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Pig in Heaven

Pig in Heaven

Jeanette Di Leo |27/09/2016
I recently had the chance to visit Facebook celebrity WeeWee the Pig , who fell off a truck last winter and landed at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary , where he now leads the life all pigs should lead: happy, safe, and loved.
Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

Jeanette Di Leo |09/09/2016
What if doctors told you that smoking caused cancer, but you’d probably be fine if you didn’t smoke more than one cigarette a day? Luckily, they don’t, because even small amounts of smoke are harmful . So why don’t climate scientists follow the same principle?...
Meet the Big Killers Driving Species Loss

Meet the Big Killers Driving Species Loss

Jeanette Di Leo |11/08/2016
While scientists are still debating what killed the dinosaurs, the results are in on what is currently fuelling the decline of animal and plant species: overexploitation and agriculture.
This Earth Overshoot Day, Leave Animals Off Your Plate

This Earth Overshoot Day, Leave Animals Off Your Plate

Jeanette Di Leo |08/08/2016
It comes around sooner and sooner every year: Earth Overshoot Day , previously known as Ecological Debt Day . It’s the day on which we’ve used up more natural resources (through deforestation, emitting more CO 2 than forests can store, and overfishing) than the Earth can regenerate. It...
Don’t Be Too Quick To Celebrate, Sceptics.

Don’t Be Too Quick To Celebrate, Sceptics.

Jeanette Di Leo |05/08/2016
When a new study prompts media headlines like " Being vegan isn’t as environmentally friendly as you think ", it's time for a closer look at the science. By Dr Jeanette Di Leo...