I could scarcely believe it. Last month, the UK Government dropped its Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill and consequently its manifesto commitment to ban live animal exports. Dashing the hopes of a self-confessed nation of animal lovers.
Live animal exports: UK Government just dropped its planned ban on practices that belong in the Dark Ages
The Conservatives had promised in their manifesto to stop the barbaric practice of sending young calves and other animals on horrific, over-long journeys abroad
Looked at through the lens of the four seasons, our society is currently living through summer, an endless party, a time of limitless consumption as if the planet has no boundaries.
Three years in the planning, the Extinction or Regeneration Conference 2023 hosted by Compassion in World Farming and our key partner, IPES-Food, will live long in the memory and sowed seeds for hope and future action.
‘Final warning’ on climate change can lead us to a beautiful, life-affirming and compassionate world
Food is responsible for about a third of greenhouse gas emissions but rarely gets a mention
I recently had the opportunity to interview Henry Dimbleby on-stage at the Oxford Literary Festival. Henry is co-founder of Leon, a chain of restaurants that serves naturally fast food that aims to be good food and kind to the planet.
Rewilding: A ‘bleak’ landscape is one that’s full of promise and there are natural wonders to be found
Exploring an untamed landscape can be exciting for those who love nature