Environment · Social Justice · Uncategorized · Veganism

The Problem with Honey

by Rachel Myers Why Honey is NOT Vegan: The ethics regarding honey and bees is often misunderstood, and I have wondered why consuming honey is considered unethical. I definitely think that there are worse things to be consuming other than honey, but it is often overlooked as an issue in the vegan community, and people… Continue reading The Problem with Honey

Environment · Social Justice

Veganism and the Environment: An Environmentalist Approach

“You have two homes, the earth and your body, take care of them.” by Rachel Myers Animal agriculture is the leading cause of greenhouse gas emissions, and producing meat and dairy used thousands of gallons of water for the smallest amount of food. But America finds itself being dependent on these products, which is not… Continue reading Veganism and the Environment: An Environmentalist Approach

Social Justice · Veganism

Animal Testing and Cosmetics: An Animal Rights Issue

by Rachel Myers Many cosmetic and beauty companies test on animals, and more companies and products are tested on animals than one might expect. The FDA (food and drug administration), makes sure that products are safe for consumption and use, including cosmetics and beauty products. This made me do some thinking. If these products have… Continue reading Animal Testing and Cosmetics: An Animal Rights Issue