“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hello, and welcome to Terrastendo, the blogging site of environmental and animal rights campaigner, Paul Mahony.

The aim of this site is to help remove what I believe are blinkers and blindspots in the community, resulting from social, cultural and commercial conditioning.


Ag-gag: when a gag is not a joke


Extended scenarios required when considering impacts of climate change



Climate Change in General

Climate Change and Animal Agriculture

cattle farmland in australia, sunshine coast hinterland, Queensland

Animal Rights

edgar lamb ryan on top3-resized



I am very interested in your thoughts on these issues, and encourage you to leave comments at the end of my blog posts.

I launched Terrastendo in late December, 2012.  Some of my earlier material can be found here.


Morning mist  | © Anekoho | Dreamstime.com

Elegant Lightning  © James Horn | Dreamstime.com

Herd of Brahman Cattle in Outback Queensland  | © Travelling-light | Dreamstime.com

Pig and lamb image courtesy of Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary

Medical team in operating room  | © Nyul | Dreamstime.com