Tag Archives: environment

Happy holidays!

Merry Christmas! Lo, Saturnalia! Happy Yule/Litha/solstice/day off work! I hope you all enjoy a happy vegan feasting during this break. And if you are not yet vegan, then now’s the time to go vegan as a gift to other animals, … Continue reading

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Overconsumption, overpopulation, having children

The question “when will I have children?” was never as important to me as “will I have children?” and – perhaps more importantly – “should I have children?” These are some of my thoughts on the matter… Should I? The … Continue reading

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Australian vegans: 4th October gathering!

Calling all veg Aussies: a national event is coming up! Love Earth Gathering What is the Love Earth gathering? Concerned citizens are calling on your help to save our planet from the impending catastrophes of climate change. We believe that … Continue reading

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Tiny vegan footprints

A quick, to-the-point article turned up on MSN Singapore News recently about the environmental benefits of veg diets. Going veggie can slash your carbon footprint: study Giving up meat could drastically reduce your carbon footprint, with meat-eaters’ diets responsible for … Continue reading

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An ethical wardrobe: it's so hot right now

The UK media, from what I’ve seen, seems to be reasonably vegan-friendly. From pro-animal rights articles to health, they aren’t quite so afraid as certain other western nations of throwing the v-word around. *cough*Australia*cough* *cough*UnitedStates*cough*cough* The Guardian has been doing … Continue reading

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Psychological blind spots

People “prefer” the meat version of foods, even if… it tastes, looks, and feels exactly the darn same. “An ingenious study just published in the Journal of Consumer Research has provided a striking demonstration that taste perceptions and product preferences … Continue reading

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An Inefficient Truth: Veganism Improves Your Ecological Footprint

In Australia water shortage has been a real problem in recent years, particularly in south-east Queensland where dam levels in the state’s capital dropped below 20% of capacity. The Australian continent is dry, and quite hostile to cropland and grazing … Continue reading

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