Beyond Earth Hour & The Seal Hunt

Board games by candlelight… shadowy city skylines….Images of Earth Hour flicker across the mainstream and alternative media. As debates continue about the practical and symbolic impact of the action, the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) suggests that we move “Beyond Earth Hour.” This perennial gathering promotes a long-term and everyday strategy to help decrease the effects … Continue reading

Animals & Climate Change: National and International Perspectives

As news reports surface about polar bears starving and drowning, and images from Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth are still seared into the into the minds of many, popular concerns about global warming are mounting. In the midst of these concerns, global warming serves as a point of intersection between the environmental movements and animal advocacy … Continue reading