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FFAC Students Secure Campaign Victory in Campus Cafes
The incredible advocacy work of our students was recently featured in articles from VegNews and DefaultVeg. We’re so proud of these influential students who are dedicated to our mission to end factory farming, and create a just and sustainable food system for all.
Apr 28, 2023
What Are the Laws That Protect Animals and Their Rights?
There are few animals that protect animals from cruelty, and even fewer for farmed animals like cows, chickens, and pigs.
May 31, 2022
Are Cows Smart? What Recent Research Says About Cows’ Intelligence
Often thought to be simple creatures, the latest science on animal intelligence reveals the true extent of their abilities, personalities, and relationships.
May 24, 2022
What Is Ocean Acidification and How Does It Affect Marine Life?
Carbon emissions don't only drive climate change, they also have major effects on the health of our oceans.
May 10, 2022
Chicken Antibiotics: Why Are Chickens Given Antibiotics?
A variety of antibiotics are routinely given to chickens on factory farms, which can disastrous results for humans.
Apr 27, 2022
Ocean Dead Zones: What Are They and Can Dead Zones Recover?
Agriculture and industrial emissions can lead to algal blooms, which reduces the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water and kills marine animals.
Apr 19, 2022
Egg Farms: How Are Laying Hens Raised on Egg Farms?
Often thought to be free from cruelty, farming chickens for eggs causes immense suffering.
Apr 12, 2022
What Are Food Deserts and Why Do They Exist?
Food deserts are geographical areas with limited access to healthy food, and often an abundance of processed unhealthy food.
Apr 05, 2022
What Is Free-Range Chicken and What Does Free-Range Really Mean?
The term "free-range" can be deceptive, as it gives little indication for the quality of life for chickens on factory farms.
Mar 29, 2022
What Is Deforestation and What Are the Causes of Deforestation?
Deforestation is a major driver of climate change and biodiversity loss, but fortunately there are practical steps we can take to help prevent it.
Mar 15, 2022
What Is Climate Change and Is It Real? What Causes Climate Change?

You’ve most likely heard by now that we’re living in a climate emergency. While none of us can know for sure what the world will look like in 10, 20, or 50 years, we’re heading for disaster if our current emissions of greenhouse gasses go unchecked, and a large quantity of those emissions are caused by the systems we use to produce our food. …

Mar 08, 2022
How Does Corn Farming Work and Is It Bad for the Environment?

If the United States had a vanity license plate, it could easily be, “CORN FED.” Corn is in pretty much every aisle of your nearest grocery store.…

Mar 01, 2022
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