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Vince the Rhino – Killed at the Zoo

Vince, a young four year old white rhinoceros, was brutally poached and killed at a zoo outside Paris earlier this year. If this could happen in the relative security of a zoo, what hope is there for the remaining free-living animals in the wild? [...]

May 1, 2017

Vegan Basics

This short 30-minute video provides a general overview of what veganism is, why it's an important topic for public discourse, as well as the key health, ethical, environmental and human rights issues involved. [...]

August 27, 2016

Interview with Michelle McMacken, MD

Michelle McMacken, MD is an honors graduate of Yale University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, board-certified internal medicine physician, assistant professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine, and the director of the Bellevue Hospital Weight Management Clinic in New York City. In this interview, she discusses the the science and importance of plant-based diets. [...]

July 21, 2016

Interview with Robert J. Ostfeld, MD, MSc

Dr. Ostfeld is a Yale and Harvard trained cardiologist and the founder and director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, where he recommends plant-based vegan diets. He is also an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. [...]

June 21, 2016

Inky’s Great Escape, Eating Octopuses Alive, and More

Inky the octopus made headlines for boldly escaping from an aquarium. But we use these highly intelligent and sentient animals as mere objects for consumption, sometimes even eating them alive. This video explores these issues related to octopuses as well as our use of nonhuman animals more broadly. [...]

May 30, 2016

Vitamin B12 – Questions Answered

Dr. Pineda Ochoa discusses the current information about vitamin B12 - what it is, what are the causes and prevalence of deficiencies, and what are the best sources. [...]

May 17, 2016

Livestock and the Sixth Mass Extinction

Is the sixth mass extinction already under way? Scientists from Stanford, Berkeley, Princeton and UNAM University say it is. Dr. Sofia Pineda Ochoa explores this alarming conclusion, the destructive role that livestock plays in the looming crisis, and what scientists say we must do now to avoid an ecosystem collapse. [...]

April 11, 2016

Milk and Dairy: Top Health Concerns

Serious health problems are associated with dairy. This should not really be a surprise given that no other species consumes milk regularly past weaning or from another species. [...]

April 6, 2016

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