Originally passed in 1966, the Animal Welfare Act, or AWA, is the primary federal law that protects nonhuman animals in the United States.
One of the most persistent myths about a vegan diet is the notion that you can’t get enough of the right nutrients if you don’t eat meat, especially protein from plant-based sources.
You can find leather in just about everything from sports equipment to household furniture these days.
In recent years, the dairy industry has worked hard to hinder formidable competition from plant-based foods.
The culture war pitting plant-based meat against its animal-based counterpart rages on, it seems.
Since its inception in the 18th century, the circus industry has used animals, confining and training them to entertain humans.
In California, it is a felony to possess, import or export a horse with the intent to kill that horse for human consumption.
The theory of price, taste and convenience has long been a food industry standard.
Climate change is far more than a problem for humanity. The vast majority of victims of heat waves, natural disasters, habitat change and other calamities will be non-human animals.
As a little girl, I loved to sit in the splash zone, a smile plastered to my face.
It’s seemingly impossible to avoid ultra-processed foods. They’re quick, easy and convenient.
New research highlights an opportunity colleges have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — starting with the gleaming silver serving trays in their buffet-style dining halls.
But zoos face criticism from animal welfare organizations and environmental activists for inhumane treatment of the animals they claim to protect.