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The Animal-Lover's Dilemma: I Don't Eat Meat, but My Pet Does

When moral philosopher Gary Steiner first adopted his cat Pindar, the vet advised him to put the cat to sleep. A rescue animal, Pindar had tested positive for FIV (feline AIDS) and feline leukemia, and has since developed other chronic health issues, including kidney disease. Steiner decided to keep Pindar, triggering… » 7/31/15 12:31pm 7/31/15 12:31pm

Will food shortages force us to become vegetarians?

A new report from the Stockholm International Water Institute is warning that a pending food crisis may force the world's population to adopt a vegetarian diet over the course of the next 40 years. Because livestock require disportionately high rates of water, and given that 9 billion people will need to be fed by… » 8/27/12 10:30am 8/27/12 10:30am