Posts Tagged: conservation

My New Favourite Vegan Documentary?

Vegans sometimes get a bad name for themselves, as they are often seen as radical, preachy people, but Simon Amstell’s new feature length documentary may just change this perception. How? By delivering the hard truth, akin to the kind of things you would see in Earthlings or Cowspiracy, but in a ‘mockumentary’ style. The film,…read more

The Vegan Kind: March

Follow my blog with Bloglovin There is nothing better to remind me of how quickly the year is already going than my third monthly Vegan Kind delivery of the year! The good thing about the year going so quickly is that it means Spring is nearly upon us, meaning I can (hopefully) wave goodbye to…read more

Supporting Local: Sprout Health Foods, Newquay

In June 2016, my local town got a whole lot better, as a new independent health food shop Sprout opened its doors to the public. Sprout not only puts a spotlight on local businesses,  but also provides a wide range of natural food, drinks and produce (as well as killer coffee and raw cakes). By filling…read more

The Vegan Kind: February

I’m a bit late to the game on this one since it is already March, but I’ve had a super hectic month with lots of university deadlines! Now that I am (slightly) on top of my work, I thought it was about time to share February’s The Vegan Kind box. For those of you who…read more

What Is It Like To Study Marine Conservation?

Do you have dreams of saving the whales? Have visions of frolicking in the ocean with your new dolphin friends? Or do you simply want to protect the ocean? Chances are, if any of these statements are true, you might have considered studying for a degree in marine conservation. Aged 18, with the hope of…read more

The Blob – How are marine heatwaves impacting ecosystems?

The implications of climate change on land can be easily seen, as an increase in storms, drought and other extreme weather patterns are becoming increasingly common. However, many changes are also found within the world’s oceans in the form of marine heatwaves. Unusually warm oceans can have widespread impacts on marine ecosystems. Extremes in weather are…read more

Orca Captive Breeding Ended

The changing attitudes of people globally has caused SeaWorld to make a big change: they have recently stated that they are going to end their captive breeding programme. Orcas have been found at SeaWorld since 1964, yet the current generation will be the last in their care, since they are no longer collected from the…read more

How Will Climate Change Impact Your Diet?

Researchers from Oxford University’s Oxford Martin Future of Food Program have projected the effects of climate change on the global food supply to see how these changes may impact health and mortality rates around the world. The study, published on Wednesday in the Lancet, has shown that by 2050 an extra half a million deaths may be…read more

The Truth Behind Your Fur Coat

Since 80-85% of the global fur trade’s products are industrially produced on fur farms, these animals endure the same confinement and poor treatment as animals farmed for meat and dairy as farmers often want to maximise their profits, at the expense of the animals. To cut costs, killing methods often include suffocation, electrocution, gassing, and poisoning, all…read more

Using Animals for Entertainment

I’m sure we’re all guilty of visiting numerous zoos, aquariums and other establishments that keep animals in captivity mainly for human entertainment. Dog fights, horse racing, fishing, hunting and bull fights make spectacles of the animals, but tend to be socially accepted as they are seen as fun or culturally important. Reflecting on the past,…read more

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