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Putting greed before sense and sustainability?

A year ago, I reflected on the forthcoming Brexit negotiations and focus on fishing rights. Now, the deal is done ...
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Fishing Rights

The EU and UK are prioritising fishing rights in the trade negotiations after Brexit. I would much rather see fishes’ ...
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A pig’s life

Rescued pigs at a UK sanctuary, (c) Jasmijn de Boo While the world is embroiled in human scandals, prolonged political ...
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Climate inaction or a shared appetite for a better world?

Overshadowed by Brexit, and much more trivial, news, last week, the world was presented with a groundbreaking climate message. The ...
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Remembering Tom Regan, from an empathy perspective

With sadness, I learned that Professor emeritus of philosophy, Tom Regan, has died at the age of 78 on February ...
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What could Brexit mean for veganism?

Before the referendum I shared my personal view outlining reasons to Remain in the EU, and I was hopeful that ...
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In or out, that’s the question (on ‘Brexit’)

What ‘Brexit’ means for animals – a personal view At a live comedy night recently, the topic under discussion was ...
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Mallorca – my number 1 vegan holiday destination

Sun, sea and island parties are the images that immediately spring to mind when thinking of the beautiful Balearic islands ...
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Vegan in the Caribbean

Coconuts, beaches, sun, the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea… I have been privileged to be staying on St Kitts for ...
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From Wimbledon to Birmingham via the world in ten years

Exactly ten years ago I started my new job in London. Freshly arrived from the Netherlands on the 14th of ...
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The shredding of chicks

On the 10th of October Dutch MP Marianne Thieme of the Party for the Animals submitted a Parliamentary motion for ...
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