- Chris MacDonald is a Toronto-based ethicist, professor, speaker and consultant.
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Canada Geese for NYC Homeless: Yes
This is such an obviously-good idea that I’m not sure why it’s even news. Activist says feeding homeless with geese ‘ethical’ A Virginia-based locavore activist says New York City is doing the “ethical thing” by sending its culled Canada Geese … Continue reading
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Is Smaller More Ethical, or Less?
The food world’s fascination with small-scale production of bespoke edibles shows no sign of waning. See, for example, this piece by Emma Sturgess, for The Guardian: From small seeds grow big ideas There are David and Goliath battles in all … Continue reading
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Ethical Ranking for Tuna
Tuna. It’s the type of fish most likely to be in the average pantry at any given moment. And it is perhaps the one fish that has most clearly been turned into something very like a true commodity. On your … Continue reading
Posted in activism, aquaculture, ecosystems, endangered species, ethics, fisheries, sustainability 1 Comment