Vegan activists have historically been vocal in their ‘meat is murder’ campaigns. With a plant-based protein revolution upon us, it’s time vegans rethought their tactics.
If pro-veganism campaigns are in bad taste, veganism has a lot to lose, as we all do. The market needs vegan activists who are rational and present their ideas thoughtfully, with the intent to educate.
Queer men are using comics as a medium of self-expression to challenge, destabilize or embrace ideas about body image. Here, an excerpt from ‘Garden’ by Derrick Chow.
('Garden' by Derrick Chow)
Queer men's comics are contributing to changing cultural narratives about what queer men’s bodies should be, and health researchers are taking note.
A fisherman carries a yellowfin tuna to be weighed and sold in Mindanao, Philippines in 2013.
John Javellana / Greenpeace
Earth-orbiting satellites and AI tools can track fishing vessels around the world.
Boys play on a beach in Kiribati in 2014. Cuba is training doctors to tend to people on the Pacific island nation, struggling with disease amid the worsening effects of climate change.
Cuba is offering a compelling example of how we can take care of each other during the climate crisis with its work training doctors on Kiribati, a nation that is being devastated by climate change.
Melting glaciers threaten the village of Huaraz, Peru.
As the impacts of climate change escalate, bankruptcies and other corporate financial woes are likely to only increase.
Canada’s Parliamentary debate around captive whales and dolphins touched on the animals’ intellectual and social properties.
As the field of animal law continues growing, so does public awareness of the problems with inconsistent ways that Canadian law protects some animals, while leaving others behind.
Don’t shun processed or ultra-processed foods entirely. Not only do they save families time and money, many processed foods have been unfairly maligned and can be nutritious as well as economical and convenient.
Processed foods can be nutritious as well as economical and convenient. So let's stop demonizing processed foods, and ease up on those who turn to them for convenience and price.
Plastics at a recycling depot in North Vancouver, B.C. in June 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The global focus on plastic pollution isn't a distraction from other planetary issues.
Although headlines scream culture wars, Atlantic Canadians agree on a lot of key issues. Here, a view of the Halifax skyline, early morning.
As Canada approaches its federal election, political pundits have been warning of a polarized war among Canadians. But a new survey tells a story of unity.
The memories retained by soil contain countless records, including a history of human encounters with the land.
Understanding the different facets of soil reveals a complex and fascinating cultural and evolutionary history.
Decarbonizing maritime transportation will require a major shift towards alternative fuels.
Shipping companies are expected to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Cannabis edibles will be legal in October. Is Canada ready for it?
Cannabis edibles will be legal in October. But the regulations set by Ottawa on cannabis edibles are confusing to retailers, making it difficult for Canada to lead the way for other countries.
Soil carbon can play a role in tackling climate change.
Carbon in soil can help with tackling climate change. Maintaining soil quality by supporting farmers through economic incentives and technical approaches is important.
Voice-enabled searches are becoming increasingly popular when it comes to web browsing, and that’s a problem for the food industry.
According to a recent report, 30 per cent of web-browsing sessions will soon be done without a screen. Voice-enabled searches are becoming the norm, and that's a problem for the food industry.
The one-person household is one of the fastest growing demographics in our country.
By 2025, Canada’s population could include five million people who live alone. Those who live alone tend to cook less, but the food industry has plans for them.
Plus que jamais, l’agriculture devient l’affaire de tout le monde, et pas seulement celle des agriculteurs. Le gouvernement Trudeau, visiblement plus urbain qu’autre chose, comprend mal les enjeux du secteur alimentaire.
Plus que jamais, l’agriculture devient l’affaire de tout le monde. Or, le gouvernement Trudeau, visiblement plus urbain qu’autre chose, comprend mal les enjeux du secteur alimentaire.
Canada is ranked 37th of the 41 most wealthy nations in regards to child well-being and access to healthy food, according to UNICEF.
A well-planned national school food progam in Canada could be a huge boost to children's health outcomes, long-term healthcare spending and local agriculture and economies.
Michael Jackson arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in 2005 for his child molestation trial in Santa Maria, Calif. Finding Neverland, a documentary film about two boys who accused Jackson of sexual abuse aired on HBO this month.
(Aaron Lambert/CP/Santa Maria Times)
The documentary, 'Leaving Neverland,' demonstrates the identifiable victim effect: people are more willing to empathize with individual victims than with large statistics.
Experts have called for a moratorium on clinical research with CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing.
of the germline — that is changing heritable DNA in sperm, eggs or embryos to make genetically modified children.
CRISPR gene editing should learn from the Slow Food movement. Scientists must allow time for critical conversations and perfecting of techniques before rewriting the source code of humanity.
Perfeksionisme sering berkembang saat di usia anak-anak, yang disebabkan oleh pengasuhan oleh orang tua yang menyebabkan gangguan mental dan kesusahan hidup di masa mendatang.
Penelitian terbaru menunjukkan bahwa perfeksionisme meningkat dalam 25 tahun terakhir, dan para perfeksionis sangat sensitif terhadap kegagalan dan kurang teliti seiring berjalannya waktu.