Here’s my list of five headline-grabbing stories in 2014 that show just how connected human health and animal protection are: 1. Chris Christie Sells Out Humans and Animals After reports of his bridge scandal, the New Jersey Governor’s 2016 presidential […]
I’m excited to have been interviewed by the wonderful folks at Our Hen House. If you want to listen to the podcast and get a good overview of how many ways our health is impacted by the treatment of animals, […]
As disturbing as the wildlife trade is in fostering the development of new infectious diseases, recent events suggest that the biggest and most imminent threat may lie much closer to home. Between 2007 and 2008, farmers in the Philippines noticed […]
Even if we could, no matter how unlikely, contain the pathogens running amok among factory farms, we are still faced with a much larger problem. This is because there are just too many animals being produced for food: animals grown […]
CNN reports that Cambodia is seeing a spike in the number of deaths due to the H5N1 strain of bird flu. In a related case, Mexico recently slaughtered more than 1 million chickens infected with the H7N3 strain of bird […]
Tyler Cowen mentions the book in his post in the New York Times, titled “End Subsidies and Treat Animals Better” Read Tyler Cowen’s full article in the New York Times.
As the number of confirmed cases of swine flu around the globe increases, we grow closer and closer to having a pandemic on our hands. In preparation against that possibility, governments are emphasizing prevention of further human-to-human transmission and treatment […]
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