Archive | February 21, 2018

“Our treatment of animals is stalling human progress”

One-day old chicks are held in a hand at an aviary in a poultry farm.

Our treatment of animals is stalling human progress

The human population is around seven billion today, and will perhaps be ten billion by 2050. Yet here are over 100 billion domestic animals (the vast majority of whom are in the food system) and a quadrillion wild vertebrates (with many more invertebrates).

Unfortunately, their current situation is unimaginable suffering.