Culture

Grinding Nemo

Entire ecological systems are being decimated to bring western consumers farmed salmon and tiger prawns

Entire ecological systems are being decimated to bring western consumers farmed salmon and tiger prawns

Salmon and tiger prawns are some of the most appealing, juicy treats on offer in the supermarket. They look pretty, pink and healthy glimmering at us from beneath the plastic. The appealing aesthetic is a facade that hides a hideous reality that the corporations bringing you these products are keen to hide. The whole business is built on a grotesque edifice of cruelty and appalling, aggressive environmental destruction that treats entire ecological systems beneath the waves as nothing but fodder for factory farmed animals. It is time to STOP THE MACHINE! Dirty fishmeal production uses "super trawlers" that scrape all living things from the ocean floor

Related articles
Technology
Fundamental Food Fail

Fundamental Food Fail

Government policies universally support unsustainable agricultural production systems dominated by intensive meat and dairy

Technology
‘50 veggie things’ in May

‘50 veggie things’ in May

National Vegetarian Week 13-19 May

Technology
Scottish salmon - the true costs

Scottish salmon - the true costs

Salmon from Scotland is plagued with environmental and animal welfare impacts that horrify conscientious shoppers