Emperor Penguin Selfie

A pair of emperor penguins managed to take a selfie video after an explorer, Eddie Vault, left his camera unattended at the Auster rookery. The rookery is on sea-ice and is sheltered by grounded icebergs about 5km east of Auster … Continue reading

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Trump Will Now Consider Elephant Trophy Imports on ‘Case-By-Case Basis’

The Trump administration will now consider all permits for importing the remains of elephants hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia on a “case-by-case basis,” The Hill reported. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), overseen by Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke, issued a … Continue reading

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Taxing meat could help offset environmental, health problems, activists say

Some groups want to see animal products taxed similarly to tobacco, sugar and carbon The steep climb in global meat consumption has environmental interest groups debating a “sin” tax on animal products. Meat consumption grew by more than five times … Continue reading

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Can Diet Help Reduce Symptoms of MS?

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), eating a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may be linked to having less disability and fewer symptoms than people whose diet is less healthy, according to a study published in the … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Trading Animal Protein for Plant Protein

Substituting one to two servings of animal proteins with plant proteins every day could lead to a small reduction in the three main cholesterol markers for cardiovascular disease prevention, a new study suggests. The health benefits could be even greater … Continue reading

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Leading Plant-Based Chef Predicts Future Where Vegan Food Will Be Everywhere From Airports to Highway Stops

If you haven’t heard of Chef Matthew Kenney, you clearly haven’t been paying attention to the plant-based food space. Kenney is a pioneer in the world of high-end plant-based cuisine and has successful restaurants in major cities across the world. Creating … Continue reading

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