Animal-rights protesters have grabbed headlines this week, but research shows antagonism is not always effective.
When the government claims that only non-disruptive protests are "civil", it risks censoring those who seek to go beyond mere symbolic actions and have some impact on others through their protest.
Veganism is not a religion, and nor is belief in Santa Claus. So why are Christianity, Islam and Buddhism classed as religions?
Here's what the law says ... so far.
There are clearly changes happening in meat consumption. But it's not being fuelled by an increase in veganism and vegetarianism.
One of the largest UK meat processors has launched a new vegan meat product. This was long overdue.
Eating animals is natural and not evil in itself, but the torment of factory farming is a very good reason to go vegan.
Don't lose the benefits of a more plant-based diet as you head into February.
Victorian Britain laid the foundations for today's overconsumptive meat industry. Might it also show us a way out?
Looking after animals and saving the planet sounds like a good idea. But getting there is not as simple as a some people seem to imagine.
Almost one in five Canadians are going meatless or eating far less meat. But most establishments aren't actually targeting vegetarians or vegans; they're chasing "flexitarians." Here’s why.
With the rising influence of celebrity chefs around the world, do restaurants have responsibilities to promote more ethical forms of eating?
As more and more children embrace meat-free diets, using 'Chicken Run' to promote burgers may no longer work for fast food chains.
Vegeterian and vegan food is often marketed as close enough to meat that you can hardly tell the difference. This devotion to mimicking meat stifles creative alternatives to Christmas dinner.
Catnip can induce changes in cat behavior. An expert argues that giving it to cats raises questions about human power and animal autonomy.
Vegan diets can come with significant risks for babies if not planned and supplemented very carefully.
Does the West need bio-fortification programmes to prevent an epidemic of hidden hunger caused by a rise in veganism?
As societal habits change so too does language and metaphors.
A behavioral scientist explains why people become vegans, why some meat-eaters find them so irksome and how scientists may be nudging us all toward a more plant-centric existence.
More and more people are adopting plant-based diets in Australia and other western nations. But also seemingly on the rise is resentment towards vegans and vegetarians.