Victoria Martindale is a writer, campaigner and all round eco-geek. She previously specialised in human medicine before taking in interest in environmental causes and animal rights.
19 November 2013 10:57 AM
Governments are increasingly realising vanity shouldn't be at the cost of suffering
11 February 2013 04:23 PM
Our tears over the plight of animals in Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries show a stark contrast to the lack of consideration for animals in our own kitchens
28 January 2013 05:50 PM
A debate will take place in the House of Commons tomorrow on the role of the RSPCA
02 January 2013 02:22 PM
We all make short-term resolutions that we might not follow through with, but here's one that might just make you feel a whole lot better
12 December 2012 12:06 PM
Too much of the food served by the NHS fails welfare standards
20 November 2012 05:05 PM
The alleged abuse of elephants at Twycross Zoo should make us consider once more the role zoos play in animal conservation
14 November 2012 04:45 PM
Curing cancer in mice is unlikely to lead to a breakthrough for humans. So why do we persist in carrying out bizarre and freakish experiments?
05 November 2012 04:15 PM
As we enter World Vegan Month it's time to reconsider the vegan stereotype
19 October 2012 04:31 PM
The recent changes to the infamous steeplechase will not stop the rise in horse mortalities
With a pill for every possible situation, pharmaceutical companies see patients as no more than pound-signs
02 October 2012 02:08 PM
Pharmaceutical companies' devotion to making money is holding back new treatments - and risking the health of those who buy their products
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
- 1 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 2 Indian woman creates 'Marriage CV' after parents put her on dating site: 'Definitely not marriage material. Won’t grow long hair, ever'
- 3 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 GamerGate: developer Tim Schafer provokes rage with joke about online gaming activists at industry awards