Unethical Photographers Bait Critically Endangered Eagles

10,000 Birds

10,000 Birds readers love terrific bird photography but hate bird abuse. That’s why reader Charlie Gordon wanted to share this disturbing story. Charlie is an amateur nature photographer from Singapore who has been birdwatching for close to 15 years now. He was first drawn to birding after realising that even the most urbanised spaces could harbour relatively high levels of bird diversity, and now spends time exploring other birding habitats around the region.

New app helps you avoid unethical brands and companies

Green Blog

When you go shopping it’s not easy to keep track on which products or brands you shouldn’t buy to avoid supporting the destruction of rainforests or animal abuse.

Tax Inversion: An Unethical & Un-American Practice.

Elephant Journal

An inversion is when a U.S. company merges with another company, which is located in a low-tax country. The U.S. company then moves its headquarters to the new country to avoid the high U.S. tax rate. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today business globalization. overseas tax shelters tax evasion tax inversion taxes

Tips for Standing Up to a Corrupt & Unethical President.

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Corruption is broadly defined as the abuse of a position of authority in an institution to personally benefit or direct benefits to others. Enlightened Society WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Activism corruption election enlightened society politics protest trump

Today in “non-vegans feeling unethical, but doing nothing about it” news…


Every day, op-ed pieces are being shared to further the idea that if veganism is challenging to do, it’s not worth doing. Even at the cost of lives, our environment, and our health, people are clinging to inconveniences and personal preferences as the ways we simply can’t argue against them.

Only 46 Days


The difference between being “ethical” and being “unethical” is 46 days. Should I be concerned that I am being unethical by not killing chickens in the first place and not using any animals for my pleasure and convenience, to the extent possible and practicable?

‘The World’s Greatest Food Fight’ pits Vegan against Paleo


The American Heart Association already agrees that plant-based diets result in lower incidents of heart disease , so it’s going to be incredibly unethical fo r them to recommend people eat Paleo throughout this series (win or no win). Tristate Update shares that Power Up Your Health, a radio show dedicated to wellness, is having a social media contest to see if which diet is better for us; paleo or vegan (*cough* plant-based *cough*). Glove up!

Professional Boundaries Tainted: Where do I Begin & End?

Elephant Journal

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Happy Earth Day – 5 Facts you Didn’t Know About the Environment

Hug a Tree with Me

There has been an alarming decline of pollinators due to pollution, chemical farming and unethical pest control. The artificial world that we currently live in has blinded us to the natural beauty around us.

8 Ways to Green Up your Wardrobe

Hug a Tree with Me

7: Stay away from low quality: Avoid the purchase of low quality clothing and shoes usually found in discount stores, such clothing are usually made unethically. From the moment we enter the world to the moment we leave it, we are cuddled by some form of clothing.

Are Flu Vaccines a Scam?

Green Earth Journey

They call the trials "unethical" [but, in reality, they know that a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled study would reveal the complete failure of flu vaccines, and they will do anything to prevent such a trial from happening.

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Sources of wood for the treen worker

Green (Living) Review

In my view this is unethical but this smallholder, I guess, sees it as offering a service to the tree surgeons while at the same time creating a small business and income for himself.

Cows do not want ‘free range’ milk


The trend is not confined to animal agriculture, evidenced in Starbucks’ recent pledge to employ 10,000 refugees, which is likely a clever marketing ploy that hides their unethical business practices.

Iran Unveils Plans to Launch Persian Cat into Space, PETA’s Claws Out

Green Prophet

“European and US space agencies stopped sending animals into space not only because it is unethical but also because they turned out to be poor models for the human experience and because superior, more scientific non-animal methods of study are now available.”

Red meat and heart failure? Of course.


Fresh after previous news released by the WHO about meat, I wonder if this will consider any meat consumers to reconsider unhealthy and unethical choices. Red meat is not-so-shockingly being linked to heart disease in a new study based out of the UK.

A&W tricks people in to thinking “vegan” chickens make better eggs


But why expect an unethical company to suddenly put the health of it’s customers first? What’s funnier than a fast food chain insisting that feeding chickens a plant-based diet makes better eggs? The fact that there’s a conversation happening about whether or not the byproduct of an animal should be tampered by other animal byproducts.

Walmart says NO to international agreement

Green (Living) Review

Let''s do it and show those ignorant retailers that we, the people, will not stand for their unethical practices. The world''s biggest retailer says it won''t join an international agreement to inspect and pay for upgrades by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While other large retailers, the in the light of the clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh, have created an international agreement to inspect the sites and pay for upgrades, etc., Walmart if one of the few who has said that it will not.

Why aren’t more veterinarians vegan?


Many veterinary jobs are entirely dependent on working hand in hand with unethical businesses such as animal agriculture, dog and cat breeding, and laboratory work. In an ideal world, I would take the companion animals I live with to a vegan veterinarian.

Don't fall for greenwash

Green (Living) Review

When the likes of Colgate-Palmolive or similar are the true owners, or the absolute majority owners, then we must come to our own conclusions as to the claims being made when it is known and obvious that the company itself is involved in unethical and environmentally destructive actions in other parts of their business.

Vegan Leather Is Not Worse For The Environment Than Real Leather


In it, two writers examine how “unethical” it is to opt for faux motorcycle jackets over the real deal, because the planet is hurting from its production. Last week, I was shared a news piece on the environmental implications of vegan leather.

Who Made YOUR Pants? (Or, Shall We Say, Undies?)

Eco Chic

Victoria’s Secret drove me nuts even before they were accused of their most recent child-labor scandal.

Can Muslims Be Buried At Sea?

Green Prophet

Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb (left) of Egypt’s al-Azhar also condemned the sea burial of Osama bin Laden for being unethical. Muslim burial rights are eco-friendly.

Is it possible to be a frugal and ethical shopper?

Green (Living) Review

These two values can feel deeply at odds with each other, which can make shopping decisions very challenging. They say ignorance is bliss and, when it comes to shopping, I have to agree. There was a time when shopping was a pleasurable experience, but that ended once I learned too much.

Carbon Offsetting: Mindful Solution or Just Good Marketing?

Elephant Journal

Many have argued that carbon offsetting schemes are completely unethical since we ask others to offset our carbon for us. We’ll just continue flying and eating meat, whilst someone in a. Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems C02 carbon climate Earth eco green offsets Paris Climate Talks planet

Freedom of the Press under threat in UK

Green (Living) Review

and this is more likely a result of having found out by the press to be unethical in their expenses claims and such like. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Leveson Report released just at the end of November 2012 is, more or less, calling for government regulation and thus a form of censorship of the British press (and media), although it is not being directly marketed as such.

The Pig Trial that Changed Nothing


At the macro level, when the prison guard quits their unethical job and decides to join a human rights campaign, it becomes harmful for the larger human rights campaign to advocate for a law requiring all water-boards used in torture to be padded. Guest Essay by Jeff Perz.

Donovan Will is proof you can eat vegan and run a 90km marathon


It’s not hard to get a vegan to carb-load. Donovan Will is out to prove that a vegan diet doesn’t have to slow you down.

Shop Ethical and Fair-Trade at Paper High

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It wasn’t until terms such as sweatshops, unnatural, unsustainable, unethical and unfair working environment started buzzing that we started asking questions.

No, I don’t eat eggs- even backyard eggs.


I can almost understand, on a surface level, why people might not “get” why eggs are such a hot topic when the focus on animal liberation is more often placed on the atrocities of meat and killing animals, but there are many layers to the anti-egg argument, which prove that consuming eggs is an unethical choice. It’s a question I’ve been asked more times than I can count: “would you eat eggs if you knew they were coming from someone’s backyard?”

Tax breaks for vegans? A nice idea, but it’s never going to happen.


If you’re going to eat unethically, it’s fair to be prepared to pay a price. With the increasing popularity of veganism not just as a plant based diet but as an entire ethical stance, unethical industries must be financially drained to the point where they do not hold congressional power anymore, and cannot continue to receive government subsidies for torturing and using animals.

10 Easy Ways To Eat More Halal

Green Prophet

Traditionally implemented as the 3 R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, I include Reject as an action to take when your food is sourced unethically. Zaufishan, eco-Muslim: You don’t have to be a Muslim to eat halal.

Civil Rights Leaders Call for Halt to Water Fluoridation

Green (Living) Review

According to Paul Connett, director of FAN: "Fluoridation is unnecessary, unethical, the benefits wildly exaggerated and the risks minimized.

End the dumping of toxic E-Waste in Third World nations

Green (Living) Review

Even with all that we know about this illicit, dangerous and unethical trade, it is unlikely that the United States Congress will ratify the Basel treaty due to opposition from unethical waste processors with strong political clout in Washington, D.C.

Shop Greener at Shop to be Green

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Traditional products refers to products that are mass produced, unethically exported, chemical laden and contributors to landfill waste and the release of greenhouse gases.

Always Talk to Strangers

Green (Living) Review

It would be unethical to use my neuralyzer on other people, because I’m not a man in black. People who know and trust their neighbors are less likely to have heart attacks. New research builds on the understated health benefits of a sense of belonging and community.

Direct Action Everywhere’s campaign against Sanders ignores human rights in favor of publicity


Sanders and those citizens are wrong, and their position is immoral and unethical. In the United States, we are living in a time that we never truly thought would happen during our lives, or ever again. Donald Trump, a noted racist, bigot, and enemy of the oppressed, is set to be the Republican Party’s candidate for the upcoming election year. This is no longer a joke, and is definitely not a drill.

Cimate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World


Gregory White, Professor of Government at Smith College in Massachusetts, argues in his recent book Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World that a security-minded response to the phenomenon is both inappropriate and unethical.



The above discussion in the media focuses on non-human animal treatment, not the fundamentally unethical practice of using them in the first place. Guest Essay by Jeff Perz. For Part 1 of this essay, go here.

OP ED: Do We Really Need To Send Rich People Into Space?

Green Prophet

The Virgin Galactic Spaceship is designed to give those people who have benefited from an unethical economic system that perpetually condemns millions of people to hunger a $200,000 joy ride.

Why double-blind reviews usually aren't

Environmental Economics

It may be wrong, or unethical, or whatever, but as soon as I open my inbox and see this. Google is one of the greatest inventions ever.    Immediate access to unlimited information.    Unfortunately it has also rendered the practice of double-blind review of academic manuscripts virtually meaningless. Dear Prof. Timothy C.