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Let’s demand a better British agricultural system post-Brexit

Let’s demand a better British agricultural system post-Brexit

Niamh Kingsley November 16, 2016 0

With Brexit looming, the time to discuss the future of British agriculture is now. “Britain’s farmers will need help” says the Financial Times; “Farmers who vote leave now in deep regret” claims the Independent.

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Whether Harambe should have been killed or not misses a deeper point

Whether Harambe should have been killed or not misses a deeper point

Sam Woolfe June 2, 2016 1

  Following news that Harambe, a gorilla at Cincinatti Zoo, was killed, people have been arguing over whether it was right that she was killed. First, let’s address this question. A human life was

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The Dark Side of the Animal Welfare Movement

The Dark Side of the Animal Welfare Movement

Sam Woolfe January 1, 2014 2

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are usually referred to as an animal rights organisation. But this is a mistake. No animal rights organisation would euthanize 89% of animals at their own

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Save our RSPCA

Save our RSPCA

Andrew Thorpe-Apps October 26, 2013 7

Andrew Thorpe-Apps looks behind the RSPCA’s cuddly image, and finds the charity has entered dangerous territory. When we talk about the RSPCA, we think of the dishevelled, unloved pets from the TV advertisements. As

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World’s First Lab-Grown Burger: The Ethical Implications

World’s First Lab-Grown Burger: The Ethical Implications

Sam Woolfe August 14, 2013 0

Last Monday the world’s first lab-grown, in vitro burger was cooked and eaten in London. Professor Mark Post from Maastricht University, along with his colleagues, took adult stem cells from a cow and then

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A Sign of Progress: EU Bans Animal-tested Cosmetics

A Sign of Progress: EU Bans Animal-tested Cosmetics

Backbencher March 27, 2013 0

  There is now a complete ban on the sale of cosmetics that have relied on animal testing. So for those who are worried about their cosmetics being cruelty-free or not, there is now

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