Can You Be A Non-Vegan Environmentalist? artwork
The Compassionate Conversation

Can You Be A Non-Vegan Environmentalist?

  • S1E5
  • 42:23
  • June 2nd 2020

Cognitive dissonance -

Confirmation bias -

Cesspools of animal waste -

Animal food production systems -

Opportunity cost of animal based diets -

Carnism -

Why is factory farming hidden from the world? -

6 rules behind all human action -

What is the moral circle? - 

Greta Thunberg -

Al Gore -

James Cameron -

Arnold Schwarzenegger (mostly vegan) -

Sara Gilbert -

Straw and plastic pollution is huge -

Do plastic straws make a difference -

Nat Geo Plastic Straw article -

FinalStraw -

Albatross the Film -

Fishing is destroying the ocean -

The environmental consequences of fishing practices -

Why do fish stocks collapse? -

Dredge fishing -

Stop eating fish to save the life in our seas -

Blast fishing -

Coral reef destruction -

Bycatch -

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The Compassionate Conversation is a podcast dedicated to documenting, discussing, and delineating all aspects of veganism for today’s listener. Investigating where veganism overlaps with—or collides with—knowledge, culture, nutrition, activism, science, religion, and more, this show is sure to get you thinking about the world’s fastest-growing holistic lifestyle like never before. 

This podcast is hosted by married couple Brad and Lucy Johnson. Veteran vegans who have made it their mission to incorporate veganism into a comprehensive worldview, the duo have been involved in everything from book writing to hosting non-profit initiatives. Listen today to discover how veganism can be simple, practical, and effective for you.