Category «Spring 2018»

Veganism and Sustainability in the News

A roundup of some of the main news stories over the past few months     By Bronwyn Slater New ‘Go Vegan World’ Campaign in Ireland Another ‘Go Vegan World’ Campaign was launched in the Republic of Ireland in January, 2018. The campaign went live on billboards and bus shelters across Ireland, and maintained a …

Free Online Courses

By Bronwyn Slater The rise of the internet has brought with it a huge growth in the availability of free online courses. For advocates of the Knowledge Commons this must be seen as a very progressive step. The diversity of topics which you can now study for free is amazing. You can learn new skills …

Our Top 10 Vegan Recipe Sites

The VSM team have come up with our Top 10 favourite recipe sites. If you’re looking for something tasty to eat tonight look no further than the links below..     1.   Vegan Richa Check out this Vegan Fettucine with Mushrooms.     2.   Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes Check out the Vegan Greek-style Roast ‘Lamb’ (Kleftiko). …

Restoring China’s Loess Plateau

In China’s Loess Plateau they realised that the crucial step toward eco-system restoration is the understanding that, in the long run, safeguarding ecosystem functions is vastly more valuable than the production and consumption of goods and services.   WWF Source: Liu, 2012; Liu & Bradley, 2016    The birthplace of the largest ethnic group on …

Multiple Sclerosis and Plant-Based Nutrition

Dr. Conor Kerley examines the connection between diet, specifically saturated animal fat, and MS and shows how a plant-based diet provides multiple mechanisms that could be beneficial for preventing and treating MS including changing the gut microbiome and the immune system.     Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex autoimmune disease meaning the body’s own …

Climate Healers

Sailesh Rao of Climate Healers imagines a different future where our mission is to heal the Earth’s climate and to accomplish that, we ask ground-breaking questions such as: What would happen to the Earth’s climate if the whole world goes vegan? How can we organize human societies using the internet so that sustainability and equality …