Tagged: Veganism

Why we put money into bizarre cryptocurrencies like ponzicoin and cryptokitties - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 01, 2018

Brendan Markey-Towler, The University of Queensland This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Some initial coin offerings seem like scams (and some are), but behavioural research shows our emotions are part of why people buy in to cryptocurrencies for fruits and vegetables or crypto trading even if cool-headed … Read More

Size Matters: the challenge of being a green consumer - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Jul 26, 2017

The one thing that has really changed in the last century is the size and scale of human effects on the environment.   This isn’t to say we didn’t have impacts before. As humans spread over this globe, many vertebrate species became extinct. Whether it’s the giant mammoths or giant moas, humans alter the world around them.  What … Read More

Are Vegans and Vegetarians More Empathic Than Omnivores? - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jun 18, 2010

Humans are naturally omnivorous, our digestive system is adapted to cope with both animal and vegetable matter. Obviously we can’t eat everything, we wouldn’t get as much sustenance out of a mouthful of grass as a cow does. Termites can deal with the high cellulose content of wood and derive energy from that source while [...] … Read More