Are we the only ones who vote, drink, sleep around, eavesdrop on conversations? Every ..
Are all beings the same? Yes, the human, the hammerhead worm, oyster, chicken and the shark: all of us have the same emotions, fears, ..
Mesodinium chamaeleon, a strange green creature found in Denmark that lives at the bottom of the sea, is causing researchers to rethink ..
A few days ago I was on my early morning walk when a crow sitting on my gate started cawing to me. He was very agitated and I stood ..
Do people really understand climate change and global warming? A few days of unseasonal chill brings back the sceptic in everyone – ..
I meet so many mothers who won’t let their children walk barefoot in the house or the park, won’t let them touch snails, ..
"Mama, what does Papa do in office?" "He scares monkeys, darling." What are the strangest jobs that involve wild ..
My mind and body have instinctively always had the right feelings towards things that are harmful for the planet – it is almost ..
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance in the body. It is produced by your body (75% by your liver). The rest comes from the food you ..
Eggs have always been considered to be a standard safe food. Few people realise that every egg is different, and some may not be fit ..
Many years ago, I asked a stylish, older, film actress from Mumbai whether she would be the ambassador of my animal welfare organization ..
What is the difference between you and an ant? From war making to making slaves, from inventing medicines to farming, they do it much ..
There are no pests, no weeds, in nature. There are beings who get in the way of humans growing food, or destroying the habitat in order ..
India was not always this cruel. Inspite of the culture of animal sacrifice and ritual hunts by tribals, it was, by and large, a peaceful ..
“We have guests for dinner. Wife, please make them delicious chicken curry with arsenic in it. No? Then let’s take them ..
Claudius Galenus, known as Galen, was a Greek physician/surgeon in the Roman empire who was physician to several Roman emperors. He, ..
Every country is replete with innovations in policy: things that make life better for everyone. If we had a team in Niti Ayog, whose ..
California has a very interesting political system. This allows organisations and individuals to bypass politicians and put potential ..
In India, there is a term in the Irrigation Department known as "dark area". This means a place where there is no point putting ..
Last year I went to the house of the head of a group of Jains in Nagpur. Along the way I was told how religious his family was, how ..
Organic farming for me is as important as animal welfare. Both save thousands of species and make the world a better place for humans ..
I’ve heard many people suggest that fish is much healthier than red meat and chicken. Non-vegetarians are encouraged to make ..
A hundred years from now, if scientists have their way, many humans will be partly pig and baboon. I mean really, not metaphorically ..
For years the scientific community has been talking about the uselessness of experimenting on dogs. According to most scientists and ..
In the ancient world, humans were not just close to animals but, in most cases, deeply dependent on them. Since they were part of the ..
Life is so complex. We think of all beings as animals or plants and this means a lot when you are vegetarian and determined not to ..
All over Europe eggs have been found to be contaminated by a dangerous pesticide called Fipronil. The eggs originated from poultry ..
I hate seeing fish in small cramped tanks in offices and homes. Their large eyes stare at me, begging me to release them into their ..
A great deal of thought should go into what you eat when you are pregnant. After all, the food you eat will decide what allergies your ..
Altruism is the conscious and deliberate giving of something you may need yourself but are prepared to donate for another’s wellbeing ..
On May 23rd the Government of India issued rules regulating the cattle market. Kerala went ballistic and, without anyone having read ..
Veganism finally has meat eating on the run in the United Kingdom. Not only are the ad campaigns, all over metro stations, really big ..
Mimicry, by changing form, shape and colour on the spot, is unique to animals. Imagine if you went into a Chinese, or African, neighbourhood ..
A human eats, defecates, reproduces, dies. And in between tries to give meaning to his life by being as destructive as he can of everything ..