By Peter Singer
“A group of leading economists recently criticized aid to the poor for failing to address poverty’s root causes. But while we wait for politicians to act – and it could be a long wait – it is important to concentrate our spare resources on effective aid that helps poor people lead the best lives they can.”
“Because of soil depletion, crops grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties most of us get today.”
“Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world”
Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world
“Next week, the first chimpanzee in the world who has been released from captivity in a zoo through a human legal instrument, Habeas Corpus, will arrive at Guarulhos airport, in São Paulo, from Mendoza, Argentina.
Cecília, who is the only survivor of a group of four chimpanzees who lived in the Mendoza Zoo, Argentina, already has a reserved space in the Great Primates Sanctuary of Sorocaba, affiliated to the GAP Project, where she must live the rest of her days, with the company of other 50 chimpanzees.”
Efficient farming methods are necessary to feed an increasing world population. Many people think this requires extensive use of pesticides, which is detrimental to human health and the environment. This paper challenges such an assumption.
Bill Gates: Only Socialism Can Save the Climate, ‘The Private Sector is Inept’
“Gates admitted that the private sector is too selfish and inefficient to do the work on its own, and that mitigating climate change would be impossible without the help of government research and development.”