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Animals

Why it's time for Conservative animal rights advocates to step up and be counted
David Holroyd

Why it's time for Conservative animal rights advocates to step up and be counted

Animal welare being branded a solely left-wing concern could be damaging to progress
Grand National: Animal rights activists claim 'tweaks' to 'cruel' horse race don't go far enough
Animal rights

Grand National: Animal rights activists claim 'tweaks' to 'cruel' horse race don't go far enough

Top 5 children's books about animals, selected by Oscar's Lion author Adam Baron 
Black and white illustration of a lion lying on a bed
Children's books

Top 5 children's books about animals, selected by Oscar's Lion author Adam Baron 

International Dog Day: Big Issue readers share their favourite dog memories and snaps
International Dog Day

International Dog Day: Big Issue readers share their favourite dog memories and snaps

Farmers are often portrayed as climate villains – but they hold the key to our future food security  
Climate crisis

Farmers are often portrayed as climate villains – but they hold the key to our future food security  

Looking back at Paul O'Grady's 'blessed' life and Lily Savage's legacy
Paul O'Grady spoke to The Big Issue about his love of dogs and mixed feelings on Lily Savage Photo: Kirsty Mattsson
In memory

Looking back at Paul O'Grady's 'blessed' life and Lily Savage's legacy

Sam Delaney: 'We always wanted a puppy... now it's chaos'
Cookie the dog
pets

Sam Delaney: 'We always wanted a puppy... now it's chaos'

Veganuary: Does going vegan help climate change?
Veganism

Veganuary: Does going vegan help climate change?

Sam Delaney: 'My cat Nelson has gone and I'm absolutely gutted'
Nelson the cat
Sam Delaney

Sam Delaney: 'My cat Nelson has gone and I'm absolutely gutted'

How you can help birds, bees and hedgehogs as the heatwave brings record temperatures
A hedgehog drinking from a shallow bowl.
Heatwave

How you can help birds, bees and hedgehogs as the heatwave brings record temperatures

100 rare species will be at risk if the government scraps EU law protecting habitats, charities warn
A dormouse in foliage
Biodiversity

100 rare species will be at risk if the government scraps EU law protecting habitats, charities warn

Has vegan culture cancelled the cow?
Three cows stare at the camera from their cages
Veganism

Has vegan culture cancelled the cow?

'Sufficient appetite' to explore reintroduction of lynx to Scotland
A European Lynx sitting in the snow
Rewilding

'Sufficient appetite' to explore reintroduction of lynx to Scotland

'It's their family': How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic
Dogs on the Streets founder Michelle Clark
homelessness

'It's their family': How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic

Heading back to the office? Here's how to ease your dog’s separation anxiety
Life

Heading back to the office? Here's how to ease your dog’s separation anxiety

National Puppy Day: Pics of pups to pick you up in lockdown
National Puppy Day
News

National Puppy Day: Pics of pups to pick you up in lockdown

Meet the pet heroes who rescued 2020
Pet heroes
News

Meet the pet heroes who rescued 2020

It’s time to end unnecessary 'no pets' clauses in rented accommodation
Michelle Clark

It’s time to end unnecessary 'no pets' clauses in rented accommodation

Meet Nala, the globetrotting, life-changing cat
News

Meet Nala, the globetrotting, life-changing cat

How to spot bird brilliance | Dr Nathan Emery
Life

How to spot bird brilliance | Dr Nathan Emery