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How I Learned To Love Shrimp is a podcast showcasing innovative and impactful ways to help animals and build the animal advocacy movement. We talk to experts about a variety of topics: animal rights, animal welfare, alternative proteins, the future of food, and much more. Whether it's political change, protest, technological innovation or grassroots campaigns, we aim to cover it all with deep dives we release every two weeks.Subscribe and please do share with any interested folks! You can also leave feedback and suggestions by contacting us directly through our website.

How I Learned to Love Shrimp Amy Odene & James Ozden

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

How I Learned To Love Shrimp is a podcast showcasing innovative and impactful ways to help animals and build the animal advocacy movement. We talk to experts about a variety of topics: animal rights, animal welfare, alternative proteins, the future of food, and much more. Whether it's political change, protest, technological innovation or grassroots campaigns, we aim to cover it all with deep dives we release every two weeks.Subscribe and please do share with any interested folks! You can also leave feedback and suggestions by contacting us directly through our website.

    Doug Waley on the lives of farmed fish and how we can help them

    Doug Waley on the lives of farmed fish and how we can help them

    Long overdue conversation on the important topic of fish this week with the lead for fish at Eurogroup for Animals, Doug Waley. Doug’s expertise lies in working for fish at the EU level however most of the episode is filled with important information relevant to fish farming across the globe. It’s a technical one but really insightful as we explore the everyday life of a farmed fish, the challenges they face and what can be done to secure meaningful wins for the billions of fish farmed e...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    10 Years Since Veganuary: Co-founders Matthew and Jane reflecting on the past and envisioning the future

    10 Years Since Veganuary: Co-founders Matthew and Jane reflecting on the past and envisioning the future

    Matthew and Jane co-founded the online campaign Veganuary in 2013, which has encouraged millions of people across the globe to try being vegan for the month of January and beyond. More recently, Matthew launched Veg Capital, an organisation that provides early-stage capital to companies striving to replace the use of animals in our food system and founded vegan chicken brand VFC. Jane remains on the board for Veganuary as chair.Episode filmed live at the Vegan and Animal Rights Conference in ...

    • 51 min
    Sofia Balderson on how rejection can help you grow as an advocate

    Sofia Balderson on how rejection can help you grow as an advocate

    Sofia Balderson is the co-founder of Hive, formerly known as Impactful Animal Advocacy, an organisation that aims to improve coordination and collaboration in the farmed animal movement through cultivating impactful, intentional, and serendipitous communitiesMany listeners may be on the Impactful Advocacy Slack – a Slack workspace with over 2,000 animal advocates and a great place to connect, learn and share ideas. Today, we spoke with Sofia Balderson, one of the originators of that Slack Cha...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ignacia Uribe on some tough decisions nonprofit leaders have to make

    Ignacia Uribe on some tough decisions nonprofit leaders have to make

    Short but sweet episode this week from Ignacia, author of a recently released book, CEO of a leading organisation in Latin America and mother to two small kids. We're delighted that Ignacia took time out to talk to us about her experiences right across her contributions for animals. We chat about Fundacion veg and their campaigns in both diet change and animal welfare as well as the decision for Ignacia to scale down her organisation and what led to this decision. We talk about the impor...

    • 48 min
    Bob Fischer: The case for including insects in our animal advocacy

    Bob Fischer: The case for including insects in our animal advocacy

    Bob Fischer is the Senior Research Manager at Rethink Priorities and Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas State University.Can insects feel pain? Should people who care about chickens, cows and pigs also care about reducing the suffering of crickets or black soldier flies? In this episode with Bob Fischer from Rethink Priorities, we try to answer some of those questions, as well as talking about the rapidly growing insect industry, and possible ways for advocates to help farmed insects....

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Kristie Middleton on why engineering breakthroughs are essential for low-cost plant-based alternatives

    Kristie Middleton on why engineering breakthroughs are essential for low-cost plant-based alternatives

    Kristie Middleton is vice president of business development for Rebellyous Foods where she and her team help institutions add more plant-based options to their menus. Kristie’s also the author of MeatLess: Transform the Way You Eat and Live—One Meal at a Time and a long-time animal advocate. Rebellyous Foods has created novel manufacturing technology in order to make plant-based chicken more affordable to the masses. Mainly targeting food service providers such as universities and ...

    • 1 hr 11 min

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