As a society, we often lack compassion for street animals, such as stray dogs and cats. As a result, they suffer neglect and cruelty instead of love and care. Yet, they are living beings just like us. They deserve our kindness and respect, and we are responsible for ensuring that they receive the care and…Read More
Animal welfare and social media
Animal videos and photos are some of the most shared things on the internet, and the explosion of social media has played a big part in their popularity (hello, cat videos!). As well as the fun and harmless side of this, some worrying research suggests social media users are increasingly putting animals into situations that…Read More
5 fascinating facts about rabbit senses
Rabbits are prey animals who rely on their senses to keep them safe from animals looking for a tasty lunch. That means they are sensitive to the world around them and spook easily.
The value of citizen science
Amazing scientists worldwide are fighting to save our planet and its incredible species. And, it is easy to think, if you don’t have a scientific background, that there is nothing you can do to contribute to their work. Fortunately, this is not the case – citizen science projects are immensely valuable for scientists and are…Read More
Our 5 ways to love animals in 2023
As we say goodbye to December and hello to January, we would like to take a moment to say Happy New Year to all our readers. We know you love animals as much as we do, so we have some exciting new content coming your way this year. To kick off the year, we’re going…Read More
Thinking of adopting a cat or dog?
Bringing an animal into your home can be a wonderful life-changing experience. I fondly remember the bonds I made with my family’s cats when I was growing up. I recall how the first cat we adopted, a ginger tomcat (aptly named Tom), used to leap into my arms when he wanted to be held, snuggle…Read More
8 fascinating facts about bats
Our #AnimalOfTheMonth for November is bats the spookiest pollinators and pest controllers on the planet!
How to keep animals safe at Halloween
Halloween is only days away now. It’s easy to get caught up in all the preparation – making costumes, decorating, party planning, and getting ready for trick-or-treaters – but don’t forget to think about your animals. They need you at this time of year, as what is fun for us can be terrifying for them….Read More
Why we need to say no to fast-growing chickens
Fast-growing chickens spend their lives in pain so that farmers can make more money. Stop the sale now.
8 fabulous facts about dolphins
Our #AnimalOfTheMonth for October is dolphins, the curious, playful and clever mammals of the sea!
How to have an animalkind summer
It’s summer, and here at OneKind Planet, we’re excited for the sunshine, holidays and BBQs outside! During the summer, it can be really easy to get caught up in the excitement of time off school and work and the good weather, but it’s important to remember that summer can be a difficult time for animals, whether that’s from the high temperatures or from us going on our summer holidays.
The ethics of chocolate
Everybody loves chocolate! In the UK, the average person spends more than £325 on chocolate every year, with 59% of Brits considering chocolate an essential part of their weekly shop. But when did you last stop to consider the ethics of how we make chocolate? From bean to bar When you unwrap your favourite chocolate…Read More
Leather is NOT an ethical byproduct
The meat and dairy industries like to say that leather is a “byproduct”. But, is it? Their arguments for this largely revolve around the following: Cowhide makes less money than beef. If we didn’t use leather, we would still farm cows for their meat, so the hide would go to waste. However, an alternate view…Read More
5 Facts for World Turtle Day®!
World Turtle Day® is a yearly celebration and day of awareness for all things turtle, tortoise and terrapin! It’s an opportunity to celebrate their diversity and preservation.
Uncovering the truths of trail hunting in the UK
After much outrage and protests for a ban, Scotland and England finally made fox hunting illegal in 2002. Wales followed soon after, introducing a ban in 2004. Many thought these bans would finally be the end of this cruel, sadistic event that is popular with the middle classes. Yet it still continues to this day…Read More
5 ways litter harms animals
We’ve all walked past litter on the ground before, but have you ever thought about the many ways that a seemingly harmless piece of litter could hurt an animal?