Animals

Five Questions with The Humane Society of the United States’ Paul Shapiro

Food Tank recently spoke with Paul Shapiro, VP of Farm Animal Protection at the HSUS, who was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit.

White House Takes Steps To Protect Bee Populations

President Obama acknowledges alarming scientific research pointing to considerable declines in pollinator populations and implements protective policies.

VIDEO RELEASE: Biocultural Diversity Combats Climate Change

Food Tank produced a video highlighting how biocultural landscapes can benefit the health of both people and the planet.

Reindeer Herders of Northern Europe Confront Climate Change

The traditional livelihood of the Sámi reindeer herders is being threatened by climate change and land rights issues.

Samburu Pastoralists Protect Environment and Culture

The Samburu pastoral way of life protects the environment in which they live, an environment essential to their culture.

Court’s Decision Upholding California Egg Law Could Mean Better Conditions on Egg Farms Nationwide

Court upholds California egg law, paving the way for more humane conditions for hens on egg farms throughout the United States.

What’s up with “Organic” Fish in the United States?

Four main reasons why farming fish at sea can never meet the high bar of integrity that is integral to all organic systems of production.

When Food is Dangerous: Bush Meat and Ebola

Vice News video covers the relationship between people, monkeys, and Ebola in Liberia.

Swimming Camels of Kachchh at Risk

Camel pastoralists of Kachchh ask for conservation of mangroves—the grazing place for a unique breed of camels.

10 Innovative Urban Agriculture Projects in San Diego, California

San Diego, California is home to a cornucopia of innovative and inspiring urban agriculture initiatives.