Help Our Finned Friends on World Oceans Day

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Environment

For some here on land, it can be easy to feel disconnected from the species living beneath the waves of the world’s oceans. But if you dive just a little bit deeper into the world of fish, you may be surprised to learn how smart these remarkable animals are! DYK that fish have good memories? Or that they can use tools, or …

Diving Into “What a Fish Knows” with Jonathan Balcombe

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals

You could say Jonathan Balcombe wrote the book on what a fish knows. The author, scientist, and renowned speaker has expended considerable energy exploring the depths (so to speak) of how these underwater animals think, feel, and function. Despite popular misconception, fish are not unfeeling beings driven solely by instinct; in fact, humans have a lot more in common with our finned friends than you might …

Live and Let Live: Examining Our Relationship with Animals

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Blog, Outreach, Uncategorized

Written and directed by sociologist and author Marc Pierschel, Live and Let Live is a beautiful examination of our relationships with animals — those we choose to love and those we choose to eat. Interweaving six stories of people’s paths to vegan eating, the poignant documentary delves into the ethical, environmental, and health reasons for leaving animals off of our plates. Well-paced and …