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zoonotic diseases

Mumbai-Based Startup Blue Tribe Foods Debuts Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets

4 Mins Read Mumbai based startup Blue Tribe Foods recently launched plant-based ‘chicken’ nuggets that claim to replicate the taste, texture, and look of real chicken nuggets in an effort to provide Indian consumers with guilt-free foods while decreasing the environmental damage caused due to animal agriculture products. Founded in November 2020 by Nikki Arora Singh and Sandeep […]

China Wildlife Ban: Revised Law Continues Exploitation, Fails To Protect Animals

4 Mins Read On 19 November 2020, China closed the consultation for revision of its wildlife protection law even though the revised articles continue to threatens wildlife by allowing the exploitation of animals for other purposes like fur farming and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Back in February last year, the source of the COVID-19 pandemic was revealed to stem […]

Leading Voices Pen Letter To Global Banks: Stop Funding Factory Farming To Prevent More Pandemics

3 Mins Read The world’s leading environmentalists and experts including Jane Goodall and Stanley Johnson, the British prime minister’s father, have called on financial giants to stop lending money to the animal agriculture industry. In an open letter, the group says that factory farming is posing huge health threats to the world, including the risk of future zoonotic […]

Joaquin Phoenix & Rooney Mara To Produce Film On Animal Ag & Zoonotic Pandemics

2 Mins Read Hollywood actors Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix are producing a new documentary movie called The End of Medicine, which will focus on the link between animal agriculture and zoonotic diseases. The production of the film began in October last year, before the current coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a standstill, and is predicted to […]

Suspected Bubonic Plague Case Reported In Inner Mongolian City

3 Mins Read A suspected case of bubonic plague has been reported in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia. After a hospital in Bayannur alerted the authorities on Sunday (July 5), the local health committee of the city has issued a warning for all residents to refrain from hunting or eating any animals that could […]