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10 of the Worst Pandemics in History: Is COVID the Worst?
It’s difficult to know exactly how many pandemics have taken place throughout human history since they have been happening for as long as humans have existed as a species.
Feb 15, 2022
What Is Land Use, Land Use Change, and Forestry? Is Land Use Change Bad?

In the Amazon rainforest, a howler monkey swings from tree to tree as a family of green winged macaws fly over the forest canopy below.…

Feb 08, 2022
5 Current Social Justice Issues and How You Can Help

At the heart of most social justice issues is the hope that every individual can lead a fulfilling and dignified life, whoever they happen to be.…

Feb 01, 2022
Soy Farms: Is Soy Farming Bad for the Environment?

Early in the morning, a tractor arrives at the edge of a field and starts to make its way across the vast stretch of land.…

Jan 25, 2022
Factory Farming Cows: What Happens to Cows in Factory Farms?
Instead of roaming in fields, playing with their friends, and lazing around in the sunshine, millions of cows spend a significant portion of their lives inside factory farms.
Jan 04, 2022
What Is Chicken Factory Farming, and How Bad Is It?
Chickens are intelligent and curious animals, capable of having unique personalities, solving complex problems, and developing close social relationships. Many people consider them to be companion animals.
Dec 28, 2021
What is Animal Slaughter and How Are Animals Slaughtered?

While many people don’t like to think about the everyday realities of slaughter, farmed animals have no choice but to endure them.…

Dec 21, 2021
Intensive Agriculture: Characteristics, Examples, and Why Is It Bad?

Though the term intensive agriculture elicits images of vast tracts of land, monoculture, pesticides, and barns filled with thousands of animals hardly able to stand, this is not how the practice started.…

Dec 14, 2021
Animal Agriculture: How Bad Is It for Climate Change and the Environment?

Meat producers want you to believe that eating meat is natural, but there's nothing natural about factory farming, which imprisons billions of sentient beings and, like fossil fuel production, is a leading cause of large-scale climate destruction.…

Dec 07, 2021
Dairy Cows: How Long Do They Live and Milk Production Statistics

There are approximately 270 million cows in the world that are used for their milk, and cow’s milk has long been a staple of the American diet.…

Nov 30, 2021
Pig Farming: Why Is It Bad, and Do Pigs Suffer?

Every year millions of pigs suffer on factory farms that show little or no regard for their welfare. They are locked in crowded cages that prevent natural behaviors or even a full range of motion.…

Nov 23, 2021
Plant-Based Meat: What Is It Made of, and Is It Healthy?
Choosing plant-based meats over animal-based products is kinder to the animals, your body, and the planet. With so many plant-based meat products on the market, as well as delicious and creative recipes to try at home, it’s never been easier to eat the foods that you love without supporting animal cruelty. 
Nov 16, 2021
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