“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 the site is to help remove what I believe are blinkers and blindspots in the community, resulting from social, cultural and commercial conditioning. You can find my Twitter and Facebook feeds, along with a search bar for the site, at the bottom of each page.

THE SITE COVERS FOUR ISSUES:

Animal Rights

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Climate Change in General

Climate Change and Animal Agriculture

cattle farmland in australia, sunshine coast hinterland, Queensland

Health impacts of eating animals

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

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

Image credits:

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