What Does It Take?

Knowing the devastation that factory farming causes to water, land or human health hasn’t convinced industry captains of the error of their ways. The myth of efficiency boosted factory farming for these many decades. Now the devastation it causes is coming back to haunt us. A conference in London, taking place October 5-6, will bring it all together.

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Big Cat People

Mountain lions (Puma concolor) are remarkably reclusive apex predators adept at avoiding humans. When hemmed in by paved roads and high fences, however, mountain lions are often forced to interact with us—along with our vehicles, poisons, bullets, and centuries old misunderstandings about their true nature—and such encounters seldom end well for the cats. The good news is that the public is becoming increasingly aware of the impacts we are having on our fellow travelers, and efforts are being made to reduce puma mortality in certain locales. Recent events involving the life and times of a puma living in the Santa Monica Mountain National Recreation Area above Malibu, California, serve as a good example.

What Will Trump’s New Executive Order Mean for Animal Agriculture?

President Trump’s executive order on “Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America” assigns a task force to identify impediments to farming in the US. One particular impediment is the animal agriculture business. The Humane Party’s Agricultural Policy Transition Team has already done the labor intensive task of crunching numbers and ultimately resolving such impediments.

Earth Day and the Environmental Movement

On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans demonstrated coast-to-coast to raise awareness for the ravages taking toll on the environment. Dubbing this day “Earth Day,” its founder, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson envisioned it as a “national teach-in on the environment.” April 22 is also the anniversary of the Humane Party’s public launch in 2009,

University Students on a Mission to Create Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

The University of California, Berkeley (UCB) has developed a partnership with the Good Food Institute and UCB’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) that challenges students to develop plant-based meat alternatives in a semester-long course.

USA’s First Animal Rights Political Party Registers First 40 Voters

The Humane Party—which is the nation’s first and currently only political party committed to animal rights—began registering voters yesterday in … More

Excerpt: The “Perfect-Voting-Record” Fallacy

Since the perfect-voting-record (or “PVR”) fallacy is becoming almost ubiquitous, the following excerpt from an article that first appeared on … More

Editorial: Concerned Carnivore Questions Activists

________________ Reader Dear Humane Herald, What [animal rights activists] are doing is worthy of praise; I am often disturbed by … More

Sea Level Problem Much Worse than Previous Estimates: Report

A new report suggests that sea levels will rise as much as five feet in but a single century.  Not … More

Earth Day 2011: America’s “Greenest” Political Party Turns Two Years Old

The only political party in the U.S.A. committed to taking on the nation’s #1 polluter—meat, fur, and the other killing-based … More

Editorial: Letters to a Young Vegan

Reader Can [you] please [email] me with any recommendations you might have for someone like me interested in at least … More