“Mahishasura was a bad Demon. He had received a boon from Lord Brahma that no man could defeat him and therefore, he became very arrogant. He went around destroying the planet, killing the animals and the Gods were powerless to stop him. They pleaded with...

It is undisputed that humans killed 60% of wild animals from the pre-historic era to 1970. We killed another 52% from 1970 to 2010. That percentage increased to 58% from 1970 to 2012. At that rate of killing, in this system and culture of normalized...

A global change to a nonviolent Vegan lifestyle is becoming more and more urgent today. In our Prevent Year ZERO campaign, we show that if things don't change, humans are on track to kill virtually 100% of all wildlife by 2026, mainly to support our...

About 3 years ago, I was visiting India on a project field trip when the main news in New Delhi was the spate of farmer suicides occurring on a daily basis. And I was shocked to discover that the farmers were committing suicide because they...

n the Great Turning, Joanna Macy outlines three dimensions of the Great Transition from an industrial-growth, ownership society to a life-enriching, stewardship society: 1. Block that which is destroying us. 2. Create something new to replace it. 3. Change our story and relationship with the Earth....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][qode_simple_quote text_title_tag="h4" author_title_tag="h6" simple_quote_text="“Plunge into battle, but leave your heart at the lotus feet of the Lord”" simple_quote_author="— Bhagavad Gita" quote_symbol_color="#c1c1c1"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] In the 2014 documentary, “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret,” we saw how the heads of non-profit organizations and government...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAPf9qtpipI&feature=emb_logo   We are in the midst of the greatest public health crisis of all time. No, it’s not the obesity epidemic or the diabetes crisis or the cancer crisis or heart disease, but the principal root cause of them all: our mass addiction to animal foods. Consider...

In a recent article entitled, “Why I Would Not Advocate Vegetarianism,” Dr. Sunita Narain summarizes her reasons thus: “As an Indian (I underline Indian) environmentalist I would not advocate vegetarianism for the following reasons. One, India is a secular nation and the culture of eating food...

Photo by Marilyn Cornelius, taken at the Op ML protest outside Al Gore's Climate Reality Leadership training in San Francisco, Nov 2012. Imagine going to a doctor with a persistent mild fever and a lump the size of a coconut by the side of your head....

Sanathana Dharma, meaning "Universal Righteousness" and popularly known as Hinduism, is truly the science of enlightenment. At its core, it is based on the simple principle, "Let Go." Its fundamental premise is that every human being is entitled to be enlightened,...

Gandhi was fighting for the independence of India. We are now fighting for our survival and for the survival of our children and grandchildren.

Gandhi inspired the people of India to make that one simple change, to take that voluntary step of changing their clothes. We...

Unless the "Meat Moderates" abandon their plateaued positions and switch over to veganism, the vegan revolution will not occur and the deforestation of the Amazon and the Congo will continue apace. Just as the civil rights revolution could not occur fifty years ago until the...

A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.” His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

We would like His Holiness to accept our request that he go vegan...

When environmental activists don't talk about food consumption, but leaflet people about low-flow shower heads that save 5 gallons of water per person per day, they are missing the big picture and are doing the public a great disservice. Food is the big elephant in...

"It is scientific to be saying what is more likely and what is less likely, not proving anything right." - Richard Feynman.

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