Posts tagged 2019 Festival
VeTribe (George and Sarah Choy)

5 tips to go Vegan for your Health

Like many others, we have tried a lot of diets over the years to lose weight, most of them focused on the importance of meat…and we ate a lot of it. When we decided to go Vegan we had almost nobody to turn to. We didn’t know simple things such as what to buy, what to eat, or how to cook Vegan food. We were really concerned about not getting in enough protein, losing muscle, and also being nutritionally deficient. We had been following a low carb diet and had major concerns about getting fat by eating large amounts of carbohydrates.

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Tor Bailey - Campaign Manager Farming & Slaughter Animal Aid

Animal Aid was established in 1977 to campaign peacefully against all animal abuse. A large part of this involves undercover investigations into factory farms, slaughterhouses, captive reindeer centres and ‘game’ bird farms. Animal Aid’s investigations have resulted in widespread media coverage, revealing the shocking truth about how animals are treated on modern-day British farms and inside slaughterhouses. As a result, thousands upon thousands of people have realised the truth about the cruelty of UK animal farming.

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John Awen - Vegan is Compassion

​John Awen started life as a party animal. A charismatic and enigmatic being, he has faced many trials in his life, often in the face of adversity and against the odds. Yet he stands here today having overcome all these in his own inimitable way

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Sarah Akers - Animals Asia

​Animals Asia are working tirelessly to put an end to the barbaric bear bile trade which sees over 10,000 bears kept on bile farms in China, and, according to official figures, around 800 suffering the same fate in Vietnam.

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Kristof Dhont - Why People Love and Exploit Animals

Dr. Kristof Dhont is a psychological scientist ​and a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Kent. He investigates the psychological underpinnings of people's exploitative and compassionate attitudes towards animals and the implications for people's meat consumption behaviour. Dr. Kristof Dhont is a psychological scientist ​and a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Kent. He investigates the psychological underpinnings of people's exploitative and compassionate attitudes towards animals and the implications for people's meat consumption behaviour.

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